The Braille Monitor

Vol. 47, No. 6                                                                  June, 2004

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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The lobby of the Atlanta Sheraton Hotel.
The lobby of the Atlanta Sheraton Hotel.

Have you been putting off making your room reservation for this year's convention? The Marriott Marquis is just about full. Those holding room confirmations from the Hilton will have them honored. But the Atlanta Sheraton Hotel, 165 Courtland Street, is now our official overflow hotel. This newly refurbished facility is about two blocks from the Marriott. Room rates are the same at both hotels. To make a room reservation at the Sheraton, call (404) 659-6500.


Contents


Vol. 47, No. 6                                                                                                 June, 2004

Frontispiece

The First Jernigan Institute Technology Training Conference
      by Betsy Zaborowski

The Heart of the Technology-Training Conference
     
by Anne Taylor

The Topography of Technology, Blindness, and the Luddite
     
by Marc Maurer

Striving for Excellence: The Role of Technology and More
     
by Joanne Wilson

Access Technology and Disabilities in the Twenty-First Century
     
by Ray Kurzweil

Mermaid A-Calling
     
by Katie Keim

Eddie and Maria Bell Have Adjusted Gracefully to Life--and Parenthood--without Sight
     
by Sarah Rozeboom

Training on Blindness from the Blind Themselves
     
by Mark A. Riccobono

The Latest News at NFB-NEWSLINE®
     
by John G. Paré Jr.

For Laura
     
by Barbara Walker Loos

Recipes

Monitor Miniatures

                 Complete Monitor (text only)

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