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Braille Monitor

Vol. 54, No. 11                                                          December 2011

Gary Wunder, 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. 54, No. 11                                                        December 2011

 

Lead Photo Listen Now (MP3)

Convention Bulletin 2012 Listen Now (MP3)

Reflection on the 2011 National ConventionListen Now (MP3)
by Sandy Sommers

Equal Access to Information:
The Urgency and the Law
Listen Now (MP3)
by Daniel Goldstein

Civil Rights for Disabled Americans Listen Now (MP3)
by Samuel Bagenstos

Equal Access to Technology and
Programs in the United States
Listen Now (MP3)
by David M. Capozzi

The Evolution of Braille:
Can the Past Help Plan the Future? Part Three
Listen Now (MP3)

Tandem Surfboarding Brothers Listen Now (MP3)
by Eric Vasiliauskas

I Thought I Was Oriented, but I Was Mistaken
My Odyssey of Orientation
and Mobility Training
Listen Now (MP3)
by Mary A. Tozzo

Have Cane, Can Travel Listen Now (MP3)
by Jennifer Dunnam

Imagine Buying a Coffee
and Walking to Work—Blind
Listen Now (MP3)
by Mark Patinkin

Distinguished Educator of Blind
Children Award for 2012
Listen Now (MP3)
by Cathy Jackson

The 2012 Blind Educator of the Year Award Listen Now (MP3)
by David Ticchi

A Tribute to an Unsung Hero:
The Value of a Very Special Teacher
Listen Now (MP3)
by Fred Wurtzel

Featured Book from the Jacobus tenBroek Library
Talk Talk, by T. C. Boyle
Listen Now (MP3)
Reviewed by Ed Morman

Accentuate the Positive Listen Now (MP3)
by Shirley Baillif

Social Security, SSI, and Medicare Facts for 2012 Listen Now (MP3)
by Lauren McLarney

Recipes Listen Now (MP3)

Monitor Miniatures Listen Now (MP3)

         Complete Braille Monitor

         Complete Braille Monitor (Download Zipped Word Version)

         Complete Braille Monitor Audio File (Zipped MP3 Version)

         Complete DAISY Audio File (Zipped MP3 Version)

Copyright 2011 by the National Federation of the Blind