How I See It


How I See It is a new web series hosted by advocate Robert Shuemak, who is visually impaired. He is a former member of the Ohio DD Council, where he served as chair of the organization’s Assistive Technology and Communication Committee. In each episode Robert welcomes a guest to discuss accessible technology. Season 1 episodes included smarthome technology, software for computers and smartphones, and transportation. Season 2 premiered in September 2018 and includes discussions about voting, employment, and statewide technology trends.

Dec 18, 2018
Check out our special edition of "How I See It," with eight short video interviews from the Disability Cocoon Tech Festival. We spoke to vendors about telemedicine, remote support and more.
Nov 20, 2018
Robert welcomes John Martin, director of the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, to discuss Ohio's Technology First Initiative, the DD Council Technology Committee, and the future of accessible technology.
Oct 23, 2018
This episode focuses on workplace technology with Doug Goering and Asa Featherstone from the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center.
Sep 25, 2018
Robert welcomes Sherry Poland, director of the Hamilton County Board of Elections, to discuss the different accessible technologies that allow people with disabilities to vote.
Mar 6, 2018
Robert welcomes Brandy Jones, director of external affairs for Metro, to discuss some of the technology that Metro and SORTA use to make public transportation in Cincinnati more accessible.
Feb 20, 2018
Robert welcomes Debra Jones, a systems analyst at Hamilton County DD Services, to discuss some of the software that Robert uses that can help someone with a visual impairment or other disability to better use their computer and iPhone.
Feb 6, 2018
Robert welcomes Heather Sturgill, a consultant and advocate, to discuss some of the smart home technology she uses to make her home more accessible.