2101 Inspirational Stories of the Visually Challenged (Dec. 30, 2020)
In her recent book, “Inspirational Stories of the Visually Challenged Plus Resources”, Margaret Barnhart tells the stories of a number of visually impaired people she has known over the years. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Margaret about what inspired her to write the book, some of the people depicted in the book, and their journey with vision loss.
2052 From the Other Side (Dec. 23, 2020)
Usually it is hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey who are asking the questions of people they interview. Now the tables have been turned. This week we have excerpts from an episode of Tek Talk in which Larry Gassman interviewed Nancy and Peter about Eyes On Success. Hear how the show got started, how it is put together, some highlights, and much more.
2051 Accessibility Improvements in iOS 14 (Dec. 16, 2020)
In iOS 14 Apple made use of the machine learning capabilities built into their devices in order to include new features that are particularly useful to people who are visually impaired. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Shelly Brisbin about some of these new features that are described in her new book about iOS 14 and accessibility.
2050 Updated NFB-Newsline App for iOS (Dec. 9, 2020)
NFB-Newsline is a service that offers free access to numerous magazines, national and local newspapers, and much more for people who are reading impaired. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Scott White, Director of Sponsored Technology Programs at the National Federation of the Blind, about the major update this service recently received for iOS devices.
2049 Programs and Services from NFB – Part 2 (Dec. 2, 2020)
The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) offers many services and resources for people of all ages whose lives are affected by vision loss. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey continue their conversation with Anil Lewis, Executive Director of Blindness Initiatives for the NFB, about their programs aimed at helping those with vision loss, especially adults.