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Everyday Blind Parents

Sep 1, 2018

Welcome to Everyday Blind Parents.  In this episode, blind mom of three and creator of the podcast, Mary Jo Hartle shares her vision and goals for this podcast.  Later in the episode, she and her husband, Jesse who is also blind talk about their own experience in starting their family and some of the daily challenges they face as blind parents. 


About the Author:

Mary Jo Hartle is a blind mom of three young children and is a certified Teacher of Blind Students (MEd) and has her National Orientation and Mobility Certification (NOMC).  At present, she is a full-time stay at home parent but continues to teach and consult contractually.  Before starting her family, she served as the Director of Education for the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute.  she enjoys hanging out with her family, volunteering in various community and school organizations, working on projects like this podcast, and writing about her family's experience with two blind parents.  She and her family reside in Maryland where her husband Jesse who is also blind,  works for the U.S. Department of Education as a Government Programs Specialist.  .  You can read more about the Hartles' experiences as blind parents at Thanks for joining us. 


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