[Nfbmo] HELP Committee Hearing Next Tuesday (2/7/12)

Shelia Wright sbwright95 at att.net
Sun Feb 5 02:10:15 UTC 2012

Below is an announcement about a hearing some of you may be interested in. I
note that Mark Riccabono will be testifying.

Shelia Wright




From: Mueth, Laura [mailto:Laura.Mueth at oa.mo.gov] 
Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2012 9:30 AM
Subject: HELP Committee Hearing Next Tuesday (2/7/12)


The Governor's Council on Disability sends this out for informational
purposes only.


From: Harkinintern2 (HELP Committee)
[mailto:Harkinintern2_help at help.senate.gov] On Behalf Of Imparato, Andrew
(HELP Committee)
Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2012 9:06 AM
Subject: HELP Committee Hearing Next Tuesday (2/7/12)


Dear Colleagues, 


I am writing to let you know that 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


Andy Imparato

Disability Policy Director 

U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

Tom Harkin, Chairman.





Laura Mueth, M.A., CRC

Disability Program Representative

Missouri Governor's Council on Disability

Governor's Council on Disability

301 West High Street, Room 840

PO Box 1668

Jefferson City, MO 65102-1668


Phone: 573-751-2600 or 800-877-8249

Fax:     573-526-4109




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