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Braille Monitor

Vol. 57, No. 9                              October 2014

Gary Wunder, Editor

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Contents

Vol. 57, No. 9                                                    October 2014

 

Illustration: Raising the Bar and
Creating Opportunities
Listen Now (MP3)

SourceAmerica: the Source of America’s
Discrimination against Workers with Disabilities
Listen Now (MP3)
by Rose Sloan

Coming Soon, Ten Million Books: Landmark Copyright Rulings will
Revolutionize Access to Books for the Blind
Listen Now (MP3)
by Chris Danielsen

The Advocacy and Policy Report Listen Now (MP3)
by John Paré, Rose Sloan, Lauren McLarney, and Jesse Hartle

iCanConnect: National Deaf-Blind Equipment
Distribution Program
Listen Now (MP3)
by Joe Naulty

Deaf-Blind Communication TechnologyListen Now (MP3)
by Amy Mason

Bringing Beep Baseball and Much More to
the Dominican Republic
Listen Now (MP3)
by Richie Flores

Minimum Wage Guarantees for Disabled Workers—
A Report from the Department of Justice
Listen Now (MP3)
by Eve L. Hill

Free Global Access for the Blind
to the Computer
Listen Now (MP3)
by Michael Curran

The Blind at SpeedListen Now (MP3)
by Dan Parker

For the Benefit of Those Who See:
Dispatches from the World of the Blind
Listen Now (MP3)
reviewed by Barbara Pierce

The GED and AlternativesListen Now (MP3)
by Doris Willoughby

RecipesListen Now (MP3)

Monitor MiniaturesListen Now (MP3)

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