47 episodes

Produced by students for students: NABS NOW focuses on subjects that students, educators, professionals and others come to learn, share, and voice. Hear stories from fellow blind students and professionals in education and career fields, learn tips, tricks and advice to pave the way towards success, and more. Podcast brought to you by the National Association of Blind Students, a proud division of the National Federation of the Blind

NABS NOW Podcast National Association of Blind Students

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Produced by students for students: NABS NOW focuses on subjects that students, educators, professionals and others come to learn, share, and voice. Hear stories from fellow blind students and professionals in education and career fields, learn tips, tricks and advice to pave the way towards success, and more. Podcast brought to you by the National Association of Blind Students, a proud division of the National Federation of the Blind

    Inside Scoop - Everything You Need to Know About Graduate School

    Inside Scoop - Everything You Need to Know About Graduate School

    Are you considering taking the next step in your academic journey by pursuing a graduate degree? Join us on this episode of NABS Now podcast for an in-depth look at everything you need to know about graduate school. We’ll cover the ins and outs of applying, choosing the right program, and what to expect once you’re in the program as a blind student.



    Thank you to our guest panelists.

    Hosted by Isabel Rosario and Noah Carver

    Produced by Seyoon Choi



    Visit us on the web at nabslink.org

    • 54 min
    Breaking Down The Fourth Wall - All Things NABS NOW Podcast

    Breaking Down The Fourth Wall - All Things NABS NOW Podcast

    In this episode, we'll delve into the rich history of NABS Now, exploring its origins and how it's grown into a vibrant platform for blind students, educators, and advocates. Seyoon and Kinshuk will pull back the curtain on the production process, revealing the magic (and maybe a little mayhem) that goes into crafting each episode.



    Hosted by Noah Carver and sound edited and mixed by James Yesel and Seyoon Choi

    Visit us on the web at nabslink.org

    Facebook: facebook.com/nabspage/

    Instagram and TikTok: @nabslink

    • 35 min
    "Echoes of Advocacy & Empowerment - United Voices for Change at the National Federation of the Blind Washington Seminar

    "Echoes of Advocacy & Empowerment - United Voices for Change at the National Federation of the Blind Washington Seminar

    In this episode, "Echoes of Advocacy & Empowerment: United Voices for Change," we delve into the heart of collective action and advocacy with Dr. Justin Young, a governmental affairs specialist. Join us as we explore the impactful narratives from the National Federation of the Blind Washington Seminar, highlighting the powerful convergence of voices advocating for meaningful legislative change. Discover how unity, empowerment, and collective action pushes our movement forward. From where it all began to our three current legislative priorities today, members of the Federation gather in Washington DC to meet with our elected officials at the nation's capital to advocate for change.



    Learn more about Washington seminar and our legislative priorities: https://nfb.org/programs-services/advocacy/washington-seminar



    Hosted by Seyoon Choi and cohosted by Isabel Rosario

    Produced by James Yesel and Seyoon Choi



    Visit us on the web at nabslink.org



    Facebook, Instagram, Tiktok and Mastodon @nabslink

    • 19 min
    Unique Perspectives - Navigating Invisible Disabilities Alongside Blindness

    Unique Perspectives - Navigating Invisible Disabilities Alongside Blindness

    In this episode of our NABS Now podcast, we delve into the intricate world of living with invisible disabilities alongside blindness. Join our esteemed guest speakers, Rodger Suarez and Lina Howard, as they share their insights and personal experiences, topped with their 60 second advice, in coping with invisible disabilities and their means to live their lives to their fullest.

    Hosted by Seyoon Choi and Isabel Rosario, this conversation aims to illuminate the complexities and resilience found in the lives of those navigating both visible and invisible disabilities.

    Produced by Seyoon Choi and James Yesel

    Visit us on the web at nabslink.org

    Facebook: Facebook

    .com/nabspage/

    Instagram: @nabslink

    • 26 min
    What Blind Equality Achievement Month Means to Us - Testimony from Blind Students Throughout The Nation

    What Blind Equality Achievement Month Means to Us - Testimony from Blind Students Throughout The Nation

    "In this unique and heartfelt bonus episode of the NABS Now podcast, titled 'What Blind Equality Achievement Month Means to Us', we step back and turn the spotlight onto our vibrant community of blind students. As we celebrate White Cane Awareness Day and immerse ourselves in Blindness Equality Achievement Month, we hear directly from blind students from across the nation. Through their personal testimonies, discover the depth of meaning, the moments of triumph, and the spirit of unity that defines #BlindMonth for our community. Each voice brings a fresh perspective, each story adds a new layer to our collective narrative. Join us in this immersive journey and witness the diverse and powerful interpretations of Blind Equality Achievement Month."



    Be sure to checkout our previous episode, where we sat down with Lauren Altman on her journey through blindness.



    Created and produced by Seyoon Choi



    Visit us on the web at nabslink.org

    Social media: @nabslink and as the National Association of Blind Students

    • 8 min
    Embracing Blindness to the Fullest - Testimony & Advice from the President of the National Association of Blind Students

    Embracing Blindness to the Fullest - Testimony & Advice from the President of the National Association of Blind Students

    In this special BEAM-focused episode of the NABS Now podcast, we're joined by Lauren Altman, the newly elected President of the National Association of Blind Students. Dive deep into Lauren's powerful testimony as she recounts her journey of acceptance, empowerment, and leadership within the Federation. With candid discussions on confronting and challenging internalized ableism, to finding strength in community, Lauren's insights serve as both inspiration and guidance. Hosted by Seyoon Choi with cohost Isabel Rosario, this episode promises a deep, resonant exploration into embracing one's identity and the limitless potential of the blind community and through Lauren's powerful words of wisdom on her journey through blindness to kickoff this year's blindness, equity, and achievement month.



    Produced, sound edited and mixed by Kinshuk Tella and Seyoon Choi

    Find the National Association of Blind Students on Facebook, Mastodon, and Instagram as @nabslink and National Association of Blind Students.

    www.nabslink.org

    • 17 min

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