In the tenth episode of It's My Job, Mohammed, a student in the U.S. Virgin Islands, interviews Dr. Kirk Adams, President and CEO of the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB). Mohammed and Dr. Adams discuss schools, technology, music, cooking, and more. Listen to learn how Dr. Adams' career path led him to become President and CEO of one of the oldest blidness organizations in the United States. In this episode, we're also asking for your help! Listen after the interview to find out more!
Episode Ten Vocabulary
Can you figure out what these words mean? (each word is hyperlinked to its definition from Lexico)
Chief Executive Officer (link is to a definition from Investopedia)
Episode Ten Tech Resources
Dr. Adams and Mohammed talk about a lot of cool tech tools - some which Dr. Adams used when he was younger, and some which he still uses today.
Here's some links to the fedearl Association for Community Living's AbleNet website, which can help you learn more about these interesting devices:
- and here's a link to the HIMS (manufactuerer) webpage about the BrailleSense
- and here's a link to the Freedom Scientific (menufacturer) webpage about the PAC Mate