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Braille Monitor

Vol. 65, No. 3                 March 2022

Gary Wunder, Editor

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Contents

Vol. 65, No. 3                      March 2022

New Orleans: Site of 2022 Convention (HTML)
New Orleans: Site of 2022 Convention (MP3)
by John Berggren

Returning to the Trail (HTML)
Returning to the Trail (MP3)
by John Paré

The Purpose of Discussion in our Braille Monitor (HTML)
The Purpose of Discussion in our Braille Monitor (MP3)
by Gary Wunder

You Can Make a Difference (HTML)
You Can Make a Difference (MP3)

Technology Can't Solve the Problems Ableism Creates (HTML)
Technology Can't Solve the Problems Ableism Creates (MP3)
by Cricket Xiao Jiu Bidleman

A Response to Colleen Roth, "Are Conservatives Welcome in the National Federation of the Blind?" Braille Monitor, January 2022 (HTML)
A Response to Colleen Roth, “Are Conservatives Welcome in the National Federation of the Blind?” Braille Monitor, January 2022 (MP3)
by Albert Elia

Another Response to Roth, "Are Conservatives Welcome in the National Federation of the Blind?" (HTML)
Another Response to Roth, “Are Conservatives Welcome in the National Federation of the Blind?” (MP3)
by Sanho Steele-Louchart

What's Love Got to Do with It? (HTML)
What’s Love Got to Do with It? (MP3)
by Jennifer Bazer

COVID Testing for the Blind Remains a Problem (HTML)
COVID Testing for the Blind Remains a Problem (MP3)
by Gary Wunder

Requesting Alternative Format Communication from the IRS through Form 9000 (HTML)
Requesting Alternative Format Communication from the IRS through Form 9000 (MP3)
by Valerie Yingling

But Is Voting a Blindness Issue Really? (HTML)
But Is Voting a Blindness Issue Really? (MP3)
by Nathanael Wales

The First Time I Never Voted (HTML)
The First Time I Never Voted (MP3)
by Tom Page

The Benefits of Immersion Training (HTML)
The Benefits of Immersion Training (MP3)
by Joanne Gabias

Update on the National Blindness Professional Certification Board (HTML)
Update on the National Blindness Professional Certification Board (MP3)
by Edward Bell

Who Speaks For the 1Touch Project and Why Should We Care? (HTML)
Who Speaks For the 1Touch Project and Why Should We Care? (MP3)
by Stephen Hanschu

The BrailleSense 6: Better, Faster, Familiar (HTML)
The BrailleSense 6: Better, Faster, Familiar (MP3)
by Karl Belanger

Recipes (HTML)
Recipes (MP3)

Monitor Miniatures (HTML)
Monitor Miniatures (MP3)

Complete Braille Monitor

Complete Braille Monitor (Zipped Word Version)

Complete Braille Monitor (Braille Version) Vol. 1 | Vol. 2

Complete Braille Monitor Audio File (Zipped MP3 Version)

Complete DAISY Audio File (Zipped MP3 Version)

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