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Podcast With A Blindness Perspective.

May 14, 2020

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Kaleigh Brendle joins Jeff Thompson in the Blind Abilities Studio to talk about the decisions College Board has made in regards to accommodations not being provided even though the accommodations had been in place. Kaleigh has stepped up and is making her voice heard so that the voices of so many...


Apr 27, 2020

Jaydan Mitchell joins Jeffrey Thompson in the Blind Abilities studio and talks about the Youth Skills Program and the Teen Transition Program offered by Lighthouse Guild.

We hear from some of the students attending the Youth and Teen programs giving us insight into the positive impact that these programs are having on...


Apr 24, 2020

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Simon Bonenfant pulled together a “RoundTable” of students to talk about distance learning, virtual learning and how they are adjusting to the challenges due to the lockdown and closing of schools across the nation.

They talk about accessibility, processes, what’s working and what is not working...


Apr 14, 2020

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Transition Coordinator, Sheila Koenig, joined Jeff Thompson in the Blind Abilities studio to introduce us to the new workshop series, “Level Up”.

SSB is excited to launch a new opportunity for students to connect with peers and learn about self-advocacy.  On Thursday, April 16 at 7 p.m. CST we will...


Apr 10, 2020

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Becca Weber joins Simon in the Blind Abilities Studio to talk about her educational journey, her online learning, her assistive technology and her volunteer work with the National Homework Hotline.

Becca gives some great advice about having a well-rounded knowledge of assistive technology. The need to...