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Feeling This Life

Feeling This Life

By Anchor Center for Blind Children and VIPS (Visually Impaired Preschool Services)

This podcast dives deep into the triumphs, challenges, and strategies that are part of the lives of those who care for young children with blindness and visual impairment, building an audio community of families, caregivers and early interventionists.
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Feeling This LifeMay 01, 2023

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Lola’s Story with Meredith Howell
Sep 04, 202341:45
Season 3 is here!

Season 3 is here!

Our focus for season 3 is self-care! Give yourself a little self-care by listening with us on the first Monday of the month starting September 5!


This season's book club: Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust by Michael Hingson https://a.co/d/1Y6O7q1 Please give us your feedback using this survey link: https://educationutah.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_39OmBvMih6MlgNw    Make a Donation to-  VIPS: https://secure.vips.org/np/clients/vips/donation.jsp?forwardedFromSecureDomain=1&campaign=495  Anchor Center: https://www.anchorcenter.org/get-involved/donate/    Get in touch with us!  Follow us on Facebook @Feelingthislifepodcast and Instagram @Feelingthislife  Email: feelingthislife@vips.org  Jenny: jcastenir@vips.org  Paige: pmaynard@vips.org  Dr. Cathy: csmyth@anchorcenter.org  www.anchorcenter.org  www.vips.org


Aug 28, 202300:55
Season 2 Wrap Up - Get Ready for Season 3!
May 01, 202300:37
Why Do Children Need Evaluations?
May 01, 202335:58
Fear Less, Do More with Wendy Fagan
Apr 03, 202335:36
The Great IDEA Game Show with Megan Kuussalo and Sonnie Anderson

The Great IDEA Game Show with Megan Kuussalo and Sonnie Anderson

Mar 06, 202344:06
You're not fixing it, but you can fix the way you think about it with Amanda Jaksha

You're not fixing it, but you can fix the way you think about it with Amanda Jaksha

Feb 06, 202333:47
What happens when your vision changes? with Juanita Miles
Jan 02, 202342:12
Book Talk: “For The Benefit of Those Who See”

Book Talk: “For The Benefit of Those Who See”

Jenny, Dr. Cathy, and Paige reflect on reading “For the Benefit of Those Who See”, by Rosemary Mahoney.  Topics that come up include learning about the world using all our senses and blind content creators.  Jenny touches on how the students at Braille Without Borders (the school where Mahoney teaches) validate her experiences.


Purchase and learn more about “For the Benefit of Those Who See” book: https://www.rosemarymahoney.net/for-the-benefit-of-those-who-see

Blindsight Documentary on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/508621901

Video: A Journey from Germany to Kerala: Sabriye Tenberkenat TEDxTrivandrum: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yy4FvPAEtJ0

Book - “Echolocation and FlashSonar” by Daniel Kish and Jo Hook

https://www.aph.org/product/echolocation-and-flashsonar/


Just a few blind content creators we follow:

Molly Burke: https://www.mollyburkeofficial.com/

Lucy Edwards: https://www.lucyedwards.com/

Anthony Ferraro: https://asfvision.com/

Christine Ha: https://www.youtube.com/user/ChristineHaTube

Dan Mancina: https://www.instagram.com/danthemancina/?hl=en

James Rath: https://jamesrath.la/

Catarina Rivera: https://www.catarinarivera.com/

Sam Seavey: “The Blind Life”: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheBlindLife

https://www.perkinselearning.org/technology/posts/popular-blind-youtubers


Episode Transcript: s2e4_Book Talk transcript (1).txt


Please give us your feedback using this survey link: https://educationutah.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_39OmBvMih6MlgNw


Make a Donation to-

VIPS: https://secure.vips.org/np/clients/vips/donation.jsp?forwardedFromSecureDomain=1&campaign=495

Anchor Center: https://www.anchorcenter.org/get-involved/donate/


Get in touch with us!

Follow us on Facebook @Feelingthislifepodcast and Instagram @Feelingthislife

Email: feelingthislife@vips.org

Jenny: jcastenir@vips.org

Paige: pmaynard@vips.org

Dr. Cathy: csmyth@anchorcenter.org

www.anchorcenter.org

www.vips.org

Dec 05, 202228:16
A Full Life with Jamie Shake
Nov 07, 202231:22
Will orientation and mobility help my child? with Dr. Phangia 'Nana' Dewald
Oct 03, 202235:55
My child's vision stumps me! with Carrie Garnett

My child's vision stumps me! with Carrie Garnett

Jenny interviews Carrie Garnett, her daughter’s teacher of the visually impaired.  They discuss their experiences around confusion when a child is able to see something they “shouldn’t” be able to, and when a child struggles with seeing something they “should” be able to both at home and at school.  Paige, Dr. Cathy, and Jenny reflect about the factors that influence a child’s functional vision.  Jenny shares how her feelings of need for control have been impacted by being “stumped”.

One of the things we can observe in young (and not so young) children is the presence of "visual fatigue". It is just one more hidden visual condition that affects individuals with visual impairment in their daily lives. As we learn more about how the brain works, scientists are starting to unravel the mystery of visual fatigue. Here is a link for understanding that research better: https://www.perkins.org/the-science-behind-visual-fatigue-and-cvi/

Please give us your feedback using this survey link: https://educationutah.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_39OmBvMih6MlgNw

Make a Donation to-

VIPS: https://secure.vips.org/np/clients/vips/donation.jsp?forwardedFromSecureDomain=1&campaign=495

Anchor Center: https://www.anchorcenter.org/get-involved/donate/

Get in touch with us!

Follow us on Facebook @Feelingthislifepodcast and Instagram @Feelingthislife

Email: feelingthislife@vips.org

Jenny: jcastenir@vips.org

Paige: pmaynard@vips.org

Dr. Cathy: csmyth@anchorcenter.org

www.anchorcenter.org

www.vips.org

Sep 05, 202228:57
Season 2 Teaser
Aug 12, 202201:14
Season 1 Wrap Up - Get ready for Season 2

Season 1 Wrap Up - Get ready for Season 2

Please give us your feedback using this survey link: https://educationutah.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_39OmBvMih6MlgNw

Make a Donation to-

VIPS

Anchor Center

Get in touch with us!

Follow us on Facebook @Feelingthislifepodcast and Instagram @Feelingthislife

Email: feelingthislife@vips.org

Jenny: jcastenir@vips.org

Paige: pmaynard@vips.org

Dr. Cathy: csmyth@anchorcenter.org

www.anchorcenter.org

www.vips.org

Jun 06, 202200:37
What to expect when fostering your child’s social skills
Jun 06, 202226:32
What to expect when helping your child learn to get from place to place
May 02, 202230:55
What to expect when you need to speak up for your child
Apr 04, 202227:59
What to expect in your daily life with a child with a visual impairment
Mar 07, 202226:10
What to expect when taking your child to the eye doctor
Feb 07, 202235:56
Season 1 Introduction

Season 1 Introduction

Jenny shares information about "What To Expect", which is the theme for season 1 of Feeling This Life. 

Please give us your feedback using this survey link: https://educationutah.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_39OmBvMih6MlgNw

Make a Donation to-

VIPS

Anchor Center

Get in touch with us!

Follow us on Facebook @Feelingthislifepodcast and Instagram @Feelingthislife

Email: feelingthislife@vips.org

Jenny: jcastenir@vips.org

Paige: pmaynard@vips.org

Dr. Cathy: csmyth@anchorcenter.org

www.anchorcenter.org

www.vips.org

Feb 07, 202200:37
Our Hopes and Dreams

Our Hopes and Dreams

Paige, Dr. Cathy, and Jenny introduce themselves and talk about how they came together.  They discuss their hopes and dreams for Feeling This Life. 

Please give us your feedback using this survey link: https://educationutah.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_39OmBvMih6MlgNw

Make a Donation to-

VIPS

Anchor Center

Get in touch with us!

Follow us on Facebook @Feelingthislifepodcast and Instagram @Feelingthislife

Email: feelingthislife@vips.org

Jenny: jcastenir@vips.org

Paige: pmaynard@vips.org

Dr. Cathy: csmyth@anchorcenter.org

www.anchorcenter.org

www.vips.org

Jan 31, 202217:12