Talking Vision Episode 372 17th May 2017

May 18, 2017

This week’s guest is Ramona Mandy who was recently awarded the Tammy Axelson Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Print Disability sector at the Roundtable (on Information Access for People with Print Disability, held in Perth.

Ramona has a major commitment to the blindness sector, starting work in the community as a braille instructor, teaching adults how to access and use braille-related technology. She then worked for the global technology company Humanware as a blindness product specialist, assisting trainers to match people with the right technology.

During this time, she served on the national executive for the Australian braille authority  and chaired the Victorian sub-committee.

She chats with Stella about her passion for all things braille and print access-related and about the legacy of print disability advocate and administrator Tammy Axelson.

Also on the program

  • Content maker Glen Morrow reports back on the presentations from the Roundtable
  • Frances Keyland presents a reader recommended

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