Medical Device Nonvisual Accessibility Act– October 1st, 8PM Eastern (ACB Media 1) and Pacific (ACB Media 2) and repeats throughout the next seven days (go to https://speakingoutfortheblind.weebly.com/ for more details)
ACB’s Advocacy & Outreach Specialist Swatha Nandhakumar and Diabetics In Action President Tom Tobin will tell us about the Medical Device Nonvisual Accessibility Act. She’ll explain how the Act might make home medical devices and equipment accessible to all blind and visually impaired Americans.
To listen to this week’s “Speaking Out for the Blind,” go to: https://www.acbmedia.org/home/streams/, and choose one of the links under the heading “ACB Media 1 – Mainstream,” and “ACB Media 2 – Mainstream 2;” or call 1-518-906-1820, and when prompted, press “1” for ACB Media 1 or press “2” for ACB Media 2. You may also listen to the program live on the ACB Link mobile app. For more information, go to http://link.acb.org. Show archive page is at https://speaking-out-for-the-blind.pinecast.co/.
How to access ACB Media 1 and ACB Media 2 on Amazon Alexa:
From your Alexa-enabled device first Enable the skill by saying:
1. Approach your Alexa device and issue this command: “Alexa, Delete Everything I’ve Ever Said on this device”
Please Note: This will need to be done on each Alexa device in your home.
2. Wait 30 seconds and then say: “Alexa, Open ACB Media”
The new ACB Media skill will launch.
As a reminder, ask for the name of the stream that you would like to hear. The list below are the names for each of the ACB Media stream designations:
- ACB Mainstream is now ACB 1
- ACB Mainstream 2 is now ACB 2
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For more info related to this week’s show, go to: https://speakingoutfortheblind.weebly.com/list-of-episodes-and-show-news/for-more-information-episode-272-the-medical-nonvisual-accessibility-act