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Future Reflections

The National Federation of the Blind Magazine for Parents and Teachers of Blind Children

 

 Vol. 22, No. 3                                                                                                                    Fall 2003

Barbara Cheadle, Editor

Construction on the 170,000-square-foot National Federation of the Blind Research and Training Institute has been moving steadily forward through this past summer and into the fall

Construction on the 170,000-square-foot National Federation of the Blind Research and Training Institute has been moving steadily forward through this past summer and into the fall. Located in South Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, this facility will be the nation's first center dedicated to the development of innovative technology, education, and training for the blind led by the blind. Join us on January 30, 2004, at 5:30 p.m. for the Grand Opening Celebration. Tour the new facility, and enjoy a wonderful evening of fun and entertainment. Individual tickets are $50. For more information contact Dr. Betsy Zaborowski, Director of Special Programs, (410) 659-9314 ext. 357, or email <bzaborowski@nfb.org>.

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Future Reflections

The National Federation of the Blind Magazine for Parents and Teachers of Blind Children

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Contents


Vol. 22, No. 3                                                                                                       Fall 2003

 

A Typical School Day in the Life of a Blind Fourth Grader
     
by Barbara Cheadle

Slate Pals Application

Making the Tough Choice: The School for the Blind or Not?
     
by Crystal McClain

Textbooks on Time: A Progress Report on the
IMAA and the Reauthorization of IDEA

      by James McCarthy

My Long Journey from Partially Sighted to Really Blind
     
by Michele Gittens

Why Megan is Learning Braille
     
by Marla Palmer 

Building Dreams for Blind Children One Page at a Time:
A Report on the Braille Readers Are Leaders Program

     
by Aloma Bouma

Braille Readers Are Leaders Expands Program
     
by Barbara Cheadle

Receiving a High School Diploma in New Mexico
     
by Jennifer McClarin         

It's Perfectly Normal

Learning About the Stars
     
by Penny Leigh

Facts-on-Hand: IEP Goals and Objectives   

Equal Access to a Black and White World
     
by Ryan Osentowski

NFB-NEWSLINE® Application

Book Review: Finding a New Path: Guidance for Parents of Young
Children Who Are Visually Impaired or Blind
     
Review by Barbara Mathews  

Adoptive Families Needed for Vision Impaired Children 

Child’s Play: Toys for Children with Disabilities
     
by Lynn Swanson         

What’s Your Favorite Toy?  

Chore Wars: Researcher Finds that Involving Young Children in Household Chores Pays off Later
     
by Liz Wolf     

Why Blind Kids Need to do Chores
     
by Barbara Cheadle           

A Firm Hold
     
by Lem Satterfield        

Blind Students Give Advice    

Books, Maps, and Other Touching Experiences
     
by Robert S. Jaquiss, Jr.       

Tactile Educational Materials: Tips and Resources
     
by Robert S. Jaquiss, Jr.   

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