Vol. XXXVI May 1998 No. 11
Published By The American Council of the Blind
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© 1998 American Council of the Blind
Paul Edwards, President
Oral O. Miller, J.D., Executive Director
Nolan Crabb, Editor
Sharon Lovering, Editorial Assistant
Table of Contents
- President's Message: The Biggest Single Barrier, by Paul Edwards
- Report of the Executive Director, by Oral O. Miller
- Make Your Choices Now for the 1998 Convention, by John A. Horst
- FCC Chair Promises Action on Video Description, Accessible Equipment, by Nolan Crabb
- President Signs Executive Order on Employment of Adults With Disabilities, by Charles S.P. Hodge
- Harnessing Thoughts, by Jenine Stanley
- The Wind Beneath My Wings, by Deanna Noriega
- Blinded Veteran to Don Robes of Municipal Judge, by Anne Krueger
- Affiliate News
- Convention Newspaper Fees for 1998
- Planning the Work; Working the Plan, by Stephen Speicher
- Here And There, by Elizabeth M. Lennon
- Keeping the Magic in Orlando for Guide Dogs
- Come Join the Growing Honor Roll of ACB Life Members
- Are You Congenitally Blind?
- High Tech Swap Shop
Due to an editing error, the area code listed for the North Dakota convention hotel ("Affiliate News," March 1998) was incorrect. The correct phone number is (701) 235-3333.
Incorrect information about the Independent Transportation Network was included in the book review in March ("Book Review: 'Bert's Eye View' An Excellent Look at Macular Degeneration"). The service is only available in Maine at present.
The telephone number for Access USA's The Braille Factory was incorrectly listed in "Here and There," April 1998. The correct number is (800) 263-2750.
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.