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 - May 14, 2017

Sound Prints 15th anniversary - a look back; the Kentucky School for the Blind celebrates 175 years; Countdown to 175 Essay Contest winners

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Sound Prints, ksb, kentucky school for the Blind, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - May 7, 2017

Lyft guide dog policy; more visual impairment among children; successful fundraiser from the Alabama Council of the Blind; more accessibility for airline passengers; VFO acquires another company

Key Words: 
accessibility, guide dogs, visual impairment, blindness, fundraising
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Sound Prints - April 30, 2017

Imagine Blind Players Theater Troupe with Darren Harbour; new ways to listen to ACB Radio with Jeff Bishop; tips for raising money for the 2017 ACB Walk and the Kentucky e-Racers team

Key Words: 
acb radio, blind actors, acb walk, blindness, low vision, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - April 23, 2017

Continuing saga of accessible online audio and video from University of California Berkeley; interview with Allison Flanagan, retiring Director of Kentucky Office for the Blind; new scholarships, VFO tech sessions at the 2017 ACB convention, runner uses technology as a guide in Boston Marathon, and proposed law in Texas related to service and guide dogs

Key Words: 
guide dogs, services for the blind, on-line accessibility, scholarships, accessible technology, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - April 16, 2017

Cooking with Bill Deatherage, new principal at KSB, personnel changes at OFB and OVR, visually impaired runners in the Boston Marathon, web inaccessibility with Vint Cerf and more

Key Words: 
cooking, hobbies, accessibility, kentucky school for the blind, kentucky office for the blind, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - April 9, 2017

Articles and announcements from around ACB; 175th anniversary Founders' Day dinner at the Kentucky School for the Blind; Seeing Eye puppies at the Newark airport, a special project at the Kentucky School for the Blind, and an art exhibit of paintings by artists with low vision

Key Words: 
acb, ksb, low vision, guide dogs, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - April 2, 2017

Events at the American Printing House for the Blind museum; free eye screenings for service and guide dogs; cooking with the senses; a new low vision chapter in KCB

Key Words: 
guide dogs, low vision, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - March 26, 2017

Blind and low vision customers can't order food at new high-tech restaurants; court cases against inaccessible high-tech restaurant and vending machines; Supreme Court decision helps disabled students; technology industry for the disabled expected to mushroom in the coming years

Key Words: 
accessibility, blindness, low vision, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - March 19, 2017

resources for accessible on-line books, including Kindle and Kindle app; American Printing House for the Blind Braille Reader's Theater; UC Berkeley decides to remove free video and audio from iTunes U rather than make files accessible

Key Words: 
aph, accessible books on-line, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - March 12, 2017

Cooking with an air fryer; legislation and advocacy in 2017; First-timer and Leadership Fellows Awards available for the 2017 ACB Conference and Convention in Reno

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air fryer, advocacy, first-timer award, leadership award, blindness, visual impairment
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