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Doing Your Thing With Disability: We Play Too

By T.Reid / 2022-04-13
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From all sorts of sports and activities to video games; people with disabilities find ways to not only play, but excel. In this latest episode [Accessibility Consultant Brandon Cole](http://BrandonCole dotnet/) joins me to talk about the various barriers, adaptations and finally, accessibility, being built into video games. We’ll hear from players like Orlando Johnson. Once […]

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Doing Your Thing With Disability: Marguerite Woods – Here I Am

By T.Reid / 2022-03-09
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Can I kick it? (Yes you can!) Welcome to the kick off episode for the first season of 2022; Doing Your Thing with Disability! In this series, we’re not talking about overcoming blindness, getting passed our disability, no, we’re going to hear from some awesome people who do the things they love to do and […]

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The 5 W’s Of Creating a Training Implementation Plan

By Sanjay Nasta / 2022-01-13
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Planning a Training Rollout to Better Equip Your Team. Here’s How to Get Started.

A training rollout is a series of trainings offered to a targeted group to help achieve an organization’s training goals.  Planning a training rollout is a complex task, but necessary to project success.

There are several

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Young Gifted Black & Disabled – Right On Time with Toni Hickman

By T.Reid / 2021-12-15
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I first learned of Artist, Rapper, EMMY Award Winning Toni Hickman a few years ago when I did an episode on Krip Hop. I wanted to reach out and invite her onto the podcast back then, but things sometimes slip off my radar. When I learned she was a part of the song Rising Phoenix […]

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Flipping the Script on Audio Description – Blind Grown & Sexy

By T.Reid / 2021-09-15
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“Let’s talk about sex…” ~ Salt-n-Pepa When we talk about describing movies and television, eventually we have to discuss sex. Whether a romantic love scene in a film or adult content including racy images to porn videos, Blind adults who want access to this content should be able to get it. Yet, for many people […]

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Flipping the Script on Audio Description – Access 4 All

By T.Reid / 2021-08-25
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“I came to this country to start leading the project and start putting all the technicalities together to start doing captions and audio description in Spanish, serving the Latino community.” Maria Victoria Diaz PhD, an Electrical Engineer left Colombia to help “Flip the Script” not only on Audio Description but access in general for native […]

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A Season for Honoring Ourselves

By T.Reid / 2021-05-26
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To conclude this first season of the podcast which fully focused on those adjusting to blindness, I share a few thoughts from guests featured so far in 2021. Some of these comments were not included in the original episodes. This episode also includes some of what’s in store for the next season beginning in July. […]

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Smashing Disability Stigma with Blindish Latina, Catarina Rivera

By T.Reid / 2021-04-28
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Catarina Rivera grew up Deaf. By the time she was comfortable not only using hearing aids but with herself as well, she received a diagnosis; she was going Blind. She just so happened to be getting ready to leave home for college. Today, she has a Master’s in Public Health and is using her platform, […]

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8 Lessons Learned for Converting In-Person Training to Virtual Training

By Dallas Richard / 2020-09-02
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Some training presentations, team meetings, and event brainstorming sessions are ‘simple’ enough to move online for a virtual meetup. However, recreating a training experience that is both engaging and effective online typically requires more than uploading a PowerPoint deck to your video-conferencing platform, or building in time for

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The Accessible “Zoomversity”

By Kevin Gumienny / 2020-06-21
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Is your virtual training accessible?

Many of us, by now, have mastered the art of virtual in-person training (sometimes known as “Zoomversity.”) But now we need to consider—is our virtual training accessible? Can it be used by people who have disabilities, such as those related to vision, hearing,

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