[nfbwatlk] FW: Volume 4 of CFB's 'The Blind Canadian' magazine now up on our website

Mary Ellen gabias at telus.net
Thu Dec 17 04:54:46 UTC 2009

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From: owner-list at cfb.ca [mailto:owner-list at cfb.ca] On Behalf Of Doris
Sent: December 16, 2009 8:42 PM
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Subject: Volume 4 of CFB's 'The Blind Canadian' magazine now up on our

Hi all, our latest volume of the Blind Canadian is now up on our website
www.cfb.ca  Check it out, select 'Publications' and then 'The Blind Canadian
magazine' and then 'The Blind Canadian Volume 4'. Read many interesting
articles and stories written by our members about Braille and its importance
in the lives of blind people.  It is a special edition to honour and
celebrate Louis Braille's 200th anniversary of his birth this year.  Below
is the table of contents, just to whet your appetite to read further.  Thank
you to the authors of these wonderful, well-written articles and to Dr Abebe
Teklu for his fantastic poem.  Enjoy!

Table of Contents

The Canadian Federation of the Blind Celebrates the 200th Anniversary of the
Birth of Louis Braille - news release by Elizabeth Lalonde, CFB President

British Columbia Braille Proclamation

What is Braille? - reprinted from www.braille.org

The Life of Louis Braille - by Doris Belusic

In Praise of Louis Braille, a poem - by Dr Abebe Teklu

Why Do We Need Braille? - by Michelle Creedy

Listening is not Literacy - by Jen Goulden

The Importance of Braille in My Life - by Erin Lacharity

Finding My Heritage: The Importance of Learning Blindness Skills - by
Elizabeth Lalonde

A Sense of Wonder - by Mary Ellen Gabias

About the Canadian Federation of the Blind

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