Talking Vision celebrates and International Women’s Day, 8th March, a day that both celebrates women’s achievements and highlights ongoing concerns and the discrimination women face.
Composer and Songwriter Donna Dyson was awarded APRA ASA Songwriter of the year (2016) for her song Spirit of Australia (co-written with Damien Leith). Donna began song writing only three years ago after losing her vision through a stroke. She talks with Stella about her song writing process and the excitement of winning this most prestigious award.
Also on the program, Beth Tonnisen is a member of Vision Australia’s Telelink Women’s Group. She talks about how she enjoys being part of the all-female monthly telephone support group whose members encourage and inspire each other by sharing ideas, knowledge and experiences.
And, France Keyland presents a specially themed Reader Recommended.