Blind

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This time on The Tactile Traveler, hear about research to make it easier and safer for people who are blind to cross intersections. Also: how to prevent skiing eye injuries, blind skateboarding, how to go on a cruise without gaining weight, and housebreaking guide horses.

Shelly

This month on The Tactile Traveler, blind reporter Nick Isenberg explores an app for blind bus riders, guide horses, smart phone voiceover tips, and dinner in the dark.


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In this episode host Nick Isenberg explains how being blind can create posture problems and takes a trip to a botanic garden. We learn where to get your first white cain and take a trip to a botanic garden, and how to get your dog to wear booties. Jason Strother shares an update on getting out of riots or demonstrations you don’t want to be in, and we find out how to keep your medicine organized both when you travel and at home.

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Every election is a challenge for blind, vision-impaired, and disabled voters to keep their voting preferences confidential. The Tactile Traveler’s Nick Isenberg spoke with Curtis Chong, voting rights spokesperson for the National Federation of the Blind of Colorado, to find out how this is changing in 2020.

The Tactile Traveler host NIck Isenberg explores how blind and low vision people can protect themselves from the rapidly increasing numbers of bicycles taking over big cities. Free directory assistance for those who their cell phone’s screen. A blind reporter how has figured out how to do his job which requires lots of travel. This episode also covers wide angle cameras, making face masks more comfortable, a very unusual tip for white cains, and how to fly right through Friday the 13th.

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Because of the world wide reaction to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Memorial day, this entire program is guide on what to do if you are at the wrong place at the wrong time and find yourself in the middle of a demonstration or riot that you don’t want to be in. It also provides suggestions if you are in a demonstration by choice. You can find a link to the show's full transcript by clicking the headline.

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On this month's program we explore social distancing when you can't see six feet, or even at all, Philly Touch Tours, guide dog assembly lines and much, much more. You can find a link to the show's full transcript by clicking the headline.