| Special Friday Night Registration for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community
April 1 at Accessibility Summit 2011Mike Starling from National Public Radio (NPR) Labs will be giving an overview of their captioned radio initiative on Friday April 1 at 8925 Leesburg Pike, Vienna VA. The actual launch of closed-captioned radio is in April, so this is perfect timing! Registration covers access to an exhibit area beginning at 5 PM, the keynote session at 7:45 featuring Jon Speptok (information below) and the Captioned Radio workshop. You can register for the Friday night special at:
Or call Rosie Oakley (703.770.2980)
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About Jon Sheptock:
Jon was adopted by Joanne and Rudy Sheptock, who opened their home to numerous unwanted and severely disabled children. The little boy who began life alone would eventually have 36 siblings. Married to Staci, they are the proud parents of three beautiful daughters. When Jon is not traveling the country sharing his message and music, he is a stay-at-home Dad, who uses his feet and legs to do everything: comb his hair, brush his teeth, dress and feed himself, and care for his children. He regularly performs at prisons, schools, churches, foster care and adoption events, and men’s conferences across the country. His first CD is entitled “In God’s Hands”, and his second CD is scheduled for release in April 2011 .
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