24 episodes

Born from a 10 year friendship, Dani and Josh discuss freedom and independence as persons with albinism and visual impairment, where on the spectrum they are, their life experiences, and what mental, spiritual, and financial freedom means to them. After all, no two people have the same perspectives. You'll laugh, you'll cry, but most of all, they will make you think about your own individual freedom.

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Born from a 10 year friendship, Dani and Josh discuss freedom and independence as persons with albinism and visual impairment, where on the spectrum they are, their life experiences, and what mental, spiritual, and financial freedom means to them. After all, no two people have the same perspectives. You'll laugh, you'll cry, but most of all, they will make you think about your own individual freedom.

    Episode 23 - What Are Soft Skills?

    Episode 23 - What Are Soft Skills?

    You've heard the term "soft skills" used. You've heard it mentioned on an IEP somewhere. What are some real, tangible examples of soft skills? Dani and Josh talk about how these skills help make life easier and how they start us on the path to adapting things to our individual needs. 



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    Check out our other projects: Albinism Up Close   Nine to Freedom


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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode 22 - Blind In The Family

    Episode 22 - Blind In The Family

    Dani and Josh talk about their experiences interacting with family while being on the blindness spectrum and having albinism. They also talk about what possibilities there are and what experiences they've faced that make them want to do better when it comes to the possibility of raising their own respective families. 



    For business inquiries, show suggestions, comments, and more, contact us here:

    info@FreedomUpClose.com

    New! Talk With Us! Be a part of the conversation, or just vent:

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    Visit our website to learn more about us: FreedomUpClose.com

    Check out our other projects: Albinism Up Close   Nine to Freedom


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    • 48 min
    Episode 21 - Blind-isms

    Episode 21 - Blind-isms

    No matter where you are on the blindness spectrum, you use something, do something, squint at something, feel for something, or do something just to adapt and cope. It might be just a tool that you use, or a lifehack that you've just sort of kept to yourself, or it may just be something incredibly funny that you've experienced. Dani and Josh break down their experiences and laugh it up!



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    New! Talk With Us! Be a part of the conversation, or just vent:

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    Visit our website to learn more about us: FreedomUpClose.com

    Check out our other projects: Albinism Up Close   Nine to Freedom


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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Episode 20 - How Smart Is TOO Smart?

    Episode 20 - How Smart Is TOO Smart?

    The future is now! Dani and Josh talk about smart technology and how it plays a part in their every day lives. Josh talks about some possible other aspirations towards his own house, plus how much technology is too much for one home?



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    New! Talk With Us! Be a part of the conversation, or just vent:

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    Visit our website to learn more about us: FreedomUpClose.com

    Check out our other projects: Albinism Up Close   Nine to Freedom


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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Episode 19 - Canes and trains and rideshares, oh my!

    Episode 19 - Canes and trains and rideshares, oh my!

    Dani and Josh talk about their experiences traveling around their own communities while being visually impaired, plus Josh shares a story about renewing his driver's license at the DMV as a bioptic driver, and more fun and laughs!



    For business inquiries, show suggestions, comments, and more, contact us here:

    info@FreedomUpClose.com

    New! Talk With Us! Be a part of the conversation, or just vent:

    talkwithus@FreedomUpClose.com  

    Visit our website to learn more about us: FreedomUpClose.com

    Check out our other projects: Albinism Up Close   Nine to Freedom


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    Episode 18 - Becoming An Entrepreneur

    Episode 18 - Becoming An Entrepreneur

    What goes into becoming an entrepreneur? How has the internet played a part in owning your own business? Dani and Josh crack the mics for the very first time since our new years episode to talk about what it takes to start your own business AND how technology has revolutionized how you can do just that!



    For business inquiries, show suggestions, comments, and more, contact us here:

    info@FreedomUpClose.com

    New! Talk With Us! Be a part of the conversation, or just vent:

    talkwithus@FreedomUpClose.com  

    Visit our website to learn more about us: FreedomUpClose.com

    Check out our other projects: Albinism Up Close   Nine to Freedom


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    • 51 min

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Smart, fun and authentic

Dani and Josh host probably one of the best kinds of podcasts: one where you’re sitting amongst friends and enjoying and relating to the stories and conversation.

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