Robert Leslie Newman

2008 Dr. Jacob Bolotin Award Recipient

I was awarded one of the first ever Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards for my work with THOUGHT PROVOKER. These awards are given to recognize outstanding individual and organizational achievements in the blindness field. The awards are to be presented annually by the National Federation of the Blind with support from the Alfred and Rosalind Perlman Trust. Follow this link to read the full article as it appeared in the award brochure.

This web site is devoted to changing what it means to be blind through the promotion of the human potential to successfully adjust to and live with blindness and visual impairment.

Those who can benefit from the materials available here, are the blind, the visually impaired, professionals involved with this population such as vocational rehabilitation counselors or therapists, teachers and educators of the blind and visually impaired, families and friends interested in adjustment to vision loss, all those interested in peer counseling and blindness, individuals looking for blindness related information or guidance or suggestions or materials or adaptive equipment or consumer groups or etc.

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If you have any comments or requests, write me at the following address:
Robert Leslie Newman, Web-Masster-
Voice: (402) 556-3216


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