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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

Location:

Canada

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Comedy

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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

Language:

English


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Mr. Magoo on a Flag with Dan Barra-Berger

3/29/2024
Dan Barra-Berger is a writer for The Squeaky Wheel: Canada, a new satire series coming soon to AMI. He’s also a stand-up comedian and actor. Jennie and Dan own some blind stereotypes in this episode, but they are against the Mr. Magoo-ing of society. Like proper Canadians, they discuss the weather, along with being albino at the beach, and they critique a few favourite series as seen through their different eye conditions. Highlights: Guest Bio: Dan Barra-Berger is an actor, stand-up comedian, and storyteller from Ontario. He is a writer for the forthcoming AMI series The Squeaky Wheel: Canada. Dan has appeared on CBC’s Next Up, AMI’s Breaking Character, and SEE on Apple TV. Guest description: Dan has short and curly brown hair, strong glasses, and facial hair. He wears AirPods and a brown checkered button-up over a black t-shirt. He sits in front of a busy bookcase, blurred in the background. Host description: Jennie is a woman with shoulder-length white-blonde hair, strong glasses with purple rims. She has very pale skin and wears light makeup. Her facial expressions are animated and she often speaks with her hands. She wears a small pink stud nose jewellery. The background includes two large bookcases, full of a variety of books, DVDs, toys, and nicknacks. Links: Official Website Dan on YouTubeThe Squeaky Wheel: CanadaAMI’s Breaking CharacterCBC Next UpSEE on Apple TV About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca

Duration:00:36:29

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Small-Town Bougie & Not Blind Enough

2/23/2024
Just because it can be done, doesn’t mean it isn’t a pain in the ass. Small-town bougie guest Brenda Luke and Jennie reveal their struggles with nails, lashes, and feeling bad about not being blind enough. They try to unravel when exactly leggings became see-through and wonder what even is flirting? Highlights: "Are you wearing a yellow thong right now?" - Opening Clip (00:00) Introducing Brenda Luke (00:16) Horticulture, Bunnies & Alejandro the Betta (02:15) Painted Nails Aftermath (3:11) Foot-Phobic on Feet Finder (06:58) Where’s My Free Pedicure?!? (7:57) Not Blind Enough (11:15) See-Through Yoga Pants & the Yellow Thong (18:08) The Opacity of Tights (21:39) Mismatched Eyelashes (23:19) The Brow Brush Incident (28:21) Oblivious to Flirting (32:03) The Creepy Carnie (35:38) Show Close (39:09) Guest bio: Brenda Luke works in horticulture, while rocking a full face of makeup. She’s obsessed with her fur babies and is down for a good glass of purple gin. Brenda is an indigenous woman (yaqan nukiy of the Ktunaxa nation). Guest Description: Brenda is an indigenous woman (yaqan nukiy of the Ktunaxa nation) with killer cheekbones and long fake lashes. Her left eyebrow and top middle lip are pierced. Brenda is an indigenous woman (yaqan nukiy of the Ktunaxa nation). Follow Brenda Online: Instagram: @ekuladnerb TikTok: 23bluke About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca

Duration:00:42:44

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Top 5 Low Vision Moments of 2023

1/26/2024
Let’s reflect on 2023, a stellar year of podcast guests, and the most hilarious and thought-provoking stories. From the worst places to leave food, to airport poop jokes, and celebrating the legendary Darryl Lenox, Jennie highlights the Top 5 Low Vision Moments of the year. Highlights: Links: Ben Akuoko co-hosts CNIB’s The Lens: Living Diverse Podcast Ramya Amutham co-hosts Kelly and Ramya on AMI TV and the AMI Audiobook Review podcast Casey Greer & Cassandra Mendez host the Rare with Flair podcast MDB (AKA Mike Dow) is a rapper based in Moncton, NB, find him on Facebook and YouTube. Dave Brown hosts Now with Dave Brown on AMI TV, find content on YouTube and podcast platforms. Darryl Lenox is a comedy legend, visit www.DarrylLenox.com Theme song by Outtacontroller - BandCamp; @Outtacontroller on Instagram About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca

Duration:00:31:04

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Human Origami with Jen Fancy

12/29/2023
Jennie invites Jen Fancy, beloved colleague and world traveller, to recap their most hilarious shared work experiences to date. Blind Pele strikes again, both Jens admit to confusing the world at large with what they can and cannot see, and Jen Fancy explains how she once became human origami in an airport. You’ll notice a killer new theme song and not one mention of the holiday season. You're welcome. HIGHLIGHTS Guest bio: Jen Fancy is a Mentor for children & youth who are blind or visually impaired and their families. She loves outdoor activities, traveling, and her pets. Guest Description: Jen sits in a naturally lit room, in front of a shelf filled with toys and games including a yellow duck wearing glasses and Disney figures. She has brown hair past her shoulders and wears a coral v-neck shirt. About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca

Duration:00:35:43

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Going Through Space Sideways with J. Dollaz

11/24/2023
Recording artist J. Dollaz AKA Jahron Black joins Jennie from Brooklyn, NY. They fess up to messing up the things they’ve done a million times before, like rapping and podcasting. They also bounce brutal goalball stories off of one another, and examine whether there could be a temporary edible cure for blindness. Guest Bio: J.Dollaz AKA Jahron Black is a recording artist, goalball athlete, and dedicated community leader from Brooklyn, New York. Featured Song: J.Dollaz "Therapy" (unreleased) Guest Description: Jahron is a Black man, with dark facial hair and tied back locks. He wears headphones and sits on a brown leather couch against a light blue wall. His shirt reads “Later turns into never”. Highlights: Links: J. Dollaz: YouTube, Facebook, Instagram More from J.Dollaz Darryl Lenox, Comedian - www.DarrylLenox.com About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca

Duration:00:36:34

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Aging Like Fine Cheese with Brenda Anderson

10/27/2023
SUMMARY: Brenda Anderson is a grandmother so wise and popular she doesn’t drive but does need a nine-car driveway. Brenda and Jennie discuss aging like a fine cheese, scratch & sniff money, and how they learned about nose hair & crow’s feet. Episode Highlights: Introduction (0:00) Introduction of Brenda Anderson (1:27) What do you want people to know about you? (1:38) Jennie and Brenda discuss aging (4:06) Jennie shares a story about how she realized she had nose hair that other people could see. (6:16) Brenda shares a story about realizing what crow’s feet are. (8:08) Who do you ask about these changes as you age? (9:47) The gym is Brenda’s happy place and a second family. (10:44) Jennie and Brenda discuss sweating at the gym. (12:13) What life experiences have brought you to a place of wisdom? (16:01) Brenda shares how she drove a jet ski. (20:19) Jennie and Brenda share their love for shovelling snow. (20:51) Jennie and Brenda discuss shopping as visually impaired people. (24:42) There should be accessibility training for people who work in retail, customer service, etc. (26:54) Conclusion (29:33) EPISODE NOTES: Guest Bio: Brenda Anderson is an active grandmother living her best life in Nova Scotia. She loves to dance, hit the gym, and spread good vibes wherever she goes. DESCRIPTIVE TRANSCRIPT Guest description: Brenda has strawberry blonde hair tied back with bangs framing her face. She has blue eyes, fair skin, and wears a bright yellow v-neck sleeveless top. Brenda’s seated on the floor, with a rocking chair, floral armchair, and bookshelf with CDs in the frame. UPDATED - Host Description: Jennie is a woman with shoulder-length white-blonde hair and strong glasses with purple rims. She has very pale skin and wears light makeup. Her facial expressions are animated, and she often speaks with her hands. She wears a small pink stud nose jewelry. The background includes two large bookcases full of a variety of books, DVDs, toys, and nicknacks. About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca

Duration:00:33:13

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Don't Sit in the Dip with Ramya Amuthan

9/29/2023
In this episode of 'Low Vision Moments' Jenny Bovard talks with guest, Ramya Amuthan about their most embarrassing food-related incidents: from tomato sauce-stained glasses to sitting on dips, cakes & a nice crab curry at a formal Sri Lankan family gathering, be careful where you place your meal because there just might be a blind or partially-sighted person nearby about to sit down. Host / Backdrop Description: Host: Jennie is a woman with shoulder-length white-blonde hair, strong glasses with purple rims. Her facial expressions are animated and she often speaks with her hands. The background includes two large bookcases, full of a variety of books, DVDs, toys, and nicknacks. Ramya Amuthan co-hosts AMI’s Kelly & Ramya and the podcast AMI Audio Book Review. She’s a voice actor and an engaging storyteller based in Toronto. Kelly & Ramya: Airs weekdays at 2 p.m. Eastern on AMI-tv & AMI-audio featuring interviews and discussions about arts, entertainment and the lifestyle issues that matter to you. Episode Highlights Show Open (0:00) Introducing Ramya Amuthan (01:27) The Joys and Dangers of Korean BBQ (02:03) All About Ramya (02:40) Jennie’s Rosé-Coloured Glasses (03:59) Not-So-Sweet 16: Ramya’s Worst Place to put a Birthday Cake (07:50) “Don’t Sit in the Dip, Yvon!” (12:34) Crab Curry Catastrophe in Sri Lanka (14:28) The Awkward Aftermath (17:36) When Jennie Met Ramya: “the Post-Goalball Sweaty Hug” (18:08) Flippin’ Mango: The Ottawa Wal-Mart Pineapple Incident (19:32) Ramya’s Voice Acting Resume (26:15) Show Close (27:19) Links: About The Vale on Falling Squirrel The Vale on AMI This Week Shortcut The White Tiger on Netflix About Goalball About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca

Duration:00:28:40

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Shameless with Ben Akuoko

8/25/2023
Ben Akuoko, co-host of the CNIB podcast The Lens: Living Diverse, joins Jennie for side-splitting, face-flushing incidents that have big embarrassment potential, but not for Ben and Jennie.They relate on restroom signage incidents (nothing graphic), Ben snubs the Dean at graduation, and they discuss the spectator sport of locating doors in unfamiliar environments. CNIB - The Lens: Living Diverse Hosted by Ben Akuoko and Neisha Mitchell. The podcast features a variety of guests and explores intersecting identities. Hear new perspectives and candid conversations about diversity and inclusion. AMI Audio Book Review - hosted by Ramya Amuthan Kelly & Ramya - Weekdays at 2 p.m. Eastern for interviews and discussions about arts, entertainment and the lifestyle issues that matter to you. About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca

Duration:00:36:56

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Bad Medicine with Casey Greer & Cassandra Mendez of the Rare with Flair podcast

7/28/2023
About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca

Duration:00:39:22

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Love is More Blind Than Ever

6/30/2023
What have Jennie and her sighted other half, Yves, been up to since he was last on the podcast? Get caught up on memorable and touching moments and Yves’ best joke of the year. Also, hear about a fiery depth perception fail, white cane firsts, and why consistency in communication is so important to a successful relationship. Yves previously appeared on Episode 21, "Love is Still Legally Blind," and Episode 9, "Love is Legally Blind." About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca

Duration:00:40:40

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Blind Swag

5/18/2023
Blind Swag is a higher state of being, and rapper MDB (a.k.a. Mike Dow) offers an in-depth lesson with a side of laughs. Accidental snuggles and near-face-plants can’t shake Jennie or Mike’s confidence in this stage of life. About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca

Duration:00:43:57

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Albino Mafia

4/21/2023
AMI TV host Dave Brown and Jennie ponder “What is the Albino Mafia?”. People with albinism are rare and elusive, but are they really an organization of snipers? No, but when Dave gets separated from his group at a music festival - he handles it like an absolute boss. About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca

Duration:00:42:31

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Entertainment Value

3/31/2023
Darryl Lenox, prolific comedian and part-time philosopher, joins Jennie to talk shop and the power of satire. Mixing blindness and visual impairment with entertainment can mean literally missing the mark or causing sticky messes on set, but that doesn’t mean the show’s over. About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca

Duration:00:38:12

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Gum Bum Billy and the Guide Dog

2/24/2023
Returning guest and friend, Jennifer MacNeil Noble, returns to the podcast to discuss the highs & lows of 2022. What did we step in, what did we sit in, and who did we mistake for a guide dog? That’s all in this episode and then some. About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca

Duration:01:06:57

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12 Low Vision Moments of Christmas Part 2

12/23/2022
Tara Niekamp, a mom and advocate in Nova Scotia, joins Jennie to wrap up the final Low Vision Moments of Christmas with (more) awkward gift-giving, abandoned ornaments, turkey trouble, and other seasonal silliness. About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca

Duration:00:37:35

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12 Low Vision Moments of Christmas, Part 1

12/2/2022
About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca

Duration:00:39:52

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Bad Housekeeping

11/3/2022
About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca

Duration:00:28:31

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Games People Play

10/7/2022
About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca

Duration:00:36:43

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On your marks, get set...

8/25/2022
Powerlifter, and newbie stand-up comic, Chad Sinclair does the heavy lifting for Jennie in this chat about training, competition and the lighter side of life with visual impairment. About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca

Duration:00:27:24

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Love is still legally blind

8/4/2022
A year after his first guest appearance, Jennie’s husband, Yves, returns to review the best and worst moments of their last 12 months. About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted. Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax. About AMI AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal. Learn more at AMI.ca Connect on Twitter @AccessibleMedia On Instagram @accessiblemediainc On Facebook at @AccessibleMediaInc Email feedback@ami.ca

Duration:00:35:33