2015 Coping While Isolated (Apr. 8, 2020)

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Show Notes

The CDC has a web site dedicated to information about the Covid-19 pandemic. Tto find the latest information go to:
www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov

You can find out about NFB Newsline at the web site of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB):
www.nfb.org
or phone: 866-504-7300
They have a special section of updates about Covid-19 in Breaking News.

Freedom Scientific is giving out free licenses of JAWS, ZoomText, and Fusion that are good until June 30. To find out more go to:
www.FreedomScientific.com

Some other tools that might be helpful for getting help around the house, staying in touch with friends, etc. are listed below. The apps for most of these tools can be found in the Apple App Store or Google Play. Do a Google search to find PC versions of these tools.

For tips about shopping from home, listen to a previous episode of Eyes On Success in which we talked about various options. Clicking on the link below will bring up a summary of that episode along with links to the audio and show notes for that episode:
Show #1906: Home Delivery Shopping (Feb. 6, 2019)

We also did a previous episode of Eyes On Success in which we talked about audio exercise programs designed for the blind. Click on the link below to find a summary of that episode along with links to the audio and show notes for that episode:
Show #1606: Audio Exercise Programs (Feb. 3, 2016)

If you would like to hear a presentation about the 1918 flu pandemic and what life was like back then, click on the link below and look for the November 2018 talk:
https://goldenbeertalks.org/past-talks

The National Braille Press (NBP) is offering free downloads of selected books in various formats. To find out more go to:
www.nbp.org

Audible is also offering free audio books for children. See:
www.audible.com

Books are also available from the National Library Service and Bookshare as they always have been!

The I.R.S. has extended the deadline for filing taxes this year. More information about this and additional policies that might have changed are available at:
www.irs.gov

Hadley also recently did a podcast entitled "Covid-19 and Vision Loss" which you might find of interest. That podcast can be found at:
https://hadley.edu/hadleypresents/episode.asp?episode=COVID_19_and_vision_loss

We have done entire episodes of Eyes On Success about many of the organizations mentioned in this episode including:

To find any of these shows just enter the appropriate term into the search field on our web site at www.EyesOnSuccess.net

Stay well and healthy.

The Hosts - Pete and Nancy Torpey