Volume LVII August 2018 No. 2
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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© 2018 American Council of the Blind
Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Table of Contents
- New Directions for the ACB Braille and E-Forum Magazines, by Ron Brooks
- Taking the Forum Back to School, by Ron Brooks
- The Special Education Task Force: Powerful and Little Known, by Paul Edwards
- The Key to a Powerful Start: Preschool Programs for Children Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired, by Ron Brooks
- Fear of Teaching, by Susan Glass
- Special Accommodations for Standardized Tests, by John Buckley
- President’s Message: College Success! A New Program for an Old Problem, by Kim Charlson
- Education Outside the Classroom, by John Buckley
- August, by Ron Brooks
- A Tribute to Barbara McDonald, by Gail Wilt
- ACB Receives Century of Change Award
- 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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