Braille Monitor Links

The following are the links from recent Braille Monitor issues as mentioned in the podcast format. 

February 2024

The following are the web links found in the February 2024 Braille Monitor.

January 2024

The following are the web links found in the January 2024 Braille Monitor.

From the Hill article, Why Do Some Voting Advocates Fight Equal Access for the Blind? Written by Mark Riccobono

December 2023

The following are the web links found in the December 2023 Braille Monitor.

  • In the article, Convention Location Update and Planning, Our Board of Directors released an initial statement regarding the location of the 2024 National Convention (https://nfb.org/get-involved/national-convention/statement-board-directors-federation-community-regarding-location.). Read about the Orlando Safe Place. Promoting an opportunity for NFB24 attendees to drive other positive change in Florida through a Federation-sponsored Social Offset Campaign.
  • In the article, The 2024 Blind Educator of the Year Award, Send nominations should be sent to Ms. Robin House by email to [email protected] or by mail to Stix ECC, 647 Tower Grove Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110.
  • In the article, Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income Updates for 2024: the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act webpage: https://www.ablenrc.org/.
  • In the article, Pit Stop Party at Kirkwood Library: NHL Referee Dan O’Rourke Bikes Route 66 for Braille Literacy Fundraising, for more details about O’Rourke’s journey, visit NFB.org/Route66. Donations can be made at NFB.org/Contribute/Ride4Literacy.
  • In the article, The 2024 Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards: the book, The Blind Doctor: The Jacob Bolotin Story, published by Blue Point Books. More information, including an online application, can be found on the National Federation of the Blind website at https://nfb.org/bolotin.
  • In the article, Announcing the NFB 2024 Scholarship Program, application at www.nfb.org/scholarships.    

November 2023

The following are the web links found in the November 2023 Braille Monitor.

  • In the article, A Blind Soprano's Experience with Stage Combat, Madie Hendrix Facebook, Instagram - @MadieHendrixSoprano, and her YouTube.
  • In the article, Progress to Make the Web More Usable and Friendly for the Blind, If you contact your senator or representative via email, please copy Jeff Kaloc at [email protected].
  • In the Monitor Miniatures Update: Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests for Blind and Low-Vision People: Order at-home COVID-19 tests online through https://special.usps.com/testkits/accessible or by calling 1-800-232-0233. The Disability Information and Assistance Line (DIAL) https://acl.gov/DIAL is an additional resource DIAL support can be reached by calling 888-677-1199 or by emailing [email protected].
  • In Monitor Miniatures Piano Lessons for Those Wanting to Learn Virtually: Contact Elizabeth Sprecher, by phone at 773-431-2627 or write to me at [email protected].

October 2023

The following are the web links found in the October 2023 Braille Monitor.

August/September 2023

The following are the web links found in the August/September 2023 Braille Monitor.

July 2023

The following are the web links found in the July 2023 Braille Monitor.

June 2023

The following are the web links found in the June 2023 Braille Monitor.

May 2023

The following are the web links found in the May 2023 Braille Monitor.

April 2023

The following are the web links found in the April 2023 Braille Monitor.