After an accident at age eight which left him blind, Oral Miller matriculated Louisville public schools, graduated from Princeton University and earned his law degree from the University of Chicago Law School. He then set his sights on Washington DC. to work at the SBA– [Small Business Administration] and Rehabilitation Services as their counsel. Oral became one of the early members of the ACB–American Council of the Blind national and is also very proud of his membership in the American Blind Bowling Association where he bowled a high score game of 225.
The Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind has been serving the Washington, DC [DMV] for 120 years. Our guests today,Tony Cancelosi–President and CEO and Jocelyn Hunter, Senior Director of Communications, discuss a new Digital Data Scanning job creation program and how to celebrate their 120th Anniversary–virtually.
Today’s broadcast is dedicated to CAGDU co-founder and co-host, Charles “Charlie” Crawford who passed away today, 9/11/2020, after a short illness.
Wendy Sherid is the author of a children’s book series based on her adventures with her Seeing Eye dog Feather. Her ten-year-old grandson Callen, is her inspiration and co-author.
Chair Ray Smith, Commissioner for Individuals with Disabilities, advocates for all persons who live with disabilities and brings his unique life experience as a blind person to his advocacy work.
We explore the journey of self-independence that our guest Janice Brooks took as she adjusted to losing her sight. and writing her book, God Has Need of You.