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).

Event Details:

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 sramirez@csufresno.edu.

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.