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

"The Blind Speaking for Themselves"

Chris Kuell, Editor

Spring/Summer 2010

A publication of the National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut

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
Visual Impairment Does Not Stop Citizens
More Why I Like Being Blind Entries
Cruising The Net
Adventures in Storm Chasing
Hybrid cars may include fake 'vroom'
Social Security Told To Modernize
The Doctor's Office
More Than Quiet
Right To Vote Privately, Independently
Waiting and Waiting on the Bus
Guide Dogs Help Students Learn About Disabilities
Leaving Home to Face the Unknown
Miscellany and Notes

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Updated May 12, 2010