Volume LV - March 2017 - No. 9
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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© 2017 American Council of the Blind
Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Table of Contents
- In Memoriam: Otis H. Stephens Jr., Sept. 20, 1936-Dec. 2, 2016
- Readers’ Remembrances of Otis Stephens
- President’s Message: Planning for the Future: A Strategic Direction for the Next Five Years, by Kim Charlson
- ACB Commends Access Board on 508 Refresh
- Helpful Hints for Attending the Convention, by Janet Dickelman
- Awards Committee Seeks Nominees for 2017 ACB Awards, by Chelle Hart and Chip Hailey, Awards Committee Co-Chairs
- Celebrate the Life & Legacy of Durward K. McDaniel: Support the DKM First-Timer Program, by Kenneth Semien Sr.
- Holiday Auction Thank-Yous, by Carla Ruschival
- Ida Schwerzel: A Century of Memories, Part 2, by Greg Lindberg
- Easy Fund-Raiser for Your Affiliate, by Kathy Brockman
- Affiliate News
- Spotlight on ACB Students, by Tamara Lomax
- Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski
- High Tech Swap Shop
- ACB Officers, Board of Directors and Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums
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