Monday, January 23, 2012

UATP's program coordinator to interview on Utah Public Radio Jan. 24

Sachin Pavithran
Program Coordinator for UATP
Utah Public Radio's Access Utah Program will feature Sachin Pavithran, program coordinator of the Utah Assistive Technology Program, on Jan. 24th at 9 a.m.

Tune it to hear it live on FM 91.5 Logan or online at Sachin will talk about the history of disability rights and advocacy. The Utah Assistive Technology Program is part of the Center for Persons with Disability at Utah State University.

Sachin Pavithran was born in India, but grew up in Dubai which is in the United Arab Emirates. Being legally blind, Sachin did not receive the accommodations that he needed to be independent. Sachin came to the US at the age of 17 to start his college career at Utah State University. He graduated from USU with a degree in Business Information Systems, and another degree in Marketing. Sachin received his Masters in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling at Utah State University. Learn more about Sachin here.

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