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December 2, 2022

20221202 It’s Play Time

20221202 It’s Play Time Originally Aired December 2, 2022, on ACB Media 5

Meka and Cindy welcomed listeners to join in for another fun Friday night filled with games and laughter.

December 1, 2022

20221201 Tech Power Hour

20221201 Tech Power Hour Originally Aired December 1, 2022, on ACB Media 5

Are you just starting out with an iPhone or iPad? Or you just know enough to get by with your Mac or Windows PC. Participants joined some of your community peers for this one-hour Tech Stop. So, listeners brought their questions and were ready to learn something new. This community AT trainers love to share their assistive technology know how with you.

December 1, 2022

20221201 Let’s Talk Mac

20221201 Let’s Talk Mac Originally Aired December 1, 2022, on ACB Media 5

Participants discussed all aspects of the Mac. Listeners learned how to successfully navigate the web using Voiceover, the differences between Safari and Chrome, shortcuts unique to the Mac, and how the web is a lot simpler than people may realize.

Sponsored by Blind Mac/iOS Users Club

December 1, 2022

20221201 Vispero Presentation – Low Vision Productivity Tips

20221201 Vispero Presentation – Low Vision Productivity Tips Originally Aired December 1, 2022, on ACB Media 5

Are you looking for ways to help you be more productive at home, at school, or in the workplace? Want to learn about available low vision devices for reading and completing daily living tasks? We discussed ways to help you tackle common tasks such as reading mail, writing documents, and shopping.

Sponsored by Vispero

December 1, 2022

20221201 I Love Braille

20221201 I Love Braille Originally Aired December 1, 2022, on ACB Media 5

Jan Lavine discussed the pros and cons of braille proofreading as a career.

Sponsored by East Bay Center for the Blind Access I Love Braille Archives Subscribe to I Love Braille email list Email Vileen Shah, the event facilitator

November 30, 2022

20221130 Recipe Swap – Holiday Cookies

20221130 Recipe Swap – Holiday Cookies Originally Aired November 30, 2022, on ACB Media 5

Holiday Cookies enhance the warmth of the season! Participants shared their favorite recipes for cookies. Whether you make cookies for Santa, friends, family, or just yourself, attendees told us which ones they love!

November 29, 2022

20221129 Unmute Presents

20221129 Unmute Presents Originally Aired November 29, 2022, on ACB Media 5

Participants join us each week as we share updates on the access technology community and answer your questions regarding iPhones, Androids, Mac, and Windows. We also give your insight into new apps, helpful information to stay up to date on accessibility technology, and the best podcasts to listen to.

Sponsored by Unmute Presents

November 29, 2022

20221129 Herbie’s Cooking Corner

20221129 Herbie’s Cooking Corner Originally Aired November 29, 2022, on ACB Media 5

Making Belinda’s Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti. Ingredients:

  • 12-ounce spaghetti
  • 28-ounce jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1 pound lean, ground beef
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Water
  • Pot
  • Skillet
  • mixing Bowl
  • spoon for stirring
  • 9 by 13 pan
  • Oven

Dial 662-443-2664 for the ingredients list. Access recipes via Dropbox Subscribe to the ACB Cooks email list Email the ACB Cooks Find Herbie's Cooking Corner on YouTube

November 28, 2022

20201224 Very Special Christmas Tree Lighting December 24, 2020

By Popular demand, this podcast is the very first ACB Community Christmas Tree Lighting that took place on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2020 at 6 PM Eastern.

November 28, 2022

20221128 ICanConnect – Is This for Me

20221128 ICanConnect – Is This for Me Originally Aired November 28, 2022, on ACB Media 5

Are you someone who has a significant combined vision and hearing loss? Do you struggle to afford two-way distance communication equipment such as a smart phone or computer with Internet? Are you isolated from those you love and care about because of lack of connectivity? If you answered yes to any of these questions, the iCanConnect program may be for you. Participants heard about the program, what it provides, who is eligible, and more. Anindya “Bapin” Bhattacharyya, who is coordinator at National Services & iCanConnect FL/IA Programs, answered these questions and more.

CART access was provided by Perkins iCanConnect and available at https://www.streamtext.net/player?event=PSB-9288 Send questions to: [email protected]-blind-seniors.org

Sponsored by Alliance on Aging and Vision Loss, Sight and Sound Impaired Committee, iCanConnect