1931 Distance Running with Guide Dogs (Jul. 31, 2019)
In episode 1752 hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talked with Thomas Panek, President and CEO of Guiding Eyes for the Blind, about a program they started to train guide dogs to serve as running companions for their handlers. This week we hear about how the program has evolved and Thomas’ experience running the New York City half marathon guided only by guide dogs.
1930 Wild Blind Ice Hockey (Jul. 24, 2019)
Wild Blind Hockey is the companion team to the Minnesota Wild Hockey NHL team and consists of visually impaired skaters of all ages. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Lonny Evans, the team’s Director of Operations, about how the team came about, modifications used to make it possible to play with limited or no vision, and what it means to the players.
1929 Tarot Card Reading (Jul. 17, 2019)
What does the future hold for Eyes On Success? Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey find out when they talk with Eden Kizer, a totally blind professional tarot card reader, about how she became a tarot card reader and turned it into a profitable business that she can do from the comfort of her own home.
1928 Voice Dream Reader App (Jul. 10, 2019)
Making mainstream apps accessible can have multiple benefits. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Winston Chen, founder and lead developer of the Voice Dream suite of apps for iOS devices including Reader, Writer, Scanner and Mail, about how he became interested in including accessibility features into his apps and how that worked out.
1927 Dating in the Digital Age (Jul. 3, 2019)
Have you ever considered jumping into the world of online dating? If so you’ll want to read “Dating in the Digital Age” by Kim Loftis. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Kim about her book and discuss how the process works, what to expect, and some special considerations for blind individuals. She also talks about some of her own experiences.