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Braille Monitor

Vol. 61, No. 8                                    August/September 2018

Gary Wunder, Editor

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Mark Riccobono, President

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Contents

Vol. 61, No. 8                                     August/September 2018

Illustration: Start Them Young,
Train Them Right
Listen Now (MP3)

The 2018 Convention RoundupListen Now (MP3)
by Gary Wunder

Presidential Report 2018Listen Now (MP3)
by Mark Riccobono

Dr. Jacob Bolotin AwardsListen Now (MP3)
presented by James Gashel

Authenticity, Diversity, and the Synergy
of the Organized Blind
Listen Now (MP3)
by Mark Riccobono

Awards Presented at the
2018 National Convention
Listen Now (MP3)

Introducing Chloe: Guided by the BlindListen Now (MP3)
by Suman Kanuganti

Aviation, Technology, and LawListen Now (MP3)
by Dr. Marc Maurer

A Summary of Recent Legal ActivityListen Now (MP3)
by Eve Hill

Meet the 2018 National Federation of
the Blind Scholarship Class
Listen Now (MP3)

Directing Big Data and Technological Innovation: Perspectives on
the Importance of Leadership by the Blind
Listen Now (MP3)
by Chancey Fleet

What Does “Blind” Have to Do with It? The Right to Parent
from a Sighted Daughter’s Perspective
Listen Now (MP3)
by Joanne Gabias

Leave a LegacyListen Now (MP3)

What Does Democracy Look Like?
The 2018 Convention Resolutions
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by Sharon Maneki

National Federation of the Blind
2018 Resolutions
Listen Now (MP3)

Convention MiniaturesListen Now (MP3)

Monitor Miniatures Listen Now (MP3)

         Complete Braille Monitor

         Complete Braille Monitor (Zipped Word Version)

         Complete Braille Monitor Audio File (Zipped MP3 Version)

         Complete DAISY Audio File (Zipped MP3 Version)

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