In Touch: Secret ballots, Making friends05/19/15
The election voting that was anything but secret, and making friends if you're deafblind.
InTouch 19 May 15: Secret ballots; making friends
Peter White hears how casting a secret ballot in the election was made impossible for some blind voters. We listen in on a secret recording from inside a polling station. And, loneliness amongst people with disabilities is rife, according to a recent...
InTouch 12 May 15: Blindness for Beginners - Shopping
In Touch revisits its 'Blindness for Beginners' series to look at shopping. Peter White is joined by broadcaster Richard de Costobadie and Diane Roworth, CEO of the York Blind and Partially-Sighted Society, who share their experiences and advice on...
InTouch 05 May 15: Dinosaurs and Dogs
Professor Paul Upchurch is a Palaeobiolgoist at London's UCL. His interest in dinosaurs and the living world began when he was a small boy and he now regards his hobby as his work. Paul is registered blind and talks to Peter about the way his visual...
InTouch 28 Apr 15: Election Special
An election special in which Peter White talks to Ian Macrae from Disability Now, who gives an overview of what the major parties' manifestos are offering blind people. Andrew Scallan from the Electoral Commission explains what visually-impaired...
InTouch 21 Apr 15: TV Licensing and Sargy Mann Tribute
Claire Wotherspoon from TV Licensing explains how blind people can obtain a fifty per cent reduction in their licence. Tom Walker meets entrepreneur Lyn Holdsworth who has started her own business and artist Sallly Booth pays tribute to painter Sargy...
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