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for the Blind

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AFB Migel Medal Awards

The AFB Migel Medal—the highest honor in the blindness field—was established in 1937 by the late M.C. Migel, the first chairperson of AFB, to honor professionals and volunteers whose dedication and achievements have improved the lives of people who are blind or visually impaired.

Call for Nominations for 2015 Migel Medals

Nominations for the 2015 Migel Medals are no longer being accepted. Please check back for the 2016 call for nominations.

2015 Migel Medal Award Recipients

Judy Brewer
Gaylen Kapperman, Ed.D.
Rosanne Silberman, Ed.D.
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2014 Migel Medal Award Recipients

James Kesteloot
Oral Miller
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2013 Migel Medal Award Recipients

Kay Ferrell, Ph.D., professor of special education at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) in Greeley
Jim Fruchterman, founder, president, and CEO of Benetech

2012 Migel Medal Award Recipients

Kathleen Mary Huebner, Ph.D.
George Kerscher, Ph.D.
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For questions, please contact:

Scott Truax

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