Don't Sit in the Dip with Ramya AmuthanAuthored on September 29, 2023
In this episode of 'Low Vision Moments' Jenny Bovard talks with guest, Ramya Amuthan about their most embarrassing food-related incidents: from tomato sauce-stained glasses to sitting on dips, cakes & a nice crab curry at a formal Sri Lankan family gathering, be careful where you place your meal because there just might be a blind or partially-sighted person nearby about to sit down.
Host / Backdrop Description:
Host: Jennie is a woman with shoulder-length white-blonde hair, strong glasses with purple rims. Her facial expressions are animated and she often speaks with her hands. The background includes two large bookcases, full of a variety of books, DVDs, toys, and nicknacks.
Ramya Amuthan co-hosts AMI’s Kelly & Ramya and the podcast AMI Audio Book Review. She’s a voice actor and an engaging storyteller based in Toronto.
Kelly & Ramya: Airs weekdays at 2 p.m. Eastern on AMI-tv & AMI-audio featuring interviews and discussions about arts, entertainment and the lifestyle issues that matter to you.
Show Open (0:00)
Introducing Ramya Amuthan (01:27)
The Joys and Dangers of Korean BBQ (02:03)
All About Ramya (02:40)
Jennie’s Rosé-Coloured Glasses (03:59)
Not-So-Sweet 16: Ramya’s Worst Place to put a Birthday Cake (07:50)
“Don’t Sit in the Dip, Yvon!” (12:34)
Crab Curry Catastrophe in Sri Lanka (14:28)
The Awkward Aftermath (17:36)
When Jennie Met Ramya: “the Post-Goalball Sweaty Hug” (18:08)
Flippin’ Mango: The Ottawa Wal-Mart Pineapple Incident (19:32)
Ramya’s Voice Acting Resume (26:15)
Show Close (27:19)
About Low Vision Moments: Part story time, part comedy, part awareness driven, Jennie Bovard presents funny experiences that happen when you are blind or partially sighted.
Jennie Bovard is a running, beer-drinking, thirtysomething with albinism. She loves trying all the things, making people laugh, and volunteering to create accessible sport and recreation opportunities in her community. Jennie, who has lived with partial sight all her life, has a diploma in film and TV production. Jennie lives in Halifax.
AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal.
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Shameless with Ben AkuokoAuthored on August 25, 2023
Ben Akuoko, co-host of the CNIB podcast The Lens: Living Diverse, joins Jennie for side-splitting, face-flushing incidents that have big embarrassment potential, but not for Ben and Jennie.They relate on restroom signage incidents (nothing graphic), Ben snubs the Dean at graduation, and they discuss the spectator sport of locating doors in unfamiliar environments. CNIB - The Lens: Living Diverse Hosted by Ben Akuoko and Neisha Mitchell. The podcast features a variety of guests and explores intersecting identities. Hear new perspectives and candid conversations about diversity and inclusion. AMI Audio Book Review - hosted by Ramya Amuthan Kelly & Ramya - Weekdays at 2 p.m. Eastern for interviews and discussions about arts, entertainment and the lifestyle issues that matter to you.
Bad Medicine with Casey Greer & Cassandra Mendez of the Rare with Flair podcastAuthored on July 28, 2023
|Casey Greer and Cassandra Mendez, hosts of the Rare with Flair podcast, drop by for a crossover episode! From the hospital's GI ward to airport security, these stories are entirely TMI and that’s how we like it. We also learn about Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome, a rare form of albinism, and you won’t believe what Casey needs to keep on ice.|