SOURCE: Disaboom, Inc.

September 27, 2007 06:30 ET

Acclaimed Disability Writer John Williams to Provide Accessibility Content for Disaboom.com

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - September 27, 2007) - Disaboom, Inc. (OTCBB: DSBO), which is developing the first online community for people living with or directly affected by disabilities or functional limitations, today announced that acclaimed disability writer John Williams has partnered with Disaboom to contribute accessibility content on disaboom.com and to leverage his established network within the corporate and not for profit communities on the Company's behalf. As part of his consulting role, Mr. Williams will tap his longstanding expertise to create an Assistive Technology Channel on disaboom.com, which will include assistive technology resources for people with disabilities.

Mr. Williams, an award-winning columnist, has been writing about disability issues for nearly 30 years. Having written over 2,000 articles, which have included a weekly column for Business Week and Business Week Online and appearances in publications including The Washington Post, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, London Times and Newsweek, among many others, Mr. Williams coined the phrase "Assistive Technology" and is credited with raising awareness of disability issues and the benefits of assistive technology to an international level. He is also the author of "Assistive Technologies: Exploring a Universe of Opportunities for People with Disabilities."

Stemming from his decades of work on behalf of the disability community, Mr. Williams brings to Disaboom an expansive network of industry contacts spanning the corporate and not for profit sectors, including organizations such as IBM, Microsoft, Xerox, Nabisco, General Motors, Fatronik, Opdo, Corda, Telesensory Systems, McGraw-Hill, General Mills, Blue Orb, Optelec, Metropolitan Life, John Hancock, Adaptive Communications Systems, Dolphin Computer Access, National Organization on Disability, TVWorldwide.com, United Spinal Association, Exceptional Parent Magazine, Janus Development, Boy Scouts of America, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, AT&T and Concurrent Technology Corporation Foundation.

"We are extremely pleased to draw a well-known and respected advocate like John to our cause," said J.W. Roth, Chairman and CEO of Disaboom. "His shared expertise on accessibility will be invaluable to disaboom.com members, and we look forward to his assistance in promoting Disaboom's mission among the numerous industry contacts he has built over the years in both the corporate and not for profit realm."

Mr. Williams commented, "Writing about disability issues and specifically assistive technology benefits has been my passion for many years, and I'm pleased to be able to lend my knowledge to Disaboom in helping to create a valuable resource for the disaboom.com community. I look forward to making a direct positive impact among this highly specialized audience."

About Disaboom

Disaboom, Inc. was founded to develop the first interactive online community dedicated to constantly improving the way people with disabilities or functional limitations live their lives. It will also serve as a comprehensive online resource not only for people living with such conditions, but also their immediate families and friends, caregivers, recreation and rehabilitation providers, and employers. There are more than 54 million American adults living with disabilities or functional limitations today in the United States alone. Founded and designed by doctors and fellow disaboomers to meet this untapped market's specific needs, disaboom.com will bring together content and tools ranging from specialized health information to social networking to daily living resources, in a single interactive site. The site is scheduled to launch in October 2007.

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Contact Information

  • For more information about Disaboom, Inc., contact:
    J.W. Roth
    (720) 407-6530

    Jennifer Jarman
    The Blueshirt Group
    (415) 217-5866
    and please visit the "About Us" section of our web site at www.disaboom.com