Volume LIV February 2016 No. 8
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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© 2016 American Council of the Blind
Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Table of Contents
- The ACB E-Forum, February 2016 downloads
- President’s Message: Eating and Web Accessibility, by Kim Charlson
- Microsoft, American Council of the Blind Partner to Advance Accessibility
- Sneak Preview of Tours in Minneapolis, by Janet Dickelman
- Paths to Leadership: The Traditional and the New, by Allen Casey
- Holiday Auction Thank-You’s, by Carla Ruschival
- A Tribute to Ida Scotti, by Yvonne Michaud Schnitzler
- The Things I Do Today, Part 1: A Plethora of Possibilities, by Paul Edwards
- Hero Dog Team Helps GDUI, by Annie Chiappetta
- Affiliate News
- Hearing in New York City
- Blind Hunting Report
- I Am Your Customer Campaign Launched in Canada, by John Rae
- ACB Gets Fresh with Tupperware!
- Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski
- High Tech Swap Shop
- ACB Officers, ACB Board and Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums
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