Volume LVIII July 2019 No. 1
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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© 2019 American Council of the Blind
Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
1703 N. Beauregard St., Suite 420, Alexandria, VA 22311
This Issue of The ACB Braille Forum
Is Dedicated to the Memory of Carol M. McCarl
November 28, 1938 – May 2, 2019
Table of Contents
- Introducing ACB's New Membership Service Coordinator, by Eric Bridges
- President's Message: Where Did the Time Go?, by Kim Charlson
- Celebrating Six Years of Success and Looking Ahead, by Ron Brooks
- Staying in Touch in Rochester, by Janet Dickleman
- How to Use Social Media to Enhance Your Outreach, compiled by Ardis Bazyn
- Independence?, by Paul Edwards
- Independence and Interdependence, by Lynne Koral
- Oaks and Willows, by Holly Turri
- Summer Memories, by Jean Mann
- In Memoriam: Carol M. McCarl, November 28, 1938 - May 2, 2019, by Sharon Lovering
- Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski
- High Tech Swap Shop
- ACB Officers, ACB Board of Directors, ACB Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums
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