The Braille Monitor

Vol. 45, No. 10                                                                              December 2002

Barbara Pierce, Editor

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The National Federation of the Blind
Marc Maurer, President

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Contents


         Vol. 45, No. 10                                                                                 December 2002

Frontispiece

Convention Bulletin 2003

NAC: A Moribund System Hoping for Revival
     by Marc Maurer

Rhode Island Department of Education:
Cutting or Gutting Services to Blind Children?

Victory for the Blind in California Rehabilitation
     by Jim Willows

What to do in Washington, D.C.
     by Sandy Halverson

By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them
     by Peggy Elliott

Pierce Makes It Possible for Blind and Visually Impaired
Students to Earn a College Degree

     by Patricia Rucker

NFB Launches National Meet-the-Blind Campaign
     by Lorinda Riddle

Why You Should Take a Risk
     by Julie Deden

A Morsel to Chew On
     by Barbara Walker

Distinguished Educator of Blind Children Award for 2003
     by Sharon Maneki

The 2003 Blind Educator of the Year Award
     by Stephen O. Benson

Letter to Blind Vendors: Suggestion to Us All
     by Kevan Worley

Social Security, SSI, and Medicare Facts for 2003
     by James McCarthy

Women Volunteers Needed
     by Barbara Pierce

Recipes

Monitor Miniatures

                                     
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