It's My Job Podcast #13: Lori Scharff

Welcome to thirteenth episode of the It’s My Job podcast. Jose, a transition student from Colorado, is interviewing Lori Scharff from New York. She is an incentive practitioner, past president of the American Council of the Blind of New York. 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!


Check out American Council of the Blind of New York on

Episode Thirteenth Vocabulary

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





Episode Thirteenth Tech Resources

Lori and Jose talk about a lot of benefits and how to manage your benefits. Here are the websites for some of the resources they mentioned. Explore these sites to learn more.

If You’re Blind Or Have Low Vision - How We Can Help

Understanding Supplemental Security Income If You Are Disabled or Blind -- 2020 Edition

How Employment Affects Social Security Disability Benefits for Workers with Vision Loss





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