How did you like the convention? I had a bit of fun, learned much, and met
some wonderful Federationists.
I'm writing to forward a message from my alma mater's director of Office for
Students with Disabilities. Robbie Gimblett is her name, and she is fighting
the good fight. Here's her note:
In a message dated 95-07-07 13:58:27 EDT, RGIMBLETT@NETOPS.UCSD.EDU (Robbie
>Fall Qtr.'95 we have an EAP student from Australia who is accustomed
>to using primarily braille, and navigates with a cane.
>Understandably, she has requested a mobility orientation. However,
>my mobility orientation contacts have been limited to State Dept. of
>Rehab. assistance, and I am have a heck of a time getting anywhere
>with non-residence assistance. Moreover, I had no success with any
>of our local agencies for the blind, and as a result, have received a
>quote from the Braille Institute (L.A.) for brailling a campus map -
>to the tune of $1K.
>HELP! Your expertise is requested.
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>From RGIMBLETT@NETOPS.UCSD.EDU Fri Jul 7 13:59:12 1995
>Received: from mail.ucsd.edu by emin04.mail.aol.com with ESMTP
> (22.214.171.124/16.2) id AA039979952; Fri, 7 Jul 1995 13:59:12 -0400
How can we help?
The school is the University of California at San Diego.
Good luck and keep me posted!
Frederick M. Chambers
Fisheries & Aquaculture
Lake Itasca Biological Station
University of Minnesota
HCO5 Box 6
Lake Itasca, MN 56460
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