Future Reflections

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

Vol. 26, No. 3                 Fall 2007

Barbara Cheadle, Editor


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ISSN-0883-3419

Copyright © 2007 National Federation of the Blind

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CONTENTS
                                         

Vol. 26, No. 3                 Fall 2007

 

NOPBC Wins Literacy Award

FEATURES
“You Don’t Have To…”
by Carrie Gilmer

Of Self-Esteem, Expectations, and Performance

EDUCATION
The Skills of Blindness: What Should Students Know and When Should They Know It?
by Lisa Wright

Blind Youths Seek a Future in Science
by Chris Emery

PARENT POWER
Raising a Blind Child 101: Join the NOPBC!
by Laura Weber

Untangling the Threads: When a Blind Child has Additional Disabilities
by Rene Harrell

BRAILLE
Toy Review
by Jon and Kathy Gabry

It’s Changed! Braille Readers Are Leaders

INTERNATIONAL
Harmony’s Progress
by Lynsey Scott

TRAVEL/O&M
Functions of the Cane and the Bottom-Up Approach to O&M for Children
by Joseph Cutter

EARLY YEARS
The Blessing of Your New Grandson: Letter to a Grandmother
by Gary Wunder

Learning to Read Begins at Home

LIBRARY SERVICES
Accessible Reading Materials for Youth: The Evolution of the
National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Children’s Collection

Talking Book Program Effectiveness Jeopardized

TECH TALK
Access Technology at the NFB
by Anne Taylor

HEROES & ROLE MODELS
Blind Student Earns M.D.
by Sharon Cohen

ODDS AND ENDS

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