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PACER Center to host Family Fun Day

PACER's Simon Technology Center is presenting its Family Fun Day, and one lucky child with a disability will win an iPad as the Center celebrates 25 years of making a difference with assistive technology.

This free event is for parents, children, and professionals. It is on Saturday, September 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at PACER Center, 8161 Normandale Blvd., Bloomington, Minn. Advance registration is requested.

Participants will:

• Discover the latest apps for the iPad and iTouch

• Learn about assistive technology that supports academics, including accessible instructional materials (AIM)

• Tour the Simon Technology Center library and meet the assistive technology specialists

• Speak with a variety of assistive technology providers

• Enjoy a bounce house, face painting, kite making, playing with a parachute, and more!

To register, call PACER at (952) 838-9000. In Greater Minnesota, call (800) 537-2237 (toll free) or visit

PACER Center is a parent center for families of children and young adults with any disability. PACER provides individual assistance, workshops, publications, and other resources to help families make decisions about education and other services for their child or young adult with disabilities.