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Braille Monitor

Vol. 65, No. 8                August/September 2022

Gary Wunder, Editor

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Contents

Vol. 65, No. 8                      August/September 2022

Illustration: Engineering the Outcomes We Want (HTML)
Illustration: Engineering the Outcomes We Want (MP3)

The 2022 Convention Roundup (HTML)
The 2022 Convention Roundup (MP3)
by Gary Wunder

2022 Presidential Report (HTML)
2022 Presidential Report (MP3)
by Mark A. Riccobono

Presentation of the Jacobus tenBroek Awards (HTML)
Presentation of the Jacobus tenBroek Awards (MP3)

Distinguished Educator of Blind Students Award (HTML)
Distinguished Educator of Blind Students Award (MP3)

Blind Educator of the Year (HTML)
Blind Educator of the Year (MP3)

2022 Scholarship Awards (HTML)
2022 Scholarship Awards (MP3)

National Federation of the Blind 2022 Scholarships Winners List (HTML)
National Federation of the Blind 2022 Scholarships Winners List (MP3)

Remarks by the Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship Recipient for 2022 (HTML)
Remarks by the Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship Recipient for 2022 (MP3)

Spirit, Togetherness, and Service: The Signature of the Blind People's Movement (HTML)
Spirit, Togetherness, and Service: The Signature of the Blind People’s Movement (MP3)
by Mark A. Riccobono

The 2022 Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards (HTML)
The 2022 Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards (MP3)
by Everette Bacon

2022 Resolutions (HTML)
2022 Resolutions (MP3)

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

Press Release: The Federation Continues to Work on Self-Driving Vehicles (HTML)
Press Release: The Federation Continues to Work on Self-Driving Vehicles (MP3)

Monitor Miniatures (HTML)
Monitor Miniatures (MP3)

Complete Braille Monitor

Complete Braille Monitor (Zipped Word Version)

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