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Hadley Presents: A Conversation with the Experts

Education Podcasts

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

Description:

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
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Guide Dogs and Vision Loss

4/11/2024
Ever thought about getting a guide dog? Listen in as we chat with members Jeff Flodin and Ed McDaniel about their experiences with guide dogs and some common misperceptions.

Duration:00:26:38

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National Library Service and Free Talking Books

3/28/2024
The National Library Service has a free talking book program for anyone in the US with vision loss. Tonia Bickford, an advisor from Michigan's talking books program, joins us to discuss how to get the most out of this free service.

Duration:00:20:42

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Vision Loss and Charles Bonnet Syndrome

3/14/2024
This week we learn more about visual hallucinations that sometimes accompany vision loss, a condition called Charles Bonnet syndrome.

Duration:00:25:21

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Personal Safety and Vision Loss

2/29/2024
Sometimes vision loss can make us feel less secure. This week we talk about personal safety with Hadley's Chief Program Officer, Ed Haines.

Duration:00:25:26

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What is Audio Description?

2/15/2024
For many living with vision loss, watching TV is less enjoyable as they can't see what's happening on the screen very well anymore. Audio description fills the void by narrating key visual elements. Listen in as Ricky chats with Hadley member and avid audio description user, Judy Davis.

Duration:00:10:41

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Low Vision Specialists

2/1/2024
Listen in to our conversation with Dr. Mondal, a low vision optometrist and professor at the University of Wisconsin. We chat about what to expect from a visit to a low vision specialist and the kind of help they can offer.

Duration:00:18:00

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Listen, Connect, and Share: Insights & Sound Bites

1/18/2024
Have you listened to Hadley's community-generated audio podcast yet? In this episode, Ricky and Marc Arneson, Hadley's Director of Community, share a few stories from Insights & Sound Bites and discuss how to contribute your own story. Insights & Sound Bites | Hadley

Duration:00:28:51

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Losing Vision as an Artist

1/4/2024
Listen in as artist Chloe Duplessis explains how a degenerative eye disease changed, and didn't change, her life and love of art. "I thought art required sight. I was wrong."

Duration:00:23:07

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Getting the Most from Your Eye Doctor Appointments

12/21/2023
Dr. Judy Box, a Hadley member living with macular degeneration, shares her tips for managing those important conversations with your eye doctor.

Duration:00:24:19

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Holiday Gifts and Vision Loss

12/7/2023
In this episode, the Hadley team talks all things gifts. Giving them, getting them, what's on their wish lists, and how vision loss may, or may not, impact these activities.

Duration:00:34:42

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The Impact of Vision Loss on Friendships

11/23/2023
Friendships often change when one has vision loss. Whether it's adaptations to the activities you enjoy together, asking for help, or turning that help down … there are conversations to be had. Let's tune in as two Hadley members, Eugenia DeReu and Tara Perry, share their experiences with what's changed for them — and what's stayed the same.

Duration:00:34:30

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Vision Loss Bloopers: Shopping Mishaps

11/9/2023
Losing some vision can make for shopping challenges. Here are a few mishaps that Hadley members have run into. Have your own to share? Email us at podcast@HadleyHelps.org

Duration:00:31:53

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Listen to Text with Envision App or Glasses

10/26/2023
This week we chat with the chief technology officer from Envision as he shares how their free mobile app or camera-enabled glasses can help those with vision loss. It speaks aloud written information, describes surroundings and objects, and even tells you who's nearby.

Duration:00:24:41

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White Canes: Fears, Stigmas, and Uses

10/12/2023
Lots of questions, concerns, and stereotypes connected to use of the white cane. In this episode, we address several of them from past discussions on the topic.

Duration:00:19:42

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Peer-to-Peer at Hadley

9/28/2023
Listen in as Hadley's Director of Community, Marc Arneson, chats with Hadley members Bill Massey and Gregory Peterson about their participation in Hadley's new Peer-to-Peer program. To learn if getting a peer connection is for you, call us at 1-800-323-4238.

Duration:00:23:19

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Choosing and Using a Magnifier

9/14/2023
Listen in as we chat with Ed Haines about getting the most out of our magnifiers.

Duration:00:20:06

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Vision Loss and Caring for Pets

8/31/2023
Listen in as we chat with animal lovers Debbie Worman and Sheri Robinson about the joys and challenges of caring for a pet when you have vision loss.

Duration:00:27:11

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Learning Braille for Everyday Use

8/17/2023
Listen in as Hadley member, Wendy Spencer Davis, shares why she decided to learn some braille and how it's helping her in everyday life.

Duration:00:21:25

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Coping with Vision Loss Triggers

8/3/2023
Ed McDaniel, a psychologist with low vision, joins us to talk about common emotional triggers people with vision loss face and how to recognize and manage them.

Duration:00:17:53

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Managing Diabetes and Vision Loss

7/20/2023
Jessica Grogan from the American Diabetes Association joins us to talk about managing your blood sugar with vision loss.

Duration:00:22:53