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RNIB Connect Radio is the UK radio station for blind and partially sighted people to find out what is happening in the community. You can also contribute and share your stories by emailing radio@rnib.org.uk (mailto:radio@rnib.org.uk). Get involved and join the conversation.

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RNIB Connect Radio is the UK radio station for blind and partially sighted people to find out what is happening in the community. You can also contribute and share your stories by emailing radio@rnib.org.uk (mailto:radio@rnib.org.uk). Get involved and join the conversation.

    340: Sight Loss On The Agenda For US Senators.

    340: Sight Loss On The Agenda For US Senators.

    Each year the National Federation of the Blind, in the USA, takes hundreds of it's members to Washington DC to meet their Senators.
    The event places blind and partially sighted people face to face with their elected representatives, so they can speak, directly, about issues that are important to them on a daily basis.
    RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell spoke to Chris Danielsen, PR Director for the charity, to learn more about the event, it's goals and it's successes.
    www.nfb.org (http://www.nfb.org/)
    #RNIBConnect
    Image: The Capitol Building in Washington DC.

    • 9 min
    339: How Does Radiation Fight Eye Cancer?

    339: How Does Radiation Fight Eye Cancer?

    Each month RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell speaks with Rob Appleby, Chris Edmunds and Robyn Watson to take the white coat off science and learn more about a world that's opening up, educationally and vocationally, to blind and partially sighted people.
    This month we learn how we can control radiation and how it can be used to treat eye cancer.
    #RNIBConnect

    • 9 min
    338: Get Involved With RNIB’s Connect Voices

    338: Get Involved With RNIB’s Connect Voices

    Charity RNIB wants you to get involved!
    One of RNIB’s key values is being ‘led by people with sight loss’ and their initiative Connect Voices is allowing people living with sight loss to get involved with the work RNIB does.  
    We spoke with Charlotte Jones, National Involvement Coordinator with RNIB and RNIB service user Ross Meegan about Connect Voices and why it’s important to get involved.
    Charlotte and Ross spoke with RNIB Connect Radio’s Simon Pauley. 
    To get involved call the RNIB helpline 0303 123 9999 or visit: www.rnib.org.uk/rnibconnect/connect-voices 

    • 9 min
    A View On Access - Aladdin

    A View On Access - Aladdin

    A reflection of the Milton Keynes Theatre during the audio described performance and touch tour of Aladdin.
     
     A View on Access is written , presented and produced by Tim Calvert of Calvert Creative Concepts for the Audio Description Association and RNIB Connect Radio. For more information, to feedback or to get involved email aviewonaccess@gmail.com (mailto:aviewonaccess@gmail.com) . For info on futue AD Performances visit vocaleyes.co.uk 

    • 8 min
    337: International Volunteering Opportunities For Visually Impaired People.

    337: International Volunteering Opportunities For Visually Impaired People.

    At some point in our lives, many of us will think about volunteering for a variety of reasons.
    Volunteer Services Overseas works in many of the world's poorest areas and strives, with it's volunteers, to make a positive impact.
    The charity offers places to blind and partially sighted young people, with funding provided, to help build new skills while allowing them to show their abilities, strengths and personality.
    RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell spoke to Emma Guilfoyle, VSO, and Mahomed Khatri, a blind volunteer, to learn more about the work and how people can get involved.
    www.vsointernational.org (http://www.vsointernational.org/)
    #RNIBConnect

    • 9 min
    336: RNIB launches Code Jumper in the UK

    336: RNIB launches Code Jumper in the UK

    The RNIB are always looking for ways to make tech more accessible, we sent RNIB Connect Radio’s Basil Oxtoby to find out more about their latest educational tool.
    [Image shows code jumper pieces, a laptop with code on the screen, and the code jumper logo]

    • 10 min

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