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Join two Blind women from the state of Wisconsin as they bring you monthly episodes striving to educate the general public about Blindness.

Join two Blind women from the state of Wisconsin as they bring you monthly episodes striving to educate the general public about Blindness.
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United States

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Join two Blind women from the state of Wisconsin as they bring you monthly episodes striving to educate the general public about Blindness.

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English


Episodes

S. 1 Ep. 5: O&M And The Ways Of The Long Cane Part 2

5/12/2019
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in the second part of this episode, Angie and Kimberly talk to Heather Fritz who is a former Orientation and Mobility Specialist in the school district of the town she lives in. She dicusses COMS methods of teaching o&m, different types of canes and cane techniques, and echolocation. COMS: https://www.acvrep.org/certifications/coms Ambutech canes: https://ambutech.com National Federation of the Blind Free White Cane Program: https://www.nfb.org/programs-services/free-white-cane-program An...

Duration:01:21:40

S. 1 Ep. 5: O&M And The Ways Of The Long Cane Part 1

5/1/2019
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On the first part of this episode, Angie and Kimberly discuss orientation and mobility. The history behind it and how important it is for a blind person to know how to get around confidently. They are joined by their first guest Rob Hobson, who is a former cane travel instructor who taught travel at Blind Incorporated. They talk about what structured discovery is, the different types of canes that are available for the blind to use, as well as some cane techniques. Links: National Blindness...

Duration:00:43:32

S1. Ep 4. Coping With Vision Loss

2/18/2019
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This Episode was recorded on January 23rd, 2019. Angie and Kimberly introduce their very first guest on the show, Carissa Mallman. They discuss the topic of vision loss and the resources that are out thee to help those going through vision loss. Carissa shares her story on how she lost her vision and overcame it. WE also hear Kimberly's story on how she gradually lost vision due to two failed cornea transplants. Kimberly also discusses how blindness adjustment training helped her cope with...

Duration:01:44:50

S1. Ep. 3 Assistive Technology: Making Our World Accessible

12/24/2018
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Angie and Kimberly discuss assistive technology and the importance of accessibility. We discuss several pieces of assistive technology that is out there to enhance the lives of Blind people such as braille note takers and displays, screen readers, screen magnification software, wearable technology, low vision aids, and more...

Duration:01:27:30

S1. Ep. 2 Braille Is Beautiful

12/1/2018
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This episode was recorded on November 11th, 2018. Angie and Kimberly discuss Braille Literacy, the history of braille, how braille has evolved today, and the importance of braille signage in public establishments. A Big thank you to Robert Kingett for allowing us to use his song, "Brailling signs is cool to do" and to Sean Hasberry for connecting us with his friend Robert and for posting this song on his Youtube page. Learn More about the Americans with Disabilities Act: ada.gov "Brailing...

Duration:01:12:21

S. 1 Ep. 1 Get to know the Blind

10/29/2018
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Meet Angie and Kimberly, two Blind women from Wisconsin as they discuss blindness in general, their vision conditions, and share facts and misconceptions about blindness.

Duration:01:06:10