Week of Disability Uprising (Draft Proposal)

I think everyone can agree that it’s time for revolution, an uprising for those with disabilities. A show of support and force, an act to get recognition and acknowledgement, a demonstration for change. These are just my initial thoughts, the beginnings of a plan. I don’t want one protest and I don’t want one day. … Read more

35. You Say You Want A Disability Revolution

The Blindnamic Duo are back and have plenty of ground to cover!   How is Marc preparing for a revolution and what is Jan doing to help paint a picture for him? We’re  reviewing Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution, talking Instagram photos and making a big announcement. Be sure to listen if you’re on the … Read more

The ODSP Chronicles

It’s been a few weeks since we’ve covered Ontario’s Disability Support Program (ODSP) on here and there’s a reason for that.   After delving into social assistance so much and ultimately becoming very discouraged, I needed a break from it. We’ve actively been avoiding serious subject matter on the podcast and I’ve even strayed away … 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

31. The Blindnamic Duo Returns!

The Blindnamic Duo is back and better than ever!   What have Marc and Jan been up to since the world got turned upside down in March? In their first podisode of the pandemic era and second season, the two focus on how their lives have been indirectly changed by Covid-19. From financial fears to … Read more

12. The Episode About Accessibility On The Internet

This week, the Blindnamic Duo are getting down to business and talking accessibility on the internet!   They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but why does it sometimes need more than 100 characters? Marc gets fired up about captchas, Jan relates the internet to architecture and the two delve into the staggering statistic … Read more