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News from APH and AFB with deadlines for you

Over the past year, AFB has been implementing a new strategic plan approved by the AFB board of trustees in June of 2017. As we hope you are already aware from our earlier press release and social media posts, the American Printing House for the Blind (APH) will become the steward of several key programs founded by AFB, including AFB Press, and will assume responsibility for ensuring their continued impact. This decision comes following extensive strategic planning by both organizations. The...

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This week's PODCASTS

What’s that smell? It can be good, bad or something in between, but in any case it gives you a clue about your surroundings. This week’s program will take you on a smelling tour of New York City and will also provide you with some more scientific information about your sense of smell.

Reviews: Fiction; Remembering Narrator Scott Sowers

I Can Has Cheezburger?

Scientific American explains how to handle grief after a pet's death. We'll get some summer tips for cats, and we'll find out if dogs really like it when we talk baby talk to them.

There are common challenges and obstacles that people encounter whether they have a visual impairment or some other disability.  Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Gabriela Serrato Marks, a geology graduate student at MIT about her experiences and thoughts about receiving an education and having a career in a STEM field as a person with a disability. Learn more about Gabi, PhD Student and Science Communicator.

Your dog can get vaccinated for Lyme disease but you can't.  The safe and effective human vaccine is no longer available, and the patent has expired. Also, how to protect your body and yard from ticks. The symptoms of Lyme disease.


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