The Braille Monitor

July 1985

Published in inkprint, in Braille, and on talking-book discs by

The National Federation of the Blind
Dr. Kenneth Jernican, President

National Office
1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
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THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND IS NOT AN ORGANIZATION
SPEAKING FOR THE BLIND--IT IS THE BLIND SPEAKING FOR THEMSELVES

ISSN 0006-8829


Contents


July 1985

OFFICIALS IN THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FAIL TO COMPREHEND
by Kenneth Jernigan

THE BLIND TEACHER AND LIABILITY
by Peggy Pinder

OREGON COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND
FIGHTS TO EXPAND VENDING OPPORTUNITIES

by Kenneth Jernigan

ROLE MODELS, PARENTS, BLIND CHILDREN, AND THE
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND

by Barbara Cheadle

SPECIAL PARKING PRIVILEGES FOR THE BLIND DIE A NATURAL DEATH

A NEW GENERATION OF BLIND CHILDREN

ILLINOIS STUDENTS SPEAK OUT

JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE BLIND QUARTERLY PROGRESS REPORT
FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY 1, 1985 THROUGH MARCH 31, 1985

RAMI RABBY WRITES TO THE UNITED NATIONS

ISNAC ACCREDITATION MERELY "WINDOW DRESSING?"
by John J. Dragona

THEY PUT ON BLINDFOLDS AND PLAY AT BEING BLIND

MARYLAND COMPUTER SERVICES

JURY SERVICE IN TENNESSEE

THIS INDEED IS COMMITMENT AND DEDICATION

LETTER FROM A READER

INSURANCE HEARING
by John Dower

PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR OF ALASKA

NOTED PROFESSOR AND LONG-TIME FEDERATIONIST DIES

RECIPES

MONITOR MINIATURES

Copyright, National Federation of the Blind, Inc., 1985