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American Printing House has a big goal: a future that belongs to everyone. For more than 160 years APH has created products that provide access for people who are blind or low vision. To create a world that welcomes everyone, we know it's going to take a lot of change makers. Join us as we highlight the people who are making the biggest difference in our field. We'll talk to everyone from CEOs to students. Know someone we should highlight? Email communications@aph.org.

Change Makers: A Podcast from APH American Printing House

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American Printing House has a big goal: a future that belongs to everyone. For more than 160 years APH has created products that provide access for people who are blind or low vision. To create a world that welcomes everyone, we know it's going to take a lot of change makers. Join us as we highlight the people who are making the biggest difference in our field. We'll talk to everyone from CEOs to students. Know someone we should highlight? Email communications@aph.org.

    Canes vs. Guide Dogs

    Canes vs. Guide Dogs

    On this episode of Change Makers, we’ll talk about the pros and cons of having a cane vs guide dog, learn how guide dogs are trained and speak with a guide dog owner about her experience. We’ll also preview our upcoming Annual Meeting.

    On this Podcast (In Order of Appearance)
    Jeff Fox (Narrator)Sara Brown, APH Public Relations ManagerKevin McCormack, Orientation and Mobility Specialist and Assistive Technology Consultant for the State of KentuckyLeslie Hoskins, Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist and the Outreach Services and Community Engagement Manager at Leader Dogs for the BlindJessica Minneci, APH Communication AssociateAdditional Links 
    Leader Dogs for the BlindTaking the Lead PodcastTactile Town: 3-D O&M KitAccessible Code and Go MouseCodeQuest (iPad App)Crossings with No Traffic ControlAPH Annual Meeting

    • 51 min
    InSights Art 2022

    InSights Art 2022

    On this episode of Change Makers, we're previewing the upcoming InSights Arts competition. We'll learn more about the program and speak to an artist. Then hear about the upcoming Helen Keller Symposium.

    Podcast Participants (In Order of Appearance)
    Jack Fox, NarratorSara Brown, APH Public Relations ManagerMeg Outland, APH Visitors services and InSights Art CoordinatorKylie Sykes, InSights ArtistAdditional Links
    InSights ArtHidden Legacies of Helen Keller: A Symposium

    • 18 min
    Ensuring Success for Your Child

    Ensuring Success for Your Child

    On this episode of Change Makers, learn about the ways you can ensure success for your child. Back to school season is underway and now's the time people start to wonder what they can do to make sure their child has a great start. Hear about an upcoming Helen Keller symposium and get the latest news and information with JAWS and ZoomText with Partners with Paul.

    On This Podcast (In Order of Appearance)
    Jeff Fox, NarratorSara Brown, Host and APH Public Relations ManagerOlaya Landa-Vialard, APH ConnectCenter DirectorMicheal Hudson, APH Museum DirectorPaul Ferrara, APH Communications Accessibility EditorMike Wood, Vispero  Strategic Accounts Manager Education
    Additional Links
    ConnectCenterKnowing What to Advocate for in an Individualized Education Program (IEP) - Home - FamilyConnectVISTAS Homework HotlineHidden Legacies of Helen Keller - A SymposiumJAWS and ZoomText Now Available for Sale through the APH Website!Teaching Resources - Freedom ScientificFreedom Scientific - K-12 Student of the Month ProgramEmail APH Customer Support

    • 46 min
    APH Huntington

    APH Huntington

    On this episode of Change Makers, we’re learning about APH Huntington. Listen about the service it provides and the impact that it makes.

    On This Episode (In Order of Appearance) 
    Jeff Fox, NarratorSara Brown, APH Public Relations ManagerLee Huffman, APH Huntington, Senior Strategist, Accessible Technology and Community OutreachAdditional Links
    APH Huntington: Accessible Tech Initiatives in West Virginia

    • 26 min
    Sneak Peek at Future APH Products

    Sneak Peek at Future APH Products

    On this episode of Change Makers, we’re getting a sneak peek at a few upcoming APH products that will be available for purchase in the coming months.

    On this Episode (In Order of Appearance)
    Jeff Fox, NarratorSara Brown, APH Public Relations ManagerJoe Hodge, APH Technical Product ManagerTyler Maddox, APH Technical Innovations Product ManagerGreg Stilson, APH Head of Global Technology InnovationDonna McClure-Rogers, APH Early Childhood Product ManagerDilip Ramesh, Thinkerbell Lab’s co-founder and CEOSanskriti Dawle, Thinkerbell Lab’s co-founder and CEOAdditional Links
    Polly WaitlistJack Hartman Songs: Braille Alphabet  Braille Alphabet WordsignsCustomer Service

    • 53 min
    National Prison Braille Network

    National Prison Braille Network

    On this episode of Change Makers, learn about the National Prison Braille Network.

    Participants (In Order of Appearance)
    Jeff Fox, NarratorSara Brown, APH Public Relations ManagerJayma Hawkins, APH National Prison braille Network, Senior DirectorPaul Schroeder, APH Vice President of Impact and OutreachNancy Motherseale,  EOT, Braille Coordinator for Aging and Disability Services, Bureau of Education Services for the Blind in Connecticut Anne Saint,  Sales and Marketing Manager for Connecticut's Correctional Enterprises Additional Links
    National Prison Braille NetworkLouie Database

    • 36 min

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