The ACB E-Forum February 2018

Volume LVI February 2018 No. 8

 
Published by the American Council of the Blind
 
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© 2018 American Council of the Blind
Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Table of Contents
 
We Need Your Voices to Present Our Message to Congress, by Tony Stephens
 
Lots to See and Do in The Show Me State, by Janet Dickelman
 
Fireworks, Celebration, and the Red, White and Blue, by Kenneth Semien Sr.
 
Diversity Enriches Our Society, by Larry P. Johnson
 
Navajo Teacher Develops Braille System to Help Visually Impaired Read Tribal Language, by Noel Lyn Smith
 
Fresno Chapter Tests UniDescription App in Yosemite National Park, by Jamie Gibson-Barrows
 
Membership Focus: How to Market Your Affiliate, by Ardis Bazyn
 
Affiliate News
 
Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski
 
ACB Officers
 
ACB Board of Directors
 
ACB Board of Publications
 
Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums
 
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