15 episodes

For nearly two centuries, the Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC) has been supporting blind and partially sighted children, young people, and their families.RSBC Unseen amplifies the voices of the RSBC Youth Forum, a group of young people who want to bring about positive change for other vision impaired young people and raise awareness of vision impairment. Join us and listen to blind and partially sighted young people's real, lived experiences.

RSBC Unseen Royal Society For Blind Children

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For nearly two centuries, the Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC) has been supporting blind and partially sighted children, young people, and their families.RSBC Unseen amplifies the voices of the RSBC Youth Forum, a group of young people who want to bring about positive change for other vision impaired young people and raise awareness of vision impairment. Join us and listen to blind and partially sighted young people's real, lived experiences.

    RSBC Unseen Tech - Episode 15 - Finding Questionable Things with Apple Airtags

    RSBC Unseen Tech - Episode 15 - Finding Questionable Things with Apple Airtags

    Are you constantly losing things?
    Apple has released their long awaited AirTag, an item tracker to help you locate items.
    However, in this month’s Unseen Tech podcast, Alex has ‘found’ some interesting ways that you can possibly use these £30 trackers to help you if you have a visual impairment.
     
    Let us know what other useful ways you can think of using an AirTag!
     
    If you enjoy these demos, please leave us a review, it really helps the podcast grow!

    • 20 min
    RSBC Unseen - Episode 14 - Centre Stage Livestream!

    RSBC Unseen - Episode 14 - Centre Stage Livestream!

    We're doing things a little bit differently this month, with our latest episode being the audio from the RSBC Youth Forum's Facebook livestream to launch our brand new, monthly e-newsletter for children and young people - Centre Stage!

    Join Sally and 6 members of the Youth Forum as they talk about the work they've done during lockdown, the Centre Stage newsletter and why we think it's important, what to expect from it as well as finding out more about the Youth Forum members themselves, one of them is a thrill seeker, find out who!

    To sign up to centre stage please follow this link: https://www.rsbc.org.uk/centre-stage-newsletter/

    Note: Centre Stage is for blind and partially sighted young people aged 8 - 25 years.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    RSBC Unseen - Episode 13 - Accessible Music Creation on the Mac

    RSBC Unseen - Episode 13 - Accessible Music Creation on the Mac

    Learn how to make some music with a Mac and Logic Pro in this episode of the Unseen Tech Podcast; where we are joined by special guess pianist Kevin Satizabal.
    Learn what equipment, the setup, and accessible tricks to create music accessibly.
    Do you feel musically creative? Why not join our Creative Project at the RSBC, where you will work with other visually impaired young people to create some amazing music!
    If you have any questions please reach out to me directly alex.man@rsbc.org.uk

    Check out Reaper, the Windows version of Logic, please let us know if you want a podcast recording of this:
    https://reaperaccessibility.com/index.php/Useful_Links_and_Resources

    If you are enjoying the podcast, we will greatly appreciate if you left us a review!

    You can learn more about Kevin by following his Twitter.
    You can try and listen to Alex’s horrible singing on the Wellerman Community Project here
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQ2HbYnlc3s&t=68s

    • 22 min
    RSBC Unseen - Episode 12 - Music to Our Ears

    RSBC Unseen - Episode 12 - Music to Our Ears

    Today our resident musicians from the Youth Forum, Justin and Zenny, are joined by special guest Andre Louis to talk all things music! Braille sheet music, youtube, getting started, tools and equipment playing music whilst VI, going in the studio, they've got it all covered.

    if you have any questions for the Youth Forum, please send them to - sally.carpenter@rsbc.org.uk

    • 1 hr 1 min
    RSBC Unseen Tech Edition - Episode 11 - Tracking Your Fitness

    RSBC Unseen Tech Edition - Episode 11 - Tracking Your Fitness

    Alex is back with another Tech episode of RSBC Unseen! Today he talks about apps and tech around sports and fitness, including equipment, watches and more. 

    Have any burning Tech questions? Send them our way and Alex will answer them on the next episode!

    • 17 min
    RSBC Unseen - Episode 10 - Game, Set, Match!

    RSBC Unseen - Episode 10 - Game, Set, Match!

    This time Kaya and Charlotte speak to special guest Sally, who works for RSBC and helps out the Youth Forum, about all things sports! We talk about tennis, boccia, goal ball, trampolining, running and even wrestling! We talk about adapting sports and how you can get involved as a young VI person. 

    Do you have a question for the Youth Forum? Send it to us and we'll answer it next time on RSBC Unseen!

    • 41 min

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