[Nfbmo] TEACH Act

Shelia Wright sbwright95 at att.net
Fri Sep 19 01:14:05 UTC 2014

Thanks for the post Julie. I hope you will share this with our members of
the US Congress as personal experiences are quite helpful to them. I'd also
like to encourage other students to weigh in on the importance of the TEACH
Act. There are some great tools that have been shared this month and so your
posts don't have to be very long.

I list the Legislative Assistants concerning Education issues for our
Missouri Senators and Representatives offices in D.c. here for your
Senator Blunt's Office
Kristina Weger, Legislative Assistant
Kristina_Weger at blunt.senate.gov

Rep. Vicky Hartzler
Joe.Tvrdy at mail.house.gov'

Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer
Trey.McKenzie at mail.house.Gov'

Rep. Ann Wagner
'Alex.Sarnowski at mail.house.gov'

Rep. Billy Long - Southwest Missouri
Pete Stehouwer
Peter.Stehouwer at mail.house.gov'

Rep. Sam Graves
Jonathan.Mason at mail.house.gov'

Rep. Jason Smith - Southeast Missouri
Ryan Hart, Legislative Director
Ryan.B.Hart at mail.house.gov

Just wanted to be sure you had these contacts and hope many of you will take
the time to send a email to share how this personally effects you! 

Shelia Wright

-----Original Message-----
From: Nfbmo [mailto:nfbmo-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Julie McGinnity
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Sent: Monday, September 15, 2014 11:24 AM
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Subject: [Nfbmo] TEACH Act

Good morning friends,

At the board meeting this weekend, we had a discussion of the TEACH Act.  We
talked about a couple articles that had been circulating related to the
opposition to the bill.  Today I read another one and thought others may be

I see inaccessible technology every day both as a part of my job and because
I'm a student.  Disability services offices, Adaptive Technology centers
(which many universities do not have), and even the universities themselves
can only do so much.  This is very important!

Julie McG
National Association of Guide dog Users board member,  National Federation
of the Blind performing arts division secretary, Missouri Association of
Guide dog Users President, and Guiding Eyes for the Blind graduate 2008 "For
God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who
believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life."
John 3:16

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