2022ACB Indiana and ACB Ohio Joint State Convention
The 2022 ACB Indiana and ACB Ohio joint convention will be held in downtown Bloomington Indiana, November 11-13 at The Hilton Gardens with a room rate of $119 per night plus applicable taxes. More information coming soon.
2022 Dues are Due!
It’s that time of year again to pay your ACBI dues. Remember, the $7 you pay for dues not only covers your ACBI dues, but your membership in ACB. You will have voting privileges in both organizations, plus access to all the magazines and newsletters.
Get your dues in ASAP by either mailing them to:
ACBI | PO Box 2216 | Bedford, IN 47421
Click Here to Pay 2022 ACB Indiana Dues
2022 ACB Indiana Officers
Board officers and directors elected at our October 2021 convention:
Rita Kersh, President; | Kari Goodman, Vice-president; | Michelle Hahn, Secretary; | and Cindy Brooking, Treasurer
Board Members: Mary Stores, Melissa Wobshal, Regina Vonderhaar, Deanna Austin, Dee Ann Hart, Gerry Koors, Mike Adams, Ted Boardman, and Vicky Western.
Listen to ACB Media
To listen to ACB Media, ask your Alexa device to
“Open ACB Media” Then say play ACB Media 1 through ACB Media 10 to hear that station.
Click Here to Listen to the ten live stations
Listen to ACB Indiana Information Station
Join us for ACB Indiana Information Station monthly zoom conference calls covering topics of interest to blind and low vision persons, held every second Monday of the month at 7PM eastern, 6PM Central. To join us live, see announcements on the ACB Indiana email list
- Listen to Psychologist Sarah Clark share Strategies for Managing Stress
- Listen to Visually Impaired Pre-School Services with Meredith Howell
- Listen to Indiana State Talking Book and Braille Library, September 13, 2021
- Listen to National Center on Accessibility, August 9, 2021
- Listen to Casting Your vote in the 2021 Online National Convention, July 12, 2021
- Listen to Accessibility of Appliances, Large and Small, May 10, 2021
- Listen to Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, April 12, 2021
- Listen to Home Grocery Delivery with InstaCart, March 9, 2021
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