Volume LIX June 2021 No. 12
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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© 2021 American Council of the Blind
Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Table of Contents
- President’s Message: Blindness Should Not Be a Barrier to Good Health or Good Health Care, by Dan Spoone
- Convention Sneak Preview, by Janet Dickelman
- Continuing Education and Professional Development News, by Carla Ruschival
- The New $20: A Chance for Accessible Currency, by Dan Spoone
- Summary of the February Board Meeting, by Penny Reeder
- “Get Up & Get Moving:” A Campaign out of Isolation for Full Inclusion & Independence, by Tony Stephens
- Get Exercise and Support an ACB Affiliate at the Same Time, by Judy Wilkinson
- Enjoy the Perks of Engaging with Your Neighbor, by Larry Johnson
- A Review of ‘Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain,’ by Doug Powell
- Massage as an Antidote to Stress, by Koni Sims
- The Room, by Ann Chiappetta
- Affiliate News
- Here and There, edited by Cynthia G. Hawkins
- High Tech Swap Shop
- Never Give Up and Never, Never Give In, by Ilana Breger
- ACB Officers, ACB Board of Directors, ACB Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums
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