The Braille Monitor

Vol. 47, No. 7                                                                  July, 2004

Barbara Pierce, Editor

Published in inkprint, in Braille, and on cassette by

The National Federation of the Blind
Marc Maurer, President

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Contents


Vol. 47, No. 7                                                                                                 July, 2004

Frontispiece

Great Expectations: From the Hierarchy of Sight to the Hierarchy of Truth
     
by James H. Omvig

Education: More Than Academics

Blind Parents, Child Protection Agencies, and the Courts
     
by J. Michael Jones

Stepping Out in All Weather
     
by James Baxter

Florida Man Has Vision of His Own Role in Society
     
by Jay Arrington

When Blindness Mattered
     
by Daniel B. Frye

Parents Fight to Keep Blind Teacher
     
by Jennifer Farish

Story of a Paperboy
     
by Dan Ryles

Of Canes and Misconceptions

In Touch with the Written Word
     
by Tiffany Shaw

Blind Lady Coming Down!
     
by Aloma Bouma

Pumping Gas and Reaching for the Fans
     
by J. Webster Smith

The Ties That Bind
     
by Kevan Worley

Recipes

Monitor Miniatures

                 Complete Monitor (text only)

                 Complete Monitor (text zipped) (download)

Copyrightę 2004 National Federation of the Blind