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In Touch Episode guide

  1. 28/10/2014

    News, views and information for people who are blind or partially sighted.

    First broadcast: 28 Oct 2014

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  2. Blind People in Sierra Leone; 'Affordable' Braille; Accessible Pedestrian Signals

    The increased Ebola risk for blind people in Sierra Leone; and more affordable Braille.

    First broadcast: 21 Oct 2014

  3. Finding a Way into the Arts

    The careers of a sound artist, an assistant theatre director and a continuity announcer.

    First broadcast: 07 Oct 2014

  4. Accessible Healthcare Information, Private Voting, Advice on Starting University

    NHS England drafts a standard for accessible information, advice on starting university.

    First broadcast: 30 Sep 2014

  5. RNIB audiobook download service; Braille labelling; Space Camp

    New RNIB audiobook download service, Braille on packaging, space camp for blind children.

    First broadcast: 23 Sep 2014

  6. Safe travel - Trialling at Tandem

    What is safe travel, and who should decide? Plus a borrow-a-tandem scheme.

    First broadcast: 16 Sep 2014

  7. Registration statistics; Making a plan; Feedback on audio description

    Macular Society's Tony Rucinski and Dr Catey Bunce interpret HSCIC registration figures.

    First broadcast: 09 Sep 2014

  8. Audio description; Arts access in Australia; Reunited after 50 years

    Audio descripton is explained, and In Touch facilitates a reunion after 50 years.

    First broadcast: 02 Sep 2014

  9. 26/08/2014

    Peter White talks to cookery author Elaine Bastable about coping with sight loss.

    First broadcast: 26 Aug 2014

  10. Blind world land-speed record; Giving up driving

    As a blind man breaks the 200mph record, Peter asks how hard is it to give up driving?

    First broadcast: 19 Aug 2014

  11. Weight Control

    Peter White is joined by Denise Leigh and Cindy Godfrey-Mckay to tackle weight control.

    First broadcast: 12 Aug 2014

  12. Changes to blind people's lives since the first World War; Blind veterans

    Dr Fred Reid and Robert Baker refect on changes to blind people's lives since Aug 4th 1914

    First broadcast: 05 Aug 2014

  13. Conducting a Choir when Blind

    Three blind musicians debut as conductors; and a blind businessman in the building trade.

    First broadcast: 29 Jul 2014

  14. Living through the bombing

    Two blind women talk to Peter White about their experiences of living in Israel and Gaza.

    First broadcast: 22 Jul 2014

  15. 15/07/2014

    Ofcom calls for views on speaking electronic programme guides.

    First broadcast: 15 Jul 2014

  16. SmartGlasses, Eating Out

    Eating out in public and roadtesting augmented-reality SmartGlasses.

    First broadcast: 08 Jul 2014

  17. Benefit Rights Advisor, Tennis, Confirmation bias

    Inaccessible form forces blind benefits advisor to have support worker and blind tennis.

    First broadcast: 01 Jul 2014

  18. Banking and Blogging

    Clydesdale Bank apologises to a listener and Lee Kumutat meets 91-year-old Jessie Bowler.

    First broadcast: 24 Jun 2014

  19. Campaigning against hate crime; The Amber Trust

    Siobhan Meade fights back against hate crime and The Amber Trust blows its own trumpet

    First broadcast: 17 Jun 2014

  20. Macular Society smoking campaign; Follow-ups

    Tony Rucinski on the Macular Society's Smoking Campaign, and Lee Kumutat updates stories.

    First broadcast: 10 Jun 2014

  21. Blind children; your feedback; Red Szell column

    Blind Children UK explains how it plans to improve mobility for blind children.

    First broadcast: 03 Jun 2014

  22. Listeners' questions; VI rehab worker; blind child's play

    Experts answer listeners' questions, encouraging your visually impaired child to play.

    First broadcast: 27 May 2014

  23. Charles Bonnet Syndrome - The Ukulele Lite Orchestra

    New research findings on Charles Bonnet Syndrome and the Ukulele Lite Orchestra.

    First broadcast: 20 May 2014

  24. Changes to Disability Students' Allowance; practicalities of 'killing time'

    Universities minister David Willetts on proposed cuts to Disabled Students' Allowance.

    First broadcast: 13 May 2014

  25. Speaking Across the Generations, part 2

    Four people 60 years apart share their experience of visual impairment.

    First broadcast: 06 May 2014

  26. Blind magistrates; reading printed documents; listener feedback.

    Experiences of blind magistrates, and reading printed documents with a smartphone.

    First broadcast: 29 Apr 2014

  27. Speaking Across the Generations, part 1

    A panel of four people 60 years apart in age share their experiences of visual impairment.

    First broadcast: 22 Apr 2014

  28. RNIB and National Talking Newspapers; Blind golfer; Sue Townsend

    RNIB answers criticisms about its takeover of the National Talking Newspapers service.

    First broadcast: 15 Apr 2014

  29. At the Races; New charity chief execs

    Peter White goes to the races, and meets two incoming charity chief executives.

    First broadcast: 08 Apr 2014

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