Guide dogs on London Transport escalators & Kindle loses speech. 18/10/2011

What will the decision by Amazon not to put text to speech on their latest Kindle reader mean for users? Peter White talks to Ian Macrae, Editor of Disability Now and Melanie Brunson from the American Council of the Blind about accessible reading for visually impaired people .
Guide dogs are to be allowed onto London Underground escalators, after undergoing appropriate training by GDBA. What's it been like in the past taking your dog on the Underground? What training will be offered to help people use escalators in the future? And how do guide dog owners in countries like Australia, where dogs are already allowed onto escalators, manage. Guests: Dave Kent guide dog user; Olly Burton from Guide Dogs and reporter Lee Kumutat.
Producer Cheryl Gabriel.

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