ACB Voices

Welcome to the ACB Voices Blog, a collection of stories and news from the American Council of the Blind. The following pages provide a glimpse into the lives of Americans who are blind and visually impaired, as well as offer helpful guidance and resources for fostering community growth and advocacy.

Recent Posts

In This Community, Thanks and Love Are Enough

by Patty L. Fletcher Editor’s Note: Patty L. Fletcher lives in Kingsport, Tennessee, where she works full time as a writer with the goal of bridging the great chasm which separates the disabled from the non-disabled. She is also a social media marketing assistant. Follow her at pattysworlds.com for stories, book updates and more. Every…

Member on the Mic: Miss Ruth Williams

Editor’s Note: Join the ACB Board of Publications and meet Miss Ruth Williams for the Member on the Mic Spotlight. Thank you Anthony Corona and team for the audio segment and Lisa Brooks for providing the transcript. In addition, enjoy two songs by Miss Ruth. From diagnosis support to community — join Ruth Williams as…

Member on the Mic: Meryl Shecter

Editor’s note: Meet ACB member Meryl Shecter. The ACB Board of Publications thanks Anthony Corona and team for Meryl’s audio and Lisa Brooks for providing the full text transcript. A longtime member of The American Council of the Blind (ACB), Meryl has experienced many growth spurts of the organization, but none excited her more than…

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