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Braille Monitor

Vol. 59, No. 10                                       November 2016

Gary Wunder, Editor

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Mark Riccobono, President

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Contents

Vol. 59, No. 10                                      November 2016

Illustration: Through Similarities and Differences, the Blind
Still Intend to Speak for the Blind
Listen Now (MP3)

Welcoming the Blind of the World to
the United States of America
Listen Now (MP3)
by Mark Riccobono

The World Blind Union:
Future Challenges and Opportunities
Listen Now (MP3)
by Fredric K. Schroeder, PhD

Change in the Wind at the World Blind
Union General Assembly
Listen Now (MP3)
by Marc Maurer

Reflections from a First-Time Attendee and the Joy in
Helping Host a Meeting of the World Blind Union and the International Council for
Education of People with Visual Impairment
Listen Now (MP3)
by Gary Wunder

My Leadership Journey Listen Now (MP3)
by Karen Keninger

Nurture the Ability, Sustain the ConfidenceListen Now (MP3)
by Fredric K. Schroeder

Leadership: Perspectives from Ron McCallumListen Now (MP3)
by Ron McCallum

Digital Accessibility: Changes for the Good, and Challenges
for the Present and Future
Listen Now (MP3)
by Gary Wunder

Statement of the National Federation of the Blind Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate
Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired,
or Otherwise Print Disabled
Listen Now (MP3)
by Mark Riccobono

Newer and Flashier is Not Always BetterListen Now (MP3)
by Mark Jones

How Exponential Technologies
Will Impact Disabilities
Listen Now (MP3)
by Ray Kurzweil

National Industries for the Blind: Continuing to Raise
Expectations and Create Opportunities
Listen Now (MP3)
Kevin Lynch

RecipesListen Now (MP3)

Monitor Miniatures Listen Now (MP3)

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