SOURCE: Disaboom, Inc.

September 11, 2007 06:30 ET

Disability and Diversity Strategist Jonathan Kaufman Joins Disaboom as Disability Advisor

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - September 11, 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 Jonathan Kaufman has joined the Company as a key advisor on a variety of disability and diversity matters. He will assist the Company in developing additional strategies and initiatives on a national and global level designed to enhance Disaboom's value proposition among its growing community of members.

Mr. Kaufman founded DisabilityWorks, Inc. in 2000, a consulting firm that helps corporations, government agencies and educational institutions develop strategies and initiatives that add value to their organizations and improve the quality of life for people living with disabilities. In this capacity, Mr. Kaufman provides greater insight into the issues that people living with disabilities face on a global level while offering strategic opportunities to a broad range of clients from consumer, corporate, educational, entertainment, government, inspirational and media to not-for-profit organizations. These include, AARP, Mass Mutual, Time Warner, McDonald's, Sodexho U.S.A., AT&T, TMP Worldwide, Diversity Best Practices, L'Oréal, McGraw-Hill, ADT, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the International Federation on Aging (IFA), among many others. Mr. Kaufman is an Adjunct Professor of Disability Studies at The Graduate Center at the City University of New York and Fellow at John F. Kennedy Jr. Institute for Workers Education. Currently, he also serves as Co-Director of the Adaptations Program, one of the first initiatives of its kind in the United States that serves young adults with learning disabilities to provide social skills and job development strategies.

"We are delighted to welcome Jonathan on board as part of our Advisory team," said J.W. Roth, Chairman and CEO of Disaboom. "He is a credible resource who understands the true value of the Disaboom community in every sense of the word. He gets into the minds of corporate America, the hearts of the community, their families and friends. We will be hearing and seeing a lot of Jonathan in the Disaboom movement."

Mr. Kaufman commented, "I'm honored to be a part of the Disaboom team, as my focus is to give people living with disabilities the tools to interact with the world around them. I look forward to playing an instrumental role in enhancing Disaboom's overall strategic efforts and, in doing so, improving the quality of life for members of the community."

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, 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.

Disclaimers & Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements regarding future events and our future results that are subject to the safe harbors created under the Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act") and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act"). These statements are based on current expectations, estimates, forecasts, and projections about the industry in which the Company operates and the beliefs and assumptions of the Company's management. Words such as "expects," "anticipates," "targets," "goals," "projects," "intends," "plans," "believes," "seeks," "estimates," "continues," "may," variations of such words, and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. In addition, any statements that refer to projections of the Company's future financial performance, the time line for the launch of the Company's website, the prospects for selling advertising on the website, the Company's anticipated growth and potentials in its business, and other characterizations of future events or circumstances are forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are only predictions and are subject to risks, uncertainties, and assumptions that are difficult to predict, including those identified in our filings with the SEC, available at All forward-looking statements made in this press release are made as of the date hereof, and we assume no obligation to update the forward-looking statements included in this news release whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise, other than as required by law.

© Disaboom, Inc., 2007.

For more information about Disaboom, Inc., contact J.W. Roth at (720) 279-2549 or Jennifer Jarman of The Blueshirt Group at (415) 217-5866, and please visit the "About Us" section of our web site at

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    J.W. Roth
    (720) 279-2549

    Jennifer Jarman
    The Blueshirt Group
    (415) 217-5866