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 - July 23, 2017

Doug Powell, new member of the ACB Board, shares unusual jobs from his past, experiences as a triathlete and more; Brian Charlson, Director of Technology at the Carroll Center in Boston, introduces AIRA, a service to help read and navigate your environment

Key Words: 
jobs, accessible technology, aira, acb, blindness, visualy impairment
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Sound Prints - July 16, 2017

Meet David Trott, ACB's new Treasurer; easy dump dinners from a Kindle book; great news for TV fans, a new free iPhone app that can read to you, and more

Key Words: 
accessible app, acb, easy recipes, audio description, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - July 9, 2017

Kentucky School for the Blind 2017 Alumni Reunion information; preview Bards and Storytellers at the Printing House with Kathy and Tom Arnold; ACB election montage

Key Words: 
kentucky school for the blind, american printing house for the blind, acb, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - June, 25, 2017

2017 ACB convention broadcast schedule on ACB Radio; meet Cora McNabb, acting director of the Kentucky Office for the Blind; looking back at the first season for the Imagine Blind Players theater troupe, and looking ahead to the next performance

Key Words: 
acb convention, kentucky office for the blind, blind actors, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - June 18, 2017

Meet the Orbit Reader 20 - it's almost here! Update on Newsline; legislative victories in Texas and Tennessee; blind seamstresses sew designer gowns

Key Words: 
braille display, orbit reader, newsline, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - June 11, 2017

Amazon Prime now very affordable for folks on limited incomes; Amazon Prime benefits; new products at the Mini Mall

Key Words: 
amazon prime, acb, mini mall, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - June 4, 2017

New scholarships, OFB KBE director retires; demo of articles read by VoiceOver; meet the 2017 ACB First-Timers and Leadership Fellows; your input requested and settlement concerning audio description and theaters; driverless vehicles and accessibility for people with disabilities

Key Words: 
audio description, driverless cars, acb, scholarships, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - May 28, 2017

Window-Eyes to JAWS webinar information; demo of Galaxy barcode reader; demo of ScripTalk, a solution for identifying medications; sound bytes from the 2017 graduation at the Kentucky School for the Blind; music fund at Roundabout

Key Words: 
accessible prescriptions, talking labels, screen readers, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - May 21, 2017

Presentation of the Paul J. Langan Distinguished Service Award from the Kentucky School for the Blind; overview of technology sessions from Microsoft, Google, Charter Communications, Sprint and more at the upcoming convention of the American Council of the Blind in Reno/Sparks, NV

Key Words: 
acb conference, acb convention, langan award, accessible technology, blindness, visual impairment
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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

Key Words: 
Sound Prints, ksb, kentucky school for the Blind, blindness, visual impairment
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