Future Reflections

A Magazine for Parents and Teachers of Blind Children published by
the American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults in partnership
with the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children.

Volume 29 Number 3                             Summer 2010

Deborah Kent Stein, Editor

 

Teacher shows Lyra how to position her hands for Braille reading
  

ISSN-0883-3419

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Contents

Volume 29 Number 3                                     Summer 2010

 

FEATURE

Analyzing and Selecting Children’s Picture Books That Feature Blind Characters
by Barbara Cheadle

SCHOOL

Equal Standards for Blind Children
by Matthew Maurer, PhD       
           
Jitters and Butterflies: Helping Your Child Deal with Anxiety about School
by Natacha V. Beim               

Kendra K. Holloway: First Grader
by Stephanie Kieszak-Holloway        

BRAILLE

Sight Unseen
by Mashawna Thompson
           
Maegan’s Story
by Denise M. Robinson, TVI, PhD

Braille: Unlocking the Code
by Sheila Amato, Ed.D.

MUSIC

The Comprehensive Music Program for Young People at Lighthouse International
by Dalia M. Sakas, D.M.A.    

Blowing My Own Horn
by Gordon Kent

Step to the Music
by Kayleigh Joyner     

All Things Possible
by Crystal Morales

PEOPLE SKILLS

Navigating the Social Landscape: Strategies For Success
by Arielle Silverman  

Collaborations and Connections
An Interview with Brett Page 
           
MEETING CHALLENGES

Friends Make All the Difference
by David Thomas

A Walk Across the Stage
by Doreen Franklin, Susan Harper, and Carol Castellano

Have Cane, Will Travel? Halfway Around the World!
by Amy Mason                       

REVIEW

My Fair Child
by Maureen Ryan Esposito
Reviewed by Connie J. Davis

NOPBC UPDATES

Leading the Way: The 2009-2010 Braille Readers Are Leaders Contest
by Natalie Shaheen

New NOPBC Board Elected
by Laura Weber

News From Florida
by Lenora Marten

Report From Texas
by Laura Weber

Announcements

Odds and Ends

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