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Podcast With A Blindness Perspective.

Aug 12, 2020

Every day we turn on the  news to see and hear the news with statistics, cases, test rates and more  reports about COVID-19, to the [point of saturation.  We hear of how the coronavirus has impacted people all over the world, but we rarely if ever hear specific reports of its effect on blind and visually impaired...

Aug 10, 2020

Director of Research at American Foundation for the Blind, Dr. L. Penny Rosenblum, Joins us in the Blind Abilities Studio to talk about the two recent surveys, Flatten Inaccessibility and Access and Engagement to Education. The full reports will soon be published, and you can sign up to be notified they are available...

Aug 7, 2020

Program Director Jon Marin joins Jeff Thompson in the Blind Abilities studio to talk about the Career Discovery Project and his upcoming book release of, “See Us”.

With his new book due out soon Jon talks about students and employment and the opportunities created through the Career Discovery Project and the...

Radio Talking Book: Change is On the Way! New Alexa Skill and RTB iOS and Android Apps Pave the Way to the Future. Blog Post.

Aug 3, 2020

Changes on the Way

Radio Talking Book is changing with the times. Beginning October 1, RTB will no longer be available via closed-circuit radio. Instead, listeners will have several options: you can use the Internet, the new RTB apps for iOS and Android, or a digital assistant like an Alexa-enabled smart speaker....

Jul 29, 2020

Talk Description to Me

Christine Malec and JJ Hunt

Where the visuals of current events and the world around us get hashed out in description-rich conversations. J.J. Hunt is an innovative Audio Describer and a natural-born storyteller. Christine Malec is a perpetually inquisitive member of the blind and partially...