SOURCE: Disaboom, Inc.

May 12, 2008 06:30 ET

Disaboom Announces Launch of Official Barack Obama Profile Highlights Candidate's Record

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - May 12, 2008) - Disaboom (OTCBB: DSBO), the premier resource and online community for people living with or touched by disability, today announced that Barack Obama has chosen Disaboom as a venue for outreach and discussion regarding his positions on disability issues.

Visitors to will find not only a profile and biography of Senator Obama, but also his position statements, his record on disability issues, a blog detailing both campaign events and key statements, video messaging from Obama, and opportunities for Disaboom community members to ask questions of the candidate and participate in political forums.

"Disaboom welcomes Senator Obama to our community. The world of people touched by disabilities in this country is well over 150,000,000, and we applaud Senator Obama's commitment to our community," said Dr. Glen House, co-founder of Disaboom.

"We look forward to Senator Obama and all the 2008 presidential candidates sharing their plans and agendas to empower those touched by disability," he added, "as well as providing an opportunity for our members to interact with the candidates."

By reaching out to the disability community through Disaboom, all political candidates will have an opportunity not just to present policies and position statements, but also to learn directly from the community itself what issues are most important, and why. Disaboom will also be supporting this ongoing exchange of ideas and information at its website through white papers, political blogs, convention coverage, and in-depth examinations of the most significant issues in the disability policy arena today.

About Disaboom

Disaboom, Inc. is the first online community dedicated to constantly improving the way people with disabilities or functional limitations live their lives. It serves as a comprehensive online resource not only for people living with such conditions, but also for their immediate families and friends, caregivers, recreation and rehabilitation providers, and employers.

There are more than 55 million American adults living with disabilities or functional limitations today in the United States alone, along with more than 150 million whose lives are touched by disability. Disaboom was founded and designed by medical professionals, internet industry veterans, disability advocates and people living with a disability. It provides an interactive environment within which members can connect to share stories, insights, and information. Disaboom has also become a resource through which those seeking to reach out to and understand the needs of the disability community can learn more through the diverse voices of the tens of thousands of Disaboom members.

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