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Hadley Presents: A Conversation with the Experts

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Listen in as we get the inside scoop from experts on a wide range of topics unique to vision loss. We will ask the questions that get to the heart of the matter for you... And have some fun along the way.

Listen in as we get the inside scoop from experts on a wide range of topics unique to vision loss. We will ask the questions that get to the heart of the matter for you... And have some fun along the way.

Location:

United States

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Listen in as we get the inside scoop from experts on a wide range of topics unique to vision loss. We will ask the questions that get to the heart of the matter for you... And have some fun along the way.

Language:

English

Contact:

8477842869


Episodes

White Cane Safety Day

10/13/2020

Duration:00:14:42

Be My Eyes

9/30/2020

Duration:00:21:10

Facing Challenges

6/26/2020
Mindfulness expert Tiffany Guske returns to the podcast to share tips and insights on how to cope with life's challenges, such as vision loss or an illness, building resilience and focusing on self-compassion instead of judgment.

Duration:00:29:23

Becoming Socially Confident After Vision Loss

5/12/2020
Author of "When You Can't Believe Your Eyes," Hannah Fairbairn, chats with us about how to communicate in everyday situations when you can't rely on visual cues. Hear Hannah's own story about losing vision, her practical tips on adjusting to vision loss, and advice she has on regaining confidence in social situations.

Duration:00:27:15

COVID-19 and Vision Loss Part 2

4/3/2020
In this episode, we continue the conversation on living during the COVID-19 pandemic with a visual impairment. Listen in as we share some experiences, tips, and strategies for coping during these difficult times.

Duration:00:23:39

COVID-19 and Vision Loss

3/27/2020
The COVID-19 crisis has brought a wave of change and uncertainty to our everyday lives. Listen in as we share personal experiences, resources and some helpful tips...all from a blind or low vision perspective.

Duration:00:31:01

A Review of BlindShell, Mobile Phone for the Visually Impaired

3/20/2020
This week we sit down with Dan Roberts, author of "The First Year-Age-Related Macular Degeneration: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed" and founder of MDSupport website and support group. Hear Dan's own story about being diagnosed with macular degeneration and what prompted him to reach out to others facing similar circumstances.

Duration:00:20:53

Nuts, Bolts and Hand Tools

2/14/2020
Listen in as we explore the basics of using hand tools with a visual impairment. Gil Johnson, a visually impaired home repair expert, shares tips on everything from measuring, to leveling to hammering.

Duration:00:23:34

Voting with a Visual Impairment

1/23/2020
Elections are right around the corner. So we gathered a panel to talk about options for voting no matter your level of vision. Listen in as we explore everything you need to know, from registering to vote to the many ways you can cast your ballot.

Duration:00:24:02

Android Phones and Visual Impairment

1/9/2020
Ricky sits down with Android Accessibility Product Manager Brian Kemler to discuss what is available on Android phones for those with visual impairment. From adjusting font size and color, or opting to listen with TalkBack instead, the commitment to making these powerful tools more useful to a wider audience is clear.

Duration:00:16:00

Nuts and Bolts of Home Repair

11/25/2019
this episode, Learning Expert Jennifer Ottowitz sits down with Gil Johnson, an experienced home repair and woodworking enthusiast, to chat about things to consider when undertaking home repair with blindness or low vision.

Duration:00:21:38

Traveling with a Visual Impairment, Part 2

11/21/2019
Hadley's Debbie Good sits down to continue a conversation with author and visually impaired world traveler Dr. Wendy David. Together they explore a wide variety of helpful hints covering train, plane, and cruise travel as well as practical information on traveling internationally and navigating hotels.

Duration:00:19:53

Behind the Scenes of SEE from Apple TV+

11/5/2019
In this episode, Ricky Enger chats with Joe Strechay, associate producer on the Apple TV+ series SEE. The show takes place in a future where, after a viral apocalypse, all humans are blind. Joe takes us behind the scenes of the show and his work to help build an inclusive set for the cast and crew, including those with low to no vision. From casting to costumes, scripting to scenery, hear how Joe helped create a science fiction world that strives to be authentic to life with vision loss.

Duration:00:29:34

Sites Unseen: Traveling the World Without Sight

10/25/2019
Hadley's Debbie Good sits down with travel author Dr. Wendy David in this latest episode. In part one of this two-part interview, Debbie and Wendy discuss tips for traveling with confidence as a blind or low vision person, advice on picking destinations, considerations for traveling alone and in a group, and more!

Duration:00:23:49

Mindfulness and Vision Loss

10/10/2019
Ricky Enger is joined by Hadley's Debbie Worman and mindfulness expert Tiffany Guske in this latest episode. Debbie and Tiffany talk about what mindfulness is and the specific benefits that mindfulness can offer for those living with vision loss. Tiffany then walks listeners through a short mindfulness exercise.

Duration:00:26:25

NYT Columnist Frank Bruni on Vision Loss and Life in Perspective

9/19/2019
In this episode, Ricky Enger speaks with New York Times columnist Frank Bruni, who shares the story of his sudden vision loss from NAION. Bruni speaks candidly on his adjustment to the change, maintaining a realistic attitude towards his vision loss, and the failure of medical professionals to provide resources after diagnosis.

Duration:00:26:30

Handwriting with Visual Impairment

6/18/2019
In this episode, Hadley's Jennifer Ottowitz sits down with Sue Dalton, certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist, to discuss maintaining usable handwriting with a visual impairment. Sue and Jennifer speak about a number of reasons to maintain legible handwriting, including filling out checks, personalizing greeting cards, and leaving quick notes for others. A number of helpful techniques and solutions to common handwriting challenges are covered in this resource-packed episode.

Duration:00:26:19