The Braille Monitor

Vol. 44, No. 4                                                                                           April 2001

Barbara Pierce, Editor

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The National Federation of the Blind
Marc Maurer, President

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Contents

Vol. 44, No. 4                                                                                       April 2001


Philadelphia Site of 2001 NFB Convention!

Frontispiece

NFB 2001 Washington Seminar

The Guide Horse Foundation: Joke or Jeopardy?
by Eugenia Firth

Braille Contractions: Are They Really So Hard?
by Ramona Walhof

Sacramento Bee Takes Hard Look at Problems Facing the Blind

Traveling Around Philadelphia
  by Jim Antonacci

Struggling with the Tough Questions: A Review
by Carol Castellano

The Slate Book: A Review
    
by Doris M. Willoughby

2001 Convention Attractions

NOPBC-Sponsored Convention Activities for Parents and Kids
      by Barbara Cheadle

Hearing Enhancement and Spanish Translation Available At National
Convention: Spanish Translators Needed

by D. Curtis Willoughby

Another Slant on Fund Raising
        by Anil Lewis

Dialysis at National Convention
        by Ed Bryant

Recipes

Monitor Miniatures

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