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1908 Encore of 1450 Blind Friendly Architecture (Feb. 20, 2019)
Show Notes
Chris Downey had been a practicing architect for 20 years when he suddenly lost all his vision. Undaunted, he has continued his work using his new understanding of how people with vision loss experience spaces. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with him about what is important in designing blind friendly buildings and how he does his work.

1907 Prosthetic Eyes and Anaplastology (Feb. 13, 2019)
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Barbara Spohn-Lillo is the owner and founder of Prosthetic Illusions which develops custom prostheses for various body parts including eyes. Both she and her daughter Chelsea Lillo, with whom she works, are anaplastologists and ocularists. Join hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey as they discuss how these prostheses are made and cared for.

1906 Home Delivery Shopping (Feb. 6, 2019)
Show Notes
Shopping from home has become more common over the past few years and can afford one with greater flexibility and independence. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Ricky Enger of the Hadley Institute about some of the available shopping and delivery services and how they work. Also learn about the new Hadley webinars that you can join in from home.

1905 When Your Career Relies On Computers (Jan. 30, 2019)
Show Notes
Modern access technologies make careers that rely on the use of computers particularly amenable to people with vision impairments. Still, there are challenges that one must overcome. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Florian Beijers, a blind software developer, about his training, his work, and how he dealt with various challenges as they arose.

1904 Sight Impaired Surfing Champion (Jan. 23, 2019)
Show Notes
Despite being totally blind, Joshua Loya engages in many extreme sports. This week hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Joshua, who is a US Sight Impaired Surfing Champion, about how he got into surfing, the mechanics of surfing as a blind individual, how he works with his sighted coach, and his passion for succeeding in such sports.

1903 Advances in Digital Accessibility (Jan. 16, 2019)
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Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Larry Lewis about his new role as director of channel sales and strategic partnerships for the Paciello Group, after many years running Flying Blind. We talk about the importance of accessibility and learn about some of the tools and resources available from the Paciello Group to assist with creating accessible designs.

1902 Lighting Up the Night (Jan. 9, 2019)
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Debby Marchena is blind and uses a white cane to get around town. One evening, while crossing the street, she was struck by a car. The driver of the car had not seen the cane in the darkness. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Debby about her experience and her quest to develop and market a lighted cane to avoid such problems in the future.

1901 That All May Read (Jan. 2, 2019)
Show Notes
The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) provides free audio and Braille reading material to people with any reading disability. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Karen Keninger, director of the NLS, about the service, who qualifies, and what exciting changes patrons can expect in the next few years. © 2011 - 2019 by Eyes On Success Productions