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Internationally recognized speaker and authority on assistive technology to give keynote address at Auburn expo and conference

AUBURN – A keynote address by Michael Hingson, a blind 9-11 survivor who, with the help of his guide dog, led a group of people to safety from the 78th floor of World Trade Center Tower One, will kick off the second Alabama Assistive Technology Expo and Conference at Auburn University May 19-20.

Assistive technology includes mobility devices, such as wheelchairs and walkers, and hardware like video phones for the hearing impaired or text readers for individuals with limited vision. Such tools can prove essential for individuals with disabilities in maximizing employment, education and recreation opportunities.

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