Rachel Simon, an award-winning author of six books and a nationally recognized speaker on issues related to diversity and disability, will speak at an upcoming event sponsored by nonprofit disability organization Opportunity Partners.
The event will include a presentation by Simon and book signing. Copies of Simon's books will be available for sale at the event. Hors d'oeuvres will also be served.
Simon's titles include the bestsellers The Story of Beautiful Girl and Riding The Bus with My Sister. Both books are frequent selections of book clubs and school reading programs around the country. Simon's work has been adapted for theater, National Public Radio, the Lifetime Channel, and Hallmark Hall of Fame, whose adaptation of Riding The Bus with My Sister starred Rosie O'Donnell and Andie McDowell.