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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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Cooking: Blind People Can Use Stoves Too

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Accessible Games for the Blind: the Wii Sports Appreciation Podcast
Accessible Games for the Blind: the Wii Sports Appreciation Podcast
In this episode of the Challenge Solutions Podcast, Caitlyn, Cole, and Macy discuss the accessibility of various games for the blind and visually impaired. Accessible Wordle: https://minorninth.github.io/accessible-wordle/ Braille Uno: https://shop.mattel.com/products/uno-braille-gmm14 Braille Playing Cards: http://www.braillebookstore.com/Braille-Playing-Cards,-Plastic.1 Braille Monopoly: http://www.braillebookstore.com/Braille-Monopoly.1 Accessible Chess: http://www.braillebookstore.com/Chess-Set,-Classic.1 Challenge Solutions Blog: https://challengesolutions.org Challenge Solutions Podcast: https://anchor.fm/challenge-solutions Challenge Solutions YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-81CIyq-qUETEW-G46Hf0Q Thank you for watching!
52:09
October 09, 2022
College Life Outside the Classroom for Blind Students: Dorm Life, Extracurriculars, and the Importance of Sleep
College Life Outside the Classroom for Blind Students: Dorm Life, Extracurriculars, and the Importance of Sleep
In this episode of the Challenge Solutions Podcast, Caitlyn, Cole, and Macy discuss dorm life and extracurricular activities for blind college students. Challenge Solutions Blog: https://challengesolutions.org Challenge Solutions Podcast: https://anchor.fm/challenge-solutions Challenge Solutions YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-81CIyq-qUETEW-G46Hf0Q Thank you for watching!
01:04:33
September 08, 2022
Social Media and Voiceover: An Alt-text Appreciation Podcast
Social Media and Voiceover: An Alt-text Appreciation Podcast
In this episode of the Challenge Solutions Podcast, Caitlyn, Cole, and Macy discuss what they love and hate about various social media apps and assess the accessibility of each platform. Challenge Solutions Blog: https://challengesolutions.org Challenge Solutions Podcast: https://anchor.fm/challenge-solutions Challenge Solutions YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-81CIyq-qUETEW-G46Hf0Q Thank you for watching!
54:13
July 01, 2022
School Tips for the Blind: Assignment Insurance is Important
School Tips for the Blind: Assignment Insurance is Important
In this episode of the Challenge solutions Podcast, Caitlyn, Cole, and Macy share tips for surviving school, studying effectively, writing papers, giving presentations, and passing exams. Challenge Solutions Blog: https://challengesolutions.org Challenge Solutions Podcast: https://anchor.fm/challenge-solutions Challenge Solutions YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-81CIyq-qUETEW-G46Hf0Q Keynote for iOS with Voiceover Tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xV3zm4OR9dM Thank you for listening!
01:19:32
April 02, 2022
cleaning Blind: Sniff, Spray, Scrub, Repeat
cleaning Blind: Sniff, Spray, Scrub, Repeat
In this podcast, Macy, Caitlyn, and Cole share their methods for cleaning with dysfunctional eyeballs and realize they haven't washed their windows in months.  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!
49:27
January 29, 2022
Cooking: Blind People Can Use Stoves Too
Cooking: Blind People Can Use Stoves Too
In this podcast, Caitlyn, Cole, and Macy give cooking tips and tricks for the blind and divulge their worst cooking fails. 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!
01:05:09
December 19, 2021
Halloween: A Petition for Diverse Candy Shapes
Halloween: A Petition for Diverse Candy Shapes
In this podcast, Caitlyn, Cole, and Macy talk about their Halloween experiences and ramble about pumpkin spice for way too long.  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 Music for blooper reel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXKXtLS1s9Y https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXKXtLS1s9Y Thank you for listening!
40:57
October 30, 2021
Blindness Awareness and Advocacy: Blind People are like Unicorns
Blindness Awareness and Advocacy: Blind People are like Unicorns
In this podcast, Caitlyn, Cole, and Macy rant about the common mis-conceptions that sightlings have about the blind community and discuss ways to be a good advocate and a responsible activist.  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!
01:03:23
October 03, 2021
How to Look Good Without Looking
How to Look Good Without Looking
In this podcast, Caitlyn, Cole, and Macy give their pro blind fashion tips and discuss whether or not it is ok to brush your teeth in the shower. 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!
53:15
July 28, 2021
Summer Activities: Don't Make the Blind One the Life Guard
Summer Activities: Don't Make the Blind One the Life Guard
In this podcast, Macy, Caitlyn, and Cole ramble about their experiences with summer activities and strongly encourage blind people of all ages to play corn hole. 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!
01:05:26
June 30, 2021
Traveling Blind: Braving the Atlanta Airport and Gas Station Bathrooms
Traveling Blind: Braving the Atlanta Airport and Gas Station Bathrooms
In this episode, Caitlyn, Cole, and Macy discuss their experiences traveling as blind people both alone and with family. Topics covered include flying, road trips, museums, theme parks, staying in unfamiliar vacation homes with family members, and taking guide dogs on vacation. Stay tuned for the bloopers at the end!
01:01:14
June 01, 2021
Blind Dining: Syrup is Always a Bad Idea
Blind Dining: Syrup is Always a Bad Idea
In this podcast, Macy, Cole, and Caitlyn talk about dining out. They discuss the pros and cons of sit-down restaurants, fast-food chains, and the dreaded buffet. 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 Plate Shatter: https://soundbible.com/108-Plate-Shatter-Break.html#google_vignette Background Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TSSiwpHWec Thank you for listening!
42:56
May 01, 2021
Science Classes: the Wikki Stix Appreciation Podcast
Science Classes: the Wikki Stix Appreciation Podcast
In this podcast, Macy, Cole, and Caitlyn discuss their experiences with experiments and crown Wikki Stix the superior graphic-making tool. 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!
56:02
March 31, 2021
Socializing with the Sightlings
Socializing with the Sightlings
In this podcast, Caitlyn, Cole, and Macy talk about socializing in school and in public, as well as their strategies for dealing with unsolicited help. 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 watching!
54:59
February 24, 2021
Talking Technology as Blind Students
Talking Technology as Blind Students
In this podcast, Caitlyn, Cole, and Macy talk about the technology they use most on a daily basis. 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 Music: https://youtu.be/5KOe7GRArRA Thank you for watching!
51:21
January 29, 2021
The Pros and Cons of Being Blind in 2020
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
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
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! 
33:54
October 28, 2020
Introducing the Challenge Solutions Team
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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August 01, 2020
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July 25, 2020