“A Soft Voice in a Noisy World”

October 17, 2013 at 3:50 pm Leave a comment

For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Anna Nissinen, Public Affairs and Communications Officer
703-777-0113, anna.nissinen@loudoun.gov

A Soft Voice in a Noisy World: Author Karl Robb to Speak October 28 in Leesburg

Living with Parkinson’s disease will be the focus of a presentation scheduled for 7:00 p.m., Monday, October 28, 2013, in the Lovettsville Room of the LoudounCountyGovernmentCenter, 1 Harrison Street, S.E. in Leesburg. The event will feature Karl Robb, author of the memoir, A Soft Voice in a Noisy World: Making the Best of a Life with Parkinson’s Disease, and his wife, Angela Robb.

Karl Robb will discuss his experience with Parkinson’s disease, which he has had for over 20 years. Angela Robb will discuss her role as the caretaker of someone with a disability.

The presentation, which takes place during Disability Awareness Month, is hosted by the Loudoun County Disability Services Board. The at-large advisory body is appointed by the Board of Supervisors and serves as a resource to the Board by identifying and advising on issues of importance to people with physical and sensory disabilities, their families and caregivers. More information about the Disability Services Board is online at www.loudoun.gov/dsb.

If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability in order to attend and participate in the event, please contact Catherine Motivans at 571-258-3282 or by email at catherine.motivans@loudoun.gov. Three business days advance notice is requested.

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