20 episodes

Enabled is a weekly program designed to help you be confident in saying “I can!” The program takes a deep look into services, products and issues affecting people with vision loss. Topics are broad in scope, covering such things as adaptive technology; preferred language; election rights; audio description; vision loss & art history; visual hallucinations; the latest information & research on eye disease and even daily living products that can make your life easier.

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Enabled is a weekly program designed to help you be confident in saying “I can!” The program takes a deep look into services, products and issues affecting people with vision loss. Topics are broad in scope, covering such things as adaptive technology; preferred language; election rights; audio description; vision loss & art history; visual hallucinations; the latest information & research on eye disease and even daily living products that can make your life easier.

    Enabled #2009: Fourth Nerve Palsy & Pneumatic Retinopexy, 2/24/20

    Enabled #2009: Fourth Nerve Palsy & Pneumatic Retinopexy, 2/24/20

    The first half of this week's program will explore Fourth Nerve Palsy and the second half of the program will explore pneumatic retinopexy, the treatment for a retinal detachment as experienced by a familiar celebrity.

    • 28 min
    Enabled #2008: More Retina Talk - Retinitis Pigmentosa, 02/17/20

    Enabled #2008: More Retina Talk - Retinitis Pigmentosa, 02/17/20

    In this week's program, you will hear additional information about rare genetic retinal diseases. The emphasis will be on retinitis pigmentosa and will explore several of its various, sight-robbing forms.

    • 27 min
    Enabled #2007: An Array of Retinal Diseases, 02/10/20

    Enabled #2007: An Array of Retinal Diseases, 02/10/20

    There are many retinal diseases that you are probably familiar with like macular degeneration and retinal detachments. So you won’t hear a lot about those two in this program. Instead, I will bring you information about two much less common retinal diseases: diabetic retinopathy and choroideremia.

    • 28 min
    Enabled #2006: Sports Heroes, 02/03/20

    Enabled #2006: Sports Heroes, 02/03/20

    This program will bring you profiles of sports heroes who are blind. The profiles will include a rucker, a cross fit enthusiast, an ice hockey player and a golfer. There will be a great dog story, too.

    • 28 min
    Enabled #2005: Education for Students who are Blind, 01/27/20

    Enabled #2005: Education for Students who are Blind, 01/27/20

    Education tends to take on different forms for different people, and that’s what should happen. In this program you’ll hear about a teenager who can’t drive, high school students who wanted to bowl, a computer program to help college students compose music, resource libraries for all and even a scholarship deadline.

    • 28 min
    Enabled #2004: Lions Clubs International, 01/20/20

    Enabled #2004: Lions Clubs International, 01/20/20

    Your local Lions Club – you probably know about them because they collect old eye glasses. They do so much more! You’ll hear all about the Lions Clubs International in this program.

    • 27 min

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