The Braille Monitor

February 1985

Published in inkprint, in Braille, and on talking-book discs by

The National Federation of the Blind
Dr. Kenneth Jernican, President

National Office
1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
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ISSN 0006-8829


Contents


February 1985

 

SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY INSURANCE: WHAT RULES GOVERN WORK? THESE ARE THE FACTS
by James Gashel

SOCIAL SECURITY AND SSI FACTS FOR 1985
by James Gashel

PRESIDENTIAL RELEASES
by Kenneth Jernigan

THE ROLLER COASTER RIDE WAS BUMPY

PASTRIES REPLACE POLITICS FOR RAMON A WALHOF
by Kitty Fleischman

FIGHTING DISCRIMINATION IN INSURANCE: THE ALAN CLIVE COMPLAINT
AND A POSTSCRIPT ON A PHONE CALL FROM LINCOLN NATIONAL

by James Gashel

THE VAN ETTINGERS: PARENTS OF COURAGE AND DETERMINATION

BRAILLE: THE FUNDAMENTAL SKILL FOR BLIND WRITERS
by Catherine Horn Randall

IS BRAILLE WORTH IT?
by Nancy Scott

THE BOUNDARIES OF COMPUTERDOM
by Kenneth Jernigan

CINCINNATI ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND STILL LOOKING BACKWARD

LOOKING AT THE LAW:
CAN STUDENTS AT THE SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND SUE THE STATE?

by James Gashel

MONITOR NOW AVAILABLE IN BRAILLE FOR THOSE WHO WANT IT
by Kenneth Jernigan

MY DREAMS ARE GETTING BETTER ALL THE TIME
by Betty Niceley

MARSHA CRICKMORE WINS DISPUTE WITH IRS: REPORT FROM INDIANA

THE FEDERATION EQUATION--THE OHIO CONVENTION
by Peggy Covey and Paul Dressell

FACTS FROM THE FILES
by Gerald Paice

RECIPES

MONITOR MINIATURES

Copyright, National Federation of the Blind, Inc., 1985