ACB Sunday Edition
November 20, 2022

Sunday Edition for November 20, 2022 - The Audio Description Gala

Episode Notes

Get to know the hosts and the team behind the scenes. 

This week is all about the Audio Description Gala. Kim and Carl return to Sunday Edition to spill a few secrets, walk us through the planning process and we will discuss the importance of advocacy and how the gala will bring even more visibility to Audio Description  Matt Ater Joins us with his take on the all important work of the ADP and the significance of the Gala.

President Dan Spoone will be joining us in the First hour as we celebrate the second annual Gala and look forward to the show, the fundraising and the world seeing and hearing just exactly why ACB is the Leading voice in Audio Description. 

In our second hour: Thomas Reid and Nefertiti Olivares Join us to talk about recording at 30 rock, hosting the Gala and they will fill us in on some of their other projects, and of course there will be time for Audience questions.

November 6, 2022

Sunday Edition for November 06, 2022 - Coaching, Tapping, and Resolutions, Oh My!

Episode Notes

Important announcements from Ardis Bazyn, Member at the MIC and Debbie Grubb in association with BPI

This week Sunday Edition welcomes Gabriel and Teresa in our first hour to talk about Life Coaching models and methods as well as tapping, and other holistic endeavors. Relationships, intimacy and prepping for Job Seeking or starting a new job. How can coaching help you bring out the best of YOU!

How can you “Be Your own Beacon”?

Then in our second hour Paul Edwards brings his often cheeky personality to present how to craft a good resolution and the do’s and don’ts of the process. He will utilize his extensive knowledge and his great personality to walk us through the process and answer all our questions.

Questions or comments for the show can be sent to: [email protected]

October 30, 2022

Sunday Edition for October 31, 2022 - Spooky Kooky Halloween!

Episode Notes

Anthony is taking a well deserved break this week and in his place we have Andrea DeKlotz and Byron Lee guest hosting Sunday Edition.

In the first hour we hear from Ardis Bazyn, president of Independent Visually Impaired Entrepreneurs (IVIE) about their Virtual Expo. We then discuss our favorite Halloween memories. We also get to hear a segment from a spooky story written by Eris Young who is a multi-genre writer known for their debut book They/Them/Their: A Guide to Nonbinary & Genderqueer Identities. Their books are available on BARD and Bookshare.

In the second hour, Rachel Schroeder joins us to discuss her her career as an assistive technology specialist and board member of ACB.

We also chat with Don Katz about being a blind potter. We discuss his transition into blindness and his process as an artist.

Thank you to Anthony Corona for allowing us to take over Sunday Edition. It was an experience we will not forget!

October 23, 2022

The Sunday Edition for October 23, 2022 - The Sheila Show

Episode Notes

Anthony will be traveling this week. Hostess with the mostess, Sheila Young, will helm the Sunday brunch! Karen Blachoowiz brings her perspective and her friends, Randall and Scott Eggen current president of RSVA to talk about being a vendor and the RSVA affiliate. Margie Donovan, Becky Davidson, and Ron Brooks will lead a discussion on Guide Dog Denials and ride share services. We as ACB Members need to continue our fierce advocacy in this arena. These 3 subject matter experts have a lot to share with us, and they want to hear from you!

GDUI’s Advocacy Committee, officers and board are actively working to bring the issue of ride-share denials of service to guide dog users, to the attention of the U. S. Department of Justice. To become more involved in this advocacy effort, to ask questions, or share information, please contact the committee at this address:

[email protected], or call GDUI’s toll-free number, 866.799.8436.

October 16, 2022

Sunday Edition for October 16, 2022 - Employment

Episode Notes

Employment is always a hot topic for our community. We have gathered a few experts to discuss how to raise awareness of the Blind and Low Vision work force, and the caliber and quality we offer to employers. We will talk about how to reference tech during interviews and conversations; benefits employers receive when hiring from our community; and so much more. Please join us for this important conversation.

October 9, 2022

Sunday Edition for October 09, 2022 - Florida Vision & Sighted Guiding Tips

Episode Notes

This week Anthony talks with Jose Cintron from Florida Reading about the new Envision Glasses, AIRA has recently been added as another feature that blind customers can leverage. Rosina Foster will teach us some tips and tricks to help guide your AIRA agent so you have the best experience possible. Jose will also demonstrate a new Brailliant BI 40X braille display, StellarTrek, and the Habel One controller for smartphones and tablets.

October 2, 2022

Sunday Edition for October 02, 2022 - Hispanic Heritage Month

Episode Notes

Leslie Spoone will provide auction updates. Barbara Salisbury will preview the upcoming Indiana/Ohio state Convention. Gabriel Lopez Kafati, Chair of the Hispanic Subcommittee, will celebrate, educate, and bring all of the unique flavors of the Hispanic culture for Hispanic Heritage Month.

September 18, 2022

Sunday Edition for September 18, 2022 - Frank Welte and Kolby Garrison

Episode Notes

Anthony speaks with ACB members, Frank Welte and Kolby Garrison. Frank lives in California and has served in a variety of ACB roles at the state and national level. Kolby lives in North Carolina and is ACB’s Membership Services Administrative Assistant. Learn all about these two dynamic individuals.

September 11, 2022

Sunday Edition for September 11, 2022 - Remembering 9/11

Episode Notes

Remember 911 and discuss other topics that affect our community.

September 4, 2022

Sunday Edition for September 4, 2022 - Kim Charlson and Annie Chiappetta

Episode Notes

Anthony speaks with Kim Charlson about the distinguished achievement award she recently received from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Artts for Excellence in Accessibility Leadership. Kim is ACB’s immediate past president and works tirelessly to advocate for people who are blind. Annie Chiappetta will talk about her book, Hope for the Tarnished. When not writing, Annie enjoys promoting disability awareness.