FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Category: 
Chris Danielsen
Director of Public Relations
National Federation of the Blind
(410) 659-9314, extension 2330
(410) 262-1281 (Cell)

MEDIA ADVISORY

Mark Riccobono of the National Federation of the Blind
 to Testify at HELP Committee Hearing

Event:   Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee Hearing: The Promise of Accessible Technology: Challenges and Opportunities    

Date:    February 7, 2012

Time:    2:30 p.m.

Place:   Dirksen Senate Office Building
            Room G-50
            Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE 
            Washington, DC 20002

Mark Riccobono, executive director of the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute, is scheduled to testify at the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing on accessible technology.  The hearing, titled “The Promise of Accessible Technology: Challenges and Opportunities,” will be held on February 7, at 2:30 p.m. in the Dirksen Senate Office Building.