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AT Banter Episode 272 – The Cat’s Away

The mice are having a party this week as Rob is down for the count and away from the show this week, leaving the keys to the podcast in the hands of Lis, Ryan, and Steve as they tackle a few news stories including some updates from Dr. David Grimes and his vision ministry in South America.

Show Transcript: https://atbanter.files.wordpress.com/2022/02/at-banter-podcast-episode-272-the-cat-is-away.pdf

Show Notes

Peter Dinklage Calls Disney’s ‘Snow White’ Remake ‘Backward’
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/25/movies/peter-dinklage-snow-white.html

Robot Guide Pepper Could Help Blind
https://www.falkirkherald.co.uk/news/people/robot-guide-called-pepper-could-help-blind-and-partially-sighted-people-in-forth-valley-3544006

Donations for Dr. David Grimes
Contact Steve at steve@canasstech.com

AT Banter Episode 141 – Rebecca Blaevoet and Tactile Vision Graphics

Recently, a small Braille and Tactile Graphics company in Windsor, Ontario was awarded a licensing deal that allows them to produce a series of Braille and Tactile Graphic activity books for children. This week we’re joined by Rebecca Blaevoet, accountant and marketer for Tactile Vision Graphics, who gives us some insight on what it was like to be awarded this huge licensing deal, its implications for visually impaired children, and the importance of Braille Literacy.

Show Notes

Woman with disability banned from No Frills store after failing to pack groceries fast enough
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/disabled-woman-banned-from-no-frills-1.5028056
Okanagan Parents Voice Concern Over New School District App Accessibility
https://globalnews.ca/news/4996759/accessibility-digital-age-okanagan-parent-voices-concern/
Tactile Vision Graphics
https://tactilevisiongraphics.com/

AT Banter Episode 137 – Ted Drake and Intuit Software

This week in the Guitar Dungeon, Rob, Ryan, and Steve cover a few pieces of news before they welcome Ted Drake, Accessibility Leader for Intuit Software where they discuss the accessibility efforts of the company and the state of assistive technology and how it’s evolved over the last 15 years.

Show Notes

92 Year Old Beaten On Transit
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/92-year-old-beaten-using-public-transit-for-elderly-1.4971728
Windsor Company Contracted by Disney to Produce Activity Books for the Visually Impaired
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/blind-visually-impaired-disney-blaevoet-tactile-vision-graphics-windsor-1.4974183
Intuit Software
https://www.intuit.com/ca/