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Celebrating skill-building and community among authors who are visually impaired is the major goal of this vibrant, interactive podcast. Authors Cheryl McNeill Fisher and Dr. Kathy King co-host this lively podcast which offers writers, new and experienced, opportunities to learn valuable writing skills, participate in guest interviews, and share strategies and insights. Writing Works Wonders is hosted weekly on a live zoom call, distributed as a podcast, and syndicated on American Council of ...
 
Connecting the Community to the Disabled World Did you know nearly one out of six people have a disability? ​ The Blaisin’ Access show highlights disability issues, programs/services, and showing disabled people can succeed in an able-bodied world. ​ The host, Blaise Bryant, has been completely blind since birth. He has defeated the social stereotype by achieving a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, working full-time, and an active disability rights activist in the community.
 
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Episode 62 Show Notes - Sharon Sala Interview Co-hosts: Cheryl McNeil Fisher and Kathy King**** SHARON SALA, Highly acclaimed nod popular author!Romantic Suspense, Mystery, Historical Fiction and more! Through this podcast, Writing Works Wonders proudly provides the opportunity for you to meet Sharon Sala, the award -winning author of many series a…
 
Show Notes The Art of the Short Story Part One- Workshop and Discussion Co-hosts: Cheryl McNeil Fisher and Kathy King ** enjoy this dynamic episode as we explore types of short fiction and so very much more y. The community discusses how to write, how to cultivate ideas, and where to submit your work! We also participate in an activity with a short…
 
Welcome back to Blaisin' Access! Blaise talks with Julia Duff, Executive Director of the Spina Bifida Association of Northeastern NY about their upcoming Walk-&-Roll. You won't want to miss some other cool stuff happening there! To learn more about Spina Bifida and support the Association's great work, visit www.sbaneny.org. Subscribe and share the…
 
Table of Contents President’s Message: Crisis, Chaos, Opportunity and Optimism, by Dan Spoone Convention Registration Information and Sneak Preview, Part 2, by Janet Dickelman Walking Everywhere, by Donna Brown Volunteer at the Information Desk in Omaha, by Vicky Prahin Extra, Extra, Read All About It in the Goldenrod Gazette Affiliate News When In…
 
Show Notes Episode 60- Behind the Scenes at Writing Works Wonders Revealed at the Anniversary Celebration Co-hosts: Cheryl McNeil Fisher and Kathy King Cheryl and Kathy’s Anniversary Party!Enjoy this Fun and Inspiring Event 🥳👏🏻🤠😎 Are you ready for this?? This was our first-ever anniversary show for the dynamic duo of Writing Works Wonders! Yes, Che…
 
Show Notes Andrew Child aka Andrew Grant Co-hosts: Cheryl McNeil Fisher and Kathy King You know you’re in for some thing unusual when Jack reacher is in town! Well OK, not quite Jack himself, but it’s one of his authors! Yes, it’s the same Jack reacher you know from Amazon Prime TV show and the book series. A rare author interview as we host Andrew…
 
Stay patient. Stay focused on your dreams. Those are the words of Kimberly Bonnette, M.A.; Senior Human Services Program Manager; Instructional Supervisor; Rehabilitation Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired; Florida Division of Blind Services. Ms. Bonnette's vast experience helps the Blind/Visually Impaired people who come to the Daytona Bea…
 
The Hawaii Association of the Blind Celebrates its 55th Annual Virtual State ConventionTheme: “Traveling Thru Barriers”Saturday, March 5, 2022 General Business Lead by Art Cabanilla Electing of Ifficers and new board members Alaska Airlines-How Alaska Air has made travel accessible for the Blind- Ray Prentice Door prizes Tribute to Landa Phelan New…
 
The Hawaii Association of the Blind Celebrates its 55th Annual Virtual State ConventionTheme: “Traveling Thru Barriers”Saturday, March 5, 2022 I can connect Leah Neumann “Tips and Tricks” Presentation Amy Downard, Chloe Rose & Leah Neumann HAB Blind Travelers panel DiscussionPanelist: Natalie Barrett, Onkar Nerurkar, Vickie Kennedy, Dr. Onder Islek…
 
The Hawaii Association of the Blind Celebrates its 55th Annual Virtual State ConventionTheme: “Traveling Thru Barriers”Saturday, March 5, 2022 National Anthem: “Star Spangled Banner” State Anthem: “Hawaii Pono’i”, Sung by: Kamehameha School students Morning Invocation by Myles Tamashiro Wwlcoming remarks by President Art Cabanilla Mustress of Cerem…
 
2022 Annual Conference and ConventionFebruary 25-26, 2022 A mighty little state with a wealth of history and resources Virtual banquetEveryone will have a chance to tell us what they’re having for their virtual banquet dinner, and there’ll be time for more door prizes!Banquet speaker: Tamara Rorie, Arlington, VA, attorneyrorie@gmail.com, traversing…
 
2022 Annual Conference and ConventionFebruary 25-26, 2022 A mighty little state with a wealth of history and resources Tracey Neikirk, Museum Operations Coordinator, Annapolis Maritime Museum, Annapolis, MD, museum@amaritime.org Linda Harris, Director of Events, Harriet Tubman Museum, Cambridge, MD, campharriet1913@gmail.com Panel: low vision techn…
 
American Council of the Blind of Maryland 2022 Annual Conference and ConventionFebruary 25-26, 2022 A mighty little state with a wealth of history and resources Panel: Mobility and beyond MaryBeth Cleveland, certified orientation and mobility specialist, A to B and Back, Derwood, MD, mbcleveland@fastmail.net andCecelia Rose, certified orientation a…
 
American Council of the Blind of Maryland 2022 Annual Conference and ConventionFebruary 25-26, 2022 A mighty little state with a wealth of history and resources Welcome and opening remarks, ACB of MD president Jo Ann Kucic, Parkville, MD, akiva1203@gmail.com Updates from our state libraryJohn Owen, Director, Maryland State Library for the Blind and…
 
2022 Annual Conference and ConventionFebruary 25-26, 2022 A mighty little state with a wealth of history and resources Sean Curry and Caren Forsten, CEO, Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washingtoncforsten@youreyes.org Mia Richardson, Glamorous Gems - Paparazzi Jewelry chemia624@outlook.com Joel Snyder, Audio Description Associates, …
 
American Council of the Blind of Maryland 2022 Annual Conference and ConventionFebruary 25-26, 2022 A mighty little state with a wealth of history and resources Friday, February 25 - Exhibitors: Pat Zawasky, Vice president Accessibility Solutions Group, and Greg Hooks, assistive technology specialist, Integration Technology Group, Alexandria, VA, p…
 
Show Notes Ep 58 Round Robin Story Telling Fun Co-hosts: Cheryl McNeil Fisher and Kathy King ENJOY COLLABORATIVE STORYTELLING Don’t miss the fun this creativity filled episode, as we exercise our spontaneous imaginations in Round Robin Storytelling, Writing Works Wonders style. If you want to laugh, this is the episode! If you need inspiration to k…
 
You might be afraid, but you will get through it! Those are the words of Shamara McCall from the Florida Division of Blind Services Rehabilitation Center in Daytona Beach, FL. Shamara is visually impaired from diabetic retinopathy. She says it's ok to allow yourself a small pity party, but then move on right through it! And, preparing her Fabulous …
 
Winona Brackett is an "old" friend of The Cooking Without Looking TV Show. She was with us on one of our first shows when she was only 9 years old. Winona was born blind. She wants parents of blind children to keep a positive attitude on blindness. She also reminds parents that their blind child is still a kid, and wants to play with their friends.…
 
Kimberly Strain is a Home Management Instructor with the Florida Division of Blind Services Rehabilitation Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Daytona Beach, FL. Kimberly was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa at the age of two, and tells us how to prepare her Ohh-La La French Onion Soup. "If you are newly blind, just get out there and g…
 
Show Notes Ep 57 National Poetry Month Discussion! Co-hosts: Cheryl McNeil Fisher and Kathy King We know you will enjoy the fun and entertainment as we share experiences reading and writing poetry today! We are welcoming in April’s national poetry month. This discussion covers the gambit for our listeners and participants- from poetry readers, aspi…
 
2022 Legislative Seminar Breakout Day 2Originally Aired March 15, 2022, on ACB Media Channels 6, 7, and 83 Concurrent Breakouts • Breakout #1: The Intersection of Accessibility, Privacy, Security, & Safety (Originally Aired on ACB Media 6)Panel Lead: Clark Rachfal, Director of Advocacy & Governmental Affairs Presenters: Troy Otillio, CEO, AIRABryan…
 
2022 Legislative Seminar Day 2Originally Aired March 15, 2022 on ACB Media 6 Closing General SessionLeads:Clark RachfalSwatha Nandhakumar Meet Charles Cooper: ACB Advisory Board Member and Managing Director, Signal Group Political Landscape:Presenters:Charles Cooper, Managing Director, Signal Group Spanish Language Connect Show Find out more at htt…
 
2022 Legislative Seminar Day 2Originally Aired March 15, 2022 on ACB Media 6 Welcome and Opening General SessionLeads:Clark Rachfal, Director of Advocacy & Governmental Affairs, American Council of the BlindSwatha Nandhakumar, Advocacy & Outreach Specialist, American Council of the BlindAlison Barkoff, Principal Deputy Administrator, Administration…
 
2022 Legislative Seminar Breakouts Day 1Originally Aired March 14, 2022, on ACB Media 6, 7, and 8 • Breakout #1: How May Affiliates Assist the ACB National Office and Staff with the Implementation of ACB Resolutions? (Originally Aired on ACB Media 6) Panel: Chris Hunsinger, President, Pennsylvania Council of the Blind Jeff Thom, Chair, ACB Advocacy…
 
2022 Legislative Seminar Day 1Originally Aired March 14, 2022, on ACB Media 6 Federal Communications Commission: Broadband Adoption and Disability RightsLeads:Clark RachfalSwatha NandhakumarPresenters:Lyle Ishida, Chief, Consumer Affairs and Outreach Division, Consumer and Government Affairs BureauMichael Scurato, Assistant Chief, Policy Division, …
 
2022 Legislative Seminar Day 1Originally Aired March 14, 2022, on ACB Media 6 Welcome and Opening General SessionLeads:Clark Rachfal, Director of Advocacy & Governmental AffairsSwatha Nandhakumar, Advocacy & Outreach SpecialistPresenters:Dr. Sachin Pavithran, Executive Director, U.S. Access BoardAnn Sommers McIntosh, Executive Director, National Co…
 
ACB Fireside ChatOriginally Aired March 13, 2022, on ACB Media 6 Fireside Chat with Blind Chief Executive Officers Who Are Leaders in the Community Cindy Watson, CEO, San Antonio Lighthouse, San Antonio, TX Kirk Adams, CEO, American Foundation for the Blind, Arlington, VA Ken Fernald, President and CEO, AVRE, Binghamton, NY Eric Bridges, ACB Execut…
 
20220313 Breakout Sessions Day 2Originally Aired March 13, 2022 on ACB Media 6, 7, and 8 Room A: How Has Your ACB Journey Gone Over the Past 12 Months: We Learned from Six New Members under the Age of 45 Originally Aired on ACB Media 6) Is the initial attraction still there? What’s still working? What are ACB’s opportunities for improvement? Michae…
 
2022 Presidents’ Meeting Agenda Presidents’ Meeting, Day TwoSunday, March 13, 2022Originally Aired March 13, 2022, on ACB Media 6 ACB Angels Tribute Program and Affiliate Roll Call: Dan Dillon, ACB Resource Development Committee Chair, Hermitage, TN Meet Matt Ater: ACB Advisory Board Member, Vispero, Manassas, VA Update on ACB 2022 Conference and C…
 
2022 Presidents’ Meeting Agenda Presidents’ Meeting, Day TwoSunday, March 13, 2022Originally Aired March 13, 2022, on ACB Media 6 Welcome Back for Day Two - Dan Spoone, ACB President, Orlando, FL and Eric Bridges, ACB Executive Director, Alexandria, VA Meet Lee Nasehi: ACB Advisory Board Member, Executive Director, VisionServe Alliance, Winter Park…
 
20220312 Breakout SessionsOriginally Aired March 12, 2022 on ACB Media 6, 7, and 8 • Room A: ACB Membership Certification Process – Future Direction How do we improve the process?Cindy Hollis, ACB Membership Services Director, Flat Rock, MINancy Becker, ACB Chief Financial Officer, Minneapolis, MNBrett Humphrey, ACB Advisory Board Member, Seattle, …
 
2022 Presidents’ Meeting Agenda Presidents’ Meeting, Day OneSaturday, March 12, 2022Originally Aired March 12, 2022, on ACB Media 6 ACB Brenda Dillon Memorial Walk: Walking Everywhere: Donna Brown, ACB Walk Chair, Romney, WV Meet Erin Pitera, Chief Executive Officer, FMP Consulting: ACB Advisory Board Member, Alexandria, VA Sponsor Presentations; T…
 
2022 Presidents’ Meeting Agenda Presidents’ Meeting, Day One Saturday, March 12, 2022 Originally Aired March 12, 2022, on ACB Media 6 Opening Remarks - Dan Spoone, ACB President, Orlando, FL Introducing the ACB Advisory Board - Eric Bridges, ACB Executive Director, Alexandria, VA Meet Bill Reeder: ACB Advisory Board Member and Professor, George Mas…
 
20220311 2022 ACB D.C. LeadershipBoard of Directors MeetingOriginally Aired March 11, 2022, on ACB Media 6Part 3 of 3 Financial Narrative for 2021 Year-to-Date: David Trott, ACB Treasurer Approval of Changes to the Expectation tor Community Events Policy: Cindy Hollis, Membership Services Director Board of Publications (BOP) Report: Penny Reader, B…
 
20220311 2022 ACB D.C. LeadershipBoard of Directors MeetingOriginally Aired March 11, 2022, on ACB Media 6Part 2 of 3 Staff Reports- Executive Director: Eric Bridges- Advocacy Update: Clark Rachfal- Resource Development and Communications: Tony Stephens- Member Services: Cindy Hollis- E. Chief Financial Officer: Nancy Becker Find out more at https:…
 
20220311 2022 ACB D.C. LeadershipBoard of Directors MeetingOriginally Aired March 11, 2022, on ACB Media 6 Call to Order: Dan Spoone, President Roll Call and Introduction of Guests: Denise Colley, Secretary Review and Approval of Agenda: Dan Spoone, President Review and Approval of Minutes: October 9, 2021 (Fall) and January 16, 2022 (Telephonic)De…
 
2022 ACB TelephonicBoard of Directors MeetingFriday, April 1, 2022 Call to Order: Dan Spoone, ACB President Roll Call and Introduction of Staff and Guests: Denise Colley, Secretary Review and Approval of Agenda: Dan Spoone, ACB President Review and Approval of Minutes: March 11, 2022 (D.C. Leadership Conference): Denise Colley, Secretary Mission Mo…
 
Show Notes 56 Author Interview and Reading for Writers Co-hosts: Cheryl McNeil Fisher and Kathy King Accomplished author and popular ACB Community Book Club leader, Dr. Tabitha Kenlon joined us from Dublin Ireland! Our topic was “Book clubs and Reading for readers and writers!” We tapped her for a brief interview about her book related to women’s s…
 
The ACB E-Forum Volume LX April 2022 No. 10 Table of Contents President’s Message: Dad, Thank You for the Legacy, by Dan Spoone Convention Sneak Preview, by Janet Dickelman Calling All Candidates, by Katie Frederick The ACB Constitution and Bylaws Committee Wants to Hear from You The Strength of My Grandmother’s Culture, by Cheryl Cumings A Mother’…
 
Show Notes Episode 55 - Open Mic March 2022 Co-hosts: Cheryl McNeil Fisher and Kathy King OPEN MIC CELEBRATING ALL FORMS OF WRITING!8 Fiction, Essays, Poetry, Short Stories, and More! Enjoy this episode to celebrate the talent of our writers from around the globe! We have a terrific lineup of writers for your discovery and listening pleasure. This …
 
Everyone in Life should learn how to fall. That's what Brian Bushway believes...especially after falling eight feet straight down a hill while riding his mountain bike...blind. Brian lost his sight when he was 14. His father and mother, along with his sisters made space for Brian to lead the way, and to teach them how to be with a person who's blin…
 
Cindy Hollis was born Blind with only a little bit of sight and light perception. But, by age 22, Cindy was totally blind. She's held many positions with the American Council of the Blind since she was very young. But, when the pandemic started, she found herself in the job of her dreams as the Manager of Membership Engagement for the ACB. She head…
 
Episode 54 Show Notes for our Craig Johnson Interview Co-hosts: Cheryl McNeil Fisher and Kathy King Don your cowboy hat and saddle up your pony, it’s Longmire time!! In March 2022, Writing Works Wonders hosted Craig Johnson, the New York Times best-selling author and creator of the Longmire Netflix original series, as our spectacular guest! You mig…
 
Thursday, April 22First Session· Welcome· Pledge of Allegiance· National Anthem· Roll Call of Chapters and Affiliates· Adoption of CCB Convention Rules· CCB History: Remembering Our Past, to Build Our Future· Credentials Committee Report· Nominating Committee Report· First reading of Bylaw Amendments Find out more at https://acb-events.pinecast.co…
 
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