Best Sight Loss podcasts we could find (Updated September 2019)
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If you are a person who's life has been directly affected by physical sight loss, then this is the podcast for you! Whether you are the VIP (Visually Impaired Person) or a Sighted Supporter, LASLR is the place to find encouragement and information on discovering life after sight loss. Join hosts Derek and April as they share their experiences and insights from the last 17+ years of living life with visual impairment. This is more than just how to be blind...it is discovering life!
 
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RNIB Conversations
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RNIB Connect Radio is the UK radio station sharing stories of people living with sight loss. Listen to blind and partially sighted people talk about a wide range of topics of relevance to them and join the conversation yourself by emailing radio@rnib.org.uk
 
A Christian organisation with a worldwide vision for people with sight loss. We produce a weekly radio programme called Reflections. Aired on both Premier Radio and RNIB Insight Radio, the show focuses on faith and disability in today's world. The show is available on Soundcloud as a monthly podcast, featuring all episodes from that month.
 
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Playback Magazine
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Playback is a free monthly audio magazine for visually-impaired people. We cover a wide range of subject matters from sport, technology, music etc etc - you just never know where we end up each month. Our contributors come from all over the UK and the magazine is put together at our purpose built studios in Glasgow.
 
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RNIB Craic On
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Whether you’re affected by sight loss, are blind or partially sighted or you know someone who is, this is your podcast. Your voice, your stories, your lives!
 
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Artful Eating
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Join Karina Melvin The Food Psychologist and author of the Irish best selling book Artful Eating: The Psychology of Lasting Weight Loss and rediscover the magic of eating for pleasure. Learn to enjoy a life of balance with the freedom to eat the foods you want without dieting. We have lost sight of the most vital ingredient when it comes to losing weight and loving our body: the mind. Lasting weight loss is not about what you eat, but why and how you eat. If you’re ready to feel freedom arou ...
 
Truth is trending on the Veritas News Network! VNN is an online publication featuring the news and is dedicated to in-depth investigative reporting with a consumer advocacy focus. Our Managing Editor is a veteran investigative journalist who has won dozens of awards. Several categories of news are featured on the Veritas News Network include Citizen Journalism, Consumer News, Ripoffs and Scams, Consumer Advocacy, World News, US News, Crime, Economic News, Editorial and Opinion, Education, He ...
 
Working for people with sight loss
 
Audio highlights from Vision magazine, RNIB's award-winning bi-monthly magazine for RNIB members. The Vision podcast includes news, features, member profiles and letters.
 
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RNIB Reading podcast
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Calling all bookworms! RNIB's reading themed podcasts bring you book news and reviews, author interviews, RNIB National Library Service updates and much more. Includes hightlights from Read on magazine. RNIB is a charity supporting blind and partially sighted people in the UK.
 
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RNIB Connect
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RNIB Connect Radio is the UK radio station for blind and partially sighted people to find out what is happening in the community. You can also contribute and share your stories by emailing radio@rnib.org.uk (mailto:radio@rnib.org.uk). Get involved and join the conversation.
 
We are a church in Fredericksburg, VA that is working to revive an awareness of Christ in our communities through Compassion, Service, and Evangelism!
 
Partial or total loss of sight affects millions of people worldwide. Many cases are preventable or curable, but simple interventions are not available in some poorer countries. The 15 video tracks in this album explore the impact of visual impairment and corrective treatments. Derek Child explains how he learned to adapt to losing his sight and the training that helps him stay mobile and independent. Experts from Contamac reveal the science behind lens production. The Good Health Train bring ...
 
Dedicated to giving you the best in 2nd Amendment news, updates, interviews and more.
 
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Vision Tech
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Welcome to the Dave Woods MD podcast, where amazing things happen. We cure blindness, shortsightedness, and myopia. We change the world by curing vision loss one eye and one surgical improvement at a time. We are on a journey to find the best eye surgeries and cure vision around the world. We want the best outcomes possible and acknowledge that nothing can be taken for granted. We thank God for the great gift of sight.
 
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Can't Fight Fate
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Moudi Tajjour & UC Brigante come together as an interesting duo to bring you the Can't Fight Fate podcasts weekly.
 
I have a passion and love for natural living. For many years I lived this way. The healing, rejuvenation, and absolutely life changing effects i experienced fuels me and my devotion. Because of thee results i have seen in my life(improved sight, weight maintenance, and enhance brain function) I strive to bring this gift of wellness to others. alkhalife is a direct manifestation of that intention. My mission shares information, experience, and knowledge that i accumulated with the love to be ...
 
Meryl Hathaway is an artist, actress & comedienne, who's always had a fairly mediocre immune system. Nothing super out of the ordinary, but combined with a lifetime of being an athlete & a klutz... she became known to her loved ones as a full blown Lemon - a term to make light of her "defectiveness" and make her laugh at reality. But with all the symptoms, office visits, diagnosis, surgery, therapy, recovery and the remnants of turmoil from major medical life events, she somehow still felt a ...
 
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Morning Mix
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The best bits of the Morning Mix, a radio show focusing on the lives of blind and partially sighted people.
 
This podcast series will help you to get to know the Small Arms Survey and its activities by listening to the Survey's team of experts speak about the latest research projects and the application and implementation of their findings.
 
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An RNIB Scotland and Sikorski Polish Club event will take place in Glasgow this Saturday 21st of September, in the spirit of raising awareness about sight loss and celebrating diversity. RNIB Scotland’s Gozie Joe Adigwe spoke with us about the event and about her role as Community Facilitator. Gozie spoke with RNIB Connect Radio’s Simon Pauley.…
 
Earlier in 2019, the UK's leading sight loss charity, the Royal National Institute of Blind people unveiled Matt Stringer as it's new CEO. So, what is his background, what direction is he taking the charity in & who is his favourite rugby team? RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell spoke to Matt at the charity's London studios. www.rnib.org.uk #RN ...…
 
ITV’s Vidar Hjardeng is back and this time he reviews the audio-described performance of West Side Story. Based on the famous Shakespearian play ‘Rome and Juliet’ this musical production tells the story of two rival gangs and of course, two star-crossed lovers. Vidar spoke with RNIB Connect Radio’s Simon Pauley.…
 
Elizabeth O'Hara helped raise almost £30,000 for Talking Books for the blind this year when she tackled four Kiltwalks. The Scottish fundraising event encourages thousands of people to take on the trek and through it, raise funds for a charity of their choice. Last Sunday Elizabeth completed the fourth and final Kiltwalk and she spoke with us a ...…
 
A white cane can be a great aid for regaining independence after sight loss but it’s not always easy to embrace it. Blogger Elin Williams from ‘My Blurred World’ spoke with us about the ups and downs of using a white cane and explained why after years of ignoring her cane she finally chose to pick it up. Elin spoke with RNIB Connect Radio’s Sim ...…
 
Blind Dave Heeley caught up with us about all things guide dogs and white canes, after he attended a very special event this week. Dave spoke with RNIB Connect Radio's Simon Pauley. Follow Dave on Facebook at ‘Blind Dave Heely’ or on twitter: @blinddaveheeley.By RNIB Connect Radio.
 
A View On Access -The audio described performance and touch tour of Sweat that took place at the Donmar Warehouse back in January, and has recently finished a 50-performance run at the Gielgud Theatre. AVOA, as ever, is written, performed and produced by Tim Calvert of Calvert Creative Concepts #RNIBConnect…
 
Sight Village has become the largest series of events, in Europe, showcasing the latest in goods and services for blind and partially sighted people.There are exhibitors from around the globe, demonstrating and selling the best in Hi and Low Tech gadgets and assistive technology, complimented by a range of local and national charities with some ...…
 
What happens when tragedy strikes?By Reflections from Torch Trust.
 
Some people do extra Bible study during Advent or Lent, but what about now. the Anglican lectionary designates now as Ordinary Time, but it doesn't have to be ordinary - find out more ...By Reflections from Torch Trust.
 
This episode of A View on Access comes from the Phoenix Theatre in the West End of London, which is the venue for the audio described performance and touch touch tour of the musical 'Come From Away' that took place in June 2019. This joyous, award-winning musical shares the incredible real-life story of the 7,000 air passengers from all over th ...…
 
David Shepherd takes a peak at the upcoming Christian Resources Together books of the year awardsBy Reflections from Torch Trust.
 
The charity Guide Dogs has a new twist on the traditional fun run, to help raise funds for their life changing services.Imagine a run with sensory stops to spur you on, taste, touch, sound , smell and sight?No?, well let's tell you all about it.RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell spoke to Claire Ambler to learn more about the Glasgow event, taki ...…
 
This week, September 9th to 15th 2019, is Remember A Charity Week where you can learn about leaving a gift in your will and dispel some myths about legacies. The Royal National Institute of Blind People strives to improve the everyday lives of people who are blind or partially sighted through a variety of services and projects and could not car ...…
 
There’s a work-in-progress studio sharing event taking place this Saturday 14 September at 11am-1pm at The Work Room, Tramway, in Glasgow. Answering the question of: 'how can choreography be experienced, if not visually?' creator Louise Ahl and visual describer Juliana Capes are collaborating in hopes of creating a one of a kind audio-described ...…
 
The Royal National Institute of Blind People could not carry out it's vital work, without help from donors like you! The sight loss charity strives to improve the everyday lives of people who are blind or partially sighted through a variety of services and projects. This week, September 9th to 15th 2019, is Remember A Charity Week, where you ca ...…
 
The Royal National Institute of Blind people (RNIB) relies on fund raising to carry out their vital services, helping to change the every day lives of blind and partially sighted people. A popular event for walkers, is the Kilt Walk which takes place in various Scottish Cities over the year. On Sunday 15th of September 2019, RNIB's CEO Matt Str ...…
 
Last Sunday Blind Dave took on the Great North Run and we’ve caught up with him to hear how it all went. Dave also chats playing the bongos, singing with Elvis and fixing up his daughter’s van. Dave spoke with RNIB Connect Radio’s Simon Pauley.By RNIB Connect Radio.
 
Getting around at an unfamiliar place is never easy, but it can become even more challenging if you’re blind or partially sighted. We spoke with Reece Finnegan, who recently performed as part of the BBC Ouch series at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Talking with RNIB Connect Radio’s Simon Pauley about getting lost a lot and raising awareness abo ...…
 
New Life Pharmacy’s Elizabeth Roddick dropped by our studios to talk all things health-related. This time Elizabeth chats about Brexit-related HRT shortages and statins being used to reduce the risk of glaucoma. Elizabeth spoke with RNIB Connect Radio’s Simon Pauley. For more information visit: https://newlifepharmacy.co.uk/…
 
Fight For Sight UK helps fund vital sight loss research & it’s work is helping scientists to tackle many common & rare eye conditions.RNIB Connect Radio’s Allan Russell spoke to Dr Rubina Ahmed, from Fight For Sight UK, to learn about new research that believes that a certain vitamin could, possibly, halt or prevent the silent thief of sight.ww ...…
 
The Royal National Institute of Blind People could not carry out it's vital work, without help from donors like you!The sight loss charity strives to improve the everyday lives of people who are blind or partially sighted through a variety of services and projects.This week, September 9th to 15th 2019, is Remember A Charity Week, where you can ...…
 
New research by Sure Women found that over the course of their lives, women are inactive on average over 32 years. This lack of activity can later negatively impact our lives, leading to multiple health complications, some of which might include sight loss. Media medic Dr Sarah Jarvis spoke with us about the findings and why small changes can m ...…
 
The Royal National Institute of Blind People could not carry out it's vital work, without help from donors like you!The sight loss charity strives to improve the everyday lives of people who are blind or partially sighted through a variety of services and projects.This week, September 9th to 15th 2019, is Remember A Charity Week, where you can ...…
 
Do you often have trouble reading letters from your bank? Or would you like some extra help from a trusted pair of eyes while using a cash machine? Why not try out the new Be My Eyes app feature which lets you contact Lloyds Bank customer services directly. Steven Scott spoke to Be My Eyes founder Alexander Yensen and Claire Allington from Lloy ...…
 
The Royal National Institute of Blind People could not carry out it's vital work, without help from donors like you!The sight loss charity strives to improve the every day lives of people who are blind or partially sighted through a variety of services and projects.This week, September 9th to 15th 2019, is Remember A Charity Week, where you can ...…
 
Each month RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell speaks with Chris Danielsen, PR Director for the National Federation of the Blind in the USA(NFB)To discuss some of the big stories around sight loss in the United States.This month, Chris tells us about the charity's National Convention which was held in Las Vegas...www.nfb.org#RNIBConnect…
 
This theatre season saw Royal Shakespeare Company embrace diversity by creating an ensemble of actors representative of the world we live in today. ITV’s Vidar Hjardeng has been to see an audio described performance of their show ‘Measure for Measure’ which stars blind actor Karina Jones. Vidar spoke with RNIB Connect Radio’s Simon Pauley.…
 
We all know that some storms come with a name, but do we know just how they get their names? The Met Office has now announced the storm names for 2019/20 and we spoke with Met Office Meteorologist Bonnie Diamond to find out more. Bonnie spoke with RNIB Connect Radio’s Simon Pauley.By RNIB Connect Radio.
 
This week on AVOA, Tim Calvert gives us a reflection of the audio described performance of Jesus Christ Superstar, which took place on 13th August. 48 years since the musical debuted on Broadway, Superstar returns to London, and the Barbican. This accessible performance included a detailed touch tour. The audio description was delivered by Tony ...…
 
Each month RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell speaks with John Rafferty, Chief Exec of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)To look at some of the big stories around sight loss in the country.This month, the charity is looking ahead to Federal Elections, voting accessibility, and a new project to get Smart devices to very young b ...…
 
Adventurer, runner and fundraiser Blind Dave Heeley will return to one of his most favourite marathons this weekend. Chatting with us about the Great North Run, Dave reveals why he keeps coming back year after year. Dave spoke with RNIB Connect Radio’s Simon Pauley. Follow Dave on Facebook at ‘Blind Dave Heely’ or on twitter: @blinddaveheeley…
 
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) approved the use of a new gene therapy treatment that could slow down sight loss. The exciting development could see NHS England patients living with a rare inherited eye disorder access the service as soon as early next year. Charity Retina UK had been actively involved throughout th ...…
 
Each month RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell is joined by Costa Asprou from RNIB's Campaigns Team to look at some current projects and encourage more blind and partially sighted people to get involved in campaigning. This month they're joined by Ellie and Zoe, to discuss work on making voting more accessible and why there are concerns over Doc ...…
 
The September 2019 edition of the free public service information audio magazine for visually-impaired peopleBy Playback Recording Service.
 
This week on AVOA we're getting all technicolor! Tim Calvert gives us a reflection of Joseph at the London Palladium, which took place on August 12th. Just how accessible is the performance for blind and partially sighted theatre goers? A view on access is written, presented and produced by Tim Calvert of Calvert Creative Concepts for RNIB Conn ...…
 
The figures are worrying, 75% of blind and partially sighted people, of working age, are not in employment.Why is this?Well there are a number of factors and over the coming months we will look at what RNIB's Employment Service is doing to get more visually impaired people into work, show employers that employees with sight loss can be a huge b ...…
 
Guide Dogs work on a dog's willingness to please. But what can they teach us about trusting God?By Reflections from Torch Trust.
 
When you've had a rough time of it, being valued and helping others is surely a wonderful gift from God.By Reflections from Torch Trust.
 
A Reflection of Evita at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre. From a life of poverty to spiritual leader of the nation, Eva Peron was loved, hated, derided and venerated. Dividing the Argentinian people with her patriotic speeches, her ambition, glamour and magnetism established ‘Evita’ as the world’s first major political celebrity. there will be a ...…
 
Somewhat nervous, Sheila Armstrong signed up for a British Blind Sports taster day. Could it be you next time, and what can God teach us through our sporty experiences?By Reflections from Torch Trust.
 
Marilyn Baker gives her own perspective on the Bible Character, Joseph, and his jealous brothers.By Reflections from Torch Trust.
 
2 Kings 6:8-23 is a beautiful demonstration of God’s sovereignty. It reveals the eternal truths that nothing can be hidden from God’s sight and that His purpose will always override the plans of His enemies. If you are fighting a battle today, take heart in these two wonderful truths! The post Elisha: Uncommon Sight appeared first on Revive Out ...…
 
Recent years saw developments in technology greatly improve the lives of blind and partially sighted people, but could we take these developments even further and use artificial intelligence to diagnose eye disease? We spoke with ophthalmologist Dr Pearse Keane, who started a collaboration between Moorfields Eye Hospital and Google’s DeepMind i ...…
 
It’s time for another audio-described review and this week, ITV’s Vidar Hjardeng talks about the latest performance of Royal Shakespeare Company’s ‘Provoked Wife’. Lady Brute, tired of her drunk, loveless husband, risks her reputation by deciding to pursue a younger man. Vidar spoke with RNIB Connect Radio’s Simon Pauley.…
 
LOOKfest, the UK's first fully accessible family festival took place recently in rural Herefordshire. The festival, which was hosted by LOOK UK, was created with visually impaired people in mind. RNIB Connect Radio's Barry Snell spoke with LOOK UK's events manager Elin Williams, to find out how the weekend went.…
 
Each month RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell speaks to Anne Hornsby from MindsEye Arts to look at some audio described theatre tours and art opportunities, across the UK.This month we look at, amongst others, Cabaret and a certain Queen Of The Desert. We also hear why Anne has been invited to speak, in Russia, about the development of Audio De ...…
 
Have you ever tried a dine-in-the-dark experience or perhaps you’ve been interested in giving an escape room in the dark a go? Blind Dave Heeley and RNIB Connect Radio’s Simon Pauley chat all about these unique events and how it is to experience them as a blind or partially sighted person. Follow Dave on Facebook at ‘Blind Dave Heely’ or on twi ...…
 
On this week's A View on Access, Tim Calvert give us an in-depth review of Shadowlands, which took place at Chichester Festival Theatre, and included a detailed touch tour, and was also audio described. Shadowlands based on the cult movie about author's C.S Lewis liaison with an American Joy Gresham was a tour de force in staging and dramatic p ...…
 
With Brexit around the corner, it could be worth considering UK for this year’s holiday trip. We spoke with Travel expert Simon Calder and Rosalyn Smith from Leonardo Hotels & Jurys Inn, about staycations and accessibility. Simon and Rosalyn spoke with RNIB Connect Radio’s Simon Pauley. (Photo shows a sunlight view over Pentewan Sands in Cornwa ...…
 
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