The Illinois Independent is the official Newsletter of the National Federation of the Blind of Illinois. For more information or to submit an article contact Editor Deborah Kent Stein at email@example.com. To read current and previous issues of the publication, please visit www.nfbofillinois.org/newsletters/illinois-independent.
We would like to thank all for making our Braille Enrichment for Literacy & Learning (BELL) Academies in Chicago and Springfield so successful. To learn more about the NFB of Illinois BELL Academy programs, please read the affiliate-specific Frequently Asked Questions brochure for Illinois at https://nfb.org/programs-services/nfb-bell-academy/illinois. For more information, please contact Amy Lund, our state BELL coordinator, at or by phone at 2178165060. To read the newsletters of completed BELL Academies performed in Chicago and Springfield, please visit