The Braille Monitor

Vol. 48, No. 6                                                              June 2005

Barbara Pierce, Editor

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Contents


Vol. 48, No. 6                                                                                          June 2005

Frontispiece


A Dark Day for Rehabilitation
          
by Fredric K. Schroeder

Expedience Plus Ignorance Equals Betrayal
          
by Christopher Fields

BPS' Diane Ditmars Is Honored for Her Work
          
by Bill Hafer

Stop, Look, and Listen: Quiet Vehicles and Pedestrian Safety
          by Deborah Kent Stein

Beyond Vision: Integrating Touch into Museums
The Tactile Museum of the Lighthouse for the Blind in Athens, Greece

          
by Amalia S. Levi

Ask Miss Whozit

Consumer Electronics: Crisis at the Big Box Store, Part 3
          
by Brad Hodges

Net Surfing for Those Unable to See
Often Web Sites' Designs Hinder Navigation by the Blind

           by Abigail Tucker

Am I Blind?
          
by John G. Paré Jr.

Announcing The Blindness Revolution

What I Saw at the Revolution
          
by Brian Miller

Recipes

Monitor Miniatures

        Complete Braille Monitor

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