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Low Vision Moments

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Jennie Bovard hosts the monthly podcast Low Vision Moments. Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Low Vision Moments present those funny, potentially embarrassing experiences that happen in everyday life when you are blind or partially sighted … like physical distancing with a post because Jennie thought it was a person

Jennie Bovard hosts the monthly podcast Low Vision Moments. Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Low Vision Moments present those funny, potentially embarrassing experiences that happen in everyday life when you are blind or partially sighted … like physical distancing with a post because Jennie thought it was a person

Location:

Canada

Description:

Jennie Bovard hosts the monthly podcast Low Vision Moments. Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Low Vision Moments present those funny, potentially embarrassing experiences that happen in everyday life when you are blind or partially sighted … like physical distancing with a post because Jennie thought it was a person

Language:

English


Episodes

"Well That Was Embarrassing"

9/30/2021
On this episode, Jennie speaks with Stephen Ricci, the National Portfolio Manager for Accessibility Solutions at the CNIB. Aside from being a colleague of Jennie's, Stephen also lives with Albinism. Together they will share stories of being embarrassed, whether getting into a complete stranger's car or walking into a crowded bathroom of the opposite gender. Plenty of Low Vision Moments in this one

Duration:00:33:21

The Great Outdoors

7/29/2021
Lace up your hiking boots and get ready for one hell of an adventure! Accomplished thru-hiker Trevor Thomas, who has trekked over 32,000 km of America's most rugged trails, joins Jennie to explore funny moments from the backcountry, the lake and the local public park.

Duration:00:30:27

Love is Legally Blind

7/1/2021
Jennie’s husband, Yves, stops by to chat about some of their most memorable and romantic Low Vision Moments together.

Duration:00:21:14

What Did You Just Say To Me?

6/3/2021
YouTuber and advocate Ashley Nemeth joins Jennie to open up about the most outlandish and invasive questions they’ve been asked by strangers. Do you dye your...? Should you...? What are your...? How do you...? Follow Ashley on Instagram: @blindmovingon and on YouTube: Blind Moving On

Duration:00:23:53

Food Fumbles

4/29/2021
Open wide for stories of potluck disasters, setting off smoke alarms in someone else’s kitchen, and cooking lessons learned the hard way. This episode includes some of Jennie’s favourite things: food, laughs and catching up with easy-going - yet highly motivated - good friend Dave Carragher of Blind Man Cooking.

Duration:00:30:12

Calm down, I can’t see

3/25/2021
Musician and social worker Chantal Barrette joins Jennie to talk punching plexiglass, asking for beer menu recitals, and other ways to confuse or worry the sighted world around them. Enjoy Chantal’s EP, "Miners," wherever you stream music.

Duration:00:28:11

Close Calls

2/25/2021
Jennie and colleague Liam exchange stories about narrowly escaping danger and disaster. They look back and laugh about close calls that were scary or embarrassing at the time, including wild animals, airports and the Pacific Ocean!

Duration:00:27:48

Kidding Around

1/28/2021
Jennie connects with actor, writer and comedian Dennis Hurley to delve into the trials, lessons and amusement growing up with albinism and partial sight. Follow Dennis Hurley on Instagram @itsdendo or at www.dennis-hurley.com.

Duration:00:28:02

The Perks

12/31/2020
Jennie and long-time friend Jen MacNeil-Noble, discuss some of the perks of blindness, partial sight, and albinism. Silver linings include saving money and the environment while working on a great butt, and fun with prosthetic eyes!

Duration:00:22:45

"...I'm Not A Dick, I'm Just Blind"

11/26/2020
Haligonian Jeff Overmars joins Jenny to discuss moments where, because of your blindness, you just can't perform all of the social norms that are expected of you. Sorry I missed your handshake, but I CAN'T SEE IT!Follow Jennie Bovard on Twitter @uberblonde4

Duration:00:20:23

Getting Recognized with Jennifer Renee

10/29/2020
In the first episode of Low Vision Moments, host Jennie and guest Jennifer Renée exchange hilarious stories about getting “recognized” in public. More accurately, they discuss being mistaken for other persons with albinism. I don’t even know who that is! Why won’t you believe me?! Jennifer Renée is the first albino beauty influencer. Find her on Instagram @ivoreebeauty or visit her website, ivoreebeauty.com. She hails from New York City.

Duration:00:23:07

Low Vision Moments launches October 29th

10/22/2020
Jennie Bovard hosts the monthly podcast Low Vision Moments. Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Low Vision Moments present those funny, potentially embarrassing experiences that happen in everyday life when you are blind or partially sighted … like physical distancing with a post because Jennie thought it was a person.

Duration:00:01:02