Volume LVIII April 2020 No. 10
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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© 2020 American Council of the Blind
Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Table of Contents
- President’s Message: Traveling with Pets in Stormy Weather, by Dan Spoone
- ACB’s Winter Board Meeting: Breaking New Ground, by Deb Cook Lewis
- Make Your Plans Now to Attend This Year’s Convention, by Janet Dickelman
- Professional Development at Convention, by Carla Ruschival
- Give Honor Where Honor Is Due, by Kenneth Semien Sr.
- Get Up-To-Date Information in Schaumburg
- Your Vote Counts, by Deb Cook Lewis
- Calling All DKM First-Timer Partners, by Kenneth Semien Sr.
- Spring Has Sprung at the Mini Mall, by Carla Ruschival
- The Day It Snowed in Seattle, by Deb Cook Lewis
- ADA Paratransit Eligibility Form Now Fully Accessible in Tucson, by Chris Desborough
- Career Launch @ Perkins: Putting Young Adults on the Path to Professional Success
- Another View: Do We Value Heroes or Role Models?, by Larry P. Johnson
- Here and There, edited by Cynthia Hawkins
- High Tech Swap Shop
- ACB Officers, ACB Board of Directors, ACB Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forum
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