The Braille Monitor

April-May 1985

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

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

National Office
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Baltimore, Maryland 21230
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ISSN 0006-8829


Contents


April-May 1985

 

A COMMENT FROM PRESIDENT JERNIGAN

CONVENTION UPDATE
by Betty Niceley

TRIFORMATION, THE NATIONAL LIBRARY SERVICE, AND GEOFFREY BULL
by Kenneth Jernigan

YOUR LIBRARY SERVICE, WHAT IT COSTS: SOME LITTLE KNOWN FACTS ABOUT BIDS AND PRODUCERS
by James Gashel

BLIND PARENTS AND THE COURTS

INSIDE THE IDAHO COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND:
DETERIORATING SERVICE NOW UNFOLDING
WHILE NEW RULES CALL FOR EVEN MORE CUTS

by James Gashel

PROTECTION OR PRESUMPTION
ACTION BY NCSAB

by Kenneth Jernigan

INDEPENDENT MOBILITY AND OTHER MATTERS
by Hazel Staley

CANE TRAVEL WORKSHOP
by Christine Roberts

ON THE ROAD TO INDEPENDENCE
by Steve Hastalis

REHABILITATION
NOT JUST A MATTER OF APPROPRIATIONS

DON'T YOU THINK YOU SHOULD

TOO BUSY FOR EQUALITY
by Marc Maurer

SECOND MISSOURI LAWSUIT SUCCESSFULLY CONCLUDED

GOOD INTENTIONS AREN'T ENOUGH
by Gary Wunder

THE CASE OF THE REJECTED IDENTIFICATION CARD

TAKING THE BITTER WITH THE SWEET

RESPONSE TO "OF OPTACONS AND OPTIONS"

MARCH ON WASHINGTON

UNETHICAL AND UNPROFESSIONAL

BATON ROUGE RESTAURANT REFUSES TO SERVE BLIND PATRONS
by Joanne Fernandes

JON DEDEN WINS AWARD AS STOCK BROKER

FIRST NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE STATUS
OF EDUCATION AND THE BLIND

by Jim Mitchell

RECIPES

MONITOR MINIATURES

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