APH Press Release

American Printing House for the Blind Hosts Contest and Call for Entries

Louisville, KY, (April 11, 2011) – The American Printing House for the Blind (APH), located at 1839 Frankfort Avenue, invites customers to submit videos of blind or visually impaired persons demonstrating uses of their favorite APH products. The inaugural Products Video Contest is open to teachers, administrators, rehab instructors, parents, students and other APH customers. Every individual or team submitting a video will receive a certificate of participation and the chance to enter three random drawings for $25.00 gift certificates to Amazon.com. Cash prizes of $150.00, $75.00, and $50.00 will be awarded to the top three videos. The deadline for submission is noon on Thursday, July 7, 2011; guidelines and additional information can be found at WWW.APH.ORG/CONTEST. Questions may be addressed to Field Services Representative, Maria Delgado mdelgado@aph.org

About APH:

The American Printing House for the Blind, a 501©(3) non-profit organization, is the world’s largest company devoted solely to researching, developing, and manufacturing products for people who are blind or visually impaired. Founded in 1858, it is the oldest organization of its kind in the United States. Under the 1879 federal Act to Promote the Education of the Blind, APH is the official supplier of educational materials for visually impaired students in the U.S. who are working at less than college level.

APH manufactures textbooks and magazines in braille, large print, recorded, and digital formats. APH also manufactures hundreds of educational, recreational, and daily living products. APH’s fully-accessible website (www.aph.org) features information about APH products and services, online ordering of products, and free information on a wide variety of blindness-related topics.

The American Printing House for the Blind, Inc. is located at 1839 Frankfort Avenue in Louisville, Kentucky. For more information, call (502) 895-2405 or log on to www.aph.org.

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