1548 Accessible Comic Books (Nov. 25, 2015)
If you thought comic books were only for sighted people, think again! This week hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Guy Hasson about the on-line comic book store for the blind that he started called “Comics Empower”. Learn how you can enjoy a variety of comic books in audio format including “Aurora”, a sci-fi adventure series with a blind super hero.
1547 Creating a Web Site (Nov. 18, 2015)
Many listeners have expressed interest in learning how to create their own web site, but don’t know where to start. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey speak with Mobeen Iqbal about how to do this and which tools are most accessible with a screen reader, covering everything from finding a web hosting service to creating the actual content.
1546 Doing Photography with Limited Vision (Nov. 11, 2015)
Tammy Ruggles is a photographer who got started in the art after her vision had diminished significantly. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey speak with her about how the advent of digital photography has eliminated the need to work in a dark room and also made it possible to edit the photos, even with low vision. Learn how she successfully puts these tools together.
1545 Transitioning to Blindness (Nov. 4, 2015)
Losing one’s vision as an adult can be difficult. This week hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Susan Krieger about her experiences as she transitioned from the sighted world to using a cane and guide dog. Hear about 3 books she has written in which she documents her journey through a series of entertaining and insightful essays.