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The ACB Braille Forum is a magazine produced by the American Council of the Blind

ACB Braille Forum and E-Forum American Council of the Blind

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The ACB Braille Forum is a magazine produced by the American Council of the Blind

    ACB Braille Forum for September 2021

    ACB Braille Forum for September 2021

    Table of Contents


    President’s Message: ACB, We Did It!, by Dan Spoone
    2021 Convention Truly ‘Better Together Wherever We Are,’ by Janet Dickelman
    Wrapping Up ACB’s Second Virtual Conference and Convention, by Katie Frederick
    And This Year’s Award Winners Are …, by Debbie Rozear and Deb Trevino
    Thank You from the Auction Committee, by Leslie Spoone
    ACB Membership Seminar Focuses on How to Create a Successful Virtual or Hybrid Conference and Convention, compiled by Ardis Bazyn
    Achievement Awards in Audio Description Presented
    Isolation to Inspiration, by Cheryl McNeil Fisher and Kathleen P. King
    Affiliate News
    Here and There, edited by Cynthia G. Hawkins
    High Tech Swap Shop
    ACB Officers, ACB Board of Directors, ACB Board of Publications
    Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums

    • 1 hr 13 min
    ACB E Forum for August 2021

    ACB E Forum for August 2021

    Table of Contents
    Opening Matter and TOC
    President's Message
    Get Moving Together
    The World Turned Inside Out
    How do the Blind Live in Bosnia and Herzegovina
    An Eye on the United States of America
    India-One Country, Many Planets
    Blindness in the UAE
    Erasmus+ A world of Opportunities
    Describing Diversity
    Affiliate News
    Passings
    Here and There
    High Tech Swap Shop
    My Furry Lifesaver
    ACB Officers and Back Matter.mp3

    • 1 hr 25 min
    ACB Braille Forum for July 2021

    ACB Braille Forum for July 2021

    Table of Contents


    President’s Message: Celebrating Fellowship and Welcoming in the Olympics at the 2021 ACB Convention, by Dan Spoone
    Accessing the Virtual Convention, by Janet Dickelman
    Continuing Education and Professional Development with ACB, by Carla Ruschival
    It’s Not Too Late to Get Moving Together with ACB, by Katie Frederick
    The Mini Mall Minute, by Carla Ruschival
    Don’t Forget MMS, by Jean Mann
    Summary of the April 29, 2021 Board of Directors Meeting, by Penny Reeder
    Let’s Go Fishing!, by Dr. Ron Milliman
    Twenty-Five Years of Learning, by Carl Jarvis
    Beyond My Perception, by Kenneth Semien Sr.
    Here and There, edited by Cynthia G. Hawkins
    ACB Officers, ACB Board of Directors, ACB Board of Publications
    Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums

    • 1 hr 11 min
    ACB E Forum for June 2021

    ACB E Forum for June 2021

    Table of Contents

    President’s Message: Blindness Should Not Be a Barrier to Good Health or Good Health Care, by Dan Spoone
    Convention Sneak Preview, by Janet Dickelman
    Continuing Education and Professional Development News, by Carla Ruschival
    The New $20: A Chance for Accessible Currency, by Dan Spoone
    Summary of the February Board Meeting, by Penny Reeder
    “Get Up & Get Moving:” A Campaign out of Isolation for Full Inclusion & Independence, by Tony Stephens
    Get Exercise and Support an ACB Affiliate at the Same Time, by Judy Wilkinson
    Enjoy the Perks of Engaging with Your Neighbor, by Larry Johnson
    A Review of ‘Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain,’ by Doug Powell
    Massage as an Antidote to Stress, by Koni Sims
    The Room, by Ann Chiappetta
    Affiliate News
    Here and There, edited by Cynthia G. Hawkins
    High Tech Swap Shop
    Never Give Up and Never, Never Give In, by Ilana Breger
    ACB Officers, ACB Board of Directors, ACB Board of Publications
    Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums

    • 1 hr 26 min
    ACB Braille Forum for May 2021

    ACB Braille Forum for May 2021

    Table of Contents
    - President’s Message: ACB Will Hold Elections at This Year’s Convention!, by Dan Spoone
    - ACB Welcomes Two New Employees
    - Registration Questions & Answers, by Janet Dickelman
    - Yes, There Will Be Voting at This Year’s Virtual Convention, by Koni Sims
    - Your Vote Counts, by Deb Cook Lewis
    - Continuing Education and Professional Development News, by Carla Ruschival
    - Diamond Jubilee Auction – Plus Appetizers
    - Get Moving Together, by Donna Brown
    - Mini Mall Headlines, by Carla Ruschival
    - Verizon Media Announces Closed Captions on All New Video Content on Platform and $5 Million Donation in Media to Support Disability Organizations
    - Victor Reader Tip: How to Use the Bookmark Key, by Tom Mitchell
    - Book Review: ‘My Heart Is Not Blind,’ by Hannah Fairbairn
    - In Memoriam: Ved Mehta, March 21, 1934 – January 9, 2021, by Bashir Masoodi
    - Steps to Start a Chapter in a State or Special-Interest Affiliate, compiled by Ardis Bazyn
    - Affiliate and Committee News
    - Here and There, edited by Cynthia G. Hawkins
    - ACB Officers and Back Matter

    • 1 hr 14 min
    ACB Mini-Mall Catalog for April, 2021

    ACB Mini-Mall Catalog for April, 2021

    Episode Notes
    Enjoy all that the ACB Mini-Mall has to Offer in the Spring 2021 Catalog.

    • 34 min

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