Volume XLI March 2003 No. 7
Published By The American Council of the Blind
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© 2003 American Council of the Blind
Christopher Gray, President
Charles H. Crawford, Executive Director
Penny Reeder, Editor
Sharon Lovering, Editorial Assistant
Table of Contents
- President's Message: Money and Politics: 2003 Takes Shape, by Christopher Gray
- When You Ask, "Where's the Beef," Do They Only Talk About Pork?, by Charles H. Crawford
- Summary of ACB Board of Directors Conference Calls, by Charles S.P. Hodge
- ACB 2003 Summer Internship Opportunity, by Terry Pacheco
- Announcing Vision Quest 2003: A Self-Discovery Conference for Young Blind Women
- Affiliate News
- A New Apartment Option, by Kathy Brockman
- Video Description Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: You Can Affect the Future, by Jim Stovall
- Desert Living by the Numbers, by George Covington
- Tips for Travelers to Texas: Understanding the Language
- Letters to the Editor
- You Can't Afford to Stay Home!, by Jon Deden
- Explore the Possibilities: An Approach to Transition, by Kimberly Avila
- Being Me and Staying Substance-Free, by Trinette Barnes
- The Importance of Early Detection, by Dorothy Casabianca
- Here and There, by Sharon Lovering
- High Tech Swap Shop
- High Flight, by John Gillespie Magee Jr.
The telephone number given for the Alachua County Council of the Blind ("White Cane Safety Awareness T-shirts," "Here and There," October 2002) was incorrect. The correct number is (800) 454-2860.
Due to an editing error, the web site address for J-Squared Access Solutions' referral program was incorrect. The correct address is www.bestmidi.com/jsquared/refer.php. We regret the error.
The American Council of the Blind strives to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and to improve quality of life for all blind and visually impaired people.