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Podcast With A Blindness Perspective.

Feb 4, 2021

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Juan Alcazar is a Film Maker and YouTube Creator and you can find his work on YouTube at JC5Productions. Juan joined Jeff Thompson in the Blind Abilities Studio to talk about his journey with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) and his passion for making films and videos.

Storytelling is something Juan took to at...


Sep 21, 2020

Justin and Cindy from the Minnesota Disability Law Center joined Jeff Thompson in the Blind Abilities studio for a discussion on voting rights for youth with disabilities.

We also get to talk to Nate and Nikki, 2 young adults, about their experiences voting accessibly using the Auto-Mark device and completing an...


Jul 6, 2020

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Every day we are inundated with reports about COVID-19: statistics, new cases, and worse. Every day we hear of how the coronavirus has impacted people all over the world, but have we heard specific reports of its effect on blind and visually impaired individuals? 

Thus far we have spanned the globe  with...


Exercise, Fitness, and Chocolate … With a Blindness Perspective - Blog Post by Kelsi Hansen

May 20, 2019

It is a well known fact that exercise and overall fitness is essential to living a healthy happy life. But for a blind individual, exercise may not be as easy to accomplish as it is for sighted individuals. There are definitely some unique challenges that come with exercise and being blind. For instance, I cannot just...


May 14, 2019

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State Services for the Blind hosted a Career Expo for high school and college students who are blind, low vision, or DeafBlind.

Image of man with cane and woman with service dog and City Skyline with Job Insights in bold letters.

The event took place on Saturday, April 27.

Throughout the Expo students had the opportunity to:

  • Connect with adults with a vision loss from a variety of professions and...