Sound Prints

Listen to Sound Prints, a weekly audio magazine brought to you by the Kentucky Council of the Blind. Sound Prints covers news, issues, products and resources of interest to blind and visually impaired people. Hosted by KCB Treasurer Carla Ruschival, the magazine features a mix of local, state and national topics, all discussed by a wide range of guests from around the United States. Listen to Sound Prints in one of the following ways:
  • ACB Radio Mainstream at www.acbradio.org or on the phone at 605-475-8130 - Sundays at 10:00 PM Eastern and repeated every other hour through Mondays at 8:00 PM.
  • Central Kentucky Radio Eye - Saturday at 1:00 and 9:00 p.m.; Sunday at 5:00 a.m. CKRE is a radio reading service originating in Lexington and heard throughout central Kentucky and the Louisville area. Find out more about CKRE here.
  • Sound Prints is now available as a podcast from the KCB website. Add kentucky-acb.org/soundprints.xml to your favorite podcast device and you won't miss a single show.
  • Listen any time here on the KCB website by clicking the listen or download link below.
  • Can't listen on the Internet? Do you know someone who would enjoy Sound Prints, but he or she can't use a computer? No problem. Sound Prints is available on audio CD. Just email us at kcb@kentucky-acb.org or call us at 502-895-4598 and we will be happy to mail a copy of the magazine each week, free of charge.
You will need an MP3 compatible player such as Winamp to listen to the magazine on ACB Radio. To listen to the CD edition, you only need a standard CD player that will play any commercial music CD. Listen to the latest magazine here.

Click here to download the latest magazine in MP3 format.

Sound Prints - October 8, 2017

Roby Olympics at KSB; KCB chapter ideas from SAVI in Owensboro; phone and email scams

Key Words: 
kcb, ksb, chapter activities, acb, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - October 1, 2017

New blood glucose meter approved; Blindfold Bop game app for the iPhone demo and a list of Blindfold games; how healthy are those appetizers?

Key Words: 
accessible games, diabetes, blindness, acb, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - September 24, 2017

New videos about iOS 11; Amazon Fire accessibility; Bards and Storytellers program from the American Printing House museum about Mack and Bob, a singing duo from a hundred years ago; a look at the Salvation Army

Key Words: 
iphone, ios 11, amazon fire, accessibility, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - September 17, 2017

Blindfold Bop iPhone app - an accessible game; ACB advocacy and governmental affairs update; new glucose meter, maybe - game changer for blind diabetics; Alexa talks to Cortana

Key Words: 
accessible game, iphone app, advocacy, legislation, diabetes, blind, visually impaired
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Sound Prints - September 10, 2017

Self-driving car legislation passes House; what's ahead in the Senate and what questions face us in the future. Guest speaker is Mark Richert, Director of Public Policy with the American Foundation for the Blind

Key Words: 
self driving cars, autonomous vehicles, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - September 3, 2017

Relive the total eclipse from Nashville; another perspective of the eclipse from Louisville; music trivia chapter activity

Key Words: 
audio description, solar eclipse, acb, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - August 20, 2017

Ron Brooks presents a new parent and families telephone support group from ACB Families; Micheal Hudson, director of the American Printing House for the Blind museum, shares "KSB Secrets: 10 Things You Didn't Know about the Kentucky School for the Blind"

Key Words: 
blind children, blind parents, acb families, kentucky school for the blind, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - August 13, 2017

Learn how to listen to the audio description of the total eclipse with Joel Snyder and Dan Dillon; new Medicare/Medicaid bill explained by Tony Stephens, ACB Director of Advocacy and Governmental Affairs

Key Words: 
eclipse, audio description, medicare bill, medicaid bill, acb, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - August 6, 2017

Reading with the Seeing AI app from Microsoft; Dan Spoone, Part II; Jackie Williams, new Principal at the Kentucky School for the Blind; calendar of events and more

Key Words: 
accessible apps, reading app, acb, ksb, kentucky school for the blind, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - July 30, 2017

Meet Dan Spoone, ACB First Vice President from Orlando, FL; Brian Charlson, Director of Technology at the Carroll Center for the Blind in Boston, talks accessible appliances and cooking gadgets; Calendar of Events

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accessible appliances, acb, american council of the blind, blindness, visual impairment
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