David Steele, the Blind Poet: New book for PENfriend

We are happy to announce a new partnership with Dave and will be publishing the first of several books about his son, who is suffering from a generative Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP). The books are PENfriend enabled and you will be able to listen to Dave read his poetic text page by page along with an audio description of the illustrations across each double page.

Here is a little about Dave taken from his website:

The Blind and Beyond Radio Show

The Blind and Beyond Radio Show is a weekly - every Sunday 6pm EST, USA - radio program with a very large audience. It represents the needs of blind people and is a popular talk-in show. They recently interviewed the founder of PENfriend. Below is the first part of the interview (7minsP) where Robene answered three fundamental questions:

Penfriend3 in Arabic

In a few days we will launch the ARABIC version of Penfriend3. All the packaging is in Arabic, the detailed AUDIO INSTRUCTIONS in Arabic. You can buy ARABIC Penfriend from the RNIB. We will be demonstrating on video how to add the Qur'an as a talking book, Arabic mp3 songs in the MP3 player and we welcome your questions for any other features that you are looking for in the Penfriend3.