The Braille Monitor

             Vol. 40, No. 3                                                                                                          March 1997

Barbara Pierce, Editor

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Marc Maurer, President

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Contents


         Vol. 40, No. 3                                                                                       March 1997


Lighthouse for the Blind Closes Sheltered Shop and Feels that It Got a Bum Rap

by Kenneth Jernigan

Carnival, Life Go On Despite Blindness
by Rhonda Nabonne

Needed: Blind Individuals for University Training as Orientation & Mobility Instructors
by Ruby Ryles

If Only We Could See Through the Eyes of a Child
by Sue Drapinski

Content Validity of the National Literary Braille Competency Test
by Carol B. Allman and Sandra Lewis

A Nonacademic Plea for Common Sense
by Barbara Pierce

Making Other Arrangements
by Bruce A. Gardner

Federation Spirit on the Internet
by Marc Maurer

How I Became a Park Ranger
by Lynda Boose

Possibilities
by Carol Castellano

From the Electronic Mail Basket: Teaching Braille Online
by Curtis Chong

Lionizing Around New Orleans: Good Food, Good Times, and All That Jazz
by Jerry Whittle

The Metal Pole
by Homer Page

Federationists, Fund-Raising, and Free Enterprise
by Marie Cobb

Dialysis at National Convention
by Ed Bryant

Recipes

Monitor Miniatures

The Braille Monitor, March 1997 Complete Issue

ISSN 0006-8829

Copyright 1997, The National Federation of the Blind


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