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The ACB Braille Forum Volume LVI November 2017 No. 5

Table of Contents ACB Creates Hurricane Relief Fund Inside Union Station Hotel, by Janet Dickelman We Really Should Say Thanks, by Tom Mitchell Holiday Auction 2017 – The Goodies Will Be Delightful!, by Carla Ruschival Summary of 2017 Resolutions Role Models and Mentors Help Build Employment Success, by Kendra Farrow Leading Across Generations, compiled by Ardis Bazyn And The Winners Are … Strategies for Membership Growth: Hear It from Those Who Have Done It, compiled by Ardis Bazyn Affiliate News Mini Mall Mayhem, by Carla Ruschival Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski High Tech Swap Shop
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The ACB E-Forum Volume LVI October 2017 No. 4

Table of Contents President’s Report to the Convention, by Kim Charlson Audio Description Allows ACB Members to ‘See’ the Eclipse, by Joel Snyder Meet Us in Saint Louis, by Janet Dickelman 2017 Walk Was Sparkling, by Donna Brown Gettin’ Ready for the Holiday Auction, by Carla Ruschival ‘Guiding Miss Melinda:’ Reflections from a Blind Cross-Country Skier, by Melinda Hollands Some Thoughts on Getting Elected to ACB Boards, by Doug Powell Summary of the August Board of Directors Conference Call, by Debbie Lewis 2017 ACB Membership Seminar Discusses Successful Meetings, compiled by Ardis Bazyn 15 Ways to Maximize Your ACB Membership, Revised, by Kenneth Semien Sr. Affiliate News Notice of Proposed Settlement of Class Action Lawsuit Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski High Tech Swap Shop
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The ACB Braille Forum Volume LVI September 2017 No. 3

Table of Contents Senators Push for Tactile Feature on Paper Currency ACB Sparks Success Was A Big Success, by Janet Dickelman The Reno Roundup: ACB’s 56th Annual Convention A Sparkling Success!, by Doug Powell, Deb Cook Lewis, Susan Glass, and Paul Edwards Scholarships Spark Future Successes, by Michael Garrett American Council of the Blind Announces Audio Description Awards Board Approves Affiliate Name Change, Donation to WBU to Assist Caribbean Representatives, by Doug Powell Mini Mall News, by Carla Ruschival ACB Radio Holiday Auction: The Fun Begins, by Carla Ruschival Ski for Light 2018 Affiliate News
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The ACB E-Forum Volume LVI No. 2

Table of Contents The Hear and Now: How Do You Watch Peak TV If You’re Blind? Inside the burgeoning world of audio description, a game-changer in accessible TV, by Kelsey McKinney Can You See Me?, by Yvonne B. Garris This Blind Man Chops His Own Firewood, by Ken Stewart Qualifying for Social Security Disability Benefits with Vision Loss, by Deanna Power Focus on Membership Benefits, compiled by Ardis Bazyn Leaving a Legacy of Value, by Allen Casey Affiliate News Notice of Proposed Settlement of Class Action Lawsuit Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski High Tech Swap Shop
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The ACB Braille Forum Volume LVI July 2017 No. 1

Table of Contents A Message from the President: JPMorgan Chase/ACB Leadership Fellows Class of 2017, by Kim Charlson Local Motors Brings Advocates and Innovators Together to Meet Olli, by Tony Stephens Staying Connected in Sparks, by Janet Dickelman How I Dealt with Choreography, by Kelsey Nicolay Last Show of the Season, by Marcia Springston Dillon Quiet Heroism of Amazing People, by Larry P. Johnson Instant Braille Translator Can Fit in Your Hand Book Review: Giving a Listen to The Untold Story of the Talking Book, by Bill Holton Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski High Tech Swap Shop
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The ACB E-Forum Volume LV June 2017 No. 12

Table of Contents A Message from the President: Supreme Court Rules Favorably for Students with Disabilities, by Kim Charlson Seeing Outside the Disability Box, by Howard Axelrod Events Galore to Spark Your Curiosity in Reno, by Janet Dickelman Audio Description Project Announces 2017 BADIE Award Winners Sparks Fly in Preparation for ACB Walk, by Donna Brown Reno Roundup Seeks A Few Good Hands Eat, Drink, Dress Like the 1950s, Win and Be Merry, by Kenneth Semien Sr. Mega Deals at the Mini Mall, by Carla Ruschival The MMS Committee Wants to See You in Reno, by Jean Mann Marco Orsini Conducts Music without Seeing It or the Orchestra, by Maria Mannone Affiliate and Committee News Spotlight on ACB Students: Jessica Minneci, Treasurer Letter to the Editor Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski High Tech Swap Shop
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The ACB Braille Forum Volume LV May 2017 No. 11

Table of Contents President’s Message: 50 Golden Years in the Pacific, by Kim Charlson The American Council of the Blind and the Policy of Structured Negotiations, by Eric Bridges Eatsa, Restaurant of the Future, Excludes Blind Customers Sparks of Excitement Will Light Up the Sky in Reno, by Janet Dickelman A Reminder from the Constitution and Bylaws Committee, by John Huffman Let the Sparks Fly! Fanning the Flames for Resolutions at Our July Convention, by Mark Richert Let the Sparks Fly on the First of July, by Katie Frederick A Few Good Officers, by Ron Brooks Audio Description Project Seeks Input from ACB Members on Most Current Issues, by Susan Glass Join the Fun: Donate and Win with the 2017 DKM Gift Card Fundraiser, by Kenneth Semien Sr. Plan Now to Attend the 2017 Midwest Leadership Conference and Young Professionals Seminar, by Ray Campbell Board Approves New Guidelines for DKM First-Timers, by Ron Brooks Affiliate News Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski High Tech Swap Shop
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The ACB E-Forum Volume LV April 2017 No. 10

Table of Contents President’s Message: Service Dogs and the Supreme Court, by Kim Charlson It’s Almost Time to Register for Reno!, by Janet Dickelman Volunteer at the Information Desk in Sparks, by Vicky Prahin Let the Sparks Fly in Nevada This Summer, by Donna Brown Come Prepared to Bid and Buy at the Sparks of Enthusiasm Auction! In the Palm of Nature: Snapshot of a multisensory experience in Italy’s Abruzzo, Lazio e Molise National Park, by Richard Rueda SAZCB President Takes Piano Bar by Storm, by Lindsey McHugh Don’t Touch That Dial: It’s Time for “Blind and Beyond,” by Greg Lindberg How You Sound Really Matters, by Larry P. Johnson How Can Your Chapter or Affiliate Strengthen Your Personal Outreach to Your Local Community?, compiled by Ardis Bazyn Affiliate News Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski High Tech Swap Shop
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The ACB Braille Forum Volume LV March 2017 No. 9

Table of Contents In Memoriam: Otis H. Stephens Jr., Sept. 20, 1936-Dec. 2, 2016 Readers’ Remembrances of Otis Stephens President’s Message: Planning for the Future: A Strategic Direction for the Next Five Years, by Kim Charlson ACB Commends Access Board on 508 Refresh Helpful Hints for Attending the Convention, by Janet Dickelman Awards Committee Seeks Nominees for 2017 ACB Awards, by Chelle Hart and Chip Hailey, Awards Committee Co-Chairs Celebrate the Life & Legacy of Durward K. McDaniel: Support the DKM First-Timer Program, by Kenneth Semien Sr. Holiday Auction Thank-Yous, by Carla Ruschival Ida Schwerzel: A Century of Memories, Part 2, by Greg Lindberg Easy Fund-Raiser for Your Affiliate, by Kathy Brockman Affiliate News Spotlight on ACB Students, by Tamara Lomax Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski High Tech Swap Shop
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The ACB E-Forum Volume LV February 2017 No. 8

Table of Contents 60 Minutes’ Coverage of the ADA, by Kim Charlson Rumors and Thoughts: A Guest Opinion, by Jeff Thom Come Collect Nuggets of Wisdom in Reno!, by Janet Dickelman The BOP Seeks to Award Excellence, by Ron Brooks Summary of the November Board Conference Calls, by Ron Brooks The Things We Do Today, Part 5: Loose Ends and Listening, by Paul Edwards Paris Holds the Key to My Heart, by Lindsey McHugh Students Learn to Code Using Quorum, by Melinda Hudson Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski High Tech Swap Shop
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