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Freedom Scientific and Knowledge Unlimited to Offer Complimentary Subscription of Online Current Events Curriculum with WYNN™ Software

Palo Alto, CA – December 13, 2005 -- The Learning Systems Group of Freedom Scientific announced today that both new and existing customers will be offered a complimentary subscription to NewsCurrents One on One, the nation’s leading online weekly current events curriculum, from Knowledge Unlimited, Inc. The yearly subscription, which is valued at $249, will be available from January 3 through May 15, 2006

Schools in all fifty states reaching hundreds of thousands of students using WYNN software will receive weekly issues of NewsCurrents One on One which is well known for its interactive and in-depth explanation of events in today’s news. The information will be provided at a language level that students can readily understand. In addition to weekly news and feature stories, NewsCurrents One on One provides comprehension quizzes and teaching images such as maps and charts. Coupled with WYNN, a software tool for struggling students that reads text out loud while simultaneously highlighting the text on the screen, students will better comprehend complex issues of today’s world as well as build literacy and critical thinking skills.

“Our companies are united to provide informative, valuable, timely information to students. Now, with WYNN, the content offered by Knowledge Unlimited’s NewsCurrents program is available to all students in an interactive, accessible format,” said Roberta Brosnahan, VP & General Manager, Learning Systems Group, Freedom Scientific, Inc. “This relationship also demonstrates how technology companies and forward thinking publishers can speed the process of getting content to students and help to make progress in reading achievement.”

“It is critical for every student, no matter how they learn or where they live, to have access to information about the world around them,” said Judith Laitman, President, Knowledge Unlimited, Inc. “Together with Freedom Scientific, Inc., we can now reach a new student population with timely and meaningful content that they might otherwise have struggled to access in the past.”

About WYNN™
WYNN converts printed text into spoken word for individuals with reading and writing difficulties that may occur for a variety of reasons including learning disabilities such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, ADD, ADHD or for those learning English as a second language (ELL). WYNN’s features support all learning styles, as the design is based upon Universal Design for Learning (UDL) concepts and can be used with any curriculum.

About The Learning Systems Group, Freedom Scientific®
The Learning Systems Group, headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, was founded in 2000 by a team of education and assistive technology experts to address the needs of students with reading-related learning challenges. The group’s award-winning products, WYNN™ and TestTalker™, are best known as the “teacher’s choice” among competitors and are currently sold in all 50 United States, Canada, the U.K., Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Australia. Freedom Scientific, Inc. is also the world's leading manufacturer of assistive technology products for individuals who are blind or visually impaired.

About Knowledge Unlimited
Knowledge Unlimited, Inc., founded in 1983, produces a broad range of supplementary educational materials to enhance traditional curriculums including an award-winning current events program - NewsCurrents, multimedia kits, resource guides, children's books, and posters. Today, Knowledge Unlimited is working with schools throughout the United States and Canada to assist teachers in making information accessible to students of all ages and backgrounds. Knowledge Unlimited is based in Madison, Wisconsin.

For more information about WYNN, or the Learning Systems Group, please visit or call (888) 223-3344. For more information on NewsCurrents One on One or Knowledge Unlimited, Inc. please visit or call (800) 356-2303.

Click here to view a PDF flyer about the free subscription, including instructions on how to register, or go directly to NewsCurrents to subscribe. Use your WYNN serial number in the "Promotion Code" field.


WYNN and TestTalker are trademarks of Freedom Scientific, Inc.

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