Welcome to the 29th episode of It’s My Job podcast. Carl, a student from Colorado, interviews Max Nelson about his first Paralympics experience during the Winter games in Beijing and all the hard work to be part of team USA. 

The It’s My Job podcast features student interviewers talking with adults who are blind or visually impaired, investigating important questions like how they use technology and how they connect with other people. Our interviews were designed by students, for students. Stay tuned after the podcast to learn how to get involved! 

Episode twenty-ninth vocabulary

Can you figure out what these words mean? (Each word is hyperlinked to its definition from Lexico.)

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Episode twenty-ninth tech resources

Carl and Max talk about some of technologies he uses at work in their personal lives. Here are the websites for some of the resources they mentioned. Explore these sites:

Team USA

COVID-19 Accessible Test Kits       

Nordic Skiing vs. Cross Country Skiing

Russia-Ukraine War

The link to It’s My Job #29 YouTube video:

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Using a black pen, tracing a student drawing onto Swell paper which is over a raised line drawing on top of the Lightbox.

HOW TO turn a tactile drawing film drawing into PIAF image: Sharpie method

Elementary student using the APH Draftsman; drawing with one hand and feeling the tactile lines with the other.

Tactile drawing: Expanding creativity and social inclusion

Colorful image of alphabet blocks in print and sim braille with the blocks opening like a mouth. "ChatterPix" is printed in the bottom right corner.

Braille Alphabet: Student-created YouTube video