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High Contrast Episode 27: Blind Hockey

Listen to High Contrast Episode 27: Blind Hockey Have you ever heard of blind hockey? If so, did you scratch your head and wonder how such a visual game could be enjoyed and played by both blind and low vision … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 26: Muscle Memory

Listen to High Contrast Episode 26: Muscle Memory The team takes a look at the new Apple Mac OS, another check in with Rodney on how he likes his new iPhone 6 Plus then a trip into the world of … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 25: It’s All About Byron

Listen to High Contrast Episode 25: It’s All About Byron The new iPhones are out and Rodney has the biggest one there is with the 6 Plus. We get an idea of how much he likes it, there is some … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 24: The Can’t See Good Club

Listen to High Contrast Episode 24: The Can’t See Good Club Maurie is back, to the happiness of Rodney and Byron, and she has brought along a fantastic topic for this month’s episode. Many low vision people struggle with where, … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 23: Rootin’ Tootin’ Good Time

Listen to High Contrast Episode 23: Rootin’ Tootin’ Good Time Okay you know how you may plan something out in say, oh I don’t know, an outline? Then, when you start the project, you toss out… say the outline? Welcom … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 22: Too Much Outdoors

Listen to High Contrast Episode 22: Too Much Outdoors Its finally summer time. Sand, surf, sidewalks, some other S words. You know the time where you venture out of the home and possibly commune with nature. This month Rodney, Byron … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 21: Tangent Mode On!

Listen to High Contrast Episode 21: Tangent Mode On! To help remake accessibility training as we know it, visit to view training subscription options and make your contribution to EZFire’s A11YTV funding campaign. Rodney, Byron and Maurie spoke about the … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 20: Screen Dump

Listen to High Contrast Episode 20: Screen Dump This month Rodney, Maurie, Byron and joe talk television and movies. A recently released NBC series has both Low Vision and Blind groups taking notice of the portrayal of its lead character … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 19: These Are Falling Pants

Listen to High Contrast Episode 19: These Are Falling Pants Winter is just about over, thank goodness, but the crew thought that they would pass along some of their tips and low tech ways of walking around in the snow … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 18: Whirlpools With Sue and Maurie

Listen to High Contrast Episode 18: Whirlpools With Sue and Maurie Welcome to a very special episode of “High Contrast” featuring Maurie’s interview with Sue martin. Sue’s recently released book, “out of the Whirlpool”, tells several amazing stories about vision … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 17: Gift or Regift?

Listen to High Contrast Episode 17: Gift Or Regift? It’s the Holidays once again and this time we do two shows in one so we could cover it all. Maurie joins Rodney and Joe in the first half of the … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 16: The Click of Death

Listen to High Contrast Episode 16: The Click Of Death Will these crazy Operating System updates ever end? It seems like that is the talk of all the Community these days. So the team gave their impressions on two Apple … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 15: It’s All About the Photons!

Listen to High Contrast Episode 15: Its All About The Photons! Did you know that this little company in Cupertino made this little device and operating system that people like to talk about? Okay, yeah, talk they do and this … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 14: The B Is for Bargain

Listen to High Contrast Episode 14: The B Is For Bargain Maurie and Jeremy are still enjoying the summer vacation season. But Rodney, Byron and joe pick up where they left off a few episodes ago with some new hardware … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 13: Too Cool for School

Listen to High Contrast Episode 13: Too Cool For School Summer is still upon us and so we again turn to flights of fancy and log flooms of fun at America’s amusement parks. This time around, Byron lee talks about … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 12: The Purple Screen Of Death

Listen to High Contrast Episode 12: The Purple Screen Of Death Maurie is out on summer vacation. So what happens when it’s just the men on the show left to their own devices? Well they talk tech, TVs, media and … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 11: It’s a World of Dreams

Listen to High Contrast Episode 11: It’s a World Of Dreams Summer is right around the corner and that means going outside, having fun and visiting new places. Maurie got a jump start on the season and she is here … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 10: Its More Doorable

Listen to High Contrast Episode 10: Its More Doorable We are back and we are picking up right where we left off in the “this versus that” department. This episode we look at the smaller tablets and bring in mr. … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 9: The Chair to Keyboard Interface

Listen to High Contrast Episode 9: The Chair To Keyboard Interface The gang’s all here, well sort of, but you will have to listen to hear just how this all worked out. Just know up front, everyone gets a turn … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 8: Nose To A Box

Listen to High Contrast Episode 8: Nose To A Box The holidays may be over; you might have already forgotten your New Year’s Resolution promises and all those gift receipts have become the gifts you asked for after waiting in … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 7: A Sea of Mirrors

Listen to High Contrast Episode 7: A Sea of Mirrors Welcome back to the show! This episode finds Rodney and Jeremy teaming up  with Joe on board [now batting for the absent Maurie]. Don’t worry, she’ll be back with us … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 6: Recalculate

Show Notes for High Contrast 6   Listen to High Contrast Episode 6: Recalculate   The gang returns with more iOS6 and iPhone 5 experience under their collective belts and they give their pre iOS 6.01 thoughts on the state … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 5: Jeremy’s Song

Listen to High Contrast Episode 5: Jeremy’s Song Welcome back to High Contrast. This month we sit down with a professional singer who was inspired to write a song about our show’s very own Jeremy Curry. We also talk a … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 4: The Old-Fashioned Way

Show Notes for High Contrast Episode 4   Listen to High Contrast Episode 4: The Old Fashioned Way   Welcome back to the podcast that says its okay that you know what your computer monitor smells like. Hint, Mr. Curry’s … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 3: My Home Button Barely Works

Listen to High Contrast Episode 3: My Home Button Barely Works Welcome back to high Contrast the Summer Show Wrap up Extravaganza Edition! The crew sits down and discusses some of the bigger notables from both mainstream and the traditional … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 2: Me Likey Chrome

Listen to High Contrast Episode 2: Me Likey Chrome   Welcome back everyone to the newest monthly podcast on the SeroTalk Podcast network. The response to our first show has been fantastic. Rodney, Maurie and Jeremy would like to thank … Continue reading

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High Contrast Episode 1: Three iPads for Three Hosts

Listen To High Contrast Episode 1: Three iPads for Three Hosts Welcome to “High Contrast”, the newest offering on SPN, a show that features conversations on topics about living with Low Vision. In this show we introduce ourselves and give … Continue reading

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Goo-Goo for Google, but Are the Blind and Visually Impaired Being Left Behind?

The following is a guest post by Laine Amoureux. Laine is employed as an assistive technology specialist at the Idaho Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired. She has served the state of Idaho for seven years. She recently obtained … Continue reading

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The Return of SPN

So, what’s the scoop? Is SPN dying a slow death? Well, that’s what skeptics would have you believe, but thank goodness SPN is the intrepid cat that keeps coming back and feeling more than ready to rise to the challenge! … Continue reading

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ACB 2014 SPN Special 1

Listen to ACB 2014 SPN Special 1 Its always a “HIMStastic” day when Dave and Jamie talk what’s new at HIMS Inc. Learn about the new Money Identifier program from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Jamie goes to the … Continue reading

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SeroSpectives: This Month in Tech for January, 2014

Listen to SeroSpectives: This Month in Tech for January, 2014 Replay the Accessible Event archive of the show About Our Presenters Erin Edgar is a lawyer currently working for Legal Aid, which is a non-profit lawfirm that assists low-income clients … Continue reading

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SeroSpectives: This Month in Technology for April, 2013

Listen to SeroSpectives: This Month in Technology for April, 2013 About Our Presenters Amy Billman is an east to west coast transplant, happily calling California her home for the past four years. She has a bachelor’s degree in vocal performance, … Continue reading

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CSUN 2013 in Review

Listen to CSUN 2013 In Review There are now hours and hours of reading, podcasts and videos online about CSUN 2013. And a few of those who were on the floor of the Exhibit Hall gathered to reflect on some … Continue reading

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SeroTalk Podcast 142: The Web Always Remembers

Listen to SeroTalk Podcast 142: The Web Always Remembers Welcome back to yet another episode of the SeroTalk Podcast. As always, Jamie, Ricky and Joe have plenty to say about the stories covered in this week’s show, and your comments … Continue reading

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SeroSpectives: This Month in Tech for January

Listen to SeroSpectives: This Month in Tech for January Replay the Accessible Event archive of SeroSpectives: This Month in Tech for January About Our Presenters Jeff Bishop describes himself as a “Developer, technologist, Window-Eyes scripter, Broadcaster and family oriented guy” … Continue reading

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SPN Special: 2012 Outtakes

Listen to our SPN Special: 2012 Outtakes In 2012 the team at SPN brought you over 120 hours of audio. That’s right. News, reviews, interviews, convention coverage and more. More than 120 hours of stuff. And while we are very … Continue reading

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SeroSpectives: This Month in Technology for May, 2012

Listen to SeroSpectives: This Month in Technology for May, 2012 Take our podcast survey, and let your voice be heard. Maurie Hill lives in Vermont with her husband and eight-year-old daughter. She has Stargardt’s Disease, which only affects her central … Continue reading

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A blind weekend at the Godfrey Hotel

The bus lurches to one lane and the other as my driver and I plow down the highway like we are on a heist. “Where you go again?” the driver asks as he screeches to a halt before the light … Continue reading

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SeroSpectives: This Month in Tech for October, 2013

Listen to SeroSpectives: This Month in Tech for October, 2013 Replay the Accessible Event archive of the show About Our Presenters Luis Arellano is an instructional assistant for California School Districts and a regular, helpful participant in the SAMNet Community. … Continue reading

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SeroTalk Podcast 171: Ricky Gets Her Wish

Listen to SeroTalk Podcast 171: Ricky Gets Her Wish Welcome to what turned out to be one of the longest SeroTalk podcasts ever. Jamie, Ricky and Joe had a lot to say about this week’s news. Also, Alena Roberts brings … Continue reading

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