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 - December 10, 2017

New Able accounts for people on limited incomes; David Trott's banquet speech at the 2017 KCB convention; Michael Cleveland, KSB 1999 graduate, nominated for Grammy

Key Words: 
kcb, acb, able account, low income benefit, michael cleveland, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - December 3, 2017

Play dates from Imagine Blind Players; Bill Hollander and David Trott address the 2017 convention of the Kentucky Council of the Blind; the Accessibilible Cities project from the American Printing House for the Blind; Kentucky Talking Book Library wins KCB Community Service Award; Kim Charlson writes about Roundabout in the ACB E-Forum

Key Words: 
kcb, acb, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - November 26, 2017

Council Christmas parties; ACB Radio Holiday Auction rules and item preview

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kcb, acb, acb radio, holiday auction, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - November 19. 2017

New members of the KCB Board; future of Kentucky services for the blind; preserving photos and old tape recordings

Key Words: 
services for the blind, preserving photos, digitizing tapes, kcb, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - November 12, 2017

New items in the ACB Mini Mall; latest news about the Blindfold Games with Marty Schulz; FireFox accessibility issues, Re-introduction of the Cogswell-Macy Act, brief look at tax reform, and tactile fireworks at Disney

Key Words: 
accessible games, acb, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - November 5, 2017

KCB convention updates; presentation by Lion Jack Lenk, the first totally blind Lions District Governor in the St. Louis area; triplets who are blind receive Boy Scout Eagle awards; GM tests driverless cars; new crosswalk in Iceland; bakery run by the visually impaired

Key Words: 
driverless cars, airport accessibility, eagle scout, jobs, blindness, visually impairement
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Sound Prints - October 29, 2017

Hit a Home Run with KCB at the upcoming 44th annual conference and convention; Eric Bridges, ACB Executive Director, discusses oral testimony submitted in accessible currency case; Penny Reeder, president of Guide Dog Users Inc, discusses problems related to service dogs

Key Words: 
guide dogs, accessible money, kcb convention, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - October 22, 2017

Stipend for KCB convention; new text-reading app; NLS projects will make reading easier; new gene therapy treatment helps people with rare form of RP; web accessibility and the courts; new text-to-braille device under development

Key Words: 
web accessibility, kcb, gene therapy, visual impairment, reading for the blind, blindness
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Sound Prints - October 15, 2017

Excitement is building about the ACB Radio Holiday Auction - interview with Brian Charlson; ACB President Kim Charlson visits the Greater Louisville Council Roundabout and reviews the very latest on how ACB is helping people who are blind and visually impaired

Key Words: 
acb, blindness, visual impairment
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Sound Prints - October 8, 2017

Roby Olympics at KSB; KCB chapter ideas from SAVI in Owensboro; phone and email scams

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kcb, ksb, chapter activities, acb, blindness, visual impairment
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