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Let \'Talking Vision\' be your national radio reference on blindness and low vision. On this weekly radio program you can hear: • Discussion of issues relating to blindness and low vision • Stories of inspiration and achievement from people living with vision loss • How one can access services from Vision Australia • How one can become involved in assisting Vision Australia to \'make a difference\' for people who are blind or have low vision We welcome your comments and suggestions. Please email talkingvision@visionaustralia.org

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Let \'Talking Vision\' be your national radio reference on blindness and low vision. On this weekly radio program you can hear: • Discussion of issues relating to blindness and low vision • Stories of inspiration and achievement from people living with vision loss • How one can access services from Vision Australia • How one can become involved in assisting Vision Australia to \'make a difference\' for people who are blind or have low vision We welcome your comments and suggestions. Please email talkingvision@visionaustralia.org

    Talking Vision Episode 534

    Talking Vision Episode 534

    We speak with Associate Professor Lyndell Lim from the Centre for Eye Research Australia about new research into diabetic retinopathy and the ways in which people with diabetes can maintain eye health.
     
    Also on the program, we hear about an exciting new social inclusion program from Vision Australia including online workshops in creative writing and English conversation.
     
    Plus we have an audio guide to putting on a mask safely and efficiently.

    • 28 min
    Talking Vision Episode 533

    Talking Vision Episode 533

    • 27 min
    Talking Vision Episode 532

    Talking Vision Episode 532

    We hear from a couple of listeners and their reviews and recommendations on the newly arrived audio description services on free-to-air television.
    Also on the program, the National Music Therapy Research Unit at the University of Melbourne is running online programs for music loving people with disabilities. We chat with Dr Katrina Skewes McFerran about the program and the transformative power of music.

    • 28 min
    Talking Vision Episode 531

    Talking Vision Episode 531

    Seeking employment during a pandemic may seem like mission impossible. Vision Australia’s Pre-Employment Coordinator, Belinda Wilson, says it’s a good opportunity to strengthen those skills that employees will want in the future. She’s is in conversation with Tess Herbert to explain what those skill are and also what the future of employment might look like.
    Also on the program – what do we need at this time? A bit of light entertainment and some fun while raising awareness. Seeing Eye Dogs is hosting the Puppy Games which will see puppy dogs who are in training take part in a series of challenges. We chat with Puppy Development Trainer, Paige, about the games
    And Frances Keyland is on the show with Reader Recommended.

    • 27 min
    Talking Vision Episode 530

    Talking Vision Episode 530

    Blind news reader and journalist, Nas Campanella recently moved into the newly recreated Disability Affairs role with the ABC. We chat with her about what it means for people with disability to have media representation, the progression of her own career and what advice she might have for a young blind person considering a career as a journalist. 
    Also on the program, Vision Australia is calling for nominations for its annual awards and we catch up with CEO Ron Hooten on how to nominate someone and the important role the awards play within the blindness and low vision community.
    And, Frances Keyland presents a Reader Recommended.

    • 27 min
    Talking Vision Episode 529

    Talking Vision Episode 529

    We chat with Dr. Lauren Ayton,  a clinical researcher with Melbourne University and the Centre for Eye Research whose work involves the development of a nation-wide database of Australians with inherited retinal disease (IRD). This research marks an important step toward changing the diagnosis of IRD.
    Also on the program, we have new about audio description finally coming to Australian free-to-air TV and Frances Keyland brings us a fresh new reader recommended.

    • 28 min

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