[Athen] FW: HELP Committee Hearing Next Tuesday (2/7/12)

Gaeir Dietrich gdietrich at htctu.net
Fri Feb 3 22:10:14 PST 2012

Subject: HELP Committee Hearing Next Tuesday (2/7/12)

On Behalf Of Imparato, Andrew (HELP Committee)

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions is
holding a hearing next week that may interest you.

The Promise of Accessible Technology: Challenges and Opportunities

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 2:30-4:00pm

Dirksen Senate Building Room G-50

The hearing will focus on the importance of accessible technology and how
this issue is impacting K-12 and higher education.

Witnesses include:

Panel I with Eve Hill, Senior Counselor to the Assistant Attorney General,
Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice.

Panel II with Mark Riccobono, Executive Director, Jernigan Institute,
National Federation of the Blind

Dr. John B. Quick, Superintendent, Bartholomew Consolidated School
Corporation in Columbus, Indiana

Mark Turner, Director, Center for Accessible Media, Accessible Technology
Initiative, California State University

We hope to see you there.

If you are unable to attend, the hearing will be broadcasted live online at
<http://www.help.senate.gov> www.help.senate.gov.

Real time captioning and sign language interpreters will be provided at the

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