ACB Voices

Welcome to the ACB Voices Blog, a collection of stories and news from the American Council of the Blind. The following pages provide a glimpse into the lives of Americans who are blind and visually impaired, as well as offer helpful guidance and resources for fostering community growth and advocacy.

Recent Posts

Thanksgiving Reimagined

By Anthony Corona The last Thursday in November is a special day for the United States in so many ways. I was taught as a child about the spirit of friendship and cooperation between the early settlers and the Native Americans. I was taught it was a holiday to give thanks for those who persevered through hardships

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Audio Description: How Far We Have Come!

By Jeanette Schmoyer I can still remember audio description on VHS tapes. The description was provided by WGBH, I think. How wonderful it was to have the description of movies in our own home! Today, I can go to a movie theater and get an audio receiver and be with a group watching the same

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Audio Description: Opening the Cellblock Doors

By Anthony Corona Prison can come in so many forms from the classic societal incarceration to self-imposed isolation and so many other forms. For someone who loses sight mid-life, it can feel like being in a prison of mazes, brick walls and ever-shifting perspectives. Everything changes suddenly and nothing is what was comfortable, and nothing rings

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