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Working blind shares the stories of blind people, their journey to a career and the successes and challenges they have experienced throughout their lives.

Working blind shares the stories of blind people, their journey to a career and the successes and challenges they have experienced throughout their lives.
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Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Working blind shares the stories of blind people, their journey to a career and the successes and challenges they have experienced throughout their lives.

Language:

English


Episodes

Angela Fowler, Beef Jerky Creator and Business Owner

5/15/2019
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Episode Notes Angela turned her hobby of producing beef jerky into a business when she set up Gliding Eagle Jerky. She hopes to not only sell quality products but offer competitive employment opportunities to blind and otherwise disabled people. I chat to her about how she got started making jerky, her current job and her hopes for the business. You can visit Gliding Eagle Jerky on the web, like them on FaceBook or follow them on Twitter. Support Working Blind by donating to the tip jar:...

Duration:00:27:06

Sean Randall, Technology Teacher

4/17/2019
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Sean Randall works at New College Worcester, a school for young people who are blind or visually impaired. He uses his skills and experience to teach them how to use the technology they need in order to be successful. He also delivers careers advice and works as an IT technician. Sean speaks about his field of work and how he feels blindness can be an asset. Support Working Blind by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/working-blind

Duration:00:20:22

Caitlin Hernandez, Special Education Teacher

4/3/2019
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Caitlin Hernandez is blind and teaches students with disabilities in San Francisco. I talk to her about her experiences in school, what made her want to become a teacher and the adaptations she uses to work with students who are sighted but have other disabilities. Support Working Blind by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/working-blind

Duration:00:30:57

Meet Florian, a blind programmer

3/20/2019
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Florian Beijers is blind and lives in the Netherlands. He now works as a programmer, after completing a degree at university. I met with him to find out what life is like for blind people in the Netherlands and to ask what his experiences were in education. He also offers useful advice for blind people who are looking for a job. Transcript Intro: Working blind: sharing the stories of working blind people from across the globe. Holly; Hello, and welcome to the first ever episode of working...

Duration:00:26:20