Volume LX May 2022 No. 11
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Table of Contents
- President’s Message: Crisis, Chaos, Opportunity and Optimism, by Dan Spoone
- Convention Registration Information and Sneak Preview, Part 2, by Janet Dickelman
- Walking Everywhere, by Donna Brown
- Volunteer at the Information Desk in Omaha, by Vicky Prahin
- Extra, Extra, Read All About It in the Goldenrod Gazette
- Affiliate News
- When Initials Mean More Than One Thing, by Michael Byington
- How Kindness Taught Me a Lesson in Resilience, by Melody E. Holloway
- Fix Your Computer Problems When You Aren’t a Wizard, by Deborah Armstrong
- Accessibility for Some: Why Have Low-Income Blind Americans Been Left Behind?, by Daveed Mandell
- Notice of Proposed Settlement of Class Action and Fairness Hearing
- Here and There, edited by Cynthia G. Hawkins
- 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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Save The Date!
Join us on November 17, 2022 at the 2nd Audio Description Awards Gala! ACB brings back the Barry Awards, celebrates industry leaders, and expands awareness on the power of audio description. And you can enjoy it from the comfort of your own home! Follow @ADAWardsGala on Twitter or visit the website for updates as the event draws near, www.adawardsgala.org.