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Braille Monitor

Vol. 62, No. 11                                   December 2019

Gary Wunder, Editor

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The National Federation of the Blind

Mark Riccobono, President

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Contents

Vol. 62, No. 11                                   December 2019

Illustration: Making Our Presence Known during Meet the Blind Month (HTML)
Illustration: Making Our Presence Known during Meet the Blind Month (MP3)

Convention Bulletin 2020 (HTML)
Convention Bulletin 2020 (MP3)
by John Berggren

A Giant in Federation History is Now at Rest (HTML)
A Giant in Federation History is Now at Rest (MP3)
by Daniel Frye, Parnell Diggs, and Mark Riccobono

A Christmas Story for All Seasons (HTML)
A Christmas Story for All Seasons (MP3)
by Donald Capps

Celebrate the National Federation of the Blind (HTML)
Celebrate the National Federation of the Blind (MP3)
by Patty Chang

Cochlear Implant: A Brief Introduction and My Experience (HTML)
Cochlear Implant: A Brief Introduction and My Experience (MP3)
by Chris Westbrook

Always Early: Find Your People (HTML)
Always Early: Find Your People (MP3)
by Richard Early

Seeing that the Federal Communications Commission Ensures Accessible Broadcasting for the Blind (HTML)
Seeing that the Federal Communications Commission Ensures Accessible Broadcasting for the Blind (MP3)
by Everette Bacon

Dr. Jonathan Lazar Receives the Inaugural Rachel Olivero Accessibility Innovation Award (HTML)
Dr. Jonathan Lazar Receives the Inaugural Rachel Olivero Accessibility Innovation Award (MP3)
by Hayleigh Moore

Join our Dream Makers Circle (HTML)
Join our Dream Makers Circle (MP3)

Social Security Facts for 2020 (HTML)
Social Security Facts for 2020 (MP3)
by Stephanie Flynt

The Journey (HTML)
The Journey (MP3)
by Sean Malone

National Federation of the Blind 2020 Scholarship Program (HTML)
National Federation of the Blind 2020 Scholarship Program (MP3)

The 2020 Blind Educator of the Year Award (HTML)
The 2020 Blind Educator of the Year Award (MP3)
by Robin House

The 2020 Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards (HTML)
The 2020 Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards (MP3)
by James Gashel

Kenneth Jernigan Convention Scholarship (HTML)
Kenneth Jernigan Convention Scholarship (MP3)
by Tracy Soforenko

The 2020 Distinguished Educator of Blind Students (HTML)
The 2020 Distinguished Educator of Blind Students (MP3)
by Carla McQuillan

Reindeer Cheer (HTML)
Reindeer Cheer (MP3)
by Regina A. Root

Am I Really that Special? (HTML)
Am I Really that Special? (MP3)
by Cheryl Wade

Aurora Chapter Holds Successful Meet the Blind Luncheon (HTML)
Aurora Chapter Holds Successful Meet the Blind Luncheon (MP3)
by Dale Holden and Curtis Chong

Message from Buna Dahal Regarding 2020 Washington Seminar Reservations (HTML)
Message from Buna Dahal Regarding 2020 Washington Seminar Reservations (MP3)

Division Elections and Convention Updates (HTML)
Division Elections and Convention Updates (MP3)

Recipes (HTML)
Recipes (MP3)

Monitor Miniatures (HTML)
Monitor Miniatures (MP3)

         Complete Braille Monitor

         Complete Braille Monitor (Zipped Word Version)

         Complete Braille Monitor Audio File (Zipped MP3 Version)

         Complete DAISY Audio File (Zipped MP3 Version)

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