Vol. LIV November 2015 No. 5
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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© 2015 American Council of the Blind
Eric Bridges, Interim Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
2200 Wilson Blvd., Suite 650, Arlington, VA 22201
Table of Contents
- President’s Report, Part III, by Kim Charlson
- An Update on the Taxi Discrimination Lawsuit, by Eric Bridges
- Reps. Cartwright, McKinley Champion Comprehensive Bipartisan Legislation to Transform Special Education for Students with Sensory Disabilities
- ACB Adopts Cumulative Giving Societies, by Tom Tobin
- Tours and Transit in Minneapolis by Janet Dickelman
- It’s Holiday Auction Time, by Carla Ruschival
- Durward K. McDaniel: A Timeline
- Remembering Durward, by Allen Casey
- The ACB Mini Mall: Holiday Happenings, by Carla Ruschival
- In Memoriam: Charles S.P. Hodge: Mentor, Colleague, Friend, July 30, 1946-June 18, 2015, by John McCann
- 2015 Resolutions Summaries, by Mark Richert
- Affiliate News
- Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski
- High Tech Swap Shop
- ACB Officers, Board of Directors and Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums
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