Volume LV - June 2017 - No. 12
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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© 2017 American Council of the Blind
Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Table of Contents
- A Message from the President: Supreme Court Rules Favorably for Students with Disabilities, by Kim Charlson
- Seeing Outside the Disability Box, by Howard Axelrod
- Events Galore to Spark Your Curiosity in Reno, by Janet Dickelman
- Audio Description Project Announces 2017 BADIE Award Winners
- Sparks Fly in Preparation for ACB Walk, by Donna Brown
- Reno Roundup Seeks A Few Good Hands
- Eat, Drink, Dress Like the 1950s, Win and Be Merry, by Kenneth Semien Sr.
- Mega Deals at the Mini Mall, by Carla Ruschival
- The MMS Committee Wants to See You in Reno, by Jean Mann
- Marco Orsini Conducts Music without Seeing It or the Orchestra, by Maria Mannone
- Affiliate and Committee News
- Spotlight on ACB Students: Jessica Minneci, Treasurer
- Letter to the Editor
- 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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