Braille Monitor                                                     October 2007

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IT’S CHANGED!
Braille Readers Are Leaders Contest 2007-2008
November 1, 2007 – January 4, 2008

--Bigger, Better Prizes
o Win a trip to the 2008 NFB Convention
o T-shirts for every participant
o More surprises

--Date Change
o Contest now two months, not three
o Begins (as it always has) on November 1, 2007
o Ends in 2008 on Louis Braille’s birth date: January 4

--New Features
o Advance registration now available
o Faster turnaround of certificates and ribbons for contestants that register early
o New categories
o Redesigned reading journal

--Revised Rules
o More guidance about electronic books read with refreshable Braille
o Detailed list of acceptable reading materials

Information and forms are available online at: http://nfb.org/nfb/NOPBC_Braille_Readers_Are_Leaders.asp

Paper forms may be requested by email, mail, telephone, or fax from:
BrailleReadersAreLeaders@nfb.org
Braille Contest
1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
Phone: (410) 659-9314, extensions 2360 or 2361
Fax: (410) 659-5129

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