Spotlight With Kim Charlson: National President Of The ACB And Director Of The Perkins Library


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In this Spotlight interview, James Oates sits down with Kim Charlson, the National President of the American Council of the Blind and the Executive Director of the Perkins Library. The topics include: A brief history of Perkins what the organization looks like today, The Perkins Blog(/a> Perkins Solutions Perkins eLearning Perkins International the Perkins School Library services including the Perkins Library the Perkins newsletter the National Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Info Eyes virtual reference library service BARD the application process for the Perkins Library and the Library Without Walls program, a monthly recommended reads list. New actions taken by the Library of Congress About the Orbit Reader 20 from the American Printing House for the Blind The current status of the Marrakesh Treaty The mission of the ACB ACB state affiliates and local chapters the ACB Link app for iOS devices the ACB Braille Forum Progress being made in audio described film and television distribution the success of structured negotiations with Netflix The struggles with government agencies to enforce website accessibility guidelines and to provide accessible tactile paper currency. To learn more about Perkins and the American Council of the Blind, follow these Twitter Accounts: @perkinsvision @perkins_library @acbnational

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