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

"The Blind Speaking For Themselves"
Editor: Esther Levegnale
March, 2006

Published in large print, cassette and Braille by
The National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut
Alfonse DeLucia, President
580 Burnside Avenue
East Hartford, Connecticut 06108
Phone: (860) 289-1971

Table of Contents

Message from the Editor
By Esther Levegnale

Voting Machines May be History
Reprinted from the News Times, By Fred Lucas

A Letter to the Secretary of the State
By Chris Kuell

My Trip to India
By Joyce Kane

2005 NFBCT State Convention
By Bruce Woodward

Resolution 2005-01
By Mary Brunoli

The 2006 Washington Seminar
By Beth Rival

NFBC Members Visit the Wadsworth Athenaeum
By Bruce Woodward

The Sighted World Learns About the Challenges and Achievements of the Blind of NFB of CT
By Beth Rival

A Visit to Prince Elementary School
By Beth Rival

Yes, Blind People Do Play Golf!
By Esther Levegnale

'Cool Kids Clothes' Vision of Visually Impaired Woman
Reprint from the Reminder Press, By John Karas

NFB Sues Federal Education Officials for Failure to Implement Law for Blind Vendors
Press Release by James Gashel

Disabled Employees Sue Rehabilitation Administration for Discriminatory Job Termination
Press Release by Heather White

Barbastellus & His Flight
By Alfonse DeLucia

From Golf to a Birdie
By Esther Levegnale

The Animal Kingdom
By Mary Brunoli

Ode to the Rocking Chair
By Mary Brunoli

On the Blind Side

We Are What We Say
By Alfonse DeLucia



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