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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....

Radio Talking Book is Working Hard to Keep Your News and Information on the Air and Now in Your Apps and Amazon Devices. Blog Posts by Dave Andrews.

Jun 2, 2020

We now have two new ways to listen:

First, for those of you with Amazon Echo smart speakers, there is an Alexa Skill.  You must enable it the first time by saying “Alexa enable Radio Talking Book.” Then to listen, say, “Alexa Play Radio Talking book.”  You can’t use RTB, it must be said in full. You will then...

Check Out the Podcast Library from Blind Abilities. Over 621 Podcasts for Transition Students, College to the Workplace, Technology, iPhone101, Interviews and more!

Apr 6, 2020

By Jeff Thompson

Blind Abilities has over 620 podcasts available on the web at Https:// and you can download the free Blind Abilities app on the App Store. For the iPhone and iPad.

With one click or tap you can find all the podcasts in the category of your choice.

Active Shooter Preparedness - for Blind and Visually Impaired Individuals

Aug 30, 2019

Active Shooter Preparedness - for Blind and Visually Impaired Individuals

By Pete Lane

August 2019


This document is intended to provide suggestions for what to do if we find ourselves in an active shooting event: how to recognize signs of potential violence around us, how we might react, and what to expect after...

Creating Audio Description - Behind the Scenes and Between the Lines: A Conversation with an Audio Describer Who Wants to Learn from You, the Listeners - A Blog Post by jeff Thompson

Jun 17, 2019

Jeff Thompson:

Creating Audio Description (AD) is an interesting area of work. To be placing information into gaps and moments not necessarily intended for AD yet the art of placement and conciseness is quite the skill.
What got your interests in AD?

Audio Describer:

I have my bachelor's degree in literature and have...