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World Congress & Exposition on Disabilities in Orlando, FL Oct. 3-5

Webcast to Highlight Interviews Live from Oct.3-5 WCD Show Floor in Orlando and Launch of AT508.com Internet TV Channel Featuring John Williams
Press Release

TVWorldwide.com will webcast the October 3-5, 2002 World Congress & Exposition on Disabilities show live from the Orange County Center in Orlando, Fla. The free webcast at www.wcdexpo.com and www.tvworldwide.com will feature interviews with industry leaders present for the show and highlight the latest products, services, issues and news concerning people with disabilities. A major highlight of the webcast will feature an October 3rd, 1PM EDT press conference on the launch of the new Internet TV channel, AT508.com , featuring world-renowned disability columnist John Williams covering the latest in assistive technology and Section 508 news. Several keynotes and presentations will also be made available during the webcast. The event will be archived in fully accessible format using the captioned video streaming of TVWorldwide.com’s “webcaptingsm” process. Webcast and AT508.com premium sponsor is The Paciello Group.

Visitors to the live WCD webcast will be able to post questions to interviewees and participate in Q&A via e-mail, providing a fully interactive forum for sharing of information.

“As a long-time advocate of streaming media for those with disabilities through our AbleTV.net Internet TV channel, we are excited about being selected to webcast the important WCD event,” commented Dave Gardy, Chairman and CEO of TVWorldwide.com. “This is also a great venue to launch our new Internet TV channel, AT508.com, featuring the incisive and uncensored commentary of highly-respected columnist John Williams who, himself, coined the phrase ‘assistive technology’. He has a huge audience and we are preparing our servers to accommodate it as we build AT508.com.”

The event will be archived for viewing at www.tvworldwide.com and www.wcdexpo.com. Participants should have the free Real Video Player installed prior to the event and should log on by 12PM EDT on Thursday, October 3. The webcast will run from 12:00 PM-4 PM EDT on Thursday, Oct. 3, and Friday, Oct. 4 and hours to be announced on Saturday, October 6.

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About the World Congress & Exposition on Disabilities
The Third Annual WCD is produced by H.A. Bruno, LLC in association with EP (Exceptional Parent) Magazine. Its educational forum is developed by the EP Foundation for Education, Inc., a 501 ( C )3 not-for-profit organization, with the assistance of EP Magazine and supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the National Institutes of Health, the Child Neurology Society, the Association of University Centers on Disabilities, and other professional societies and organizations. An extensive adapted physical activity program, sponsored by PALAESTRA Magazine will also be offered. In addition to the educational sessions, WCD will feature an Employment Symposium and Pavilion sponsored by the Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services, the Agency for Workforce Innovation and McDonald's Corp; a Sports and Recreation Activity Center, supported by the America's Athletes with Disabilities; and an Assistive Technology Learning Center, organized by the Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology, Inc. The WCD exhibit floor will feature more than 250 companies showcasing the latest products and services including pharmaceutical, assistive technology, automotive, mobility, durable medical equipment, personal care, insurance, and nutrition. For more information on the WCD, call 1-877-WCD-EXPO.

Live Video
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Jeb Bush Keynote Speeh
Governor of the state of Florida
World Congress and Exposition on Disabilities
Day One Opening
Director of World Congress and Exposition on Disabilities
Steve Gross
Interview of Robert H. Pasternack
U.S. Department of Education
Diversity Advantage
Carol Boyer
Bruno Independent Living Aids
Patrick H. Foy
Merrill Lynch
Sheri Billings, CFM
Invacare
Mary Carol Peterson, OTR/L
No Limits
Mark Wellman
Permobil, Inc.
Darren Jernigan
Cari & Maira Graham
Style Stick
Steve and Jay Discuss the Style stick
Keynote Speech of Robert H. Pasternack
U.S. Department of Education
Keynote Speech of Jeff Taylor
Monster
Keynote Speech of Francis S. Collins
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
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