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The Braille Monitor

Vol. 48, No. 9                                                              October 2005

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. 48, No. 9                                                                              October 2005

Frontispiece

Katrina Aftermath Strengthens Federation Family
     
by Norma Crosby

Rehabilitation and the Organized Blind: New Approaches, Profound Results
Tom Bickford
Joanne Wilson
Angela Wolf
Shawn Mayo
Katrilla Martin

Blind Kids Do Science Too

Rocket On!: Excitement, Challenge, and Growth
     
by Matt Maurer

Blind Students Excel at NASA
     
by Stacy Cervenka

NFB of California Hosts JPL Interns
     
by Nancy Burns

Federation Leaders in the Spotlight

A Crowd, a Mob! There Is a Difference
     
by Al Evans

Training and Organizing People to Serve; New Program Is the TOPS
     
by Rosie Carranza

Learning to Lead from the Leaders
     
by Heather Field

Introducing the National Center for Mentoring Excellence
     
by Amy Phelps

Montana Governor Signs Braille Bill

Whozit Calling You
     
by Kevan Worley

Allen Harris Honored

Recipes

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