FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –
September 8, 2010
(Tempe, AZ)-- September 13 – 17, from 2pm to 4pm each day, Sun Sounds of Arizona presents special programming recorded at the 2010 National Federation of the Blind Annual Convention in Dallas.
Programming begins with the Opening Session President’s Address, delivered by NFB President Marc Mauer. Throughout the week workshops recordings will cover a range of issues of interest to people with visual impairments.
Some workshop topics include: planned development of vehicles that blind people can drive, accessible internet technologies, children and the educational system, Humanware and what an accessible future looks like, disability policy from the White House, employment, blinded soldiers, and books for blind people.
Members of Sun Sounds can hear the National NFB Convention programming on individual radios, the internet, or on the telephone. Cable subscribers in Yuma can hear Sun Sounds on Time-Warner Cable Channel 70, and in the Phoenix metro area the Sun Sounds broadcast is available on HD radio, 89.5-3. To become a member call Sun Sounds of Arizona or apply online at www.sunsounds.org/apply.
Sun Sounds of Arizona serves Arizonans who have disabilities that make reading, holding or understanding printed material difficult. 500 volunteers across the state read from daily local and national newspapers, current periodicals, newsletters, and books from studios in Flagstaff, Tempe, and Tucson.
For additional information about this release, contact:
Marketing Coordinator, Sun Sounds of Arizona
2323 W. 14th St., Tempe, AZ 85281-6950
About Sun Sounds of Arizona
Sun Sounds of Arizona, established in 1979, is a radio reading and information access service for people who cannot read print due to a disability. A community outreach of Rio Salado College’s Division of Public Service, Sun Sounds and 500 volunteers across the state provide information access free of charge, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week using special radios, designated cable systems, telephone and the internet.