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 - February 26, 2017

audio description awards; gardening - a hobby for people with low vision; Supreme Court decision - guide dogs can go to school; books on technology; calendar of events

Key Words: 
audio description, gardening, hobbies, technology, guide dogs
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Sound Prints - February 12, 2017

Become an ACB Leadership Fellow at the 2017 ACB Conference and Convention in Reno; new low vision group in Kentucky; accessible TV and solving issues with structured negotiations; upcoming events

Key Words: 
leadership training, accessibility, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - February 5, 2017

Facebook enhances picture descriptions; 175th anniversary and essay contest at the Kentucky School for the Blind; sneak peek at the 2017 ACB national conference and convention in Reno; demo of Pandora, TuneIn and iHeartMedia on Alexa; calendar of events

Key Words: 
alexa, kentucky school for the blind, acb convention, blindness, visual impairment
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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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