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 - 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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Sound Prints - November 6, 2016

ACB history of building coalitions; meet the American Council of Blind Lions; the new Uber app

Key Words: 
coalition, uber, blind lions, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - October 28, 2016

Cold or flu?? You decide; Dave Wilkinson from HIMS on braille, magnification and other products to be shown at the Kentucky Council of the Blind 2016 convention; segments of a program from October, 2004 with Will Evans and Carla Ruschival on blindness, accessible voting, technology and more, aired in honor of the Will Evans era as part of the 175th Anniversary celebration of the Kentucky School for the Blind

Key Words: 
braille displays, accessible technology, accessible voting, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - October 24, 2016

new books at National Braille Press; what happens at an ACB Board meeting; upcoming Kentucky Council of the Blind convention - a Kentucky Paradise

Key Words: 
braille books, american council of the blind, acb, kentucky council of the blind, kcb
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Sound Prints - October 9, 2016

Meet Zack Coblens, new director of the Kentucky Business Enterprises in the Office for the Blind; memories of how a visually impaired family picked cotton in Arkansas, as told by Margaret Johnson of Paragould, AR

Key Words: 
vending program, picking cotton, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - October 2, 2016

Marrakesh Treaty goes into effect at the United Nations; ACB Radio Holiday Auction - get ready to bid and buy!

Key Words: 
marrakesh treaty, accessible books, holiday auction, acb, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - September 25, 2016

ACB update from Ray and Karyn Campbell; meet Dr. Craig Meador, president of the American Printing House for the Blind; find easy recipes selected from the Sept. 23 roundabout recipe exchange

Key Words: 
easy recipes, acb, aph, american printing house, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - September 18, 2016

Meet Deb Cook Lewis, new member of the ACB Board of Publications; have fun with old electronic games

Key Words: 
acb, accessible games, blindness, visual impairment
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