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Ouch! talk show 91: Taser, tablets and travel

Emma Tracey Emma Tracey | 12:58 UK time, Friday, 9 November 2012

Left to right - Ian Macrae, Rob Crossan, Liz Carr, Steve Day (in Ouch studio)

Ian Macrae, Rob Crossan, Liz Carr and Steve Day

The blind man mistakenly tasered by police and superstorm Sandy are the stories under discussion. Plus, how computer tablets are making a difference and the wheelchair-using traveller Zach Anner tells us about his new YouTube show launched since leaving Oprah's network. Liz Carr and Rob Crossan present.

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Guests on the programme include deaf comedian Steve Day and visually impaired editor of Disability Now, Ian Macrae.

Listen out for the feature on tablet computers, part of our Technology and Disabled People series this month.

Links from the show

BBC News: Police use Taser on blind man after stick mistaken for sword
Nick and Alejandra's Hurricane Sandy story
The website of deaf comedian Steve Day
Disability Now - paperless, online only since last month
US contributor Lawrence Carter-Long on Twitter

Something Special on CBeebies - Tumble Tap game coming soon
Blog for Lost Voice Guy, the tablet-using comedian who can't speak
The Dean Rodney Singers

Video travel show: Riding Shotgun with Zach Anner - a wheelchair using American

Website for the Australian band Rudely Interrupted - we play their track at the end of the show

Oh and listen out for Rob Crossan's inventive, yet hilarious, top access tip for crossing roads on dark winter nights if you're visually impaired like him.

• Send a message to Rob and Liz on Twitter or on our Facebook page. Or email them.


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