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 - April 24, 2016

Industrial tour of Louisville with Mike Hudson, director of the American Printing House for the Blind Museum; the low-cost braille display with Larry Skutchan from the Printing House; independent living services with Gay Pannell, Kentucky Office for the Blind

Key Words: 
louisville history, braille display, low vision services, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - April 17, 2016

Netflix and ACB expand audio description; new tactile books for blind children from Seedlings; driverless cars in our future

Key Words: 
audio description, driverless cars, tactile books, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - April 10, 2016

Support the Kentucky E-Racers in the ACB 2016 walk; participate in a national call-in day to support better education for blind and deaf children; explore the hobby of soapmaking; find out about great tours at the 2016 ACB convention

Key Words: 
hobbies for the blind, acb convention, education of blind children, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - April 3, 2016

new accessible technology announced at CSUN - report from Jeff Bishop, member, ACB Board of Directors; Support Alliance of the Visually Impaired (SAVI), KCB's Owensboro chapter; proposed changes in video description on TV and more

Key Words: 
accessible technology, braille displays, Amazon echo, video description, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - March 27, 2016

The land of "over there"; the new Braille Touch from Humanware; KCB chapter spotlight on Guide Dog Users of Kentucky

Key Words: 
technology, braille notetakers, guide dogs, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - March 20, 2016

Agriculture yesterday, today and tomorrow; economic implications of growing and processing industrial hemp; art contest at the American Printing House for the Blind

Key Words: 
Kentucky agriculture, art contest, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - March 13, 2016

Diabetes care and tips from a Diabetes Educator; most popular dog breeds over the past 100 years

Key Words: 
diabetes, favorite dogs, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - March 6, 2016

Report from ACB Midyear meetings; presentation by J. Andrew White on the Civil War in Kentucky

Key Words: 
acb, civil war, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - February 28, 2016

Your County Court Clerk in action; Blindfold Games for the iPhone and iPad

Key Words: 
accessible games, county court clerk, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - February 21, 2016

Talking prescription labels at Rite-Aid; Bluegrass Council expands; Diane Croft retires from National Braille Press; driverless cars

Key Words: 
talking labels, braille, blindness, visual impairment
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