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DVI Primetime & Kids schedule - December 2019

WXXI’S PRIMETIME DVI TELEVISION When winter weather hits, we all know what it feels like to be snowbound. But what about the animals that stick around all winter. Snowbound: Animals of Winter , Wed 12/18 at 8pm.

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This week's PODCASTS

Karen Keninger, director of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in the Library of Congress, discussed accomplishments, goals and a name change for the organization at the recent meeting of ACB. Tune in for this and information about scholarships for students with vision loss.

Have you ever dropped a tiny screw in the grass and tried to find it?  In her latest book “31 Cool Things You Can Do With iOS”, Judy Dixon explains how your iPhone can help.  Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Judy about this book and others she has written about using an iPhone with little or no vision, including one on getting sighted assistance.

A report in The Atlantic explores a blind spot in how we perceive how our pets actually feel - are we misjudging the effectiveness of the care we give them based on our personal human biases? Then, we'll get some tips on traveling with our pets, and have some some early Christmas fun.

Every now and then, it's good to step back and take a look at the basics. This program will do just that and will bring you basic information about wet macular degeneration or "Wet AMD."

: It’s holiday time and scammers are using new and improved, grandparent scams, charity and gift card scam, copycat websites and more to be wary of this year.

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