The Braille Monitor

             Vol. 40, No. 4                                                                                                          April 1997

Barbara Pierce, Editor

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The National Federation of the Blind
Marc Maurer, President

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Contents


         Vol. 40, No. 4                                                                                        April 1997


Stacking the Deck Against Blind Travel Instructors
by Marc Maurer

Teaching Cane Travel Blind?
by Arlene Hill

A Letter from the Trenches: Straight Talk About Cane Travel
by Georgina Kleege

Helping the Sighted to See

The 1997 Washington Seminar
by Barbara Pierce

Legislative Agenda

Winning the Chance to Earn and Pay Taxes: How the Blind
Person's Earnings Limit in the Social Security Act Must be Changed


Blindness, Rehabilitation, and the Need for Specialized Programs

Braille Literacy and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Telling Our Story
by Michael Baillif

Disability Simulation That Works
by John W. Smith

New Orleans--Something for Everyone
by Jerry Whittle

1997 Convention Attractions

Recipes

Monitor Miniatures

Complete Issue, April 1997 Braille Monitor

ISSN 0006-8829

Copyright 1997 The National Federation of the Blind


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