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Join Dave Brown as he discusses the latest news, sports, entertainment and current events through a disability lens.

Join Dave Brown as he discusses the latest news, sports, entertainment and current events through a disability lens.

Location:

Canada

Description:

Join Dave Brown as he discusses the latest news, sports, entertainment and current events through a disability lens.

Twitter:

@AMIaudio

Language:

English

Contact:

1 800 567 6755


Episodes

Skill training in Saskatchewan

7/26/2021
Jim Krysko presents his western regional report and describes Saskatchewan’s commitment to a new skills training program. He also discusses three human rights complaints in Manitoba that allege First Nations adults with disabilities are being left behind in the province. From the July 26, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:56

Induction stovetop for the blind and partially sighted

7/26/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we discuss accessible cookware products. Ugo is a portable, two-part induction stovetop that helps people who are blind navigate cooking through haptic dials and an overall ergonomic build. From the July 26, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:16:42

Too Good To Go app

7/26/2021
Marc Aflalo of Double Tap Canada tells us about “Too Good To Go,” an anti-waste food app that recently launched in Toronto. From the July 26, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:18

Film review: Penguin Town

7/26/2021
Film reviewer Amy Amantea gives her commentary on the Netflix docuseries “Penguin Town.” From the July 26, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:12

Accessibility of fantasy sports apps

7/26/2021
Digital accessibility specialist Denis Boudreau describes the accessible shortcomings in the ESPN Fantasy Sports App. From the July 26, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:18:29

Olympics roundup

7/26/2021
Michelle McQuigge, weekend, news, Olympics, Canadian, athletes, uniforms,

Duration:00:11:24

Full Show - Episode 361

7/26/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press shares a weekend news recap on the Olympics. Digital accessibility specialist Denis Boudreau describes the accessible shortcomings in the ESPN Fantasy Sports App. Film reviewer Amy Amantea gives her commentary on the Netflix docuseries “Penguin Town.” Marc Aflalo of Double Tap Canada tells us about “Too Good To Go,” an anti-waste food app that recently launched in Toronto. And, Jim Krysko presents his western regional...

Duration:01:44:27

AMI audio podcasts

7/23/2021
AMI communications specialist Greg David has the scoop on AMI-audio’s podcast library. He also continues his discussion on disability representation in TV and film. From the July 23, 2021 episoide.

Duration:00:08:07

Film preview: Jungle Cruise

7/23/2021
Entertainment critic Michael McNeely previews the upcoming Disney film “Jungle Cruise” starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt. From the July 23, 2021 episoide.

Duration:00:15:51

Fans at sporting events

7/23/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we take a closer look at the return to sports for live audiences. From the July 23, 2021 episoide.

Duration:00:08:17

The pandemic and young people

7/23/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we talk about a recent study that shows an increase in eating disorders amongst young people during the pandemic. From the July 23, 2021 episoide.

Duration:00:17:38

Private space race

7/23/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we discuss whether or not the private sector space race is a good thing. From the July 23, 2021 episoide.

Duration:00:16:51

Full Show - Episode 360

7/23/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, we have our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore. Today we discuss whether or not the private sector space race is a good thing. We talk about a recent study that shows an increase in eating disorders amongst young people during the pandemic. And, we take a closer look at the return to sports for live audiences. In the second hour of the show, entertainment critic Michael McNeely previews the upcoming Disney film “Jungle Cruise” starring...

Duration:01:44:47

A Deaf-blind Paralympian quit Team USA

7/22/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we talk about a Deaf-blind Paralympian swimmer who was told to navigate Tokyo alone, so she quit Team USA. From the July 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:03:31

Audio loop system

7/22/2021
Karen Magee describes a new audio loop system installed in some Sudbury stores for people using hearing aids. And, she tells us about a disability advocate that was denied a drivers license. From the July 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:15

Accessibility of Windows 365

7/22/2021
Steven Scott of Double Tap Canada takes a look at the accessibility of Windows 365, Microsoft’s new cloud-based OS. From the July 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:29

Accessible cereal packaging

7/22/2021
Food and drink columnist Jennie Bovard discusses Kellogg’s new accessible packaging for consumers who are blind and partially sighted. Jennie also tells us about how protein-shaped sweets can help students learn about molecular science. From the July 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:50

Shop closures in the UK

7/22/2021
Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week and discusses the need for fixed business rates to prevent shop closures in the U.K. From the July 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:08:06

Inline skate fundraiser

7/22/2021
Matt Morrow of Canadian Blind Hockey tells us about their upcoming inline skate fundraiser! From the July 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:15:37

Full Show - Episode 359

7/22/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Matt Morrow of Canadian Blind Hockey tells us about their upcoming inline skate fundraiser! Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week and discusses the need for fixed business rates to prevent shop closures in the U.K. Food and drink columnist Jennie Bovard discusses Kellogg’s new accessible packaging for consumers who are blind and partially sighted. Steven Scott of Double Tap Canada takes a look at the accessibility of Windows 365, Microsoft’s...

Duration:01:44:45