On Friday, March 15, The Friends of the Madden Library will present, “Technology and Human Mobility: From Disabled to Enabled,” the fourth program in The Friends of the Madden Library’s 2012/13 season themed Technology and Culture: Progress or Peril. A panel will discuss advancements in assistive technology that are transforming the lives of the physically challenged. Speakers include:
- Steven Frazier, who currently works in the City of Fresno call center, lost his sight at age 45. He obtained his position through the Valley Center for the Blind.
- Jennifer Wynveen, who was paralyzed in a medical accident, earned a B.A. in psychology and an M.S. in rehabilitation counseling. In 2011, she was named the Outstanding College Student Volunteer by HandsOn Central California (formerly the Volunteer Bureau of Fresno County).
Friday, March 15, 2013 at Fresno State’s Henry Madden Library
Reception – 6-7 p.m., 2nd floor, North Wing from 6-7 p.m.
Program & discussion – 7-7:45 p.m., 2nd floor, South Wing, Auditorium room 2206
Parking on campus is free for the event: Campus Map
Reservations are required by March 13; RSVP to 559.278.5790 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Friends of the Madden Library is a non-profit organization established to support, promote, and raise funds for the programs and collections at Fresno State’s library. Meetings are accessible to the physically handicapped. A sign-language interpreter will be provided upon advance request.
For more information, contact Sharon Ramirez at 559.278.5790.