Tag: blindness

Tuesdays With Liz: Conchita Hernández on Education and Employment for the Blind

Tuesdays With Liz: Conchita Hernández on Education and Employment for the Blind

Hello and welcome to another edition of ‘Tuesdays with Liz: Disability Policy for All.’ September is known for back to school, and that includes students with disabilities. Today I have the great pleasure of interviewing Conchita Her-. Hernández….

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Meaningful Employment (Audio Described version)

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[MUSIC PLAYING] I am able and willing to work instead of just sitting at home being waited on hand and foot. Having a job to me means independence. Self-sufficiency for me means believing in myself. I definitely went…

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Vision 2020 Australia’s Global Consortium (Gurrumul)

Vision 2020 Australia’s Global Consortium (Gurrumul)

Globally 285 million people are blind or vision impaired 80% of global blindness is preventable or treatable. In 1999 the World Health Organisation and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness shared a vision. Establishing Vision 2020:…

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What is the DAISY Consortium?

What is the DAISY Consortium?

Hi there. I am John Bond from Riverwinds Consulting and this is Publishing Defined. Today I am going to talk about the DAISY Consortium. DAISY stands for Digital Accessible Information System. The Consortium was founded in 1996 and…

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