S1E79 – 20220426 Tuesday Topics -Does blindness culture exist.

For the last six decades there has been debate about whether there is such a thing as “disability culture”. There has also, by extension, been a serious question as to whether such a thing as blindness culture exists. Most people would accept that there is “deaf culture”. Many would accept that there is such a … Read more

S1E1 – 20220419 Tuesday Topics – How ought one to choose a person with whom you wish to have a long-term relationship.

How ought one to choose a person with whom you wish to have a long-term relationship? We have lots of instances of partnerships between people who are blind and people who are fully sighted. We also have partnerships between two folks who are blind. Is there a difference? Does a relationship between two people who … Read more

S1E78 – 20220412 – Tuesday Topics – learn how voting and resolutions and amendments will get handled this Summer.

Tuesday Topics will continue a tradition we began last year. We explored last year just how ACB was going to vote during a totally digital convention. This year we are dealing with a different animal in that our convention in Omaha Nebraska will be a “hybrid convention”. In other words, we have to meet the … Read more

S1E75 – 20220322 – Tuesday Topics – the Durward K. McDaniel award and the Morgan-Chase Leadership Award – 1900.

Perhaps the most valuable awards offered by the American Council of the Blind, at least in monetary terms, are the Durward K. McDaniel award and the Morgan-Chase Leadership Fellows award. Tuesday Topics this week will hear from members of the committee that oversees these awards. We will hear from some of the winners and what … Read more