Journeys: Season 4, Episode 13 – Richard Rieman

Guest(s) in this episode:

On Wednesday, July 3rd, we’ll talk with The Audiobook Wizard Richard Rieman about how he advocates for #accessibility, #inclusion by creating children’s illustrated audiobooks and how he’s helping others make their work more inclusive too!


00:00 Intro
02:30 Richard’s Journey
13:40 Audio Descriptions, Sign
Language & Captions in E-Books (A Before And After)
20:35 Being Able To Empathize
24:47 Misinterpreting Why Accessibility Is Important
29:33 Illustrated Audiobooks & Library Of Congress
35:56 Recognizing Invisible Challenges
38:36 Finding Resources
41:10 Winnie The Pooh Voice Actors & Engineers
49:49 The Accessible Wonderful Wizard Of Oz
53:47 Illustrated Storybooks by DCMP (The Described And Captioned Media Program)
56:10 Downloadable Braille
1:00:32 Richard’s Other Upcoming Projects
1:03:41 Normalizing And Appreciating Differences
1:10:29 Courses On Making Your Book Inclusive
1:12:40 Richard’s Websites And Contact Info

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