Volume LXI May 2023 No. 11
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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© 2023 American Council of the Blind
Dan Spoone, Interim Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
1703 N. Beauregard St., Suite 420, Alexandria, VA 22311
Table of Contents
- Presidents’ Message, by Dan Spoone and Deb Cook Lewis
- Convention 2023: Registration and Reasonable Accommodations, by Janet Dickelman
- Stepping Out With ACB!, by Donna Brown
- Aha Moments in Social Faux Pas, by Suzanne Ament
- Two-Armed Teacher, by Gudrun Brunot
- Humor, A Blind Teacher’s Friend, by Gary Legates
- 2-Armed Teacher: Voice Instruction, by Gudrun Brunot
- Snowplows in Disney World, by Lee Griffin
- Sun, Sand, and Surf without Sight!, by Janet Di Nola Parmerter
- Paris Hilton and Me, by John Buckley
- Forty Years Ago in the Forum
- Affiliate News
- Here and There
- High Tech Swap Shop
- ACB Officers, ACB Board of Directors, ACB Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums
Upcoming Forum Themes and Deadlines
July 2023: hodgepodge issue; deadline: May 26, 2023
August 2023: theme TBA; deadline: June 23, 2023
September 2023: convention wrap-up issue; deadline: July 24, 2023
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