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Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity

10/20/2006
Students With Disabilities Demonstrate Assistive Technology at Hudson Valley Community College
Equipment assists students in accessing their academic coursework

CONTACT: Jason McCord (518) 629-8071 or (518) 629-7180
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, October 20, 2006

WHO: Hudson Valley Community College students with disabilities and DeAnne Martocci, associate director of the college’s Disability Resource Center.
WHAT: The Disability Resource Center will hold an open house in its new computer lab, where students and staff will demonstrate state-of-the-art technology that helps students with disabilities earn a college education.
WHEN:

9 to 11 a.m., Monday, October 23, 2006.

WHERE:

Disability Resource Center
Siek Campus Center, First Floor, Room 130
Hudson Valley Community College
80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy

DETAILS:

In support of October being Disability Awareness Month, Hudson Valley students and staff at the Disability Resource Center will demonstrate how new computer programs and equipment are helping students reach their educational objectives. The Disability Resource Center moved into new offices this semester – more than double the size of its old offices – offering students with disabilities better access to equipment, staff and services.