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Former ABVI CEO A. Gidget Hopf Wins National Award

We are excited to share that former CEO of the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ABVI) and Goodwill of the Finger Lakes, A. Gidget Hopf, Ed.D. will receive National Industries for the Blind’s (NIB) highest honor, the R.B. Irwin Award.

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This week's PODCASTS

Journalist Richard Harris and others share their concerns, fears, hopes and experiences being grandparents to biracial grandchildren.

Restless Legs Sydrome is commonly known as a sleep disorder, but it is characterized as a neurological sensory disorder. A look at the symptoms, causes and treatments for Restless Legs Syndrome. Also, four non-arthritic conditions that can cause leg pain while walking.

Are pets property, or are they part of the family? Or both? What are the ramifications? And, if you have a new puppy, the American Kennel Club has guidance on how you can still socialize him during distancing restrictions of a pandemic. We'll also have a guide on how to use an Amazon box to entertain your cat all day long.

The lyrics of a song can have a powerful impact on a listener. In this program, I’ll bring you the thoughts of a young woman who is blind about songs that are her favorites. They have inspired her to love her disability

Amazon makes a vast array of products from smart speakers to microwave ovens that incorporate universal design concepts that enable their devices to be useable by and accessible to everyone.  Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Peter Korn, director of accessibility at Amazon Lab 126, about a number of these products and what makes them special.

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