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Braille Monitor

Vol. 49, No. 11                                                                     December 2006

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. 49, No. 11                                                                       December 2006

 

Frontispiece

Convention Bulletin 2007

Maxi-Aids Seeks to Intimidate Competitors by Claiming that Somebody Stole
Intellectual Property from It

by Marc Maurer

Blindness: The Lessons of History
by Kenneth Jernigan

It's a Long Way from School Plays to Community Theater
So How Did I Get from There to Here?

by Gail Snider

An Examination of Four Stand-alone Reading Machines
by Steven Booth, Mike Tindell, and Anne Taylor

A New Day for Disabled Americans
by Karl Smith

Ask Miss Whozit

Leadership In Action:
Jernigan Institute Establishes New Program to Empower Youth

by The NFB Jernigan Institute Education Team

The 2007 National Federation of the Blind
Scholarship Program

Distinguished Educator of Blind
Children Award for 2007
by Sharon Maneki

The 2007 Blind Educator of the Year Award
by David Ticchi

What A Relief!
by Denice F. Brown

Massachusetts Appoints the Right Man

A New Way to Demonstrate Braille Literacy
by Jerry Whittle

Social Security, SSI, and Medicare Facts for 2007
by James McCarthy

The Momentum Is Building

Recipes

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Copyright 2006 National Federation of the Blind