THE
Braille Forum
Volume XLVIII June 2010 No. 12
Published By
The American Council of the Blind
THE AMERICAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND STRIVES TO INCREASE THE INDEPENDENCE, SECURITY, EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY, AND QUALITY OF LIFE FOR ALL BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED PEOPLE.
Mitch Pomerantz, President
Melanie Brunson, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
National Office:
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Suite 650
Arlington, VA 22201
(202) 467-5081
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Copyright 2010
American Council of the Blind

TABLE OF CONTENTS

President's Message: Preparing for a National Convention, by Mitch Pomerantz
Assistant Attorney General Speaks Out on Web Access, by Melanie Brunson
Good News for ACB Baseball Fans, by Lainey Feingold and Brian Charlson
ACB Convention 2010: Claim Your Treasure, by Carla Ruschival
Announcement
Convention Sneak Preview
Affiliate News
Hidden Treasures of the 2010 Auction: Discovering a Passion, by Marsha Farrow
A First-Timer's 'Remember When?', by Carol Ann Ewing
Hustlin' 'Round the Arizona Mills Mall, by Ken Stewart
Put Down That Soda, Save Your Money and Become an ACB Life Member!, by Charles S.P. Hodge
Need Some New Tunes? Check out the NELDS CD Swap!
We Want to Give You a Brand-New BookSense Compliments of GW Micro, by Ronald E. Milliman
Extra, Extra! Cactus Courier Now Seeking Volunteers
Membership Focus: Fundraising for ACB Activities, Including the National Convention, compiled by Ardis Bazyn
Here and There, edited by Sue Lichtenfels
High Tech Swap Shop

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