ACB Braille Forum and E-Forum
A magazine produced by the American Council of the Blind
July 15, 2022

ACB Braille Forum for July 2022

The ACB Braille Forum July 2022 Volume LXI July 2022 No. 1 Published by the American Council of the Blind

Table of Contents

  • President’s Message: Welcome to the 2022 ACB Conference and Convention, by Dan Spoone
  • Tips for Convention Attendees – Both In-Person and Virtual, by Janet Dickelman
  • Thank You from the ACB Auction Committee
  • Public Transportation Just Became More Accessible!, by Clark Rachfal
  • Accessing ACB Information, by Katie Frederick
  • Learning to Be a Better Leader through AFB’s Blind Leaders Development Program, by Danette Dixon
  • Writers should reimagine roles for characters with disabilities, who have been limited to four tropes for years, by Magda Romanska
  • How to Meet a Pregnant Nun, by John Buckley
  • Blind student helps Pellissippi State professor ‘see’ calculus a different way
  • Recipes from Our Readers
  • Passings
  • Here and There, edited by Cynthia G. Hawkins
  • High Tech Swap Shop
  • Wild Figs, by Ann Chiappetta
  • ACB Officers, ACB Board of Directors, ACB Board of Publications
April 1, 2022

ACB E Forum for April 2022

The ACB E-Forum Volume LX April 2022 No. 10

Table of Contents

  • President’s Message: Dad, Thank You for the Legacy, by Dan Spoone
  • Convention Sneak Preview, by Janet Dickelman
  • Calling All Candidates, by Katie Frederick
  • The ACB Constitution and Bylaws Committee Wants to Hear from You
  • The Strength of My Grandmother’s Culture, by Cheryl Cumings
  • A Mother’s Story, by Regina Brink
  • Armenian Connections, by Mary Haroyan
  • Finding Our Way, by Susan Kitazawa
  • Growing Up in Los Angeles with a Political Mother, by Pamela Hill Metz
  • Hispanic Culture for the Gringo Eye, by Gabriel Lopez Kafati
  • Seeing Color While Blind, by Linda Samulski
  • What It Means to Be Italian-American, by Anthony Corona
  • My Six Weeks in Ghana, by Chris Bell
  • Blindness Culture: Reimagining Who We Are, by Paul Edwards
  • Where Have All the Voices Gone?, by Arturo Espinoza
  • Love Letter to Me!, by Cachet Wells
  • No More Racism, by Bob Branco
  • Affiliate News
  • Passings
  • Here and There, edited by Cynthia G. Hawkins
  • ACB Media Music, by Nancy Scott
  • The Cabin, by Ann Chiappetta
  • ACB Officers, ACB Board of Directors, ACB Board of Publications
March 2, 2022

ACB Braille Forum for March 2022

ACB Braille Forum for March 2022

Table of Contents

  • Board Makes 2022 D.C. Leadership Conference Virtual, by Penny Reeder
  • President’s Message: Sharing a Positive Message from an ACB Affiliate President, by Dan Spoone
  • Learn About Continuing Education and Professional Development Hours, by Janet Dickelman
  • Time to Plan for Summer Auction
  • MMS March Madness, by Jean Mann
  • Walk Here, There, and Everywhere While Helping ACB, by Katie Frederick
  • The Gifts of Mentorship, by Linda Porelle
  • My Journey to Motherhood: A Tribute to Faith, Family and Fortitude, by Rachel Schroeder
  • My Dance with Cancer, by Kate Chamberlin
  • Boxes, by Melody E. Holloway
  • Removal, by Ann Chiappetta
  • Affiliate News
  • In Memoriam: Bill Spoone
  • Passings
  • Here and There, edited by Cynthia G. Hawkins
  • High Tech Swap Shop
  • ACB Officers, ACB Board of Directors, ACB Board of Publications
February 3, 2022

ACB E Forum for February 2022

Table of Contents

  • President’s Message: It’s All about People and Relationships, by Dan Spoone
  • In-Person Plus Virtual Equals Hybrid, by Janet Dickelman
  • Get on the Fast Track to Advanced Leadership! Apply to Become a 2022 ACB/JPMorgan Chase Leadership Fellow, by Kenneth Semien Sr.
  • In Memoriam: Bernice Mae Kandarian, December 5, 1946-October 2, 2021, by Roger Petersen
  • Readers’ Memories of Bernice Kandarian
  • Passings
  • The Importance of Touch
  • The Perkins Brailler Turns Seventy, by Judi Cannon
  • Have We Had It Wrong All These Years?, by Judy Dixon
  • Access to the Visual World: The New Dependence?, by Daveed Mandell
  • What Color Is Air?, by Larry Johnson
  • Giving Back in California, by Cheryl Cumings
  • What Are the Best Mobile or Web Apps for Blind People?, by Lucille Adams
  • Affiliate News
  • Here and There, edited by Cynthia G. Hawkins
  • High Tech Swap Shop
  • Aurora Borealis, by Ann Chiappetta
  • ACB’s Scholarship Application Deadline Approaches
  • ACB Officers
  • ACB Board of Directors
  • ACB Board of Publications
January 2, 2022

ACB Braille Forum for January 2022

Table of Contents

  • President’s Message: New Year’s Reflections for 2022, by Dan Spoone
  • American Council of the Blind Salutes Audio Description Award Winners
  • Come One, Come All to the 2022 D.C. Leadership Conference, by Clark Rachfal
  • Announcing ACB’s 2022 Tours, by Janet Dickelman
  • Call for Nominees for 2022 ACB Awards, by Carrie Muth and Koni Sims
  • The BOP Seeks to Award Excellence, by Katie Frederick
  • Reach Higher, Pursue and Succeed: Apply to Become a 2022 Recipient of the Durward K. -0 ----- McDaniel First-Timers Award, by Kenneth Semien Sr.
  • Not Your Father’s …
  • ACB Diabetics in Action
  • Blind LGBT Pride International Welcomes You, by Melody E. Holloway
  • Braille Is a Vital Link to Literacy
  • Where Visually Impaired Artists and Audiences Thrive, by Peter Altschul
  • Guide Dog Users, Inc. — We Can Help with That!, by Penny Reeder
  • Independent Visually Impaired Entrepreneurs (IVIE)
  • Summary of the October 9, 2021 Meeting of the ACB Board of Directors, by Penny Reeder
  • ACB Officers
  • ACB Board of Directors
  • ACB Board of Publications
October 8, 2021

ACB Mini-Mall Catalog for October, 2021

Enjoy all that the ACB Mini-Mall has to Offer in the Fall 2021 Catalog.