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Audio highlights from Vision magazine, RNIB's award-winning bi-monthly magazine for RNIB members. The Vision podcast includes news, features, member profiles and letters.

Latest Episodes

Vision podcast August/September 2014

In this edition: Blind comedian Chris McCausland talks about pursuing his dream of being a professional comedian after he reached a real low point when he lost his previous job due to his sight deteriorating. Plus a one of our Members recommends a trip to Madrid, as part of our focus on travel in this issue.

20 MIN2014 AUG 13
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Vision podcast August/September 2014

Vision podcast June/July 2014

In this edition: Lord Ashcroft talks about the inspiring story of a soldier who lost his sight in WW1. Plus, Robin Spinks, reviews a new magnifier app from Nokia and some updates from Apple which improve accessibility for low vision users.

22 MIN2014 JUN 11
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Vision podcast June/July 2014

Vision podcast December 2013/January 2014

In this edition: Andrea Begley, winner of BBC's The Voice UK, on launching her first album, writing her first book and volunteering for RNIB! Get writing tips from Peter Robinson, author of the DCI Banks crime novels, then join as an RNIB Member and enter the annual members' writing competition. Plus how to choose the best eReader for your level of sight.

22 MIN2013 DEC 2
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Vision podcast December 2013/January 2014

Vision podcast October/November 2013

In this edition: Chris Holmes, blind Paralympic swimmer who won 15 medals, on why it's important to have more disabled people in the House of Lords and how sport helped him to cope with losing his sight at age 14. Plus Anna Jones, RNIB's Development Manager for Digital Media and Reading, goes back to the basics of eBooks and audio download books. And celebrate Halloween or Bonfire Night with our recipe for a warming sausage casserole.

16 MIN2013 OCT 1
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Vision podcast October/November 2013

Vision podcast August/September 2013

BBC's Peter White on what technology means to him and why he believes that disabled people were more included in the past. Find out which tablet devices are most accessible for people with sight loss. And a blind rambler describes how she achieved her goal of leading other walkers on a four mile walk across the countryside.

14 MIN2013 AUG 5
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Vision podcast August/September 2013

Vision podcast June/July 2013

Find out about RNIB's Maps for All service - you may be able to find a map for your next holiday destination, local train station or a touch installation at the next museum or gallery you visit. Also, get connected with an affordable computer with accessible software and find out how RNIB's Technology Support Squad of volunteers can help you get set up.

17 MIN2013 JUN 3
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Vision podcast June/July 2013

Vision podcast April/May 2013

Listen to Judy Finnigan talk about why sight loss is a cause close to her heart and why it was difficult to write her first novel, "Eloise". Plus, bringing ballet to people with sight loss: we join a group of blind and partially sighted people on a touch tour and audio described performance of Sleeping Beauty.

17 MIN2013 APR 1
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Vision podcast April/May 2013

Vision podcast February/March 2013

Find out what happened when a group of blind and partially sighted people swapped places with some bus drivers in Reading. And if you're a Harry Potter fan, find out what our resident reviewer thought of JK Rowling's first venture into adult fiction with 'The Casual Vacancy'.

14 MIN2013 FEB 4
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Vision podcast February/March 2013

Vision magazine podcast December 2012/January 2013

How accessible is the new Apple iPhone 5? Robin Spinks, Digital Accessibility Manager at RNIB, is partially sighted - he tries it out for Vision. Plus, a visit to the Wellcome Collection medical museum with live audio description - find out how audio description works at museums and galleries.

18 MIN2012 DEC 3
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Vision magazine podcast December 2012/January 2013

Vision magazine podcast October/November 2012

Author Stephen Kelman talks about how he drew on life experience to write his first novel. Plus a review of the new Georgie app from Sight and Sound and a moving letter about how the Talking Book service provided a lifeline to one subscriber, after she lost her sight.

15 MIN2012 OCT 1
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Vision magazine podcast October/November 2012

Latest Episodes

Vision podcast August/September 2014

In this edition: Blind comedian Chris McCausland talks about pursuing his dream of being a professional comedian after he reached a real low point when he lost his previous job due to his sight deteriorating. Plus a one of our Members recommends a trip to Madrid, as part of our focus on travel in this issue.

20 MIN2014 AUG 13
Comments
Vision podcast August/September 2014

Vision podcast June/July 2014

In this edition: Lord Ashcroft talks about the inspiring story of a soldier who lost his sight in WW1. Plus, Robin Spinks, reviews a new magnifier app from Nokia and some updates from Apple which improve accessibility for low vision users.

22 MIN2014 JUN 11
Comments
Vision podcast June/July 2014

Vision podcast December 2013/January 2014

In this edition: Andrea Begley, winner of BBC's The Voice UK, on launching her first album, writing her first book and volunteering for RNIB! Get writing tips from Peter Robinson, author of the DCI Banks crime novels, then join as an RNIB Member and enter the annual members' writing competition. Plus how to choose the best eReader for your level of sight.

22 MIN2013 DEC 2
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Vision podcast December 2013/January 2014

Vision podcast October/November 2013

In this edition: Chris Holmes, blind Paralympic swimmer who won 15 medals, on why it's important to have more disabled people in the House of Lords and how sport helped him to cope with losing his sight at age 14. Plus Anna Jones, RNIB's Development Manager for Digital Media and Reading, goes back to the basics of eBooks and audio download books. And celebrate Halloween or Bonfire Night with our recipe for a warming sausage casserole.

16 MIN2013 OCT 1
Comments
Vision podcast October/November 2013

Vision podcast August/September 2013

BBC's Peter White on what technology means to him and why he believes that disabled people were more included in the past. Find out which tablet devices are most accessible for people with sight loss. And a blind rambler describes how she achieved her goal of leading other walkers on a four mile walk across the countryside.

14 MIN2013 AUG 5
Comments
Vision podcast August/September 2013

Vision podcast June/July 2013

Find out about RNIB's Maps for All service - you may be able to find a map for your next holiday destination, local train station or a touch installation at the next museum or gallery you visit. Also, get connected with an affordable computer with accessible software and find out how RNIB's Technology Support Squad of volunteers can help you get set up.

17 MIN2013 JUN 3
Comments
Vision podcast June/July 2013

Vision podcast April/May 2013

Listen to Judy Finnigan talk about why sight loss is a cause close to her heart and why it was difficult to write her first novel, "Eloise". Plus, bringing ballet to people with sight loss: we join a group of blind and partially sighted people on a touch tour and audio described performance of Sleeping Beauty.

17 MIN2013 APR 1
Comments
Vision podcast April/May 2013

Vision podcast February/March 2013

Find out what happened when a group of blind and partially sighted people swapped places with some bus drivers in Reading. And if you're a Harry Potter fan, find out what our resident reviewer thought of JK Rowling's first venture into adult fiction with 'The Casual Vacancy'.

14 MIN2013 FEB 4
Comments
Vision podcast February/March 2013

Vision magazine podcast December 2012/January 2013

How accessible is the new Apple iPhone 5? Robin Spinks, Digital Accessibility Manager at RNIB, is partially sighted - he tries it out for Vision. Plus, a visit to the Wellcome Collection medical museum with live audio description - find out how audio description works at museums and galleries.

18 MIN2012 DEC 3
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Vision magazine podcast December 2012/January 2013

Vision magazine podcast October/November 2012

Author Stephen Kelman talks about how he drew on life experience to write his first novel. Plus a review of the new Georgie app from Sight and Sound and a moving letter about how the Talking Book service provided a lifeline to one subscriber, after she lost her sight.

15 MIN2012 OCT 1
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Vision magazine podcast October/November 2012