[nabs-l] Student Success Stories

chelsea peahl chelsea.peahl at hotmail.com
Fri Aug 19 00:55:13 UTC 2016


All,
This is not the forum to be doing this in. We are to be respectful to others and their opinions. This thread was started for legitimate purposes and this is not the intended use. I will not ask again. This needs to stop now.
Thanks 

Chelsea Peahl
List moderator

> On Aug 18, 2016, at 6:39 PM, Aaron via NABS-L <nabs-l at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> 
> Elizabeth,
> I understand where you care coming from. However, the world will not. You
> need to get yourself together suck it up, and move on. If you get your
> feelings hurt by a little criticism then you will not get far. Trust me I
> know. I was told that I was not going to go to college and believed it for a
> while. Now, I am about to graduate in the spring of 2017. If I had listened
> to those people who told me that I couldn't do it I am not sure where I
> would be right now. Not married to a wonderful wife, and great family or
> love what I am doing as my career. Again, in the nicest way possible grow up
> it's time to be an adult sweetheart. 
> 
> Thanks,
> Aaron Linson 
> CEO Blind Faith Project
> CEO Linson Productions
> 
> Aaron Linson 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: NABS-L [mailto:nabs-l-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Elizabeth
> Mohnke via NABS-L
> Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2016 6:58 PM
> To: National Association of Blind Students mailing list <nabs-l at nfbnet.org>
> Cc: Elizabeth Mohnke <lizmohnke at hotmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [nabs-l] Student Success Stories
> 
> Hello Cricket,
> 
> As the person who created this message thread, I believe I respectfully
> asked for this message thread to be closed quite some time ago. I do not
> believe this message thread should be brought up again given the fact that
> it was rather controversial when it was originally posted. Furthermore, I
> really do not appreciate all the harsh criticism, judgement, and  negativity
> that is found in this message.  I am just not in a good place to be dealing
> with a lot of harsh criticism, judgement, and  negativity right now.
> 
> Thanks,
> Elizabeth
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: NABS-L [mailto:nabs-l-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Cricket
> Bidleman via NABS-L
> Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2016 6:23 PM
> To: National Association of Blind Students mailing list <nabs-l at nfbnet.org>
> Cc: Cricket Bidleman <cricketbidleman at gmail.com>
> Subject: [nabs-l] Student Success Stories
> 
> Hello All,
> 
> Cricket Bidleman here. I'm working with the communications committee.
> We're trying to put together a blog. We want one entry a month on technology
> and one per month from a student or someone who has worked with a student. I
> already have some things lined up for the technology stuff, but since I'm
> such a nice person, I'm going to save them as surprises, so stay tuned!
> 
> That brings me to the testimonial portion of the blog. I will be collecting
> stuff from blind students, people who work with blind students (including
> sighted students), other blind people, and people who work with other blind
> people. Make sense? Hopefully it does.
> Anyway, we want stuff from students. Got any awesome success stories you
> want to share? Advice for other blind people? Advice for sighted people
> working with blind people? Any other form of personal testimonial? If so, we
> want to hear from you! Send me an email if you're interested, and I'll send
> you the guidelines and work with you to make it happen.
> (cricketbidleman at gmail.com). Do not send your reply to the entire list! We
> want everyone else to be surprised.
> 
> Thanks so much! Also, share this with anyone who you think might be
> interested. I look forward to hearing from you!
> 
> Best,
> Cricket X. Bidleman
> NCS Pearson, Blindness and Accessibility Consultant
> 
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