THE BRAILLE MONITOR

Vol. 42, No. 9 November, 1999

Barbara Pierce, Editor

 

Published in inkprint, in Braille, and on cassette by

THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND

MARC MAURER, PRESIDENT

 

National Office
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Baltimore, Maryland 21230
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ISSN 0006-8829

Contents

National Federation of the Blind of South Carolina
Saves Blind Vendors Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars

by Donald C. Capps

Proper Training for the Blind:What Is It? The Fourth Ingredient
by James H. Omvig

Living My Dreams
by Ron Gardner

The Blind at Work
by Sharon Gold

Spelling Bees and Grammar Gorillas
by Brian Miller

Doing What's Necessary
by Stephen O. Benson

A Reflection on Walls and Doors
by Lisa Mauldin

Thomas David Schall
by Peggy Chong

Educated Fingers
by Barbara Pierce

Convention: A Pilgrim's Journey
by Brook Sexton

Washington Seminar Job Fair
by Anthony Cobb

Blindness, Travel, the Environment, and Technology
by Marc Maurer

Recipes

Monitor Miniatures

   Braille Monitor, November 1999, Complete Issue

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                   The buffet table of fruits and                  NFB Board of Directors Member
                 vegetables at Thanksgiving Dinner      Bruce Gardner helps serve Thanksgiv-
               held at the National Center for the            ing dinner on the buffet line in the
                                   Blind                                      Center dining room.  In the line from
                                                                                  left to right are Betty Capps, wife of
                                                                                  the Senior Member of the Board of
                                                                                Directors and her husband Don; Board
                                                                                 Board Member Wayne Davis; his wife
                                                                                Carmen; and Carol Smith, wife of NFB
                                                                                 staff member Mickey Smith.

Copyright (c) 1999 National Federation of the Blind

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