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Braille Monitor

Vol. 57, No. 8                                August/September 2014

Gary Wunder, Editor

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Contents

Vol. 57, No. 8                                                    August/September 2014

 

Illustration: Breaking Barriers Triathlon Listen Now (MP3)

The 2014 Convention Roundup Listen Now (MP3)
by Gary Wunder

Presidential Report 2014 Listen Now (MP3)
by Marc Maurer

Awards Presented at the 2014 National Convention of the
National Federation of the Blind
Listen Now (MP3)

Meet the 2014 Scholarship Class of the
National Federation of the Blind
Listen Now (MP3)

The Challenge and the LimitListen Now (MP3)
by Marc Maurer

Ten Years of Progress in the Jernigan Institute:
A Letter to the Friend I Never Met
Listen Now (MP3)
by Mark Riccobono

Enforcing the Law of Inclusion:
A Personal and Professional Journey
Listen Now (MP3)
by Daniel Goldstein

The Federation at Work with Google:
Changing the Structure of Expectations
Listen Now (MP3)
by Eve Andersson

Blind Workers Deserve Fair Wages, Too Listen Now (MP3)
by Platt Allen III

A Standard of Literacy for the Blind
from the Library of Congress
     Listen Now (MP3)       
by Robert Dizard, Jr.

Working to Advance Equal Rights and Protections for Blind People
with Disabilities in the Workforce of Today, Tomorrow,
and the Future
Listen Now (MP3)
by Laura Fortman

Raising Expectations for the Blind through the
2014 Convention Resolutions
Listen Now (MP3)
by Sharon Maneki

National Federation of the Blind
Resolutions for 2014
Listen Now (MP3)

Convention MiniaturesListen 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)

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