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Kodak honored for donation to National Center for Disability Services.



ROCHESTER, N.Y.--Oct. 19--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastman Kodak Company's Office Imaging organization was honored yesterday for donating a state-of-the-art copier-printer to the National Center for Disability Services (NCDS NCDS National Child Development Study (UK)
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 held at NCDS headquarters in Albatson, N.Y.

NCDS is a national non-profit facility that, for over 40 years, has been dedicated to helping people with disabilities become independent and self-reliant. The Career and Employment Institute at NCDS has earned an international reputation for training and placing people with physical disabilities into the competitive job market.

Kodak has provided NCDS with a Kodak ImageSource 70 copier- printer configured with an access kit that allows individuals who are physically challenged physically challenged
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 to operate the copier-printer. Kodak access kits for copier-printers help employers comply with "reasonable accommodation" requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act Americans with Disabilities Act, U.S. civil-rights law, enacted 1990, that forbids discrimination of various sorts against persons with physical or mental handicaps.  (ADA Ada, city, United States
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).

Kodak has developed a growing variety of sight-, mobility-, and reach-impaired options for earlier Kodak copier-printers and for new Kodak ImageSource document imaging products that are available immediately.

In 1993, Kodak was honored with the Accessibility Award from the Association of Independent Living Centers in New York New York, state, United States
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, Inc. The award recognized Kodak's research and development initiative to make office copiers more accessible to people with disabilities.

For more information on document imaging solutions for business and government from Kodak Office Imaging, customers may contact their local Kodak branch or call Kodak at 1-800- 255-3434.

Editor's note: For additional information about Kodak, visit our home page on the Internet at: http://www.kodak.com/

CONTACT: Paul C. Allen

Corporate Media Relations

Eastman Kodak Company

Phone: 716/724-5802

Fax: 716/724-0964
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