Best visuallyimpaired podcasts we could find (Updated April 2018)
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The LightHouse is the largest agency providing direct service, advocacy and information to the blind and visually impaired community of Northern California. Since 1902, we have offered solutions to living with vision loss.
 
VIVR (Visually Impaired Virtual Reality) is a weekly audio podcast which discusses VR experiences currently available for the HTC Vive. In addition to a general review of each VR experience, the podcast specifically addresses issues that low vision players may face when playing certain games, as well as different approaches to playing that may make it easier for low vision players to enjoy the game. The creator of this podcast is currently in no way affiliated with HTC or any other game deve ...
 
Hosted by Alexandre Bellemare and Olivier D'Anjou, this podcast offers tips and tricks in the daily use of assistive technologies for the blind and low vision users. Many different topics are covered in this podcast. You'll learn about Braille displays, screen readers (JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver, TalkBack), OCR technologies, recent technology innovations, and much more.
 
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AppleVis Podcast
Weekly+
 
AppleVis offers a wide range of podcasts covering topics of interest to blind and low-vision users of Apple Devices. Featured topics include walk-throughs and demonstrations of apps, tips on using iOS and Mac OS X, and accessory reviews. This feed only lists the 100 most recent episodes. Visit our website for the complete archive.
 
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Tech Access Democast
Monthly
 
Accessible technology podcast demonstrating hardware, software and other items of interest to the visually impaired community.
 
An A11Y podcast for blind and visually impaired users of iOS devices, Mac & Windows PC's, screen readers, magnification software, OCR products and other adaptive technologies.
 
Local weekly information for visually impaired people living in Chester (England) and Flintshire (Wales). Our weekly news cassettes and memory sticks are prepared and posted to local listeners on a Friday evening, with the online version being uploaded to our website shortly afterwards.
 
Local weekly news for visually impaired people living in Chester (England). Our weekly news cassettes and memory sticks are prepared and posted to local listeners on a Friday evening, with the online version being uploaded to our website shortly afterwards.
 
Local weekly news for visually impaired people living in Flintshire (Wales). Our weekly news cassettes and memory sticks are prepared and posted to local listeners on a Friday afternoon, with the online version being uploaded to our website shortly afterwards.
 
Assistive Technology demonstration for visually impaired people
 
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PEI 2 RIO
Daily+
 
Follow the twists and turns of Amy Burk, a visually impaired, Canadian Paralympic athlete on her journey from humble beginnings in Charlottetown, PEI all the way to the top of her game at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, Brazil.
 
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.
 
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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Talking Computers
Weekly+
 
Talking Computers is a free monthly audio magazine about using computers - especially for visually impaired people who use screen-readers and other aids
 
Every so often, we find extra bits and pieces that may be of interest to our listeners. These do not form part of our tape output, but are included at the end of our memory sticks, and also placed on the website. This feed includes the latest extras that we have added.
 
A weekly, haf hour radio show / podcast covering a wide variety of topics of interest to the visually impaired
 
For the Blind and Visually Impaired - Learning to See with Your Ears
 
INNERSIGHT FREEDOMFrank Perino - HostSuzanne Tarazi-Ferraro - Co-HostJoseph Arian - EngineerINNERSIGHT Means FREEDOM Advocates for the Disabled!INNERS IGHT FREEDOM FOUNDATION fights for INDEPENDENCE, Empowerment, Equality and Total Accessibility!The money that should be used to change the system as it stands, has failed the disabled. Here are some ways the system has failed and neglected the needs of the disabled:[1] Disabled individual denied a service dog or medical treatment for the servi ...
 
SonicErotica aims to provide erotic audio specifically tailored towards people with vision impairment. You'll find us easy to navigate with a screen reader such as JAWS, and full of stimulating stories, provocative dialogue, real sounds and personal confessions to make your ears blush. Our focus is not only on creating audio versions of great fiction, but on really bringing these to life with high sound quality and authentic soundscapes to deliver to the visually impaired (and anyone else wi ...
 
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Blind Living Radio
Monthly+
 
Listen to our special hosts and industry leaders. Learn more about being visually impaired and the great technologies that are available.
 
We record podcasts on assistive technology and products and services which we find of interest. We specialize in providing comprehensive tools for people who are blind and visually impaired to become empowered to maximize the use of their access technology while having fun doing it.
 
HoloNet Audio Dramas is a collection of quality narrated audio fanfiction (fan-written short stories) of the STAR WARS universe. The overall mission of the project is to promote literacy and deliver the joy of fanfiction to visually impaired fans of STAR WARS and to all fans alike. Narrated by Joe "Lord Bruticus" Mignano (Dark Empire Radio podcast), these tracks are sure to entertain any STAR WARS fan.
 
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RTÉ - Audioscope
Weekly
 
Life as experienced by blind and visually impaired people from RTÉ Radio 1
 
Are you a visually impaired Veteran interested in learning more about technology and adaptive software? Have you received a device, like an iPhone or iPad, from a Blind Rehab Center, but require more information on how to use it? Are you a visually impaired Veteran looking for a network of peers to assist you in determining if updating your device is the right choice? If you answered yes, or simply are interested in learning more about assistive technologies for blinded Veterans, Blind Vet T ...
 
Bringing local news to visually impaired listen
 
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Burst Radio
Monthly+
 
Tech talk for the blind and visually impaired and seniors.
 
SonicErotica aims to provide erotic audio specifically tailored towards people with vision impairment. You'll find us easy to navigate with a screen reader such as JAWS, and full of stimulating stories, provocative dialogue, real sounds and personal confessions to make your ears blush. Our focus is not only on creating audio versions of great fiction, but on really bringing these to life with high sound quality and authentic soundscapes to deliver to the visually impaired (and anyone else wi ...
 
Colleen and Cheryl review episodes of Doctor Who starting with the 2005 Series. Colleen has never watched it before and is visually impaired, while Cheryl is sighted and has watched the series multiple times.
 
Audio introductions for users who are visually impaired
 
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Iballs
Rare
 
A roundtable discussion presented by visually impaired people
 
A weekly, half hour radio show / podcast covering a wide variety of topics of interest to the visually impaired
 
This podcast station provides tutorials for computers and other electronic devices used by people who are blind or visually impaired. You can listen to these podcasts playing in the background on your default media player; and follow the steps on your computer application, cell phone, or other device.Most of the tutorials have been produced by the OSET training staff, but we have also included any pertinent tutorials we have located on the World Wide Web. Naturally we have provided credit in ...
 
Contains commentaries on Sight Village and CSUN events together with equipment demonstrations for visually impaired people
 
Audio descriptions for the Royal Ballet's Swan Lake for those who are visually impaired
 
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New Beginnings
Rare
 
On the first Sunday of each month, WXXI Reachout Radio and the Association for the Blind and Visually-Impaired (ABVI)-Goodwill present a program featuring information and interviews to encourage listeners who are experiencing vision loss, and to provide tops toward greater independence. The magazine-style program features updates on topics such as accessible technology, rehabilitation services, veterinary care for service animals, medical research, daily living skills and special services. E ...
 
The Down East Radio Reading Service is a spoken word service reading local news and information to visually impaired persons in Nash, Edgecombe and Wilson counties of North Carolina
 
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 host Derek Daniel as he shares his experience and insights from the last 15+ years of being visually impaired. This is more than just how to be blind...it is discovering life!
 
Jon Cronshaw shares the ups and downs of his life as a visually impaired science fiction and fantasy author. The British journalist turned independent author released his debut novel Wizard of the Wasteland in June 2017. Subscribe today and start following Jon’s author journey. Visit: http://joncronshaw.com for all the latest news and discover how you can claim your free novella, Addict of the Wasteland.
 
The Out of Sight Dragons is a dragon boat team whose paddlers are blind or visually impaired. These are their stories.
 
On Saturday mornings a plastic pouch drops on to the doormat of visually impaired citizens in Dacorum. The Dacorum Talking Newspaper has arrived, giving an hour of audio news to those unable to read the local paper. From its early days in 1977 it has grown to a much used community resource. It is now produced weekly and has a circulation of about 250.
 
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In the EU today there are more than 25 million blind and visually impaired people, i.e. with serious vision problems. Diseases such as cataracts, glaucoma or macular degeneration affect people of all ages. The number of people concerned by this invisible epidemic will grow substantially in the future, mostly because of the rapidly ageing popula ...…
 
TIC Radio and Podcast Players presents "The Most Dangerous Game". TIC is a 501c3 non-profit serving the visually impaired and print disabled population of Massachusetts. This program is intended for a visually impaired and print disabled audience. To learn more about TIC and the Radio and Podcast Players visit www.TICNetwork.org or call 781-834 ...…
 
A portal to a world of visually impaired creativity
 
North Carolina's Troy Heilmann was highly regarded coming out of New Jersey's South Plainfield High School. A three-time state finalist and four-time placewinner, he chose to compete at North Carolina for then coach C.D. Mock and head assistant Cary Kolat.On Episode 423 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, Heilmann talks about the journey from ...…
 
In this podcast, Olivier and Alexandre discuss about OCR solutions available on mobile devices as well as standalone reading machines. Apps and devices covered in this podcast include: Android: Eye-D KNFB Reader Office Lens TextGrabber iOS: Envision KNFB Reader Office Lens Prizmo Go Seeing A I Standalone reading machines: Clear Reader Eye-Pal O ...…
 
Crisis converts to community when Jennifer Landis and Kathy Rifaat of Crisis Assistance Center joins Dick and Skippy to discuss the upcoming Legacy Luncheon. You can find more info at www.cac-mctx.org. Also, Carley joins us to talk about the latest from the world of the visually impaired. Finally, Skippy urges everyone to hit the Conroe Shakesp ...…
 
The Digital Media Lab, Assistive Technology Center, and Bryan Monesson-Olson (Molecular Biology Professor) are collaborating on a pilot project to adapt the visual components of a STEM course. STEM courses are particularly challenging to students with disabilities due to inaccessible visual components of both online and in-person lectures. It i ...…
 
Microsoft Hack for Good Sydney March 8 and 9 2018 (in conjunction with Social Ventures Australia) I was lucky enough to attend and judge Hack4Good at PwC’s Barangaroo offices last week with 12 of Microsoft’s partner organisations participating hosted by David Masters from Microsoft. The event focused on hacking solutions for people with disabil ...…
 
Opera North, One of Europe’s leading arts organisations is leading the way in providing more accessible performances for visually impaired people. Chatting to RNIB's Simon Pauley, Alice Gilmour the Community Partnerships Assistant and Access Officer at Opera North tells us what shows we can look forward and discusses the art of creating audio-d ...…
 
You may not think that skiing, downhill or cross country, would be a popular sport with blind and partially sighted people, but you would be wrong. There are clubs all over the world which provide opportunities to get out onto the slopes with sighted guides and some intrepid participants have taken it to Paralympic level. RNIB Connect Radio's A ...…
 
ThatBlindTechShow 13: Racing for the Blind, Amazon Follow Up Feature, Be My Eyes Interview Apple vs Android SmackDown Welcome to Episode 13 of That Blind Tech Show. Allison, Jeff and Bryan bring you a jam packed episode including segments from an interview with the Be My Eyes Team, a demonstration on setting up your Amazon device with the new F ...…
 
Erika Kelly, from the Isle Of Man, is a visually impaired musician and athlete. Despite her work and studies, she has managed to break records and win awards for race walking. Her success has now earned her a place at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. RNIB Connect Radio’s Allan Russell spoke to Erika to learn more about her sporting ach ...…
 
Lucy Hayward is a young mom and visually impaired playwright. After succesfully showcasing her latest play: "On the Tracks", this past Semptember, Lucy is embarking on a tour to make her unique writing style known. Chatting to Simon Pauley, the writer reveals all when it comes to her sight loss, love for writing, and how to create a play that n ...…
 
Paul Porter from RNIB's Technology for Life Team reviews Microsoft's latest app meant to empower visually impaired people. Find out what Paul thought of this 3D audio experience and whether it had improved his day-to-day life.
 
There is a new drive to get more blind and partially sighted people into the sport of running. To support this, there are a growing number of Guide Runners across the UK, ready to help individuals take to the streets and it can all be done over a new accessible website. RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell spoke to Tim Cook, to learn more about t ...…
 
Each month RNIB Connect Radio’s Allan Russell speaks to Jessica Hall from RNIB’s Campaigns team to discuss the latest projects and show how your involvement can make a huge difference to the lives of blind and partially sighted people. This month we put out a call for your support to make sure visually impaired people get the Personal Independe ...…
 
Saturday is day one of the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games and team GB’s visually impaired athletes will be going for medals. In the Para-alpine skiing – Millie Knight and her guide Brett Wilde are competing at their second Games. They are the current downhill world champions and are hoping to hit peak form at the right time. Talking to our London ...…
 
Episode 16 of the #PackMentality Pop-Ins is another straightforward breakdown edition as host Brian Reinhardt talks with head wrestling coach Pat Popolizio previewing the NCAA Championships.Hayden Hidlay and Sean Fausz also join the program to talk about their seasons and expectations heading into the last week of the season. Both present the p ...…
 
Friday is day one of the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games and team GB’s visually impaired athletes will be going for medals. In the Para-alpine skiing – it’s the downhill course first of all for Menna Fitzpatrick and guide Jennifer Kehoe who are making their Paralympic debut. Earlier this year our London based reporter Basil Oxtoby spoke to the pai ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Art of ChoosingAuthor: Sheena IyengarNarrator: Orlagh CassidyFormat: UnabridgedLength: 10 hrs and 32 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 04-01-10Publisher: Hachette Audio UKRatings: 3.5 of 5 out of 10 votesGenres: Nonfiction, Social SciencesPublisher ...…
 
With discussions, debates and arguments around Brexit firmly in the news, what effect could the UK’s exit have on the lives of blind and partially sighted people? Our European Parliament reporter Georg Von Harrich spoke to MEP Jude Kirton-Darling, in Brussels, to pose some questions… #RNIBConnect
 
PAW14: It is the biggest week of the year in Pennsylvania Wrestling as the PIAA State Tournament is here. PA Power Wrestling's Greg Warnock @GWarnock24 and Jeff Upson @PAPowerWrestle recap the action from the Class AAA Southwest Regional and preview where the WPIAL wrestlers fall in the State Bracket. The pair are joined by guest Jack Blumer of ...…
 
RNIB Connect Radio’s Barry Snell hears the inspirational story of ex-RAF blind veteran and Paralympic hopeful Garry Morrison.
 
To mark World Literacy Day, RNIB Scotland recently donated 55 boxes filled with books in braille and giant-print to the Salvation Army School for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Jamaica. Kiwayne Jacobs from the British Council's Jamaica office was the man behind International Literacy day's success, challenging the discrimination and margina ...…
 
A new study links a warming Arctic with sudden cold winters, like the one being experienced in Europe right now. It is all down to the weakening of the polar vortex. A team in Potsdam in Germany have linked this to climate change causing the Arctic sea ice to melt at much greater rates. Roland Pease talks to climatologist Stefan Rahmstorf, Head ...…
 
Biathlon Boycott Find out why the US biathlon team are boycotting a World Cup event in Russia this month, despite the IOC lifting their ban. A member of the US team, Clare Egan, tells us they’re making a stand against doping in sport and believe the IOC lifted the sanctions too soon.Zimbabwe to Zambia in a chicken wagon We find out how the foot ...…
 
Christmas 2017 - Bill and Jen talk crap about Christmas - Well, kind of...In the end, Christmas is just another day, another number in the calendar, and an opportunity to behead turkeys and turn off the radio. Jen and Bill have likes and dislikes and can't resist letting you know what they think about overspending, Christmas obsession in genera ...…
 
1809 Access to Science with Grapheel (Feb. 28, 2018) Show Notes As a blind science student, Daniel Hajas was having difficulty working with graphical data, figures, and charts found in scientific literature. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with him about the Grapheel initiative which he started whose aim is to bring easy access of visual STEM ...…
 
PAW13: The weekend provided us with the first 2018 Class AA State Qualifiers as the Southwest Regional wrapped up on the campus of IUP. PA Power Wrestling's Greg Warnock @GWarnock24 and Jeff Upson @PAPowerWrestle recap the action from the Class AA Southwest Regional in addition to the WPIAL Class AAA Sectionals. The pair are joined by guest Bis ...…
 
Ollie, Aser and Tyler are three strangers from different parts of the world…but they are bonded by two things. They are all visually impaired and they are all seeking adventure through tabletop roleplaying. Inspired by a recent feature on RNIB Connect Radio the three of them got in touch to find out if their reasons for seeking these games was ...…
 
Aira Presents Hash Tag Aira Bowl, A Comprehensive Wrap-up of a Phenomenal Event! Aira presents this Blind Abilities production of a full wrap-up of the Hash Tag Aira bowl event. As millions around the world viewed the 2018 Super bowl on NBC TV, thousands of blind and visually impaired listeners heard, for the first time in history, a complete a ...…
 
Aira presents this Blind Abilities production of an interview with Sassy Outwater-Wright. Sassy is the Director of the Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired. MABVI is the first business partner to join the new Aira Employer Network, whose objective is to increase BVI employment across the nation by allowing businesses to ...…
 
Taking part in visually impaired football is a great way to get active and to meet other people with visual impairments. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced player, it is easy to get involved. Simon Pauley caught up with VI footbaler Mark Evans to find out more
 
Bosma Enterprises Navigating Blindness podcast will educate, inspire, inform and entertain listeners. We hope to dispel the myths about people who are blind and inform our audience about the capabilities of people who are blind or visually impaired. Every week, you will hear from Bosma Enterprises staff, clients, sponsors, and an array of peopl ...…
 
The school is one of the oldest in the world, devoted to the education of visually impaired children and for those with learning disabilities. RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell speaks to the staff to learn more about the desire to give pupils the best possible education and the holistic approach to prepare them for life beyond the gates. We'll ...…
 
When we think of guide dogs, we think of our four legged friends helping blind people around the streets. But did you the charity Guide Dogs has an army of 'My Guide' volunteers, helping visually impaired people regain their mobility? RNIB Conncet Radio's Barry Snell spoke with Alan Morris, who signed up for the scheme and found his life transf ...…
 
For any book lover Red Szell is well known as the voice of the weekly Read On programme. But what some of you may not know is that as well as being an author and presenter, he is also a visually impaired rock climber. Leeanne Coyle recently went to a climbing wall with him to see the great man in action.…
 
Bosma Enterprises Navigating Blindness podcast will educate, inspire, inform and entertain listeners. We hope to dispel the myths about people who are blind and inform our audience about the capabilities of people who are blind or visually impaired. Every week, you will hear from Bosma Enterprises staff, clients, sponsors, and an array of peopl ...…
 
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