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 7, 2016

Meet Tony Stephens, ACB's new Director of Advocacy and Governmental Affairs; athletic programs at the Kentucky School for the Blind; a new trivia app for the iPhone and iPad

Key Words: 
accessible iphone app, acb advocacy, sports for the blind, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - January 31, 2016

Attend the ACB National Convention as one of 10 DKM First-timers and Leadership Fellows; go international with Sound Prints as we learn about life in Qatar, a small country on the Arabian Sea

Key Words: 
travel, acb first timer award, acb leadership award, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints for January 24, 2016

The ACB Tupperware Party and what ACB does for you with Brian Charlson; new shows on ACB Radio with Debbie Hazelton; and coupons and shopping apps for the iPhone with Debbie Deatherage and Deanna Scoggins

Key Words: 
Kentucky, Blindness, Shopping, Community, News, Magazine
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Sound Prints - January 10, 2016

Make Uber rides smoother and easier for you and your guide dog with these tips and tricks; a new historical acquisition at the American Printing House museum; is our dream of a personal flying vehicle a reality? and much more on this week's Sound Prints.

Key Words: 
Uber, transportation, Louis Braille, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - January 3, 2016

Special library services from the regional talking book library at Perkins School for the Blind; Kim Charlson's banquet address at the KCB 50 Golden Years Conference and Convention

Key Words: 
library services, blindness, visual impairments, American Council of the Blind, ACB
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Sound Prints - December 27, 2015

2015 in review; top two Sound Prints features - Eric Bridges on the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Brian Charlson demonstrating the new Apple Watch

Key Words: 
blindness, visual impairment, apple watch, ada
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Sound Prints - December 20, 2015

News about the Microsoft/ACB partnership on accessible software; a montage of the 2015 ACB Radio Holiday Auction; a touch of Hanukkah; and a recipe for Sad Cake from a recent Greater Louisville Council of the Blind Roundabout

Key Words: 
Microsoft ACB partnership, accessible software, ACB Radio Holiday Auction, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - December 6, 2015

Dr. Craig Meador, Vice President of Education Services at the American Printing House for the Blind, speaks on "Technology's Golden Future" at the KCB 50 Golden Years conference and convention; holiday hilarity and fun at the 4-chapter Christmas with the Council Christmas Party in Louisville

Key Words: 
accessible technology, American Printing House, blind ness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - November 29, 2015

ACB Holiday Auction, Golden Apple iDevices Workshop from the KCB 50 Golden Years convention

Key Words: 
blindness, visual impairment, apple watch, apple music, apple tv
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Sound Prints - November 22, 2015

Non-24 sleep disorder, homeowner's and renter's insurance, Kentucky Assistive Technology Loan program

Key Words: 
blindness, visual impairment, non-24 sleep disorder, homeowner's insurance, assistive technology loan
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