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Editor's Note: This article is reprinted from The News, a publication of the National Federation of the Blind of Texas (Summer 1996)

Care & Feeding of the Long White Cane

by Thomas Bickford

This small book leads the blind traveller through the process of deciding to use a cane, deciding which cane to use, and provides instructions about how to use a cane. Source: National Federation of the Blind, 1800 Johnson Street, Baltimore, MD 21230, Attn: Materials Center. Or call: (410) 659-9314. Cost: Print $1.00 per copy or $20.00 per case of 48. Braille $10.00 per copy Cassette $4.00 per copy. (All prices are in U.S. funds.)

The World Under My Fingers: Personal Reflections on Braille edited

by Barbara Pierce

This book contains personal stories from blind adults who have depended on Braille for much of their lives, as well as from blind adults who were denied the opportunity to learn Braille as children.

If you are the parent of a blind child and are considering whether to ask that your child receive Braille training, we hope that you will read and consider the words of these competent, blind adults. Source: National Federation of the Blind 1800 Johnson Street, Baltimore, MD 21230, Attn: Materials Center. Or call: (410) 659-9314. Cost: $1.00 per copy or $50.00 a case. (All prices are in U.S. funds.)

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