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American Foundation for the Blind Announces 2012 Access Award Winners
Date:3/28/2012

a professor at SUNY Brockport and known author on Adapted Physical Education. Dr, Lieberman founded the non-profit Camp Abilities, which has helped create 14 sports and recreation camps in the United States as well as four internationally. These camps offer youth with visual impairments the opportunity to learn and compete in Paralympics and adapted sports and recreation activities. To date, Camp Abilities has brought sports opportunities to over 1,800 children with visual impairments or deafblindness, and trained over 3,000 future teachers.

Previous award recipients include Apple, Inc., Google, the CBS Television Network and Walt Disney Parks & Resorts. The 2012 Access Awards will be presented to the recipients on May 4, 2012 at the AFB Leadership Conference in St. Pete Beach, FL.

The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) is a national nonprofit that expands possibilities for people with vision loss. AFB's priorities include broadening access to technology; elevating the quality of information and tools for the professionals who serve people with vision loss; and promoting independent and healthy living for people with vision loss by providing them and their families with relevant and timely resources. AFB is also proud to house the Helen Keller Archives and honor the more than forty years that Helen Keller worked tirelessly with AFB. For more information visit us online at www.afb.org.


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