[Nfbc-info] Research in the Rockies

Chwalow, Judith JChwalow at nfb.org
Tue Jan 12 03:19:22 UTC 2010

Dear Colleague:

Because of your demonstrated interest in Braille, 
we are forwarding an announcement of the first 
international seminar devoted entirely to 
Braille. We would like to encourage you to submit 
an abstract for presentation. Please note that 
the deadline for submissions has been extended to February 1, 2010.

Research in the Rockies: Research <?xml:namespace 
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June 10-12, 2010, Denver, Colorado at the Denver Marriott City Center

Call for Papers

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National Center for Severe and Sensory Disabilities (NCSSD)
Bresnahan-Halstead Center on Disabilities
The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Jernigan Institute


The purpose of this conference is to explore 
current and emerging research from a wide range 
of disciplines that pertains to Braille reading and writing.

Call-for-Papers Submission Guidelines:

§         Submit 250-word abstract online at: 

§         Submission deadline has been extended to February 1, 2010

§         ***Anything submitted after midnight on 
February 1, 2010 will not be accepted***

§         Presentation formats:

a.       Research paper presentation (20 minutes)

b.       Panel (minimum 60 minutes)

c.       Poster (posters will be presented in roundtable sessions)

§         If you have problems with the online 
submission form, please contact: <mailto:ncssd at unco.edu>ncssd at unco.edu

§         Please note that any handout material 
must be made available in Braille, large print, 
and electronic formats. Provide explanations for all PowerPoint presentations.

Proposals Invited from:

Cognitive scientists, linguists, educators, 
rehabilitation specialists, neurologists, 
sociologists and experimental psychologists, 
researchers in haptic and tactile perception, 
demographers, occupational therapists, and others

A. Judith Chwalow, DrPH

Director of Research, Jernigan Institute

National Federation of the Blind

200 East Wells Street

Jernigan Place

Baltimore, MD 21230

410 659 9314 x 2404

FAX: 410 659 5129

jchwalow at NFB.org

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