Cover art for podcast Health Literacy Out Loud Podcast

Health Literacy Out Loud Podcast

25 EpisodesProduced by Helen OsborneWebsite

Podcast Interviews With Those In-the-Know About Heath Literacy

19:19

Communicating When Vision is a Concern (HLOL #221)

Joe Weisse is co-coordinator for the Low Vision Support Group of Natick for the Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Now retired, for 33 years Weisse was Public Information Officer for the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind. Using his communications background, Weisse is a longtime Amateur (ham) Radio operator making contacts with stations around the world.

In this podcast, Joe Weisse talks with Helen Osborne about:

  • Degrees of vision loss and blindness. These include people who are blind since birth and those who lose vision as they age.
  • Strategies to communicate in person or over the phone. A great way to start is by asking, “How can I help you?”
  • Strategies to communicate in print and on the computer. It is important to consider factors such as type size, paper choice, and information that can be read aloud with speech output technology.
  • Strategies and caveats about relying on technology to communicate. While technology can be helpful to many people, not everyone can, or is willing to, use it.

More ways to learn:

Read a transcript of this podcast.

The post Communicating When Vision is a Concern (HLOL #221) appeared first on Health Literacy Out Loud Podcast.

Educational emoji reaction

Educational

Interesting emoji reaction

Interesting

Funny emoji reaction

Funny

Agree emoji reaction

Agree

Love emoji reaction

Love

Wow emoji reaction

Wow

Listen to Health Literacy Out Loud Podcast

RadioPublic

A free podcast app for iPhone and Android

  • User-created playlists and collections
  • Download episodes while on WiFi to listen without using mobile data
  • Stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download
  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
RSS feed
https://www.healthliteracyoutloud.com/feed/

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
Browser window

Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
Clicking mouse cursor

Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
Graph of increasing value

Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
Icon of cellphone with money

Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens