The Braille Monitor

Vol. 43, No. 2                                                                                     February 2000


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. 43, No. 2                                                                                     February 2000

An Open Letter to Monitor Readers
by Marc Maurer

The Campaign to Change What it Means to Be Blind

A Word from the Georgia Affiliate
by Alfred Falligan

From Russia with Love
by Linda Goodspeed

The Blind Lead the Sighted
Technology for People With DisabilitiesFinds a Broader Market
by Eric A. Taub

Roommates From Hell
by Debbie Kent Stein and Anne Emerick

Talking Blood Gucose Monitoring Systems
by Ed Bryant

Reflecting Upon the Bamboo Tree
by Sheila M. Koenig

The Voice Mate An Aural Organizer that Really Works
by Curtis Chong

The Colonies, the Court, and the Kittens
by Marc Maurer

How Much High-Tech Does a Blind Person Need for Independent Travel?
by Tom Bickford

Fran Allison and Me
by Stephen O. Benson

A Roof with a View
by Michael Baillif

Why Customer Service? Reasons, Plans, and What I Hope to Accomplish
by Kimberly Mitchell

New United States Citizens
by Doris M. Willoughby

NEWSLINE® Still Growing
by Peggy Chong

Recipes

Monitor Miniatures

   

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Model of the finished NRTIB(20280 bytes)
The architect's model of the National Research and Training
Institute for the Blind as it will look as part of the National
Center for the Blind