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A podcast for and about blind and visually impaired people.

A podcast for and about blind and visually impaired people.
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United States

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A podcast for and about blind and visually impaired people.

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English


Episodes

Oral History: Gil Johnson reflects on eight decades of blindness training, advocacy and community

12/21/2018
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In honor of Gil Johnson's 80th birthday, LightHouse CEO Bryan Bashin set out to record an oral history. The post Oral History: Gil Johnson reflects on eight decades of blindness training, advocacy and community appeared first on LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Duration:00:51:08

Our Blood Drive was so successful – we’re having two more

2/28/2018
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Join us to donate in May and October. The post Our Blood Drive was so successful – we’re having two more appeared first on LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

A New Gathering Place: EHC’s Redwood Grove Theater

8/9/2017
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Get the full story of our new Redwood Grove Theater at Enchanted Hills Camp in Napa. The post A New Gathering Place: EHC’s Redwood Grove Theater appeared first on LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

LightHouse Expands to Support East Bay

8/30/2016
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Photo: The front of the Ed Roberts Campus. With the imminent closure of the Lions Center in Oakland, the LightHouse has stepped up to bring services to those who are blind or have low vision in the East Bay. To do this we’ll be expanding the services we offer at the Ed Roberts Campus in … Continue reading LightHouse Expands to Support East Bay → The post LightHouse Expands to Support East Bay appeared first on LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Duration:00:00:53

At 90, Elmer Chapson Reflects on Early Bay Area Blindness History

12/2/2015
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Few people alive today have lived through more Bay Area blindness history than Elmer Chapson. On October 8, 2015 Chapson was interviewed by LightHouse CEO Bryan Bashin in a wide-ranging oral history unusual in its breadth and content. Chapson spent ten years from 1935 to 1945 at the storied California School for the Blind in … Continue reading At 90, Elmer Chapson Reflects on Early Bay Area Blindness History → The post At 90, Elmer Chapson Reflects on Early Bay Area Blindness History...

Duration:01:18:02

Bryan Bashin Bill Gerrey Interview

9/25/2014
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In October, 2010 Lighthouse CEO Bryan Bashin and Jernigan Institute Librarian Ed Mormon conducted a 180-minute interview with Bill Gerrey, a longtime participant and observer of the blind movement in northern California. Gerrey and his father are both blind, and his recollections stretch back to the fun and aspiration and the old California School for … Continue reading Bryan Bashin Bill Gerrey Interview → The post Bryan Bashin Bill Gerrey Interview appeared first on LightHouse for the...

Duration:00:00:01

Jim Kracht, EHC camper since 1957, tells what it was like to be a child camper in the early days with Rose Resnick

6/25/2014
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On June 24, 2014 Lighthouse CEO Bryan Bashin conducted a 40 minute interview with Jim Kracht. Mr. Kracht, now a prominent tax attorney in Florida, was an intrepid young 7-year-old in 1957 when he spent the first of seven summers at Enchanted Hills in Napa. In this thoughtful interview, Mr. Kracht tells what it was like … Continue reading Jim Kracht, EHC camper since 1957, tells what it was like to be a child camper in the early days with Rose Resnick → The post Jim Kracht, EHC camper since...

Duration:00:40:18

Productivity Tools Blind Executives Use

6/2/2014
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This extended conversation originally recorded on April 24, 2014 covers calendaring systems, contacts, and tactics for staying competitive by using high and low-tech tools and techniques. Each technique will help a blind executive with finding and using information quickly. Presented by Bryan Bashin, CEO of the Lighthouse for the Blind and Jessie Lorenz, Executive Director … Continue reading Productivity Tools Blind Executives Use → The post Productivity Tools Blind Executives Use appeared...

Duration:00:51:38

Bill Barker – An Oral History

5/5/2014
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In July 2013 Lighthouse CEO Bryan Bashin conducted a wide-ranging interview with Bill Barker, a person with six decades of relationship with our organization. Bill passed on Saturday May 3, 2014 and this record may be the best modern recognition of his life and sensibility. The post Bill Barker – An Oral History appeared first on LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Duration:00:49:37

Cecelia Elkington Setty on Mt. Veeder History

2/25/2014
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On Feburary 9th, local author Cecilia Elkington Setty met with a gathering of Enchanted Hills Camp neighbors to speak about the fascinating history of Mt. Veeder and the original Mt. Veeder Resort which is now home to Enchanted Hills. Grape grower Cecelia Elkington Setty has published two books on Napa’s history. “The Mount Veeder Resort, … Continue reading Cecelia Elkington Setty on Mt. Veeder History → The post Cecelia Elkington Setty on Mt. Veeder History appeared first on LightHouse for...

Duration:01:11:14

Bill Barker’s Braille Radio Reading Room – February 2014

2/11/2014
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A program featuring contemporary stories behind the front pages, some thought provoking articles and occasional poems, plays or short stories. Today’s theme is based on legacies real and imagined and we observe the season of the year and of course it is Valentine’s. The post Bill Barker’s Braille Radio Reading Room – February 2014 appeared first on LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Duration:00:31:28

LightHouse News – Winter 2014

1/16/2014
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Newsletter of the LightHouse for the Blind & Visually Impaired Enchanted Hills Summer Music Academy, Cycle for Sight Registration, Chris Downey Appointed to California Commission on Disability Access, Braille Challenge, Employment Immersion Successes, and more… The post LightHouse News – Winter 2014 appeared first on LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Duration:00:18:43

Bill Barker’s Braille Radio Reading Room – January 2014

1/15/2014
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A program featuring contemporary stories behind the front pages, some thought provoking articles and occasional poems, plays or short stories. This particular program is called Personal Favorites. If you’ve been listening over the years then you probably know what they are and may enjoy hearing them again. The post Bill Barker’s Braille Radio Reading Room – January 2014 appeared first on LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Duration:00:29:39

Bill Barker’s Braille Radio Reading Room – December 2013

12/3/2013
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A program featuring contemporary stories behind the front pages, some thought provoking articles and occasional poems, plays or short stories. This month we feature Holiday stories for the season. The post Bill Barker’s Braille Radio Reading Room – December 2013 appeared first on LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Duration:00:27:19

Bill Barker’s Braille Radio Reading Room – November 2013

11/7/2013
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A program featuring contemporary stories behind the front pages, some thought provoking articles and occasional poems, plays or short stories. Today’s theme: Gratitude and Thanksgiving, that sort of thing. The post Bill Barker’s Braille Radio Reading Room – November 2013 appeared first on LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Duration:00:32:12

Transit Route Guides Podcast

10/22/2013
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The latest Speaking Out for the Blind podcast focuses on how the LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired is expanding independent travel in the San Francisco Bay Area. The agency’s brand-new Transit Orientation Guides help riders navigate the Bay Area’s complicated transit routes. Frank Welte, staff member with the LightHouse’s Access to Information Services … Continue reading Transit Route Guides Podcast → The post Transit Route Guides Podcast appeared first on LightHouse for the...

Duration:00:26:27

Bill Barker’s Braille Radio Reading Room – September 2013

10/21/2013
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A program featuring contemporary stories behind the front pages, some thought provoking articles and occasional poems, plays or short stories. Today our theme is two-fold: Seasonal and Doing Things With A Passion The post Bill Barker’s Braille Radio Reading Room – September 2013 appeared first on LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Duration:00:29:20

Hope Sinclair Interview, August 6 2012, Part 2 of 2

9/5/2013
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The long anticipated continuation to Part 1. Though thousands of people have enjoyed staying at the Lighthouse’s Enchanted Hills Camp since we acquired it in 1950, one woman has had a particularly special lifelong relationship with our property. Hope Sinclair’s father bought the land in 1927 and operated a boy’s camp there for more than … Continue reading Hope Sinclair Interview, August 6 2012, Part 2 of 2 → The post Hope Sinclair Interview, August 6 2012, Part 2 of 2 appeared first on...

Duration:01:32:02

Bill Barker’s Braille Radio Reading Room – August 2013

8/13/2013
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A program featuring contemporary stories behind the front pages, some thought provoking articles and occasional poems, plays or short stories. “Working at it with a Passion” is our theme this time. The post Bill Barker’s Braille Radio Reading Room – August 2013 appeared first on LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Duration:00:26:47

Hope Sinclair Interview, August 6 2012, Part 1 of 2

7/26/2013
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Though thousands of people have enjoyed staying at the Lighthouse’s Enchanted Hills Camp since we acquired it in 1950, one woman has had a particularly special lifelong relationship with our property. Hope Sinclair’s father bought the land in 1927 and operated a boy’s camp there for more than 20 years. Hope herself spent much of … Continue reading Hope Sinclair Interview, August 6 2012, Part 1 of 2 → The post Hope Sinclair Interview, August 6 2012, Part 1 of 2 appeared first on LightHouse...

Duration:01:14:27