Mr. Rocheleau Goes To Parliament

I was originally going to be clever and write “Mr. Rocheleau Goes To Ottawa” until realizing I’m e-mailing federal AND provincial members of Parliament. Ah well… maybe one day.   Anyway, After writing my blog entry about the Ontario Disability Support Program’s punitive rules against those collecting the Canada Emergency Response Benefit last week, many … Read more

Dealing With Blindness And The Covid-19 Pandemic: Part Two – Up With The Static And The Radio Waves

(Note: This is the second in a three part series. Part one was inspired by our recent podcast, focuses on self-isolation and can be found here. It also contains links to Canadian and American mental health resources. The final entry deals with being around others again and can be found here.)   Although technology often … Read more

Dealing With Blindness And The Covid-19 Pandemic: Part One – Stuck In The Middle With You

(Note: This is the first in a three part series. Part two touches upon challenges with technology and is available here. The final entry deals with being around others again and can be found here.)   On our last podisode, Jan and I talked about dealing with blindness and the Covid-19 pandemic.   While she mainly … Read more

Our Favourite Podisodes (So Far…)

Earlier today on social media, we shared a Spotify playlist of our 10 favourite podisodes.   For anyone new to the podcast, we think this is a good place to start. From episode one to 31, we tried including content that touched on our personal lives, accessibility, education, technology, media and the fun we have … Read more

Addressing The Few Blind Negatives Of Disney+

A lot has changed since we shared our thoughts in November, but how Can Disney+ Improve ItS Service For The Blind?   Full disclosure: Despite this entry’s title, Disney+ has undergone several tweaks to help disabled users. Going above and beyond , the developers built-accessibility features into their apps from day one and still refine the … Read more

30. The Podisode About Moving In With A Blind Person

They aren’t the Jeffersons, but this week The Blindnamic Duo are moving on up!   Jumping back almost seven years, Marc and Jan discuss what it was like to move out three weeks before their wedding. What makes an apartment more enticing for someone who is blind? Which aspect of moving shares something in common … Read more

28. The Podisode About Marc And Jan’s Blind Wedding

They may be late for Valentine’s, but The Blindnamic Duo still thinks it’s a great day for a blind wedding.   On this week’s podisode, Marc and Jan talk all about what went into planning their big jump into holy matrimony. What extra steps were required to make the big day accessible for someone who … Read more

25. The Podisode About How Marc Got Into College

  The Blindnamic Duo are celebrating their 25th episode in style and it’s… educational?   Covering how Marc got into college, he and Jan lay out how The Blind Avenger earned his degree at the school of hard knocks. Why did the former head of journalism refuse to talk with the beacon of blindness? How … Read more