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Challenge Solutions

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This podcast is made by a group of blind students for other blind students and teachers of the visually impaired. Our mission is to provide audio lessons on various forms of assistive technology and create a conversation about the challenges faced by blind students and their teachers.
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Being the Blind One at the Holiday Gathering

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The Pros and Cons of Being Blind in 2020
Murder hornets, virtual learning, and so many germs! In this podcast, Caitlyn, Macy, and Cole discuss the good and bad effects that 2020 has had on the lives of blind and visually impaired students.  Challenge Solutions blog: challengesolutions.org Challenge Solutions YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-81CIyq-qUETEW-G46Hf0Q Challenge Solutions podcast: anchor.fm/challenge-solutions Thank you for listening!
51:14
December 30, 2020
Being the Blind One at the Holiday Gathering
In this podcast, Macy, Caitlyn, and Cole discuss the challenges that blindness brings to family gatherings. Download Aira: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/aira/id1071584352 Challenge Solutions blog: challengesolutions.org Challenge Solutions YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-81CIyq-qUETEW-G46Hf0Q Challenge Solutions podcast: anchor.fm/challenge-solutions Thank you for listening!
34:37
November 25, 2020
A Conversation About Math Classes
In this podcast, Caitlyn, Cole, and Macy discuss their experiences with math classes and give tips for blind students taking math classes and the ACT.  Challenge Solutions on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-81CIyq-qUETEW-G46Hf0Q Tips for Math Teachers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9c_i8kgkjS0 Challenge Solutions blog: challengesolutions.org  Thank you for listening! 
33:53
October 28, 2020
Using Google Classroom with VoiceOver
In this podcast, Macy talks about Google Classroom and describes the layout of the Classroom application. Classroom for iOS: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/google-classroom/id924620788 Challenge Solutions blog: challengesolutions.org Challenge Solutions on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-81CIyq-qUETEW-G46Hf0Q Challenge Solutions podcast: anchor.fm/challenge-solutions Thank you for watching!
12:55
August 20, 2020
General Guidelines For Making Online Classes Accessible to Blind and Visually Impaired Students
Caitlyn provides general guidelines for making online classes accessible to blind and visually impaired students. Associated Blog Post: https://challengesolutions.org/2020/08/11/general-guidelines-for-making-online-classes-accessible-to-blind-and-visually-impaired-students/ Website: https://challengesolutions.org Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-81CIyq-qUETEW-G46Hf0Q Podcast: https://anchor.fm/challenge-solutions
11:43
August 12, 2020
Online Learning Tips for Blind and Visually Impaired Students
In this episode, Caitlyn shares ten tips that will help you be successful in online classes as a blind or visually impaired student. The following are links to task management apps and time management strategies that were mentioned in the episode. Fantastical: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/fantastical-calendar-tasks/id718043190 Habitica: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/habitica-gamified-taskmanager/id994882113 Carrot To-Do: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/carrot-to-do/id591840203 The Pomodoro Technique: https://lifehacker.com/productivity-101-a-primer-to-the-pomodoro-technique-1598992730 Click the links below to visit us elsewhere on the internet. Website: https://challengesolutions.org Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-81CIyq-qUETEW-G46Hf0Q?view_as=subscriber Associated Blog post: https://challengesolutions.org/2020/08/07/online-learning-tips-for-blind-and-visually-impaired-students/ Thank you for listening!
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August 7, 2020
Introducing the Challenge Solutions Team
In this episode, you’ll learn a little bit about each of the Challenge solutions team members. If you have questions or suggestions for future content, please send us a voice message via the anchor app, email us via the contact form on our website, or leave a comment on our blog or Youtube channel. Website: https://challengesolutions.org Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-81CIyq-qUETEW-G46Hf0Q?view_as=subscriber Thank you for listening!
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