The Braille Monitor

March 1985

Published in inkprint, in Braille, and on talking-book discs by

The National Federation of the Blind
Dr. Kenneth Jernican, President

National Office
1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
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SPEAKING FOR THE BLIND--IT IS THE BLIND SPEAKING FOR THEMSELVES

ISSN 0006-8829


Contents


March 1985

 

OF SCHOLARSHIPS AND CORRECTIONS
by Kenneth Jernigan

HOW SHALL THE BLIND READ

PSEUDO SCIENCE AND SOPHISTRY: MACK TRIES TO SACK BRAILLE
by Mary Ellen Reining

OF OPTACONS AND OPTIONS

ACTION ON INSURANCE:
A REPORT ON THE MEETING OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INSURANCE
COMMISSIONERS, AND A NEW MODEL REGULATION ON BLINDNESS

by James Gashel

LETTER CONCERNING KANSAS REHABILITATION CENTER FOR THE BLIND

THE BETTER TO SEE YOU WITH, MY DEAR
by Joyce Scanlan

WHAT IS THE IOWA COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND
by Kenneth Jernigan

BREAKING GROUND AGAIN IN THE RANDOLPH-SHEPPARD PROGRAM:
THE PETE HOWE CASE

by Marc Maurer

THE RANDOLPH-SHEPPARD ACT HOW TO KEEP IT, HOW TO LOSE IT
by Kenneth Jernigan

OSCAR: THE TALKING TRAVEL AID
by Louis J. Finkle

FERRIS WHEEL CHAPTER ON THE MOVE
by Catherine Randall

FUTURE REFLECTIONS
by Barbara Cheadle

DARREL NATHER NAMED OUTSTANDING

MINIMUM WAGE IN WASHINGTON: THE OLD BATTLE TAKES A NEW LOOK

RECIPE

MONITOR MINIATURES

Copyright, National Federation of the Blind, Inc., 1985