The ACB E-Forum Volume LIV August 2015 No. 2

The ACB E-Forum Volume LIV August 2015 No. 2 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, or call (231) 460-1061 and choose option 3. Tune in to ACB Radio at or by calling (231) 460-1047. Learn more about us at Follow us on Twitter at @acbnational, or like us on Facebook at © 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 Message: Comcast: An Industry Leader in Accessibility, by Kim Charlson An Academic Challenge, by Mark B. Lasser Transitioning to College: Nine Essential Tips for Students with Visual Impairments, by Pat Ryan Ups and Downs, by Deon Lyons Do You Have a Pulse? If Not, You Will Want One After Reading This, by Scott Davert Product Evaluations and Guides: Dolphin Guide from Dolphin Computer Access: A Suite of Access Programs That Simplify Computer Use, by Jamie Pauls Notice to the Older Blind: It’s Time We Took Control of Our Future, by Carl Jarvis How to Get More Members Actively Participating in Your Affiliate, compiled by Ardis Bazyn Cruises for People Who Don’t Like Cruises, by Sue Bramhall Affiliate News Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski High Tech Swap Shop
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