Blog Post from Jessica Hodges
There is nothing stopping you from accessing blind abilities!
You tell me you don’t have time to listen? Or maybe you just don’t know how to find the illustrious gathering of blogs and podcasts that is blind abilities in the moment, when you’ve got a thousand things to do? Well, wonder no more. Here are all the ways you can find us.
Cooking something complicated in the kitchen? Have your hands full with keys, cookies, kids, kittens, kites, kindling, or anything else? your nearest Echo device has you covered. Just say, “Alexa, enable Blind Abilities.” Alexa will welcome you to the new Blind Abilities Podcast and ask if you want to listen to the latest episode. You can say, “Yes” or say a few other commands such as:
Alexa, Tell Blind Abilities to go-backward 10 episodes, tell Blind Abilities to go forward 1 episode, tell Blind Abilities to fast forward 8 minutes, and so on.
You can also say, “Ask Blind Abilities to play most recent.” The main thing here is to use the command, Tell Blind Abilities.
You can pause the podcast by saying, “Alexa, pause.” You can also resume where you left off by saying, “Alexa, resume.” One more thing, you can ask Blind Abilities to play episode 375 or any of the 450 podcasts available in the Blind Abilities network.
On the train? Trying not to fall asleep? Want to listen to a string of shows, mix us in with other podcasts, or have one source you like to use for audio? We’re oniTunes,iHartRadio,Stitcher,Spotifyand TuneIn Radio, and can be played through any podcatcher. Just search for Blind Abilities! That’s 2-words, Blind Abilities. You can also use the Blind Abilities Feed to search or subscribe as well – Https://BlindAbilities.Libsyn.com/RSS
At the computer? Dying to get a break from your paperwork, school work, or heavy gaming life but still want to do something useful. Or even need help learning that computer? Point your favorite web browser to blindabilities.com. You can scroll down through the podcasts, use your heading selector and move from episode to episode. Go to the Smart Category or Search drop-down menus and find a topic that interests you.
Open the Menu and find categories and sub-categories and the related episodes will populate the screen.
Finally, don’t want to complicate it? Love us unconditionally and don’t want to bother with anybody else? There’s an app for that. Search in the iOS App Store for Blind Abilitiesor google play store for Blind Abilities, and have all our content at your fingertips, including all the blogs! The Blind Abilities App is Free and you can navigate by scrolling down, by category, by searching for keywords as well. You can download the episodes for those times without WiFi or to preserve your data usage.
You have no more excuses now, come listen, watch, and learn from us here at Blind Abilities.
Thanks for listening!
Jessica Hodges, Blind Abilities Team member.