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Record-A-Thon Voices Render Books In Sound for The Disabled


What: Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic’s (RFB&D’s) Record-A-Thon

“Different Ways to Read Across America”

Hosted by RFB&D’s Santa Barbara Studio

When: March 2nd: Media Day and Dr. Seuss’s Birthday

February 28 – March 5: Volunteers record extra hours during event

Recording the screenplay, “The Kings Speech”

Free Open House Tours: The public is welcome to schedule a time to learn about RFB&D and help record accessible books.

Where: RFB&D Studio, 5638 Hollister Avenue, Suite 210, Goleta, CA 93117

Free Parking, Free to the Public

Details: Throughout the week at RFB&D’s Santa Barbara recording studio, hundreds of volunteer readers will put in extra hours at the microphone to transform printed textbooks into easy-to-navigate audio books – enabling students with print disabilities to have equal opportunities to learn and enjoy educational success. The public and media are welcome to visit, especially during Media Day, March 2nd, which is also beloved author Dr. Seuss’s birthday! Contact tschwartz@rfbd.org or call Tim at 805-318-6902.

Santa Barbara Record-A-Thon sponsors include: Community West Bank, Etas, Ann Jackson Family Foundation, Maps.com, Marborg Industries, and Venoco

The Santa Barbara volunteers will join thousands more across the U.S. in the Record-A-Thon campaign to raise funds, record books, and boost public awareness about RFB&D and people with learning differences. A national nonprofit offering the largest accessible audio textbook library in the world, RFB&D provides life-changing access to the printed word for over 300,000 students and veterans with visual impairments or learning disabilities like dyslexia. Visit RFB&D at www.rfbd.org/santabarbara. Email kreed@rfbd.org or call Kristen Reed at 805-318-6906 to schedule a tour and recording time.

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