Volume XL March 2002 No. 9
Published By The American Council of the Blind
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© 2002 American Council of the Blind
Christopher Gray, President
Charles H. Crawford, Executive Director
Penny Reeder, Editor
Sharon Lovering, Editorial Assistant
Table of Contents
- The Cost of Computing: How Much Can We Really Afford?, by Charles H. Crawford
- Getting in Touch with Literacy Conference, by Winifred Downing
- Seeking Daylight, Discovering Dignity in Disability: The Chronicles of Andy Potok, by Penny Reeder
- "A Matter of Dignity" Preface, by Andrew Potok
- Your Opportunity with the Durward McDaniel Fund, by Catherine Skivers
- ACB Information Access Committee Hard at Work, by John Mattioli
- Affiliate News
- Letters to the Editor
- My Multi-Cultural Exchange Experience in Costa Rica, by Andrea Siow
- Funding Withdrawn for Some Audiobooks in Canada
- Talking ATMs Have Come to Iowa, Utah -- Just in Time for the Olympics!
- Here and There, by Billie Jean Keith
- High Tech Swap Shop
- Sighted People Have Rights Too, by Peggy Shoel
- The Insight Which More Than Meets the Eye, by Adele R. Minissale
- Engineer Takes Safety Challenge: Blindfolded, he tests intersections that lack audible signals for blind, by Felicia Thomas-Lynn
- Convention Countdown Continues
In the January article regarding award nominations, we left some information out. You may nominate people by writing a letter (500 words or less) and send it to Awards Committee, American Council of the Blind, 1155 15th Street NW, Suite 1004, Washington, DC 20005. You may also e-mail your nomination letter to Terry Pacheco, whose e-mail address is: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please state "Award Nomination" in the subject line. Or you may FAX your nomination to ACB at (202) 467-5085. All award nominations must be in by April 14, 2002.
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