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The ACB Braille Forum Volume LV July 2016 No. 1

Table of Contents President’s Message: JPMorgan Chase/ACB Leadership Fellows, by Kim Charlson Further Currency Delays Raise Concerns Staying Connected in Minneapolis, by Janet Dickelman Does VR Agency Structure Matter? A Review of the Research on Outcomes for Blind and Visually Impaired Consumers Served in Separate vs. Combined Agencies Journeying Inside the Mind, by Larry P. Johnson Riding with Joy Turn Life’s Journey into a Joy Ride, by Larry P. Johnson My Journey toward Winning Friends and Influencing Others, by Kelsey Nicolay Why I Included ACB in My Estate Plans, by Dan Dillon Affiliate News Letter to the Editor Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski High Tech Swap Shop
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The ACB E-Forum Volume LIV June 2016 No. 12

Table of Contents President’s Message: Netflix to Enhance Access for Customers Who Are Blind, by Kim Charlson With Artificial Intelligence, Facebook Helps the Blind to Know What’s in the Pictures, by Diego Graglia What’s Going on in Minneapolis? Read and Find Out!, by Janet Dickelman Sprint Seeks Consumer Input, by Kelly Egan Stroll the Minneapolis Skywalks for ACB, by Donna Brown Extra, Extra! Convention Newspaper Now Seeking Volunteers MMS Committee Goal for 2016: 25 at $25, by Mike Godino My Privacy Matters, by Larry P. Johnson Patricia LaFrance-Wolf Memorial Fund to Assist People with Diabetes Affiliate News Passings The Transportation Challenge, by Kendra Farrow Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski High Tech Swap Shop
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The ACB Braille Forum Volume LIV May 2016 No. 11

Table of Contents President’s Message: Meet Charles Mossop, by Kim Charlson Teach Access Project a Major Topic at CSUN Conference, by Eric Bridges Get Ready for Fun in the Land of 10,000 Dreams!, by Janet Dickelman Minnesota, Land of Many Cultures, by Peggy R. Garrett Dear Candidates: We Want to Meet You!, by Ron Brooks 2016 Leadership Institute: Learning and Growing Together, by Cindy Van Winkle Mentors Sought for Audio Describers at ACB National Convention, by Susan Glass Mini Mall Minnesota Style: Land of 10,000 Dreams, by Carla Ruschival A Reminder from the Constitution & Bylaws Committee, by John Huffman Yah You Betcha It’s Time to Talk Resolutions Again!, by Mark Richert ACB Auction, the Perfect Ten Know Your Rights to Health Care, by Karen Hughes and Robert Goodman Wake Up and Walk, by Katie Frederick Leaders and Aspiring Leaders to Come Together in Omaha, by Ray Campbell Summary of the Winter Board Meetings, by Doug Powell Affiliate and Committee News Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski High Tech Swap Shop
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The ACB E-Forum Volume LIV April 2016 No. 10

Table of Contents President’s Message: What You Didn’t Know about Stevie Wonder’s ‘Braille Joke’ at the Grammys – The Motown Legend Is Also a Legendary Advocate for Literacy, by Kim Charlson 2015 Annual Giving Societies Report Card, by Tom Tobin How to Register for ACB: Land of 10,000 Dreams, by Janet Dickelman Let the Race Begin!, by Donna Brown Would You Like to Work at the 2016 Information Desk?, by Vicky Prahin Friends-in-Art Seeks Your Art for Its Annual Show, by Amy Monthei Making the Transition from English Braille to UEB, by Jamie Pauls The Things I Do Today, Part 2: Listening from On High, by Paul Edwards Sharing Tools for Affiliates/Chapter Leaders, compiled by Ardis Bazyn In Memoriam: Dorothy “Dot” Taylor, 1925-2015, by Carol Francisco Affiliate News American Foundation for the Blind Board Names Kirk Adams as Its Next President and CEO Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski High Tech Swap Shop
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The ACB Braille Forum Volume LIV March 2016 No. 9

Table of Contents ACB National Office Gets Change of Venue Tony Stephens Appointed Director of Advocacy and Governmental Affairs of the American Council of the Blind, by Eric Bridges President’s Message: Transportation — Everyone Has to Deal with It!, by Kim Charlson Legislative Priorities for 2016, by Tony Stephens Helpful Hints for Attending the Convention, by Janet Dickelman Call for Nominees for 2016 ACB Awards!, by Chelle Hart and Chip Hailey A Q & A for DKM and Leadership Awards, by Allen Casey A Walk of 10,000 Steps, by Donna Brown We Miss You, Mr. Speicher, by James Kracht and Paul Edwards Remembering Ward Bond, Feb. 29, 1940-Nov. 29, 2015, by Penny Reeder Passings Affiliate News Developing a Plan for Recruitment, compiled by Ardis Bazyn Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski High Tech Swap Shop
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The ACB E-Forum Volume LIV February 2016 No. 8

Table of Contents President’s Message: Eating and Web Accessibility, by Kim Charlson Microsoft, American Council of the Blind Partner to Advance Accessibility Sneak Preview of Tours in Minneapolis, by Janet Dickelman Paths to Leadership: The Traditional and the New, by Allen Casey Holiday Auction Thank-You’s, by Carla Ruschival A Tribute to Ida Scotti, by Yvonne Michaud Schnitzler The Things I Do Today, Part 1: A Plethora of Possibilities, by Paul Edwards Passings Hero Dog Team Helps GDUI, by Annie Chiappetta Affiliate News Hearing in New York City Blind Hunting Report I Am Your Customer Campaign Launched in Canada, by John Rae ACB Gets Fresh with Tupperware! Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski High Tech Swap Shop
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The ACB Braille Forum Volume LIV January 2016 No. 7

Table of Contents The Next Chapter for ACB’s Leadership: Eric Bridges Appointed Executive Director, by Kim Charlson Sutherland and the Washington Lawyers’ Committee Reach Landmark Settlement with General Services Administration ACB: Land of 10,000 Dreams, by Janet Dickelman ACB: Cultivating Leaders for the Future, by Allen Casey DKM at 20 Invites New First-Timers, by Allen Casey Board of Publications Awards Your Excellence in Media and Writing in 2016 Summary of the Fall Board of Directors Meeting, by Doug Powell Affiliates: Putting ACB into ACB Radio! Top-Notch Tool for Job Seekers Ed Walker, WAMU personality who burnished radio’s golden age, dies at 83 Affiliate News Summary Notice of Proposed Class Action Lawsuit Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski High Tech Swap Shop
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The ACB E-Forum Volume LIV December 2015 No. 6

Table of Contents Humana Now Offers Talking Prescription Labels for Its Members with Visual Impairments, by Kim Charlson Linked, Connected and Empowered with ACB Link Scholarship Applications for 2016-2017 School Year Are Now Available! Willing, Able, and Seeking Opportunity: Video Receives Support from Multinational Corporations, by Eric Bridges Happy Holidays from the Convention Committee, by Janet Dickelman Bid It! Buy It! Holiday Auction and Mini Mall, by Carla Ruschival In Memoriam: “Bob Allen” Prahin, by Vicky Prahin In Memoriam: Marcia Nigro Dresser, by Marlaina Lieberg Readers’ Memories of Marcia Dresser Passings A Letter from the ACB President A Great Time in the Lone Star State, by the ACB Auction Committee Highlights of the 2015 ACB Membership Seminar, compiled by Ardis Bazyn And the Winner Is …, by Mike Godino Blind Hunting?!, by Tom Lealos Affiliate and Committee News Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski High Tech Swap Shop
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The ACB Braille Forum Vol. LIV November 2015 No. 5

Table of Contents President’s Report, Part III, by Kim Charlson An Update on the Taxi Discrimination Lawsuit, by Eric Bridges Reps. Cartwright, McKinley Champion Comprehensive Bipartisan Legislation to Transform Special Education for Students with Sensory Disabilities ACB Adopts Cumulative Giving Societies, by Tom Tobin Tours and Transit in Minneapolis, by Janet Dickelman It’s Holiday Auction Time, by Carla Ruschival Durward K. McDaniel: A Timeline Remembering Durward, by Allen Casey The ACB Mini Mall: Holiday Happenings, by Carla Ruschival In Memoriam: Charles S.P. Hodge: Mentor, Colleague, Friend, July 30, 1946-June 18, 2015, by John McCann 2015 Resolutions Summaries, by Mark Richert Affiliate News Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski High Tech Swap Shop
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The ACB E-Forum Volume LIV October 2015 No. 4

The ACB E-Forum Volume LIV October 2015 No. 4 Published by the American Council of the Blind Be A Part of ACB The American Council of the Blind (TM) is a membership organization made up of more than 70 state and special-interest affiliates. To join, contact the national office at 1-800-424-8666. Contribute to Our Work Those much-needed contributions, which are tax-deductible, can be sent to Attn: Treasurer, ACB, 6300 Shingle Creek Pkwy., Suite 195, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430. If you wish to remember a relative or friend, the national office has printed cards available for this purpose. Consider including a gift to ACB in your Last Will and Testament. If your wishes are complex, call the national office. To make a contribution to ACB by the Combined Federal Campaign, use this number: 11155. Check in with ACB For the latest in legislative and governmental news, call the “Washington Connection” 24/7 at 1-800-424-8666, or read it online. Listen to ACB Reports by downloading the MP3 file from www.acb.org, or call (605) 475-8154 and choose option 3. Tune in to ACB Radio at www.acbradio.org or by calling (605) 475-8130. Learn more about us at www.acb.org. Follow us on Twitter at @acbnational, or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AmericanCounciloftheBlindOfficial. © 2015 American Council of the Blind Melanie Brunson, Executive Director Sharon Lovering, Editor 2200 Wilson Blvd., Suite 650, Arlington, VA 22201 Table of Contents President’s Report, Part II, by Kim Charlson Willing, Able, and Seeking Opportunity: ACB Video Highlights the Abilities of Blind Individuals, by Eric Bridges ACB Honors Melanie Brunson with Resolution 2015-04 American Council of the Blind Seeks Executive Director It’s October – Time to Think about the Holiday Auction!, by Carla Ruschival It’s Minneapolis, Minn. for the 2016 Convention, by Janet Dickelman The 2015 ACB Scholarship Winners: Stars Shining Bright into the Future, by Michael Garrett ACB Stars Shine Bright in Dallas, Part II, by Tom Mitchell and Judy Wilkinson American Council of the Blind Announces Winners of the 2015 Audio Description Awards Walkin’ to Success, by Donna Brown Road to Dallas, by Sharon Howerton Banquet Lets the Stars Shine Bright, by Sharon Lovering Notice of Class Action Settlement for Customers of Lululemon Lynn Manning dies at 60; blind poet, athlete, Watts theater group founder, by Steve Chawkins Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski Are You Moving? Do You Want to Change Your Subscription? Contact Sharon Lovering in the ACB national office, 1-800-424-8666, or via e-mail, slovering@acb.org. Give her the information, and she'll take care of the changes for you.
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