Speaking Out for the Blind
May 21, 2022

Speaking Out for the Blind Episode 296- Blind and Visually Impaired People Deserve the Same Opportunities as Everyone Else

The Blind and Visually Impaired Deserve the Same Opportunities as Everyone Else- May 20th, 8PM Eastern (ACB Media 1) and repeats throughout the next seven days (go to https://speakingoutfortheblind.weebly.com/ for more details)

The subject of how blind and visually impaired people deserve the same opportunities as everyone else was brought up in a recent special column to the Topeka Capital-Journal by Karyn Page, Vice-President of Innovation, and Workforce Innovation Center Lead at Envision, a Wichita, Kansas-based organization, and is providing opportunity and inspiration for the blind and visually impaired. Karyn joins us to explain this subject.

To listen to this week’s “Speaking Out for the Blind,” go to: https://www.acbmedia.org/home/streams/, and choose one of the links under the heading “ACB Media 1 – Mainstream,” or call 1-518-906-1820, and when prompted, press “1” for ACB Media 1. You may also listen to the program live on the ACB Link mobile app. For more information, go to http://link.acb.org. Show archive page is at https://speaking-out-for-the-blind.pinecast.co/.

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Smart device Access (RECOMMENDED): Download “ACB Link” from your app store. Find “Radio” along the bottom of the screen, then “Menu” in the top left corner. Select “Live Streams” and then choose “ACB Media 1 - Mainstream.” Double tap the play button.

Victor Reader Stream Access: Navigate to “Internet radio library” in the “online bookshelf”. Locate the Humanware playlist. From the playlist, select ACB Media 1 (1 = stream number) and hit play.

Alternate Dial-In access Dial 1 (518) 906-1820. Listen to the menu prompts and press 1.

IMPORTANT NOTE The ACB Radio Tuner is no longer supported. If you used the tuner in the past, you may access all ACB Media streams from acbmedia.org (see above) If you are using alternate ways to access ACB Media streams than those above (such as Tune In or Winamp using acbradio.org URL’s, we kindly ask that you use one of the methods above.

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