[nobe-l] Looking for Blind Gym Teacher

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Tue Mar 4 05:43:01 UTC 2014

Please write Chris, not me or this list.

>From: "Chris Kuell" <ckuell at comcast.net>
>To: "David Andrews" <dandrews at visi.com>
>Subject: NFB list notice?
>Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2014 14:30:54 -0500
>Hi Dave,
>Chris Kuell, president of the Danbury Chapter of the NFB of CT here. 
>In short, I met a newly blind woman 2 weeks ago, and we had lunch 
>yesterday. She's been a high school gym teacher for 27 years, and 
>now she's being railroaded out of her job because of her blindness. 
>I've reached out to several NFB members for legal advice, but I'd 
>also like to find a blind gym teacher, if there is one out there, 
>for her to talk to. And I thought you would be the guy to help me 
>look, although I don't want to break any NFB protocol. If it's okay 
>to send the following to the member lists, I'd sure appreciate it.
>Thank you,
>Subject: Looking for a blind Phys Ed instructor
>This is Chris Kuell, a longtime NFB member. I recently met a newly 
>blind woman who has been a high school physical education teacher 
>for 27 years. After only a few months back on the job, her school 
>administrator has given her the ultimatum to retire on disability or 
>be terminated.
>I'm looking for a blind gym teacher to talk with her about how 
>he/she does their job, any accommodations, words of wisdom, advice, 
>and so on. Please contact me at  <mailto:ckuell at comcast.net>ckuell at comcast.net
>Thank you.

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