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Braille Monitor

Vol. 51, No. 7                                                     July 2008

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. 51, No. 7                                                       July 2008

 

Lead Photos         Listen Now (MP3)

Reflections of a Lifetime Reader and Library Maven         Listen Now (MP3)
by Marc Maurer

The Role of the Blind in a Democratic Society      Listen Now (MP3)
by Dr. Jacobus tenBroek

Making Lemonade from Lemons      Listen Now (MP3)
by John Bailey

Responding to the Sunday Times      Listen Now (MP3)
by Avraham Rabby

Progress and Stalemates: The Complexities of Creating a Textbooks-on-Time
System for Blind Students
                                                             Listen Now (MP3)
A Report by Pat Renfranz, Sandy Taboada, and Jill Weatherd

Making a Difference        Listen Now (MP3)
by Barbara Loos

Structured-Discovery Learning
What It Is and Why It Works
       Listen Now (MP3)
by Ruby Ryles

Hearing Words versus Reading Words        Listen Now (MP3)
by Robert Leslie Newman

Keeping Our PromisesóBraille Competency Test Now a Reality        Listen Now (MP3)
by Louise Walch

Brief Biography of a Federationist        Listen Now (MP3)
by Everette Bacon

Recipes        Listen Now (MP3)

Monitor Miniatures        Listen Now (MP3)

          Complete Braille Monitor

          Complete Braille Monitor (Download Zipped Word Version)

          Complete Braille Monitor Audio File (Zipped MP3 Version)

Copyright 2008 by the National Federation of the Blind