The National Federation of the Blind
of Connecticut
The Federationist
In Connecticut

"The Blind Speaking for Themselves"
Editors: Esther Levegnale and Chris Kuell

Spring 2008

A publication of the National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut
477 Connecticut Boulevard, Suite 217
East Hartford, Connecticut 06108
(860) 289-1971
www.nfbct.org


Articles reproduced in The Federationist comply with public law 104-197, the Copyright Amendment of 1996. This law allows authorized entities to reproduce previously published, non-dramatic literary works in specialized formats, for exclusive use by blind or disabled people.


Table of Contents

Cell Phone Can Read To You From Pictures It Takes
Reprinted from USA Today

I Think I Cane
By Chris Kuell

The Fear Factor
Reprinted from the Braille Monitor, by Mark Stracks

Accessible Voting Still Not Guaranteed In West Haven
By Richard McGaffin

Conquering A New Mountain
Reprinted from Hartford Courant, by Clementina Verge

NFBCT Annual State Convention To Be Held in Hartford

Hail To The Spoken Word
By Stephen King

NFB of Connecticut Offers Academic Scholarships

2008 Washington Seminar
By Beth Rival

Legislative Agenda of Blind Americans

In Memoriam: A Tribute To Dad
By Esther Levegnale

Center Honors Volunteer For Dedication To Shelter
Reprinted from The Danbury News-Times

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