IRIS http://iowapublicradio.org en Audio Description for Blind People http://iowapublicradio.org/post/audio-description-blind-people <p>An assistive service began this weekend in Des Moines allowing blind people to hear descriptions of what’s happening on the stage of a theatrical production. The Iowa Radio Reading Information Service, or IRIS, is providing audio description for blind patrons attending shows during the Civic Center’s Broadway series.</p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 03:17:02 +0000 John Pemble 9062 at http://iowapublicradio.org Audio Description for Blind People Voluntourism http://iowapublicradio.org/post/voluntourism-0 <p>Traveling abroad to Tanzania or Nigeria may sound exotic and exciting.&nbsp; What if you got to travel to one of those far off places, got to really know some of the local people, and got to do work that will make a lasting difference… that sounds life changing.&nbsp; On today's "Talk of Iowa"… Voluntourism, Iowans traveling the world to do good.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 16:24:44 +0000 Charity Nebbe 6989 at http://iowapublicradio.org Voluntourism