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Jane Kronheim and Roger Cicchese are audio engineers who specialize in restoring old audio recordings.  Recently, they digitized recordings of Helen Keller for the archives of the American Foundation for the Blind.  Listen to this and other recordings as hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with them about their work and share some fun stories.


This is the first of two programs bringing you information about research and advocacy organizations of interest to people who are blind or visually impaired. Today you'll hear about the Foundation Fighting Blindness, the National Federation of the Blind, the American Foundation for the Blind and the American Council of the Blind. 
 

Beat the summer heat with a Talking Thermostat

Jul 12, 2017
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The summer heat is on and if your thermostat isn't accessible, it may be difficult to get the relief you need.  There are products that are meant to help you, but will they work or not?

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Even if you're not actively involved in the stock market, you probably own stocks. If you have a retirement plan at work, if you have a 401(k), or an IRA, you are probably invested in stocks, even if it's via mutual funds. At some point you will need and want to take more control over your personal investments and that's where the Robinhood app may help.

Three different topics will be explored in this program: it could be called a triumvirate of topics. You'll hear about transportation suggestions, biomarkers for glaucoma and summer camps for kids.

Have you heard of Uber? This week's program will tell you about the experiences of two Uber users who are blind, one in Atlanta and one in Chicago.