For Immediate Release: January 25, 2010
Contact: Doug Sprei, Director of Media Relations
email@example.com; (202) 684-8915
What: "Access and Achievement: A Print Disabilities Roundtable" Hosted by Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic®
Where: 101 Constitution Avenue NW, Suite 600W, Washington DC 20001
When: February 2, 2010; 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Details: Lunch provided; subjects available for interviews/photo opps until 5:00 p.m.
WASHINGTON, DC – Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic (RFB&D), which provides the nation’s largest library of educational audio textbooks, will host a unique roundtable on February 2, putting journalists face to face with a Marine Corps veteran and students who have found extraordinary success in school and life – despite their inability to read the printed word.
The 90-minute mid-day session will present powerful testimonials from several individuals who are blind or severely dyslexic and have flourished in the classroom, thanks to crucial access to textbooks and assistive audio technology that RFB&D provides. Several students will be honored at RFB&D’s 50th annual National Achievement Awards on February 3. The roundtable participants include:
Also, two nationally recognized education authorities will share perspectives:
-- Note to journalists: Please RSVP by January 28 to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-581-2498. --
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