Volume LX February 2022 No. 8
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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© 2022 American Council of the Blind
Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
1703 N. Beauregard St., Suite 420, Alexandria, VA 22311
Table of Contents
- President’s Message: It’s All about People and Relationships, by Dan Spoone
- In-Person Plus Virtual Equals Hybrid, by Janet Dickelman
- Get on the Fast Track to Advanced Leadership! Apply to Become a 2022 ACB/JPMorgan Chase Leadership Fellow, by Kenneth Semien Sr.
- In Memoriam: Bernice Mae Kandarian, December 5, 1946-October 2, 2021, by Roger Petersen
- Readers’ Memories of Bernice Kandarian
- The Importance of Touch
- The Perkins Brailler Turns Seventy, by Judi Cannon
- Have We Had It Wrong All These Years?, by Judy Dixon
- Access to the Visual World: The New Dependence?, by Daveed Mandell
- What Color Is Air?, by Larry Johnson
- Giving Back in California, by Cheryl Cumings
- What Are the Best Mobile or Web Apps for Blind People?, by Lucille Adams
- Affiliate News
- Here and There, edited by Cynthia G. Hawkins
- High Tech Swap Shop
- Aurora Borealis, by Ann Chiappetta
- ACB’s Scholarship Application Deadline Approaches
- ACB Officers, ACB Board of Directors, ACB Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums
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