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 - January 29, 2017

new phone scam and top scams from 2016; author Lynne Raimondo and the Library Users of America (LUA); new cooking activities from the Greater Louisville Council of the Blind and easy recipes; accessible forms and publications from the IRS; the Sound Prints calendar.

Key Words: 
accessible tax information, scams, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - January 22, 2017

Jobs for blind people at the US Census Bureau; new low vision group forming in Kentucky; memories of Talking Book narrator Milton Metz

Key Words: 
jobs, low vision, milton metz, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - January 15, 2017

Announcements about scholarships, audio description of inauguration day, and passing of Talking Book narrator Milton Metz; Alexa vs. Siri with Brian Charlson; calendar of events

Key Words: 
audio description, scholarships, alexa, siri, accessible technology blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - January 8, 2017

How to apply for 2017-2018 ACB and CCLVI scholarships; app updates; meet Tristan Parsons, Interim Principal at the Kentucky School for the Blind; new rules for accessible TV set-top boxes and controls; the Sound Prints calendar

Key Words: 
scholarships, accessible apps, kentucky school for the blind, accessible tv
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Sound Prints - December 25, 2016

2016 in review, a look ahead to the new year, and holiday wishes with guests Kim Charlson, President of the American Council of the Blind, and representatives of the seven chapters of the Kentucky Council of the Blind.

Key Words: 
ACB, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - December 18, 2016

Eric Bridges discusses ACB accomplishments in 2016 and looks ahead to 2017 and the new Trump administration; tips for using essential oils around the house

Key Words: 
acb, household tips, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - December 4, 2016

A book by students at the Kentucky School for the Blind; KCB 2016 awards; Santa visits the Christmas with the Council celebration

Key Words: 
blind authors, kentucky school for the blind, christmas party, awards, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - November 27, 2016

Holiday announcements, news about the ACB Monthly Monetary Support Program and a chance to win a great prize, and details and a list of the 70 items up for bid in the ACB Radio Holiday Auction on Sunday, December 4, 2016

Key Words: 
acb, holiday auction, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - November 20, 2016

The NLS program with Barbara Penigor, Director, Kentucky Talking Book Library; John Proffitt, Herman Meyer and Son Funeral Home, on laws, misconceptions and practices related to funeral planning

Key Words: 
talking books, funeral planning, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - November 13, 2016

Kentucky Council of the Blind convention highlights; Medicare and Medicaid updates for 2017; Jeff Bishop on being involved in ACB - convention banquet address; impromptu commercial contest - fun at the auction

Key Words: 
medicare, acb, blindness, visual impairment
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