Assistive Technology and Accessible Media: Sixth Annual Conference
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Keynote Speaker: Beth Finke
NPR Commentator and Author

Keynote Address - Nov. 13, 8:15 a.m. UMC

Beth Finke is a freelance writer, public speaker, and a commentator on National Public Radio's "Morning Edition." Her topics include writing, disabilities, assistive technology, service dogs, and special education, among others. Her articles have been published in Writer Magazine, the Anchorage Press, Dog Fancy, and The Bark. Her recent book, Long Time, No See (University of Illinois Press) chronicles her struggle with juvenile diabetes, blindness, and a host of other challenges. She is also a grief counselor and works part-time as a model for university art classes.

Book signing at UMC 235

In addition to delivering the keynote address, Beth will sign her book at the UMC from 4:30 - 6:15 p.m. on Nov. 13. A limited number of books will also be available for purchase during the signing.

Book Reading & Signing - Boulder Book Store
Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m.

Beth will do a book signing and reading at the Boulder Book Store, located on 1107 Pearl street, on Thursday, November 13, at 7:30 p.m. Note: the reading area of the Boulder Book Store is not wheelchair accessible. The talk can be watched on Closed Circuit TV from an accessible room on the first floor of the store.

For more information contact Disability Services at 303-492-8671 (v/tty), fax: 303-492-5601, or e-mail us at