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About the 2011 CSUN Conference

The 26th Annual International Technology & Persons with Disabilities Conference
Please save the date, and the location for our 26th annual conference:
March 14-19, 2011
Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel
San Diego, CA
Registration Information
Attendee Registration opened on Monday, January 10, 2011. Please see Registration Information page for details.
Advertising, Literature Distribution & Sponsorship
Learn more about how to increase your exposure during the CSUN Conference by downloading the Advertising/Literature brochure and Sponsorship brochure. Please visit Sponsors page for more information.
Session Schedule
The schedule for General Sessions and Pre-Conference Workshop sessions is now posted. You can find them on the General Sessions page and Pre-Conference Workshop page.
Hotel Reservations
Booking for the CSUN Conference's room block at the Manchester Grand Hyatt has now been opened. To receive the discounted room rental rate, during the reservation process mention you are attending the CSUN Conference. For more information, please visit the Venue Information page.
CSUN Conference in the News
Check out Sandy Plotin (Center on Disabilities at CSUN) & Vickie Essner (Neveda Department of Employment) being interviewed on San Diego 6. Check out special events at the CSUN Conference on Fox5 News.
Find out about CSUN Alum Erik Williams and his amazing trip from Northridge to San Diego. Erik completed a hundred and fifty miles trek on a handcycle. Read about Erik's adventure here. Look for the story "Peddling hope."
Watch Erik's arrival at the CSUN Conference on YouTube.
The CSUN Conference is Social
The Center on Disabilities is now on Facebook and Twitter. Become a fan of the Center on Disabilities on Facebook and follow CSUNCOD on Twitter for news from the Center on Disabilities about the CSUN Conference.You can also "RSVP" on the CSUN Conference event page on Facebook, so everyone can know you are coming. Finally, don't forget to use #csun11 when you tweet about the CSUN Conference.
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Partners

RESNA: Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America Annual Conference
June 5-8, 2011 / Pre-conference June 4, 2011

ICCHP 2012: International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs
July 11-13, 2012 / Pre-conference July 09-10, 2011
University of Linz, Austria

California State University, Northridge at 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330-8340
Phone: 818-677-2578 / ©2011 CSU Northridge

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Past News

Call for Papers News
The 26th Annual International Technology & Persons with Disabilities Conference Call for Papers has concluded. Our Program Commitee has completed their review of the submissions and accpetance notifications are being sent out now. Please note that Speaker registration closes on Friday, December 10, 2010 and cancellations must be received by Thursday, December 23, 2010.
Our thanks to all those that submitted proposals for the 26th Annual International Technology & Persons with Disabilities Conference. We look forward to seeing many of you at San Diego in March 2011.
CSU Chancellor's Office Seeks Director for ATI
The California State University, Office of the Chancellor, is seeking a Director for the Accessible Technology Initiative to oversee and lead the implementation. For more information visit the Chancellor's Office Careers page.
CSUN Conference Founder Recognised for Impact on Lives of Persons with Disabilities
(August 8th, 2010) Founder and former Director of the Center on Disabilities and the CSUN Conference, Harry Murphy, and Joachim Klaus of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany receive 5th Roland Wagner Award. The Roland Wagner Award is presented in recognition of the profound impact an individual, organization, project, service or other concept has on the lives of people with disabilities. Congratulations to Harry and Joachim!
The 5th Roland Wagner Award was handed over to Harry Murphy and Joachim Klaus
CSUN Conference in the News
(August 4th, 2010) Check out Sandy Plotin (Center on Disabilities at CSUN) & Vickie Essner (Neveda Department of Employment) being interviewed on San Diego 6. Check out special events at the CSUN Conference on Fox5 News.
Find out about CSUN Alum Erik Williams and his amazing trip from Northridge to San Diego. Erik completed a hundred and fifty miles trek on a handcycle. Read about Erik's adventure here. Look for the story "Peddling hope."
Watch Erik's arrival at the CSUN Conference on YouTube.

Program Overview

Keynote
This year's Keynote Address at the Conference which will be held March 15, Tuesday evening, at 5:30 pm. Dr. Arthur I. Karshmer, this year's Conference Chair will host the Tuesday evening event. A Reception will follow the Keynote Address.
We are pleased to announce that this year our Keynote Address will be an informative and enlightening panel discussion of global issues, the impact of new accessibility updates and how we can involve third-world countries.
The Keynote Panel Address will be moderated by John Kemp and our esteemed speakers will include: Axel Leblois (Executive Director, G3ict), Mohammed Al-Tarawneh (UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities) and Paul Schafer (U.S. Department of State).
Please join us on Tuesday, March 15 at 5:30 pm when we open the 26th Annual Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference.

Conference Schedule
Monday, March 14, 2011
Conference Registration 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Full-Day Pre-Conference Workshops 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Pre-Conference Workshops Half-Day 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lunch Break 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Half-Day Pre-Conference Workshops 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Conference Registration 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Full-Day Pre-Conference Workshops 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Half-Day Pre-Conference Workshops 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lunch Break 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Half-Day Pre-Conference Workshops 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Keynote Address and Welcome Reception 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Conference Registration 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
General Sessions 8:00 AM - 4:10 PM
Lunch Break 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Opening of Exhibit Hall 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Conference Registration 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
General Sessions 8:00 AM - 5:20 PM
Exhibit Hall 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Lunch Break 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Friday, March 18, 2011
Conference Registration 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
General Sessions 8:00 AM - 5:20 PM
Exhibit Hall 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Lunch Break 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Saturday, March 19, 2011
Conference Registration 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Exhibit Hall 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Conference Adjourns 1:00 PM

Pre-Conference Workshops
Full-Day and Half-Day Pre-Conference Workshops will be offered on Monday, March 14, 2011 and Tuesday, March 15, 2011. These workshops are designed to give in-depth training on specific topics. Visit the Pre-Conference Workshops page for the schedule of workshops.

Exhibits
The exhibit hall will be open Wednesday, March 16, 2011 through Saturday, March 19, 2011. The Exhibit Hall is FREE and the hours are as follows:
Wednesday, March 16, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Thursday, March 17, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, March 18, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, March 19, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
You must register to attend the FREE Exhibit Hall. Please register and select “Exhibit Hall Only” if you are only visiting the exhibitors.
You may also complete the Exhibit Hall Pass (available soon) and present it at the Registration area at the entrance of the Exhibit Hall.

Exhibitor Listing
To view the 2011 Directory of Exhibitors by Company Name, please visit the Exhibitors page.
Registration for the FREE exhibit hall will be available soon.

Registration Information

Conference Fees
Cancellation Request must be made in writing and received by February 18, 2011. A $50 processing fee will be accessed. There will be no refunds after February 18, 2011. All no-shows will be charged the full amount.
Early Bird: $455 (by February 4, 2011)
Regular: $510 (after February 4, 2011)
Late: $550 (after February 18, 2011 & On-Site)

One-Day Conference Registration
Cancellation Request must be made in writing and received by February 18, 2011. A $50 processing fee will be accessed. There will be no refunds after February 18, 2011. All no-shows will be charged the full amount.
Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday
Early Bird: $280 (by February 4, 2011)
Regular: $330 (after February 4, 2011)
Late: $350 (after February 18, 2011 & On-Site)

Pre-Conference Fees
Cancellation Request must be made in writing and received by February 18, 2011. A $50 processing fee will be accessed. There will be no refunds after February 18, 2011. All no-shows will be charged the full amount.
One-Day
Early Bird: $275 (by February 4, 2011)
Regular: $300 (after February 4, 2011)
Late: $350 (after February 18, 2011 & On-Site)
Half-Day
Early Bird: $185 (by February 4, 2011)
Regular: $210 (after February 4, 2011)
Late: $260 (after February 18, 2011 & On-Site)

Discounts & Scholarships
Student Discounts
Full-time students are offered a 50% discount code when your class schedule or letter form registrar (showing 12 units or more) and a copy of your school ID are faxed to us at (818) 677-4929 or submitted via email to conference@csun.edu.
CSU Discounts
CSU Faculty and Staff are offered a 50% discount code when staff ID and work email address are faxed to us at (818) 677-4929 or submitted via email to conference@csun.edu.
Veterans and Active Military Personnel
Veterans and active military personnel are offered a 50% discount code when military identification or Certificate of Release (DD-214 Copy #4) are faxed to us at (818) 677-4929 or submitted via email to conference@csun.edu.
Scholarships
Scholarship opportunities are available, but limited. Please download, complete, and submit the scholarship application by Friday, February 18, 2011 to be considered for a scholarship. Scholarship receipents will be notified no later than Friday, February 25, 2011.Application may be submitted via fax to us at (818) 677-4929 or submitted via email to conference@csun.edu.
Scholarship Application (Microsoft Word)

International Participants
For those needing an official letter of invitation to obtain a visa, we strongly suggest requesting the letter at least 180 days in advance of the conference. Before applying, be sure to contact your nearest Embassy to obtain information about documents required for a visa application.
Due to the large number of national and international participants who attend and contribute to the conference each year, we regret that we are unable to provide any assistance in locating sponsors and booking travel arrangements.
Please note: Individuals receiving letters are responsible for their own expenses and arrangements (registration fees, hotel accommodations, meals, travel, transportation, personal care attendants, etc.).
Due to organizational capacity restraints, we are only able to send one letter directly to participants. We are unable to process letters directly to the Embassy. All requests must be made in writing by January 14, 2011. Any requests received after this date cannot be processed.
E-mail request to: conference@csun.edu

Room Temperature
Temperatures in session rooms vary. For comfort, it is recommended that layered clothing be worn.

Headset
It is recommended that you bring your favorite headset to gain access to audio output on computers in the Computer Labs.

Official Language
We appreciate the extensive participation of the international community in this conference. The official language of the conference is English.

Venue Information

Hotel Information
The official hotel of the conference is the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego. It is suggested that reservations be made early to secure a room. Please refer to "CSUN Conference" when making reservations.
Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel
One Market Place
San Diego, CA 92101
Voice: (619) 232-1234
Rooms: $195.00 discounted conference rates, single or double occupancy.
Please let the hotel know of any special accommodations needed at the time the reservation is made.

Transportation
Cloud 9 Super Shuttle
Voice: (800) 974-8885
Lift Transportation 24 hour service throughout San Diego County
Angel Wings Transportation
Voice: (619) 523-1754
Lift equipped transportation.
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) Bus & Trolley
Voice: (619) 233-3004
Voice: 511 from any San Diego county phone
TTY: (888) 722-4889
TTY: (619) 234-5005
Trolleys and buses are wheelchair accessible with lifts, ramps, or roll in positions for wheelchairs. Service dogs ride free. Attendants ride for the same disability discount price.
Coaster Train
Voice: (800) 262-7837
Monday-Saturday between North County coastal cities and San Diego. Wheelchair accessible with ramps and wheelchair seating.
Amtrak
Voice: (800) 872-7245
TTY: (800) 523-6590
Ask for Pacific Surfliner when making your advanced reservations on Amtrak to and from San Diego. Not all of Amtrak stations are accessible. Call in advance.
Greyhound Busline
Voice: (800) 752-4841
TTY: (800) 345-3109
Lift equipped buses with 72 hour advanced reservations. Ask about discounts for attendants and family accompanying persons with disabilities.

Parking
Hotel Parking
Daily parking at the Hotel is $18 per day at the discounted rate. In order to receive the discounted rate you must show your CSUN Conference badge when exiting.
Alternative Parking
Ace Parking Inc: Convention Center
111 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA
Voice:(619) 237-0399
info@aceparking.com
$10 flat rate for parking, but please call (619) 237-0399 or email info@aceparking.com for more details.

Dining
At the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel
Sally’s Seafood on the Water
One Market Place
San Diego, CA 92101
Voice: (619) 358-6740
Lael’s Steakhouse
One Market Place
San Diego, CA 92101
Voice: (619) 358-6735

Other
Seaport Village is located conveniently adjacent to the Manchester Grand Hyatt.A 14 acre waterfront shopping, dining and entertainment complex recreating a harbor side setting of a century ago. Seaport Village includes 54 one of a kind shops, 13 casual dining eateries, 4 fine dining waterfront restaurants.Seaport Village is open daily 10 am - 9 pm. Restaurants have extended hours. For more information, call (619) 235-4014.
The Gas Lamp Quarter National Historic District has many dining and entertainment options.It's eight blocks long (from Broadway to Harbor Drive) and two blocks wide (from Fourth to Sixth Avenues). There is parking in nearby parking lots and garages. Also you can ride the trolley Orange Line to the Gaslamp Quarter Station at the south end of Fifth Avenue or get off at the 5th Avenue Station and walk one block south on C Street.For more information regarding the Gaslamp Quarter, contact the Gaslamp Quarter Association at (619) 233-5227.

Aid
Sharp Memorial Hospital: Downtown
956 10th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101-6526
Voice: (619) 233-1311
Sharp Coronado Hospital Emergency Department
250 Prospect Pl
Coronado, CA 92118
Voice: (619) 522-3722
Market Street Vet Clinic Inc.
1051 Market Street
San Diego, CA 92101-7233
Voice: (619) 230-1220
Mobility Source
2060 Logan Ave, #A
San Diego, CA 92113
Voice: (619) 234-9505
Wheelchairs and more, Delivers.

Recreation
Coming Soon!

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Past Conferences

Here you'll find links to the conference pages of previous years. These pages contain all information from these years including session proceedings.
2007 to 2010
2010 Technology & Persons with Disabilities Conference
2009 Technology & Persons with Disabilities Conference
2008 Technology & Persons with Disabilities Conference
2007 Technology & Persons with Disabilities Conference
Before 2007
We're currently in the process of creating a service to serve the proceedings for the 2006 and earlier Technology & Persons with Disabilities Conference. If you require information on a proceeding from this period, please send a request, including the conference year and the session title and/or spearker name, to conference@csun.edu.

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About Sessions

Save a Seat
Don't forget to reserve a seat in your sessions of interest. Space is limited and reserving a seat is the only way to gurantee you will be admitted to a session.
To reserve a seat, locate a session of interest and select the "Reserve Seat" link on the "Session Detail" page. Remember, you must be registered and logged in to reserve a seat.
To cancel a reservation, visit your Notebook by selecting "Notebook" from the top navigation list. Then select "View Reservations" from My Presentation Schedule and then locate the session you would like to cancel. Simply select "Cancel" to cancel the seat reservation for that session.
General Sessions
General sessions are available Wednesday, March 16, 2011 through Frirday, March 18, 2011. Throughout these three days, more than 300 sessions will be presented.
Pre-Conference Workshops
Pre-Conference Workshops will be offered on Monday, March 14, 2011 and Tuesday, March 15, 2011 for Full-Day and Half-Day sessions. These workshops are designed to give in-depth training on specific topics.

Speaker Resources

Call for Papers
Opens:Sep 01, 2010
Closes:Oct 27, 2010
Status:Closed

My Submissions
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Call for Papers Information

Call for Papers has been Extended to Wednesday, October 27, 2010

26th Annual International
Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference
California State University, Northridge
March 14 - 19, 2011
Please review this page in entirety before beginning the submission process.

Overview of Call for Papers
Program Committee
Topics of Interest
Submission Guidelines
Fees
Submission of Papers
Overview of Call for Papers
The 26th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference invites submissions of papers for this conference to be held March 14-19, 2011 at the San Diego Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel. The “CSUN” conference is the world’s longest-running and largest conference of its kind on the topic of assistive technology and the positive impact on persons with disabilities. The conference draws more than 4,500 persons annually who attend sessions, visit the exhibit halls, and participate in affiliate meetings and informal gatherings.

A wide variety of submissions are encouraged in the topic areas outlined below. The list is suggestive of the types of papers for consideration, but by no means restrictive to these specific areas. Reviewers will be looking for proposals in the general domains of new concepts concerning hardware and software, adaptive devices, access to technology, training programs, results of research, and overall best-practices in any area of assistive technology.

The conference strives to present a best-practices approach for the education of students, professionals and consumers involved with the many aspects of technology and disability. Your experience, gained through practical applications and/or research, is vital to the promotion of effective assistive technology practices on a widespread basis.

General Session presentations are 30 or 60 minutes in length and are scheduled for Wednesday, March 16, Thursday, March 17, Friday, March 18, and Saturday, March 19. By submitting a paper for consideration, speakers agree that their paper may be scheduled at any time, on any of these days, at the discretion of the conference management.

NOTE: PC & Mac Labs will no longer be available as an option during the General Sessions! We suggest that you select “Demonstration” as an alternative session type.

Paper submissions are due by Wednesday, October 27, 2010.

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Program Committee
All papers are reviewed and selection is made by a Program Committee composed of researchers, academicians and practitioners in the field of assistive technology.

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Topics of Interest
The following lists of topics, while of direct interest to the conference, should not be considered as limiting the submission of interesting papers on related topics. Papers covering all areas of disability and all areas of technology are encouraged.

Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC)
Aging and Disability
Blind/Low Vision
Cognitive Disabilities
Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Emerging Assistive Technologies
Employment
Web Accessibility
K-12 Education
Learning Disabilities
Legal Issues
Postsecondary Education
Other
Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC)
Topics include, but are not limited to the following:

AAC for specific age groups
AAC assessment
AAC funding
AAC and literacy
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Aging and Disability
Topics include, but are not limited to the following:

Specific AT technologies designed for the aging population
Integrating AT into the aging population
Assessment and Service Delivery
Protocols/Funding/Procurement
Model Service Programs
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Blind/Low Vision
Topics include, but are not limited to the following:

Technology applications in different age groups within blind and low vision
AT applications in congenital blindness
AT applications in acquired blindness
AT assessment/funding for blind and low vision
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Cognitive Disabilities
Topics include, but are not limited to the following:

Specific AT applications with cognitively disabled populations
AT applications with individuals with traumatic brain injuries
Matching accommodations to individual needs of persons with cognitive disabilities
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Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Topics include, but are not limited to the following:

Creative use of mainstream technologies for deaf and hard of hearing
Integrating AT into appropriate environments for deaf and hard of hearing
Making existing technologies accessible for deaf and hard of hearing
Culture and AT in deaf and hard of hearing
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Emerging Assistive Technologies
Topics include, but are not limited to the following:

Advanced Prosthetic Devices
Brain-Computer Interfaces
Human-Robotics Interaction
Environmental Control Access
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Employment
Topics include, but are not limited to the following:

AT integration with currently employed/newly employed personnel
Employer obligations for provision of AT
Transitioning from HS or College into employment with AT
Model employment programs
Accommodating severe and profound disabilities in employment
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Web Accessibility
Topics include, but are not limited to the following:

Accessibility features of Internet based information
Disability services provided via the Internet
Internet based information on disability and technology
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K-12 Education
Topics include, but are not limited to the following:

Continuum of AT applications throughout the K-12 process
Diversity of AT applications in K-12
Transitioning into college with AT from high school
Integrating of AT into existing curriculums
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Learning Disabilities
Topics include, but are not limited to the following:

Specific AT applications with learning disabled populations
Integrating AT and LD students into mainstream classrooms
Matching accommodations to individual needs of the LD population
Transitioning AT with LD students as they grow and advance
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Legal Issues
Topics include, but are not limited to the following:

ADA programs and AT
Section 508 issues and practices
Compliance with IDEA and AT
Legal mandates related to funding
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Postsecondary Education
Topics include, but are not limited to the following:

Preparing the environment for transitioning new students into college with AT
Improving overall computer literacy levels of disabled college students
Model programs for campus-wide access
Accommodating severe and profound disabilities in postsecondary education
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Other
For papers that address additional topics in disabilities and technology. Topics include, but are not limited to the following:

Accessible Housing and Vehicles
Mobility
Psychiatric Disabilities
Universal Design
Veterans with Disabilities
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Submission Guidelines
Please review following guidelines before starting a submission.

Important Information
General
Title of Paper
1-2 Sentence Descriptive Abstract
Types of Session
Length of Session
Level of Session
Selecting a Topic Track
Equipment
Extended Abstract
Speakers and Managers
Important Information
To ensure the most accurate information is available for our attendees and to assist us with the preparation of printed materials, ALL speakers must register and pay the discounted speaker fee no later than 2 weeks after receiving acceptance notification. Any speaker not registered and paid by Friday, December 10, 2010 will be removed from the submission if there are multiple speakers or the session will be cancelled if there is only one presenter.

Please make note of the following:

Call for Papers starts Wednesday, September 1, 2010.
Deadline to Submit is Wednesday, October 27, 2010.
Notification of Acceptance will be an on-going process with final notification no later than Monday, November 15, 2010.
Any speaker not registered and paid by Friday, December 10, 2010 will be removed from the submission if there are multiple speakers or the session will be cancelled if there is only one presenter.
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General
Please ensure that the information submitted is accurate and appropriately formatted. The information submitted is published on the CSUN Conference website and program.

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Title of Paper
Limit the title to 12 words or less. Longer titles will be edited. The title of the paper must be concise and descriptive. It must accurately describe the content of the paper. Use of "catchy phrases" is not permitted. We appreciate your adherence to the submission procedures by not using all capitals in your title.

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1-2 Sentence Descriptive Abstract
It is vital that the 25 word description reflect the content of the presentation. The abstract should include the basic content of the proposed session, the method for information delivery, and the source of the information. This abstract will be printed in the conference program. Please note, abstracts may be edited for length at the discretion of the conference organizers. We appreciate your adherence to the submission procedures by not using all capitals in your abstract.

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Types of Session
Choose one type of session that best describes your proposal:

Demonstration
A presentation of processes, examples, devices, software, and/or products.
Lecture
A presentation in which research, theories, findings, critical information, background, and/or history is conveyed to the audience.
Panel Discussion
A discussion, of no less than 5 speakers, of a topic of public interest in front of an audience, with whom the speakers may interact with.
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Length of Session
Session lengths are 30 minutes and 60 minutes.

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Level of Session
Carefully choose one level that best meets the typical audience for your subject matter.

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
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Selecting a Topic Track
Choose one topic that best fits your proposal (see Topics of Interest). If the topic is not listed, please indicate "Other."

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Equipment
Please note all session rooms are set theater style (chairs only). All session rooms are equipped with the following:

Projection Screen
Color Projection Unit
One Lavaliere Microphone
One Hand Held Microphone
The following technology may be requested:

Windows PC
Apple PC
Internet Access
DVD Player
Easel, Pad, and Markers
For DVD playback, please request a Windows or Apple PC. If equipment is not listed above, it is the responsibility of the presenter to provide.

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Extended Abstract
Each proposal submission must include an electronic copy of the extended abstract. Accepted formats are:

Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
Microsoft Word Document (DOC, DOCX)
Corel WordPerfect Document (WPD,WP,WP5,WP6)
UTF-8 or ASCII Text File (TXT)
Note: Complete text of the accepted papers will be requested at a later time.

The extended abstract should be no less than 500 words, no more than 1500. It must include the title, name(s) of presenter(s) and/or author(s) and their contact information, summary of the paper, and any references and/or endnotes. It is the responsibility of the speaker(s), author(s), and presenter(s) to provide an accessible document. Proposals that are not accessible may not be reviewed.

Prepare the proposal summary as follows:

Left align document
Start with the title of the paper
List all presenters/authors and their contact information
Body of the paper
Close with endnotes and/or references
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Speakers and Managers
During the submission process you will be asked to provide the speakers and managers for your submission. These two roles are defined as follows:

Speaker
An author of the submission, expected to give the presentation. The speakers will be published in program materials. All speakers of accepted papers must complete speaker registration and pay their speaker registration fee.
Manager
A representative of an author of the submission, such as a co-worker or assistant. This representative may submit and manage the submission for the author(s), but is not permitted to participate in the presentation. Managers will not be published in program materials. There is no registration fee for managers.
All speakers provided in the submission must be listed on the extended abstract and final paper.

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If you require assistance with the submission process, please contact our conference staff at conference@csun.edu or call 818-677-2578.

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Fees
Speaker Registration Fee: $375
Late Speaker Registration Fee: $450
The Speaker Registration Fee is a reduced conference registration fee that covers a speaker's General Session presentation and the ability to attend all other General Session and conference events. Pre-Conference Workshops are not included in the Speaker Registration or Attendee Registration. Pre-Conference Workshops may be added for an additional fee. The list of Pre-Conference Workshops and associated fees will be made available prior to the opening of Attendee Registration in January 2011.

Speakers of accepted submissions will be notified no later than Monday, November 15, 2010. Speakers must register and pay the Speaker Registration fee of $375 no later than Friday, December 10, 2010. Any speaker that fails to do this will have to pay the Late Speaker Registration fee of $450 immediately, or they will be removed from thesubmission if there are multiple speakers or the session will be cancelled if there is onlyone presenter.

Please note the following:

Call for Papers starts Wednesday, September 1, 2010.
Deadline to Submit is Wednesday, October 27, 2010.
Notification of Acceptance will be an on-going process with final notification no later than Monday, November 15, 2010.
Any speaker not registered and paid by Friday, December 10, 2010 will have to pay the Late Speaker Registration fee of $450 immediately, or they will be removed from the submission if there are multiple speakers or the session will be cancelled if there is only one presenter.

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Submission of Papers
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General Session presentations are 30 or 60 minutes in length and are scheduled for Wednesday, March 16, Thursday, March 17, Friday, March 18, and Saturday, March 19. By submitting a paper for consideration, speakers agree that their paper may be scheduled at any time, on any of these days, at the discretion of the conference management.

Exhibitor Directory

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AAC TechConnect, Inc.
P.O. Box 1944
Evergreen, CO 80437
(303) 674-8553, fax: (303) 670-3564
info@aactechconnect.com
http://www.aactechconnect.com
Simplify augmentative communication evaluations with workshops, toolkits, & online clinical tools. Go to www.aacTechConnect.com: 1) For AAC device feature-matching & evaluation toolkits for a variety of settings (educational &medical). 2) Workshops to simplify evaluations using the ACES “Toolkit” / “Checklist’ approach. 3) Attend an AAC Vendor Forums to learn about a variety of AAC devices from your local representatives.
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ABISee, Incorporated
20 Main Street, Suite G2
Acton, MA 01720
(800) 681-5909, fax: (253) 595-3623
info@abisee.com
http://www.abisee.com
Instand readers for the blind. Smart magnifiers for low vision.
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AbleNet
2808 Fairview Ave N.
Roseville, MN 55113-1308
(800) 322-0956, fax: (651) 294-2259
customerservice@ablenetinc.com
http://www.ablenetinc.com
AbleNet has designed practical products and creative solutions for individuals with disabilities for 25 years. We offer a complete line of assistive technology products, including communication aids, switches, environmental control, computer access, software, data management solutions and mounting devices. Our products provide safety, independence and quality of life. AbleNet also offers research-based special education curricula.
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Access Ingenuity
3635 Montgomery Dr.
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
(707) 579-4380, fax: (707) 579-4273
michaelp@accessingenuity.com
http://www.accessingenuity.com
Access Ingenuity is California's leading provider of computer access solutions for people who are blind and visually impaired. We carry a wide range of leading assistive technology and offer training and consultation services to ensure that your assistive technology solutions are implemented successfully. Our Document Accessibility services (www.documentaccessibility.com) provide you with what you need to make all of your electronic information accessible.
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Accessible Information Management LLC
1109 Catherine Way
Grants Pass, OR 97526
(541) 602-3565, fax: (541) 602-3565
sales@AccessibleLearning.com
http://www.accessiblelearning.com
AIM.LLC specializes in providing web applications that manage student accommodations and information. Providing metrics and demographics at the click of a button, streamlined interfaces allow customers to access information quickly and easily. All applications are accessible as well as customizable to best fit the customer’s unique requirements. AIM.LLC works with educational institutions Disability Services offices to streamline services and increase efficiency.
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Accessing Higher Ground
CU-Boulder
107 UCB | C4C suite 200
Boulder, CO 80309
(303) 492-8672, fax: (303) 492-5601
ahg@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/ATconference/
The Accessing Higher Ground Conference is an eductional forum which focuses on the implementation and benefits of Accessible Media, Universal Design and Assistive Technology in the university, business and public setting. Participants include individuals who need to design or provide accessible Web, media, information resources and technology in the academic and business environment.
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Adaptivation, Inc.
2225 W. 50th Street
Ste 100
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 335-4445, fax: (605) 335-4446
amy@adaptivation.com
http://www.adaptivation.com
Adaptivation, Inc. designs and manufactures switches, communication aids, environmental control and other assistive technology for individuals with special needs. Adaptivation was founded in 1992 and is located in Sioux Falls, SD. Our goal is to let our products speak for themselves (some literally) so each time we introduce a new assistive device, our customers know, without ever having seen it, that it is practical, well-built, and backed by personal attention.
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Adaptive Technology Services
629 Divisadero St
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 409-6650, fax: (415) 358-4726
cdodds@adaptivetec.com
http://www.adaptivetec.com
In business for eight years, Adaptive Technology Services is the leading provider of computer technology services for people who are blind or visually impaired. Our highly skilled team of specialists can provide the full range of services from evaluating the best adaptive technology solution to install, custom configuration and training. Our mission is to deliver the highest quality service to individuals who depend upon the use of adaptive technology to achieve professional and personal goals.
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ADAS
2720 W. Idaho St
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 362-8001, fax: (208) 362-8009
customerservice@ad-as.com
http://www.ad-as.com
Accessible computer workstations for use with assistive technology devices. The Accella(TM), Infinity(TM), Equity™ and Progression(TM) series each offer quick height adjustment and an array of accessories that enhance seated accessibility. ADAS manufactures therapy tables and pediatric furniture for rehab, and the Approach(TM) line of unique height-adjustable kitchen products.
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Ai Squared
P.O. Box 669
130 Taconic Business Park Rd.
Manchester Center, VT 05255
(802) 362-3612, fax: (802) 362-1670
sales@aisquared.com
http://www.aisquared.com
Ai Squared is a worldwide leader in computer access software for the visually impaired. See what’s new in ZoomText, the industry standard for screen magnification and reading. Get a hands-on demonstration, free trial software, and check out our Large-Print Keyboard and ZoomText Express!
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Ambutech
34 Debaets St.
Winnipeg, MB R2J3S9
(800) 561-3340, fax: (800) 267-5059
orders@ambutech.com
http://www.ambutech.com
Leaders in Mobility Solutions for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Come see our NEW MOBILITY AID launching at the show!
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AMDi
95 Sherwood Avenue
Farmingdale, NY 11735
(631) 531-8888, fax: (631) 531-8811
bill.maher@amdi.net
http://www.amdi.net
AMDi provides a full range of AAC communicators, switches, and activities we also are a company that is always listening to our customer’s requests and trying to develop the best possible AAC devices. We have been in business for over 12 years and our commitment in producing the highest quality device along with providing cutting edge resources is our mission. You can view our full line of communicators, switches and accessorize at www.amdi.net
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American Foundation for the Blind
2 Penn Plaza
Suite 1102
New York, NY 10121
(212) 502-7600, fax: (212) 502-7774
Adurham@afb.net
http://www.afb.org
The American Foundation for the Blind (www.afb.org) broadens access to technology; elevates the quality of information and tools for the professionals who serve people with vision loss; and promotes independent and healthy living for people with vision loss by providing them and their families with relevant and timely resources.
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American Printing House for the Blind
1839 Frankfort Ave.
Louisville, KY 40206
(800) 223-1839, fax: (502) 899-2284
info@aph.org
http://www.aph.org
American Printing House for the Blind, Inc. in Louisville, Kentucky was founded in 1858. APH is the world's largest company devoted solely to making products for people who are visually impaired, and is the official supplier of educational materials for blind students in the U.S. Visit our website at www.aph.org or call one of our friendly Customer Service representatives at 800-223-1839 for more information.
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American Thermoform Corporation
1758 Brackett St
La Verne, CA 91750
(909) 593-6711, fax: (909) 593-8001
pnunnelly@americanthermoform.com
http://www.americanthermoform.com
American Thermoform Corporation
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Applied Human Factors
P.O. Box 228
Helotes, TX 78023
(210) 408-0098, fax: (210) 408-0097
sales@ahf-net.com
http://www.ahf-net.com
Products: REACH Interface Author, Smart Keys Technology, Smart Lists Technology, ScanBuddy, Sound-It-Out Keyboard, SoothSayer Word Prediction, "Sounds Like"–Spell, Write, REACH Smart Speech, OneWay, Mouse&Caret Buddy, and the AHF Spanish Dictionary. Check our latest products: OneWay (one-dimensional computer input) and REACH Smart Speech (quick & structured access to thousands of words). Ask about CyberCoach – automated customized reminders for persons with TBI via telephone.
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AT&T
1055 Lenox Park Blvd
Atlanta, GA 30319
(404) 791-4872, fax: (404) 986-9942
AJ4825@att.com

AT&T - "Rethink Possible"
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ATNAD, Inc.
1900 West Loop South
Suite 1185
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 228-0025, fax: (713) 715-6599
info@atnad.com
http://www.atnad.com
ATNAD is a distributor of innovative European assistive technology products. We deliver the highest quality products, designed with the user's abilities in mind at every step and ensure you can work efficiently despite any disability. Our product range includes devices aiding in computer access, communication, and environmental control. We offer software, switches, interfaces, mounting systems, and more.
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Attainment Co., Inc.
PO Box 930160
Verona, WI 53593
(800) 327-4269, fax: (800) 942-3865
info@attainmentcompany.com
http://www.attainmentcompany.com
Attainment Company has an affordable line of products: Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) and Auditory Cueing devices, Language Development, Literacy, Life Skills, and Vocational materials. Software, videos, print and hands-on materials, all designed to include individuals with developmental, learning, and/or communicative disabilities, as active participants in classrooms and communities.
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Augmentative Resources
8331 Epicenter Blvd.
Lakeland, FL 33809
(863) 984-3912, fax: (863) 984-6175
sales@augresources.com
http://www.augresources.com
AAC- Communication Books,Display Boards,Picture Schedules, Behavior & Time Management Products and Literacy Aids. Use pictures on our devices to improve Communication, Language and Literacy skills. Check out our new Communication Charm Bracelets, Easy Push Talking Pockets, Portable Voice Output Pen, Timer Companion Schedules, Interactive Books for hands-on learning, Learning Fun Cubes and Social Skills resources.
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Aumed Group Corp.
F/3, D biulding,No.31 Jiaoda Dong Road
Haidian district
Beijing
China
100044
861082884173, fax: 861082884170
info@aumed.cn
http://www.aumed.cn
With more than 16 years experience in opthalmology products, Aumed Group Corp. is a hi-tech enterprise,which integrates R&D, manufacturing, sales and service of electronic video magnifiers (CCTVs). And we owned the largest CCTV R&D team.
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BAUM Retec AG
In der Au 22
Wiesenbach
Germany
D-69257
+490622349090, fax: +49062234909397
info@baum.de
http://www.baum.de
BAUM Retec AG is one of the world's most important manufacturers of top-quality blindness products. We will show products for professional, educational and private use: Refreshable Braille displays of all sizes, our pocketsize organizer PRONTO! with Braille or Qwerty-keyboard. Come and learn more also about our powerful screen reader COBRA!
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Bones AG
Zentralstrasse 68
Neuhausen
Switzerland
CH-8212
+41526722825, fax: +41526722824
info@bones.ch
http://www.bones.ch
Bones Inc. is a Swiss engineering company, producing refreshingly different products for the blind and visually impaired. Bones has just introduced the Milestone 312 in the US: The top product of the popular Milestone line has the size of a credit card and combines the functionality of a digital music player, text player, book reader for NLS, Audible and DAISY, voice recorder, alarm clock, radio, labeling system, appointment calendar and a color reader. See for yourself at the Bones booth!
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Bookshare
480 California Ave.
Suite 201
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 644-3447, fax: (650) 475-1066
inga.z@benetech.org
http://bookshre.org
Bookshare is the world’s largest online accessible library for individuals with print disabilities. Bookshare is free to qualified U.S. schools and students through an award from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. The library has tens of thousands of books including best sellers, textbooks, teacher-recommended reading and periodicals along with two software applications that read digital books.
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California Telephone Access Program
2878 Camino del Rio South
San Diego, CA 92108
(619) 817-8042, fax: (619) 291-3046
caridad@ddtp.org
http://www.ddtp.org
The California Telephone Access Program provides adaptive telephones at no cost to qualifying California residents.
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Cambium Learning Technologies
24 Prime Parkway
Suite 303
Natick, MA 01760
(781) 276-0623, fax: (781) 276-0649
carrie.deblasi@cambiumtech.com

CLT is committed to serving the needs of at-risk and special student populations.
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Canon USA, Inc.
One Canon Plaza
Lake Success, NY 11042
(516) 327-2096, fax: (516) 328-5859
kgorton@cusa.canon.com
http://www.usa.canon.com
Canon U.S.A., Inc., headquartered in Lake Success, New York, is a leader in professional business, consumer and industrial imaging equipment and information systems. Our extensive product line and digital solutions enable businesses and consumers worldwide to capture, store, and distribute information.
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Caption First, Inc.
P.O. Box 3066
Monument, CO 80132
(719) 481-9834, fax: (719) 487-8432
pat.graves@captionfirst.com
http://www.captionfirst.com
Realtime CART and captioning services, transcription services, and media accessibility services.
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Clarity
6776 Preston Ave., Suite B
Livermore, CA 94551
(925) 449-2000, fax: (925) 449-2605
sales@clarityusa.com
http://www.clarityusa.com
Low Vision CCTV Equipment.
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Clarity®
4289 Bonny Oaks Dr
Chattanooga, TN 37406
(423) 629-3544, fax: (866) 449-3406
gary.moore@plantronics.com
http://www.clarityproducts.com
Clarity®, a Division of Plantronics, Inc. is the leading supplier of amplified telephones, notification systems, assistive listening devices and other communications devices for the Hard of Hearing and Deaf communities. Clarity® Power" patented technology truly and positively impacts people's lives with every product created. See our product selection at www.clarityproducts.com.
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ClickAndGo Wayfinding Maps
429 Winslow Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55107
(612) 220-6657, fax: (917) 621-3124
joecioffi@intouchgraphics.com
http://www.clickandgomaps.com, www.intouchgraphics.com
ClickAndGo narrative maps give blind travelers access to precise indoor and outdoor walking directions via print, Braille or auditory output. Our technology is free for users, but requires licensing by participating institutions. Clear step-by-step directions are given via the web or with a free phone call using voice interactive technology. We also offer InTouch Graphics’ tactile maps for blind and low vision users. Both our narrative and tactile maps are useful in college, hotel, transit and
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Cognitopia Software
99 West 10th Ave., Ste. 397
Eugene, OR 97401
(541) 343-3384, fax: (541) 343-3384
vstilwell@cognitopia.com
http://www.cognitopia.com
Picture Planner™ from Cognitopia® Software is a picture-based scheduling system that provides a simplified and intuitive tool for time management and activity planning for individuals with cognitive disabilities. Picture Planner™ is an affordable icon-based personal organizer that uses customizable pictures and symbols and is compatible with iPod Touch, and iPad. The universally designed application supports transition and self-determination. With trackable usage reports, think IEP goals.
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Compusult Limited
40 Bannister Street
Mount Pearl, NL A1N 1W1
(709) 745-7914, fax: (709) 745-7927
at@compusult.net
http://www.compusult.net
Turn access into success with Compusult! We have 18 years of experience providing access solutions for computers and software; broadcast, spoken, audible, and printed information; telephones, office and electronic equipment, and bar code systems. We provide: Workplace Adaptation and Accommodation products and services; the Jouse2, Switch Control Boxes, and other computer access devices; Closed Caption Display Systems, Wheelchair Tray Systems, and much more.
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Computer Application Specialties Co.
P.O. Box 22219
Lincoln, NE 68542
(402) 423-4782, fax: (402) 423-5154
sales@braille2000.com
http://www.braille2000.com
User-friendly state-of-the-art braille translation/production software.
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Daedalus Technologies, Inc.
2491 Vauxhall Place
Richmond, BC V6V 125
(604) 270-4605, fax: (604) 244-8443
daessy@daessy.com
http://www.daessy.com
DAESSY Mounting Systems - making technology more accessible. Available since 1986, DAESSY is the leader in mounting solutions for AAC devices and laptop computers. The component-based system is highly adaptable and customizable to meet individual needs of users yesterday, today and tomorrow.
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Dancing Dots
1754 Quarry Lane
PO Box 927
Valley Forge, PA 19482-0927
(610) 783-6692, fax: (610) 500-5072
info@dancingdots.com
http://www.dancingdots.com
Fosters inclusion in classroom, studio & stage for blind and low vision musicians. Lime Lighter electronic musicstand magnifies music comfortably. Scan/import print scores, listen to results or convert to braille music. Play your musical ideas into your PC; Convert to print music, braille score or audio CD. Publisher of braille music courses. CakeTalking for SONAR, GOODFEEL, Lime Aloud & mainstream music technology. Learn braille music and our technology via on-site or remote training.
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De Witt and Associates
700 Godwin Avenue
Suite 110
Midland Park, NJ 07432
(201) 447-6500, fax: (201) 447-1187
maria@4dewitt.com
http://www.4dewitt.com
Assisitive Technology training & Support
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Design Science
140 Pine Ave., 4th Floor
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 432-2920, fax: (562) 432-2857
info@dessci.com
http://www.dessci.com
Create accessible math materials with Microsoft Word! Use MathDaisy by Design Science to automatically process documents with math content into a standard format with fully accessible expressions. Design Science is the leading maker of software for creating, editing, and displaying mathematics. Visit us at our booth or on the web at www.dessci.com/accessibility to learn how our work, together with federal and state legislation such as NCLB and NIMAS, is making math universally accessible.
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DOD Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP)
5111 Leesburg Pike Suite 810
Falls Church, VA 22041
(703) 681-8813, fax: (703) 681-9075
cap@tma.osd.mil
http://www.tricare.mil/cap
CAP provides FREE assistive technology for Federal employees and wounded service members. CAP services are available to individuals with visual, hearing, dexterity and cognitive disabilities.
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DO-IT
4545 15th Ave. N.E.
Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98195
(206) 685-3648, fax: (206) 221-4171
doit@uw.edu
http://www.uw.edu/doit
DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology) serves to increase the participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs and careers. It promotes the use of computer and networking technologies to increase independence, productivity, and participation in education and employment.
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Dolphin Computer Access
231 Clarksville Rd
Suite 3
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
(866) 797-5921, fax: (609) 799-0475
ebony.mattox@dolphinusa.com
http://www.yourdolphin.com
Dolphin Computer Access delivers independence to people with visual impairment and learning disabilities through complete access solutions such as Dolphin SuperNova and the ultimate alternative format tool EasyConverter.
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Don Johnston Incorporated
26799 W. Commerce
Volo, IL 60073
(847) 740-0749, fax: (847) 740-7326
bkalish@donjohnston.com
http://www.donjohnston.com
Don Johnston empowers educators with supplemental instruction and intervention solutions to help the widest range of students build core literacy skills. Don Johnston’s award-winning products build in physical accessibility, integrate validated research, capitalize on new discoveries in brain science, align to standards and are presented in multiple medias through engaging instructional models.
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Duxbury Systems
270 Littleton Rd. Ste. #6
Westford, MA 01886
(978) 692-3000, fax: (978) 692-7912
info@duxsys.com
http://www.duxburysystems.com
BOOTH 208 NOW SHIPPING, DBT WIN version 11.1. Braille for over 130 languages. Using a screen reader or braille display, or 64 bit Windows 7, or Office 2010, or Office 2007, or Open Office, or MathType, or Scientific Notebook, or NIMAS files; NO PROBLEM! Duxbury Systems home of DBT WIN software for ACCESSIBLE easy production of braille for the classroom, textbooks, or personal use. We support braille, braille math and braille graphics. For those who are braille experts and those who are NOT
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DynaVox Mayer-Johnson
2100 Wharton St., Ste. 400
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(866) 396-2869, fax: (866) 485-6316
events@dynavoxtech.com
http://www.dynavoxtech.com
DynaVox Mayer-Johnson provides assistive technology and special education tools for children and adults with communication and learning impairments.
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EnableMart
5353 S 960 East, Suite 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84117
(888) 640-1999, fax: (866) 487-0410
sales@enablemart.com
http://www.enablemart.com
EnableMart is the worldwide leader in Assistive Technology distribution. With customers in all 50 states and over 45 foreign countries, EnableMart provides over 3,000 Assistive and Educational Devices from over 200 manufacturers for all ranges of abilities. EnableMart's market leadership is the direct result of their commitment to eliminating barriers and paving the way to independence through proper technological intervention & assistance.
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Enabling Devices
50 Broadway
Hawthorne, NY 10532
(800) 832-8697, fax: (914) 747-3480
elizabeth@enablingdevices.com
http://www.enablingdevices.com
Enabling Devices is a company dedicated to developing affordable learning and assistive technology devices to help people of all ages with disabling conditions. Founded by Steven E. Kanor, Ph.D. and originally known as Toys for Special Children, the company has been creating innovative communicators, adapted toys, adapted media, sensory devices and switches for the physically challenged for more than 35 years.
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Enabling Technologies
1601 N.E. Braille Place
Jensen Beach, FL 34957
7722253687,8007773687, fax: (772) 225-3299
kates@brailler.com
http://www.brailler.com
Enabling Technologies is the leading U.S. manufacturer of a complete line of Braille embossers for 39 years. Manufacturing quality products backed with quality service. Our legendary "Romeo and Juliet" models are preferred by school systems, government agencies and all major Braille consumers.. See our Video Demonstration on line at www.brailler.com
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Enhanced Vision
5882 Machine Drive
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
(714) 465-3400, fax: (714) 374-1821
agerber@enhancedvision.com
http://www.enhancedvision.com
Enhanced Vision is a leading developer of assistive technology for the visually impaired including individuals with Macular Degeneration and other low vision conditions. We have the most comprehensive line of easy-to-use and affordable products from simple digital magnifiers to advanced video magnification systems. We’re proud to have helped thousands regain their independence by providing the ability to read, write, watch TV, enjoy hobbies and live an active life again.
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En-Vision America
1845 W. Hovey Ave.
Normal, IL 61761
(309) 452-3088, fax: (309) 452-3643
frontdesk@envisionamerica.com
http://www.envisionamerica.com
En-Vision America has been providing life-enhancing assistive technology for nearly fifteen years. Our talking bar code readers and audible prescription readers offer safety, privacy and independence to the blind and visually impaired.
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Eschenbach Optik of America
22 Shelter Rock Lane
Danbury, CT 06810
(800) 487-5389, fax: (888) 799-7200
mbuzzi@eschenbach.com
http://www.eschenbach.com
Eschenbach is a leading manufacturer and distributor of magnifiers (hand-held, stand, spectacle), telescopes, filters, and video magnifiers for the visually impaired. Our exclusive Portable Kit is ideal for rehab professionals and includes a diagnostic assortment of vision aids and in-service training by our sales professionals nationwide.
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euroBraille sas
64 Rue de Crimée
Paris
France
75019
0033155269100, fax: 0033155269191
marketing@eurobraille.com
http://www.eurobraille.com
euroBraille sas is a French company dedicated to the development of innovative products for visually impaired persons. At CSUN 2011 we will present the Esys 12/24/40/64/80 Braille display series with integrated 10 key Braille keyboard and internal functions which make them an excellent solution for the educational environment. EsysLight 40 cell Braille display with a compact and modern design and the EsyTouch programmable USB keyboard will also be presented.
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EyeTech Digital Systems Inc.
1128 E. Greenway St.
Suite 1
Mesa, AZ 85203
(480) 704-3158, fax: (703) 814-8626
dcannon@eyetechds.com
http://www.eyetechds.com
EyeTech’s eye tracking technology enables the severely paralyzed and individuals who suffer from RSI or carpal tunnel to control their computer hands free using their eye movements. The Eye Tool bar allows individuals to perform every mouse function including left and right click, double click, drag, and zoom. With an on-screen keyboard user’s can communicate, type, surf the web, send email, control their environmental, play games, and more. The EyeTech system is Windows XP, Vista or 7 compatib
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Freedom Scientific
11800 31st Court North
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
(800) 444-4443, fax: (727) 471-7931
info@freedomscientific.com
http://www.freedomscientific.com
Freedom Scientific
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GW Micro, Inc.
725 Airport North Office Park
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
(260) 489-3671, fax: (260) 489-2608
sales@gwmicro.com
http://www.gwmicro.com
GW Micro offers Window-Eyes 7.5, compatible with Windows 7, Microsoft Office 2010 and more. The new user interface increases simplicity. From over 200 free WE Apps you can use programs like Skype or maybe you want a WE App to tell the weather. The new Remote Assistance lets you provide online support to others. User Interface Automation (UIA) supports using IE 9, Visual Studio 2010, Windows Live Messenger 2011 and many more applications. www.gwmicro.com (260) 489-3671 sales@gwmicro.com.
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Hamilton CapTel
1006 12th Street
Aurora, NE 68818
(888) 514-7933, fax: (402) 694-5037
info@hamiltoncaptel.com
http://www.hamiltoncaptel.com
Pending
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Handy Tech North America
3989 Central Ave NE
Suite 402
Columbia Heights, MN 55421
(651) 636-5184, fax: (866) 347-8249
admin@handytech.us
http://www.handytech.us
Providers of adaptive technology solutions for people who are blind or have low vision. Such offerings include the high quality Braille devices manufactured by Handy Tech Elektronik GmbH of Horb Germany, scan and read technology, accessible mobile phones and much more.
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HIMS, Inc.
4616 W. Howard Lane, Ste. 960
Austin, TX 78728
(512) 837-2000, fax: (512) 837-2011
hims@hims-inc.com
http://www.hims-inc.com
HIMS, the developer and manufacturer of leading edge products for the blind, visually impaired and learning disabled, proudly announces our new US office located in Austin, TX serving sales and marketing, customer service, technical support, product repair, shipping and receiving. HIMS will highlight new products and features including: Braille Sense OnHand, Voice Sense QWERTY, BookSense DS, SenseView DESKTOP HD, PDF reader and multilingual support for Braille Sense.
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HiSoftware Inc.
9 Trafalgar Square
Suite 110
Nashua, NH 03063
(603) 578-1870, fax: (603) 578-1876
info@hisoftware.com
http://www.hisoftware.com
HiSoftware (www.hisoftware.com) is a leading provider of Web content and social media compliance software that monitors risk management across disperse e-Content environments – keeping information safe, appropriate and within regulatory guidelines. The company’s solutions provide a powerful platform for managing content compliance to address accessibility requirements including Section 508 and WCAG, in addition to privacy, brand consistency and site quality for public websites and intranets.
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HumanWare
1 UPS Way - PO Box 800
Champlain , NY 12919
(888) 723-7273
audrey.frechette@humanware.com
http://www.humanware.com
HumanWare is the global leader in assistive technologies for the print disabled. HumanWare provides products to people who are blind or have low vision and students with learning disabilities. HumanWare offers a collection of innovative products, including the BrailleNote; the Victor Reader and the SmartView product lines; and myReader2.
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Inclusive TLC Special Needs
2206 Legacy Oak Dr
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 243-3622, fax: (704) 243-6323
info@inclusiveTLC.com
http://www.inclusivetlc.com/
Inclusive TLC Special Needs aim to include all learners and enable them to take advantage of computer based education. We specialize in the very best special needs software, switches and computer access devices, as well as simple communication aids and assistive technology, for learners with a physical disability, sensory impairment or severe learning disability.
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Independent Living Aids LLC
200 Robbins Lane
Suite A
Jericho, NY 11753
(800) 537-2118, fax: (516) 937-3906
sales@independentliving.com
http://www.independentliving.com
independent living aids is the oldest, privately-held, direct marketing/distribution company in the United States of products for the sight and hearing impaired. For more than 33 years, ila has provided these communities with quality products at reasonable prices with superb service – helping people within these communities lead active, independent lives.
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INFOGRIP
1899 East Main St
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 652-0770, fax: (805) 652-0880
info@infogrip.com
http://www.infogrip.com
INFOGRIP
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Innovation Management Group, Inc.
179 Niblick Road #454
Paso Robles, CA 93446
(818) 701-1579, fax: (818) 936-0200
cs@imgpresents.com
http://www.imgpresents.com
AT Suite. Now get the ultimate set of Assistive Technology Computer Access Utilities without licensing hassle’s. Licensing includes ALL Computers and ALL active students and teachers. OnScreen, CrossScanner, SmartClick, Joystick-To-Mouse, My-T-Mouse, TouchRight, WordComplete, and The Magnifier. Powerful AT Computer Access Utilities that work with ALL traditional and AT pointing devices, without dedicating computers, and with ALL software! All versions of Windows. From the leading publisher of on
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Interpretype
3301 Brighton Henrietta Town Line Road
Suite 200
Rochester, NY 14623
(877) 345-3182, fax: (585) 272-1434
info@Interpretype.com
http://www.interpretype.com
Interpretype®; a communication solution that enables conversation between typical people and people who have communication disabilities. Access to careers and services are assured for people who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing or Speech disabled. ITY features face to face text communication, Video Remote Interpreting, VRS, and, Over the Phone Interpreting for 240 spoken languages.
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IPPLEX (LookTel)
2043 Colorado Ave.
Suite 4
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 857-6547, fax: (310) 857-6593
phil@looktel.com
http://www.looktel.com
LookTel combines the power of a Smartphone with advanced "artificial vision" software to create a helpful electronic assistant for anyone who is visually impaired or blind. You can use LookTel to automatically scan and recognize objects such as money, packaged goods, CDs, DVDs, and medication bottles, as well as landmarks. Point the device video camera at what you wish to "see" and it will pronounce the name very quickly in clear and easy to understand speech.
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IR Broadcast Captioning
2967 Michelson Drive
Suite G, Box 136
Irvine, CA 92612
949.681.8182, fax: 877.514.1999
dogeil@broadcastcc.com
http://www.broadcastcc.com
IR Broadcast Captioning offers solutions to educational institutes that provides full access for your hard-of-hearing or deaf students. IR can provide both captioning and Remote CART services. Our Remote CART services provides complete access for classroom or meeting settings. Easy to use and setup, our remote CART services provides a simple solution to provide realtime text services in almost any classroom environment. IR also can provide captioning services for any broadcast system.
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IRTI (Innovative Rehabilitation Technology, Inc.)
13465 Colfax Hwy
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 274-2090, fax: (530) 274-2093
peterp@irti.net
http://www.irti.net
Innovative Rehabilitation Technology Inc. (IRTI) provides high tech innovations to the Blind, Low Vision, and individuals with learning differences. IRTI specializes in the development of reading, playback, publishing and web distribution tools for daisy talking books, scan and read systems, electronic magnifiers and accessible electronic entertainment systems.
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Issist Assistive Technologies
18 Grist Mill Dr.
Georgetown, ON L7G 6C2
201984687, fax: (866) 499-2921
umang@issist.com
http://www.issist.com
Screen magnification and reading software.
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IVONA Text To Speech
Aleja Zwyciestwa 96/98
Gdynia
Poland
81-451
+48587834951, fax: +48587834951
ivona@ivona.com
http://www.ivona.com
IVONA Text To Speech is widely recognized and award-winning as the highest-quality, most natural-sounding TTS system. The IVONA suite of products includes a wide range of specialty solutions for telecommunications, mobile devices and home use - to install on device or in speech cloud (SaaS). IVONA developed BrightVoice Technology. In support of its long-standing commitment to accessibility, the Company works with Royal National Institute of Blind and DAISY Consortium. www.ivona.com
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Kiba Technologies, LLC
3639 Wheeling Road
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 422-9881, fax: (740) 661-4009
rschmidt@kibatech.com
http://www.cyranocommunicator.com
Cyrano is a great value in the AAC community. We feature 10 life-like voices, a built-in camera, and even advanced features like visual fading for literacy, Come and see how you can customize Cyrano to meet your needs.
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K-NFB Reading Technology
P.O. Box 620128
Newton Lower Falls, MA 02462-0128
(877) 547-1500, fax: (781) 263-9999
info@knfbreader.com
http://www.knfbreader.com
K–NFB Reading Technology, Inc. is a joint venture between Kurzweil Technologies, headed by CEO Ray Kurzweil, a thirty-year innovator and pioneer in assistive technologies and the inventor of the first print-to-speech reading machine for the blind; and the National Federation of the Blind, the largest, most influential membership organization of blind people in the United States. K–NFB Reading Technology creates products that revolutionize access to print for anyone who has difficulty reading.
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Laureate Learning Systems, Inc.
110 East Spring St.
Winooski, VT 05404
(802) 655-4755, fax: (802) 655-4757
info@laureatelearning.com
http://www.laureatelearning.com
Laureate has been developing software for children and adults with disabilities since 1982. Thousands of professionals and families rely on Laureate software to train critical language, cognitive, auditory processing, and reading skills. We offer award-winning, research-based programs for people with ASD, DD, Language-Learning Disorders, TBI, and Aphasia, as well as for Early Language Intervention and Reading. Laureate software ensures success and makes learning a fun and rewarding experience.
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LC Technologies/Eyegaze Systems
10363-A Democracy Lane
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 385-7133, fax: (703) 385-7137
nancy@eyegaze.com
http://www.eyegaze.com
The Eyegaze Edge™: This system typically works when the others don’t! This eye-operated communication and control system is less expensive and more accurate at predicting the user’s gaze. The user need not be aligned with the screen for use. Provides speech generation, full PC and Mac control, environmental control and more. Medicare certified (CARF). We have over 20 years of expertise in making Eyegaze systems.
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LevelStar
685 S. Arthur Ave.
Unit 1A
Louisville, CO 80027
(800) 315-2305, fax: (303) 926-1787
info@levelstar.com
http://www.levelstar.com
A glimpse of the future at LevelStar - The upcoming revolution in handheld computing for the blind will sport the mobile environment that is taking the World by storm. Much more than just loaded with an amazing book player, email program, web browser, word processor, calendar, music player, advanced mobile connectivity, and even more powerful applications, it will unleash unparalleled mainstream power among the visually impaired.
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LS&S, LLC
145 River Rock Drive
Buffalo, NY 14207
(800) 468-4789, fax: (877) 498-1482
LSSinfo@LSSproducts.com
http://www.LSSproducts.com
LS&S is a national catalog company selling products for the visually impaired and hard of hearing. Our products range from simple, yet crucial daily living aids such as talking watches and low vision calendars, to complex electronic magnification products. We have been in business for nearly 30 years and bring a strong depth of product knowledge to all of our customer contacts. Our sales and customer service staff is often considered the best in the business.
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LVI Low Vision International
Verkstadsgatan 5
Vaxjo
Sweden
SE-35246
46470727700, fax: 46470727725
info@lvi.se
http://www.lvi.se
LVI Low Vision International is recognized as one of the world´s leading manufacturers of equipment for visually impaired people. Our head office is located in Växjö, Sweden. It is a great advantage to have everything within the building, from production to finished product as well as sales and service. Our products goes under the trademark MagniLink and in 2011 we are proud to present MagniLink Vision, a video magnifier with endless possibilities.
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Magnisight, Inc.
3631 N. Stone Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
(719) 578-8893, fax: (719) 578-9887
info@magnisight.com
http://www.magnisight.com
Magnisight founder and President Brian Smith was diagnosed at an early age with a juvenile form of Macular Degeneration. For 20 years now in Colorado Springs Colorado Magnisight has engineered and manufactured assistive technology that helps the visually impaired at home , school or work that are now used worldwide.
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Marblesoft-Simtech
12301 Central Ave NE
Suite 205
Blaine, MN 55434
(888) 755-1402, fax: (763) 862-2920
sales@marblesoft.com
http://www.marblesoft.com
For over 25 years, Marblesoft has produced outstanding special needs software with great value pricing for infants through adults. Our Simtech switch training software is also the best-kept secret in assistive technology! We feature lively clear graphics with uncluttered screens and captivating sounds. Stop by booth 118 for a catalog and a demo.
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Maxi-Aids
42 Executive Blvd.
Farmingdale, NY 11735
(800) 522-6294, fax: (631) 752-0689
sales@maxiaids.com
http://www.maxiaids.com
Maxi-Aids supplies over 5000 products which help the Blind/ visually impaired, deaf/ hard of hearing and physically challenged to live more independent lives. Our product lines include portable and desktop CCTV systems, reading machines for the blind and learning disabled, as well as adaptive computer software and hardware. Maxi-Aids has the largest selection of talking and large print products including clocks, watches, and calculators.
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Mobience Inc.
C-2307 Intelligie, Jeongja Bundang
Seongnam, Gyeonggi
Korea, South
463-841
+827075265402, fax: +825054025403
info@mobience.com
http://www.mobience.com
Mobience provides simple keyboard software that can work naturally with many kinds of input peripheral devices. Basically consisting of a 3x3 layout of buttons, the keyboard is simple to use and yet efficient at text input by using the smallQWERTY layout. Despite its simplicity, it supports all the normal keyboard functions and more. Come and see how our keyboard software can be used with your favorite devices.
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Monarch Teaching Technologies
22001 Fairmont Blvd.
Shaker Hts, OH 44118
(216) 320-8505, fax: (216) 320-8759
steelea@bellefairejcb.org
http://www.monarchtt.com
Easy-to-use, time saving special education/autism software. Find peer-reviewed lessons in the built-in library for visuals-based interactive instruction that improves student outcomes. Customize any lesson using the thousands of built-in images, video and audio, or drag in your own. Create new lessons from easy to use templates. Keep track of data and run reports on any IEP goal. Take full advantage of your PC, Mac, touchscreen or whiteboard!
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Mozilla Foundation
650 Castro St, Suite 300
Mountain View, CA 94041-2021
+16509030800, fax: +16509030875
dbolter@mozilla.com
http://www.mozilla.org/foundation/
Mozilla Foundation, providing access to today's web.
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MyTalk LLC
POB 674
Onekama, MI 49675
(800) 249-7040, fax: (866) 240-5644
marketing@mytalktools.com
http://www.mytalktools.com
MyTalk is an easy, cool and affordable AAC device, packed with functionality. MyTalk’s Apps for iPad, iPod Touch, iPhone and now Android Tablets are easy to use, easy to manage, highly customizable and affordable. With optional web based board building and backup MyTalk is enabling schools to better meet inclusion guidelines, hospitals to meet new standards for patient-provider communication, and speech professionals manage multiple caseloads on a single device
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N2Y Inc
P.O. Box 550
Huron, OH 44839
(419) 433-9800, fax: (419) 433-9810
chrissy@news-2-you.com
http://www.n2y.com
N2Y, Inc. Serving the special education community with a variety of products. Channel current events with News-2-You™, an Internet newspaper published weekly in four levels. Acquire a complete, standards-based special education curriculum with Unique Learning System™. Communicate with a truly dynamic symbol set, SymbolStix©.
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National Fire Protection Association, Inc.
1 Batterymarch Park,
Quincy, MA 02169
(617) 984-7411, fax: (617) 984-7110
AFraser@NFPA.org
http://www.nfpa.org
The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA, established in 1896, is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. The world's leading advocate of fire prevention and an authoritative source on public safety, NFPA develops, publishes, and disseminates more than 300 consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks
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NetCentric Technologies Inc.
Metro Center
1200 G Street NW Suite 800
Washington, DC 20005
202.661.2180, fax: 202.434.8707
melrayes@net-centric.com
http://www.net-centric.com
NetCentric Technologies is a leading document compliance management company that provides products and services specifically designed to enable government and corporations to ensure the accessibility of electronic documents and their compliance with a variety of standards. The company’s CommonLook® product family enables organizations to create significant time and cost savings through the authoring, testing and repair of PDF documents.
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Next Generation Technologies, Inc.
20006 Cedar Valley Rd #101
Lynnwood, WA 98036
(425) 744-1100, fax: (425) 778-5547
edward@ngtvoice.com
http://www.ngtvoice.com
NGT, Inc. is a diversified AT consultancy specializing in speech input technologies- Dragon, WSR, etc. In addition NGT, Inc. is the North American Master Distributor for T-Ware technologies from T&T Consultancy, UK- including J-Say Pro, J-Tools, and J-Tunes. NGT, Inc. specializes in the practical applications of these technologies to assist people with disabilities reach their goals both in the workplace and at home.
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Nippon Telesoft Co., Ltd.
1-8-1 KojimachiHanzomon MK Building 1F
Tokyo
Japan
102-0083
81332640800, fax: 81332640880
ts-info@telesoft.co.jp
http://www.telesoft.com
Nippon Telesoft is a representative company that produces and sells Braille printers and Braille displays. Gemini printer can print Bralle and ink simultaneously and operates very quickly.Seika Braille display series are light and compact to carry, support all kinds of screen reader.
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Nokia Inc.
Mail stop 2:300
6021 Connection Drive
Irving, TX 75039
(972) 894-5000, fax: (972) 894-6427
daniel.ahlers@nokia.com
http://www.nokia.com
Nokia Technology is revolutionizing the way people communicate. With a wide range of phones and enhancements and convenient features like text and multimedia messaging, our customers are able to stay connected like never before. And while we're busy dreaming up the technology that makes these things possible, we're also developing technology to make them accessible to anyone.
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Olympus America
3500 Corporate Parkway
Center Valley, PA 18034
(484) 896-5786, fax: (484) 896-7169
amy.leslie@olympus.com
http://www.olympusamerica.com/audio
Everything you expect from an Olympus audio recorder. High-quality digital voice recorders are not just for work. An integrated Music Player lets you enjoy listening to all your favorite songs, on vacation, after a strenuous day or between meetings.
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Optelec US, Inc.
3030 Enterprise Court
Suite C
Vista, CA 92081
(800) 826-4200, fax: (800) 368-4111
cberg@optelec.com
http://www.optelec.com
Optelec U.S. Inc. was founded in 1985 and is recognized as the worldwide market leader in providing innovative and life changing assistive technologies for the blind and visually impaired. In January 2007, Tieman U.S., Holding Company to Optelec US Inc., spun off ShopLowVision.com as a subsidiary company to provide a one-stop-shop for optical, non-optical and daily living aids for eye care professionals and consumers. For more information visit www.optelec.com.
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Origin Instruments Corporation
854 Greenview Dr.
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
(972) 606-8740, fax: (972) 606-8741
marketing@orin.com
http://www.orin.com
Origin Instruments delivers hardware and software solutions for computer access, switch-based access, speech and low vision. The HeadMouse® Extreme is the company’s flagship product.
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Perkins Products
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 972-7308, fax: (617) 926-2027
perkinsproducts@perkins.org
http://www.perkinsproducts.org
Perkins Products at Perkins School for the Blind manufactures the Perkins Brailler®, the most widely used brailler in the world. We also offer products for individuals with visual impairment and learning disabilities including the Seika Refreshable Braille Display, and we publish books on relevant education topics.
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Planman Technologies Inc.
110 Boggs Lane Suite 100
Cincinnati, OH 45246
(513) 376-8370, fax: 1
sales@planmantechnologies.com

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Plextalk
6065 Bristol Parkway
Culver City, CA 90230
(310) 693-7600, fax: (310) 693-7599
sales@plextalk.com
http://www.plextalk.com
Manufacturer of digital talking book players/recorders for the visually impaired and dyslexic. The Plextalk brand of products consists of the Pocket/PTP1, PTN2, and PTR2.
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Point-and-Read, Inc.
507 Third St. - Box 23
Mount Gretna, PA 17064
(717) 964-1313, fax: (717) 964-2323
bslotznick@simtalk.com
http://www.simtalk.com/PnR
Point-and-Read develops the Point-and-Chat® line of software for email, instant messaging, and text messaging for poor-readers, non-readers and AAC users, including people with multiple disabilities.
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Precision Vision
944 First Street
LaSalle, IL 60301
(815) 223-2022, fax: 1
ed@precision-vision.com
http://www.precision-vision.com
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Prentke Romich Company
1022 Heyl Road
Wooster, OH 44691
(800) 262-1984, fax: (330) 263-4829
info@prentrom.com
http://www.prentrom.com
PRC continues to be the leader in providing AAC solutions. Visit our booth and learn more about our devices and our therapy solutions, the AAC Language Lab, a practical, easy-to-use resource for teaching language with AAC devices and Unity; and Essence™, our new line of devices for literate adults.
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ProxTalker.com, LLC
327 Huntingdon Ave
Waterbury , CT 06708-1413
(203) 721-6074, fax: (203) 721-6070
dina@proxtalker.com
http://www.proxtalker.com
ProxTalker is an augmentative communication device that offers the first moveable picture communication with a voice output. Encoded picture sound tags produce voice output when placed on any of the 5 device buttons and pressed. Tags can be customized with any image and sound.
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Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
20 Roszel Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 243-7088, fax: (609) 520-7990
sturner@rfbd.org
http://www.rfbd.org
RFB&D Helps Students Achieve Educational Success. Print and learning disabilities are a lifelong challenge. With the right support and intervention students can succeed. RFB&D, a national, nonprofit organization is the leading accessible audio textbook library for individuals with visual and learning disabilities. We provide access to content, products and services. To learn more visit www.rfbd.org
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Rehan Electronics Ltd
Brunswick Row Aughrim Road, Co. Wicklow
Carnew
Ireland
0000
0031412653226, fax: 0031412653227
yvvelzen@vanlentsystems.nl
http://www.rehanelectronics.com
Supplier of (medical) equipment for the visually impaired (like CCTV's and electronic handheld magnifiers).Visit our booth and try our new i-See CCTV, i-See High Def and brand new i-Discover by yourself! All our high quality products are made in our own factory in Ireland.
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Reinecker Reha-Technik GmbH
Sandwiesenstrasse 19
Alsbach-Hähnlein
Germany
64665
00496257931138, fax: 004962572561
info@reineckerreha.com
http://www.reineckerreha.com
With 40 years experience in German low vision engineering Reinecker Reha-Technik is technology leader in the industry. miniMAX, MANO, MAXLUPE, mezzo and topolino line for the comfort of reading.
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Revolution Enterprises, Inc.
12170 Dearborn Place
Poway, CA 92064
(858) 679-5785, fax: (858) 679-5788
advantagecanes@aol.com
http://www.advantagecanes.com/
Canes.
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Saltillo Corporation
2143 Township Road #112
Millersburg, OH 44654
(800) 382-8622, fax: (330) 674-6726
aac@saltillo.com
http://www.saltillo.com
Saltillo Corporation manufactures and distributes augmentative communication products for non-speaking individuals. We specialize in portable products for individuals who are ambulatory. ChatPC and ALT-Chat are among our popular AAC products.
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Saudi Arabian Airlines
Al Khalydia
Saudia City
Jeddah
Saudi Arabia
21231
00966505688745, fax: 0096626864475
specialneed@saudiairlines.com.sa

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sComm
6238 Hadley Street
Raytown, MO 64133
816.527.8339, fax: (816) 737-1790
lboettcher@scomm.com
http://www.scommonline.com
sComm is the creator of the UbiDuo. The UbiDuo communication device enables a deaf/hard of hearing and a hearing person to communicate with each other face-to-face without an interpreter. The UbiDuo allows deaf or hard-of-hearing people to converse with hearing people anywhere, anytime, in professional or social settings.
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Sendero Group, LLC
429 F Street, Suite 4
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-6800, fax: (530) 757-6830
gps@senderogroup.com
http://www.senderogroup.com
Distributors and developers of Sendero GPS for six platforms, BrailleNote, Braille/Voice Sense, Pac Mate, Windows PC, Mobile Geo for Windows phones, and LookAround for iPhones. Also, distributing Trekker Breeze, VictorReader Stream, KNFB Mobile Reader, Talks, Mobile Speak, Miniguide and i.d. Mate.
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Serotek Corporation
1128 Harmon Place, Ste. 310
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 341-3030, fax: (612) 659-0760
info@serotek.com
http://www.serotek.com
Serotek is the leading provider of internet and digital information accessibility software and services. Our accessibility products help those who are blind or low vision to get the most out of any computer. And our solutions are more affordable, convenient and easy to-use than any other out there. We're not just bringing the world to you, we're bringing you to the world.
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Sight Enhancement Systems
60 Bathurst Drive. Unit #17
Waterloo, ON N2V-2A9
(519) 883-8400, fax: (519) 883-8405
dbevers@sightenhancement.com
http://www.sightenhancement.com
Scientific Calculators and portable cameras.
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Siloam Welfare Foundation For the Visaully Handicapped
1719 NAMBUSUNHWANNO
GWANAKGU
SEOUL
Korea, South
151-843
(822) 880-0500, fax: (822) 887-1120
silwel@chol.com
http://www.silwel.or.kr
Siloam Welfare Foundation provides software and hardware products for the person with visually handicapped. Our main products are New DreamBraille, Auto braille business card press, Siloam Braille and etc.Auto braille business card press is a machine that can produce plenty of braille business cards.
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Slater Software, Inc.
351 Badger Circle
Guffey, CO 80820
(719) 479-2255, fax: (719) 479-2254
info@slatersoftware.com
http://www.slatersoftware.com
Slater Software, Inc., the leader in Picture-Assisted Literacy™ offers a variety of tools that promote literacy learning. Picture It and PixWriter™, effectively engage new and struggling readers and writers. Both software programs have been recently upgraded and include over 10,500 Literacy Support Pictures™ paired with words and voice output. Slater also offers ready-to-use Curriculum resources including 8 Simply Science™ Units and the Read and Tell™ Series.
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SmartEd Services
1821 East 40th Street
Cleveland, OH 44103
(216) 432-2400, fax: (216) 432-0044
lslama@clevelandcorporate.com
http://www.teachsmart.org
Classroom technologies from SmartEd Services promote dynamic teaching and active learning. Representing SMART™, NEC™, Elmo™, and more, SES introduces the TAP•it™ Touch Accessible Platform for Interactive Technology. Uniquely designed to distinguish between intended and unintended touches, TAP•it accommodates students with physical and development disabilities. Easily transported, its motorized adjustments lift, lower, and angle the screen from 0 to 90 degrees.
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Social Security Administration
SSA/PASS
1333 Front St
San Diego, CA 92101
(888) 674-6250, fax: (619) 557-5579
patrick.mattis@ssa.gov

If you are getting disability benefits, we have good news for you. Social Security’s work incentives and Ticket to Work programs can help you if you are interested in working. Special rules make it possible for people receiving Social Security disability benefits or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to work and still receive monthly payments. Work incentives include: Continued cash benefits; Continued Medicare or Medicaid while you work; and Help with education, training and rehabilitation.
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SoftTouch
17117 Oak Drive
Ste C
Omaha, NE 68130
(402) 334-8477, fax: (402) 334-8478
sales@softtouch.com
http://www.softtouch.com
SoftTouch has been developing accessible software for over 20 years. Specializing in software with universal access for students with special needs, SoftTouch strives to enrich the learning experience for students on the moderate to severe disability spectrum. SoftTouch provides self-authoring tools, cause-and-effect software, and curriculum-based products. Popular SoftTouch titles include My Own Bookshelf, Test Me Score Me, Teaching AccessAbility, All About Animals, and many more.
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Solutions Radio
Motorenweg 5K
Delft
Netherlands
2623 CR
+12019771229, fax: +12016086803
sales@solutionsradio.com
http://www.iriswebradio.com
Online Daisy player. To be able to listen to all kinds of content on the Internet without a PC, that is a dream for many people with a reading disability!
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Sonocent Ltd.
Beracah House,
Gloucester Road,
Monmouthshire
United Kingdom
NP16 7DH
+4407889725986
support@sonocent.com
http://www.audionotetaker.com
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Step-Hear Ltd.
2288A Queen Street East,
Toronto, ON M4E1G6
347.482.1557, fax: 801.760.9791
info@step-hear.com
http://www.step-hear.com/
Step-Hear develops and markets innovative Wayfinding and Guiding Technology for people with Visual Impairment. Step-Hear system installed in public places like Banks, Malls, Courts, Hospitals, enhance ADA compliance for Accessibility to public places and information.
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Tack-Tiles Braille Systems, LLC
P.O. Box 475
Plaistow, NH 03865
(603) 382-1904, fax: (603) 382-1748
braille@tack-tiles.com
http://www.tack-tiles.com
Tack-Tiles Braille Systems are a sophisticated teaching tool for all ages based on LEGO-type blocks. These Braille blocks provide a unique bridge, a smoother, shorter, more interesting path to Braille literacy. Now in English, French, German, Spanish, and Italian literacy Braille Code as well as Nemeth Braille Code for mathematics, Braille code for music notation, and computer Braille code.
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Tactile World Ltd.
Shai Agnon 15 b
Ra’anana
Israel
43380
+97297735532, fax: +97297735583
matthew@tactile-world.com
http://www.tactile-world.com
Tactile World has 4 new patented lines (under $695) that can be used alone or integrated with other accessibility tools: 1.The only computer tool providing the blind with the same access as sighted to words and pictures,including:Web,Microsoft Office,gesture games,CRM 2.Compact RBD for use with existing screen readers 3.High resolution tactile graphic display with so few actuators and such high pin density it can be used on iphones and ipads 4.Screen magnifier with orientation and navgation.
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Telesensory Distribution & Service Operations
4545, Stockdale Hwy,
Suite “F”
Bakersfield, CA 93308
(650) 743-9515, fax: (661) 832-6557
ssng@telesensory.com
http://www.telesensory.com
Telesensory is the pioneer company in the Low Vision Industry, with the mission to assist people with vision impairment to be able to read again. The company will continue to be innovative in creating revolutionised products to enable vision impaired people to be independent and stay connected to society.
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Texthelp Systems
600 Unicorn Park Drive
Woburn, MA 01801
(888) 248-0652, fax: (866) 248-0652
u.s.info@texthelp.com
http://www.texthelp.com
Texthelp provides award-winning literacy software solutions. Read&Write GOLD's customizable toolbar integrates with mainstream applications to support individuals with reading/writing difficulties, learning disabilities or ELL students. Fluency Tutor is an online solution for developing and assessing oral reading fluency. Both products combine robust features and options for school/home use to ensure all students succeed. Visit texthelp.com to download a FREE trial of Read&Write 10 GOLD!
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The Center for AAC and Autism
PO Box 1317
Wooster, OH 44691
(866) 998-1726, fax: (330) 263-4829
courtney@aacandautism.com
http://www.aacandautism.com
The Center for AAC & Autism believes that every child has the desire and the ability to communicate despite physical and neurological challenges. By providing specialized clinical training to health care professionals , teachers, and parents... empowering clients and families with education, resources, and information... and supporting clinical research, our aim is to give all children the ability to speak their mind and heart and become engaged in their world.
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The GNOME Foundation
PO Box 101
Groton, MA 01450
(617) 206-3947, fax: (617) 206-3947
info@gnome.org
http://www.gnome.org
GNOME Foundation.
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The Writer Learning Systems
P.O. Box 186
Paso Robles, CA 93447
(805) 237-2055, fax: (805) 239-8973
april@writerlearning.com
http://www.writerlearning.com
From simple note taking to advanced writing and communication support, the Fusion portable word processor is designed to assist a wide range of ages and abilities. Onboard programs and features include: text to speech, word prediction, keyboard instruction, math facts practice, calendar (new!), abbreviation expansion (new!) and much more.
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Therapy Box Apps
3 Amelia Close
London
United Kingdom
W3 8EZ
+4402089931820, fax: +4402087113646
rbright@therapy-box.co.uk
http://www.tboxapps.com
tboxapps.com are excited to launch Predictable in 2011. Predictable is a sophisticated communication aid on an iPad/iPhone and features a predictive engine to reduce key strokes or switch hits. It is also switch accessible. Our second app will be released in 2011,
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Tobii ATI
333 Elm Street
Dedham, MA 02026
(781) 461-8200, fax: (781) 461-8213
customercare@tobiiati.com
http://www.tobiiati.com
Tobii offers a range of AAC products that give individuals with communication disabilities a voice and a way to live more fulfilled and independent lives; from text-to-speech devices, to the latest in eye tracking technology.
SD - Douglas - 713

Touch Graphics, Inc.
330 West 38 Street Suite 1204
New York, NY 10018
(212) 375-6341, fax: (646) 452-4211
sl@touchgraphics.com
http://www.touchgraphics.com
ClickAndGo Wayfinding Maps offer blind and deafblind travelers access to precise indoor and outdoor walking directions via print, Braille or voice. Our clear step-by-step directions are delivered via the web or telephone (using interactive voice response technology). We also offer InTouch Graphics’ tactile maps for blind and low vision users, in both portable and permanent display formats. Both types of maps are appropriate for colleges, hotels, transit systems, parks, and other environments.
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Traveleyes
PO Box 511
Leeds
United Kingdom
LS5 3JT
+4408448040221, fax: +441133350372
info@traveleyes-international.com
http://www.traveleyes-international.com
Traveleyes is a unique international travel service founded by blind, world award-winning traveler, entrepreneur, TV director Amar Latif. We specialize in custom-designed group vacations offering blind travelers the opportunity to discover new worlds independently of family and friends. Sights are described by sighted customers in return for attractive discounts. Our multi-sensory experiences, attention to detail and flexible options ensure that blindness is no impediment to world exploration.
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ViewPlus Technologies
1853 SW Airport Ave
Corvallis, OR 97333
(541) 754-4002, fax: (541) 753-6505
events@viewplus.com
http://www.viewplus.com
ViewPlus is a leading innovator of assistive technology providing everyday solutions for mainstream environments. We are consistently expanding markets and developing products to stay one step ahead of our customer's needs.
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Vision Technology, Inc.
8501 Delport Drive
St Louis, MO 63114
(800) 560-7226, fax: (314) 890-8383
clientservices@vti1.com
http://www.visiontechnology.com
Vision Technology’s pursuit of innovative design has led the company to the forefront of the low vision industry. We offer 2X magnification allowing individuals with the beginning stages of low vision the benefit of these products; as well as those needing higher magnification. VTI manufactures desktop, portable and distance-viewing CCTVs.
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VisionAid International Ltd
Bridge Lodge, Spalding Common
Spalding
United Kingdom
PE11 3AU
00441775711977, fax: 00441775769043
ellis@visionaid-international.com
http://www.visionaid-international.com
VisionAid International Ltd is a company that prides itself on incorporating the latest technologies to help people who are partially sighted and blind to be able to read more easily and effectively. Come and see the launch of two new digitial capture products together with the latest version of the extremely powerful Readit software with Windows 7 multitouch support.
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VisionCue
4858-A S.W. Scholls Ferry Road
Portland, OR 97225
(888) 318-2582, fax: (503) 459-4003
LLake@visioncue.com
http://www.visioncue.com
ALVA, iZoom, LVI Go!, Optelec, Mobile Speak, Talks – just to name a few. All the best products for living life to the fullest. Whether you’re on-the-go, hitting the books or making a buck, VisionCue has the right products, training and service to meet your needs.
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VOICEYE, Inc.
#214 Samsung IT Valley
197-5 Guro-Dong, Guro-gu
Seoul
Korea, South
152-848
+82220282307, fax: +82220282309
samkim@voiceye.com
http://www.voiceye.com
VOICEYE is a smart-phone application for people with low vision and visual impairments using 2-dimensional code technology. When it succeeds to scan our 2-dimensional code holding text data on printed materials, VOICEYE app will show the text and you can simply magnify it and use enhanced contrast modes. Visit at our booth SD – Douglas -912 and explore our VOICEYE world.
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Walters Low Vision Optics
30423 Canwood #115
Agoura Hills, CA 91301
(818) 706-2202, fax: (818) 706-2206
walterslv@cs.com
http://www.walterslowvision.com
Stop by and examine: the complete line of WALTERS Monoculars and Accessories designed specifically for Low Vision Applications, the WALTERS Kits for the Professional, and a variety of affordable magnifiers including Magnabrites and the Visual Tracking Magnifiers from Coil.
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Words+, Inc.
42505 10th Street West
Lancaster, CA 93534
(661) 723-6523, fax: (661) 723-2114
info@words-plus.com
http://www.words-plus.com
At Words+ we are dedicated to "Unlocking the Person" by providing a broad range of augmentative communication devices and associated technology. Our field support team works closely with the client, speech pathologist and families to help choose the correct device. The Words+ Funding Specialists process claims for Medicare, Medicaid, Medi-Cal and private insurance. Please stop by our booth to investigate our EyePro system and our new Say-it! SAM communicator.
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XML- Tekst
P.O.Box 22
Skomagergade 5, 2.
Roskilde
Denmark
DK 4000
+4586161020, fax: +4522291020
info@xml-tekst.dk
http://www.xml-tekst.dk
Easy-to-use software solutions for production of books in the Daisy format.
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Your Low Vision Store
1899 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 652-1026, fax: (805) 652-0880
liza@infogrip.com
http://www.yourlowvisionstore.com
At Your Low Vision Store we want to help individuals with low vision or blindness maintain or regain their reading capabilities with the best variety of video magnifiers, reading devices and computer access in the industry. We have three convenient locations in Southern California; Garden Grove, Cathedral City and Ventura, where we will work with individuals one on one to find the best match for their needs and budget. We can also provide free home demonstrations.
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Sponsorship and Advertising

Are you interested in becoming a sponsor for or advertising with the 26th Annual International Technology & Persons with Disabilities Conference? Each registered conference attendee will receive conference materials and your advertisement can be printed in our conference program.
Learn more about how to increase your exposure during the CSUN Conference by downloading the Advertising/Literature brochure and Sponsorship brochure.
Please send your request to: conference@csun.edu
Sponsors of the 2011 International Technology & Persons with Disabilities Conference

Ability Magazine
Adobe
A O L
AT&T
Canon
Deque
Freedom Scientific
IBM
Microsoft

Advertising Information

26TH ANNUAL

INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY &

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

CONFERENCE

March 14–19, 2011

Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel

San Diego, California

Center on

California State University

Northridge

Disabilities

2011 Advertising Commitment Form

Conference Days: March14-19, 2011 • Exhibition Days: March 16-19, 2011

Center on

California State University

Northridge

Disabilities

Conference Program Advertisements

Conference Programs are distributed to all participants at the
conference. To advertise in the conference program please submit
this application and payment followed by artwork (electronic or
camera ready, on or before February 18, 2011).

Rates

Exhibitor:

Full Page 8 1/2”(w) x 11”(h): $800.00

Half Page 8 1/2”(w) x 5 1/2”(h): $600.00

Non-Exhibitor:

Full Page 8 1/2”(w) x 11”(h): $1,750.00

Half Page 8 1/2”(w) x 5 1/2”(h): $1,050.00

Literature Distribution Services

For the first time, the Conference will have Literature Distribution
Services in place of tote bag inserts.

The literature distribution services will be located in the Conference
Registration area for maximum visibility to all participants of the
event.

The leterature distribution service is limited to one piece, no larger
than 8 ½ x 11” and there are no restrictions on the number of
pages per piece as long as the piece is stapled or bound.

All shipments (international and domestic) must be received in the
Conference Office no later than February 18, 2011. The Center on
Disabilities is not responsible for materials delayed at Customs,
nor will the Center pick up shipments at Customs. It is suggested
that a minimum quantity of 2,500 pieces be provided.

Rates

Exhibitor:

Per Piece (no larger than 8 ½” x 11”) $750.00

Non-Exhibitor:

Per Piece (no larger than 8 ½” x 11”) $1,500.00

Exhibit Hall Banners

This new marketing opportunity will highlight your company
name, company logo and booth number in the Exhibit Hall.
Exhibit Hall Banners will be hung in the exhibit hall (location determined
by conference management) to increase your visibility
at the conference. All banners will be produced in a consistent
format and provided by conference management.

Per banner $1,500

Method of Payment (Sponsors no charge)

Check enclosed for:

VISA MC AMEX

Name of Credit Card Holder:

Card #: Exp. Date:

Organization/Company Name:

Contact Name:

Email:

Address:

Phone:

Fax:

(Make payable to CSUN U.S. Dollars)

Center on

California State University

Northridge

Disabilities

California State University, Northridge Center on Disabilities • 18111 Nordhoff Street, BH 110 Northridge, CA 91330-8340
Phone: (818) 677-2578 Fax: (818) 677-4929 • Email: conference@csun.edu • Website: www.csunconference.org

Sponsorship Opportunities

March 14-19, 2011
Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel
San Diego, California

California State University

Center on

Northridge

Disabilities

EVERY SPONSORSHIP COMES WITH:
Your Company Logo on the “Sponsorship Acknowledgement
Page” of the Conference Program
Web site acknowledgement
Acknowledgement on the Sponsor Banner in the
EVERY SPONSORSHIP COMES WITH:
Your Company Logo on the “Sponsorship Acknowledgement
Page” of the Conference Program
Web site acknowledgement
Acknowledgement on the Sponsor Banner in the
a

SHOWCASE SUITES $25,000
Exclusive room for your use as presentation area/demonstration/exhibit booth
and function space from Wednesday 8:00am -Saturday 1:00pm in the 2nd

floor Exhibit Hall

Presentations listed in General Sessions Schedule
Your Company Logo on a Banner at or near the entrance of your area
Complimentary Full Page Color Advertisement in the Conference Program
Listing in the Exhibit Guide
Five Complimentary Conference Registrations

KEYNOTE SPEAKER AND WELCOME RECEPTION $20,000
Your Company Logo on a Banner on the Stage

Opportunity to Distribute One Page Flyer (alternative formats made available)
at the Reception
Complimentary Full Page Color Advertisement in the Conference Program
One complimentary function room
Four Complimentary Conference Registrations

CONFERENCE TOTE BAGS $20,000
Your Company Logo on the Front of the Tote Bags
Complimentary Full Page Color Advertisement in the Conference Program
One complimentary function room
Four Complimentary Conference Registrations

CONFERENCE PROGRAM $20,000
Your Company Logo on the Front Cover of the Conference Program
Complimentary Full Page Color Advertisement on Inside Front Page of Program
One complimentary function room
Four Complimentary Conference Registrations

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WI-FI PROGRAM FOR PAID ATTENDEES $20,000
WI-FI PROGRAM FOR PAID ATTENDEES $20,000
Your Company Logo on every Password Authorization Card
Your Company Logo on Sign-In Web Page
Complimentary Full Page Color Advertisement in the Conference Program
One complimentary function room
Four Complimentary Conference Registrations

EXHIBIT HALL DIRECTORY $15,000
Your Company Logo on the Front Cover of the Exhibit Hall Directory

Complimentary Full Page Advertisement on the Back Cover of the Guide
One complimentary function room
Three Complimentary Conference Registrations

CONFERENCE QUICK-GUIDE PROGRAM $15,000
Your Company Logo on the Front Cover of the Conference Quick-Guide

Program
Complimentary Full Page Advertisement on the Back Cover of the
Quick-Guide Program

One complimentary function room
Three Complimentary Conference Registrations

CYBER CAFE $15,000
Your Company Logo on Computer Desktops in Cyber Cafe
Complimentary Full Page Advertisement in the Conference Program
One complimentary function room
Three Complimentary Conference Registrations

TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM $15,000
Your Company Logo on Computer Desktops in General Session Rooms and
on Check-In Page at Registration
Complimentary Full Page Advertisement in the Conference Program
One complimentary function room
Three Complimentary Conference Registrations

EXHIBIT HALLS OPENING RECEPTIONS $15,000
Your Company Logo on a Banner at the Entrances of Exhibit Halls

Opportunity to Distribute One Page Flyer (alternative formats made available) at
the Reception
Complimentary Full Page Advertisement in the Conference Program
One complimentary function room
Three Complimentary Conference Registrations

INTERNATIONAL DELEGATION RECEPTION $10,000
INTERNATIONAL DELEGATION RECEPTION $10,000
Your Company Logo on a Banner at the Reception

Opportunity to Distribute One Page Flyer (alternative formats made available) at
the Reception
Complimentary Full Page Advertisement in the Conference Program
Two Complimentary Conference Registrations

AUDIO-VISUAL SERVICES PROGRAM $10,000
Your Company Logo in every presentation room
Complimentary Full Page Advertisement in the Conference Program
Two Complimentary Conference Registrations

ASSISTIVE LISTENING SERVICES PROGRAM $10,000
Your Company Logo at the ADA/Accommodation Registration Counters
Acknowledgement of your Sponsorship in every presentation room on the

sound amplification signage

Complimentary Full Page Advertisement in the Conference Program
Two Complimentary Conference Registrations

SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETING SERVICES $10,000
Your Company Logo at the ADA/Accommodation Registration Counter
Your Company Logo on the designated signs for “Reserved Seats for

Deaf & Hard of Hearing”at every session and event
Complimentary Full Page Advertisement in the Conference Program
Two Complimentary Conference Registrations

ALTERNATIVE FORMAT CONFERENCE MATERIALS $10,000
Your Company Logo on the Front Cover of the Alternative Format
Conference Materials
Complimentary Full Page Advertisement in the Conference Program
Two Complimentary Conference Registrations

NAME BADGE HOLDERS $10,000
Your Company Logo on every Name Badge Holder
Complimentary Half Page Advertisement in the Conference Program

Two Complimentary Conference Registrations

HOTEL KEY CARDS $10,000
Your Company Logo on every Hotel Key Card
Complimentary Half Page Advertisement in the Conference Program

Two Complimentary Conference Registrations

3

COMPLIMENTARY FUNCTION ROOMS
Based on space & availability
Function Room requests are for Wednesday-Saturday only
Day Functions: Within 8:00 am-5:00 pm time period
Evening Functions: Within 6:00 pm-midnight time period
$20,000 Sponsorship: Three room function requests
$15,000 Sponsorship: Two room function requests
CUSTOMIZED SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES
Sponsors can create their own sponsorship opportunity!
Please share your ideas or suggestions for your unique
sponsorship with Sandy Plotin
All sponsorship materials will be produced by the
Center on Disabilities
18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330-8340 phone: (818) 677-2578 email: conference@csun.edu 4
NOTE: Shared Sponsorships (maximum of two sponsors per program) are available upon
request. Function Rooms must be shared between the sponsors
DENOTES EXCLUSIVE SPONSORSHIPS
Complimentary Full Page Advertisement in the Conference Program
Two Complimentary Conference Registrations
REFRESHMENT BREAKS $3,000/day
Your Company Logo on every Lanyard
Complimentary Half Page Advertisement in the Conference Program
Two Complimentary Conference Registrations
LANYARDS $ 7,500
Complimentary Full Page Advertisement in the Conference Program
Two Complimentary Conference Registrations
SCHOLARSHIP PARTICIPANT AWARD PROGRAM $ 7,500
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Pre-Conference Workshops

Monday, March 14, 2011
9:00 AM PST
Track/TopicIDSessionSpeaker(s)
Blind/Low VisionBLV-1087A Non-Visual Approach to Social NetworksLarry Lewis

1:30 PM PST
Track/TopicIDSessionSpeaker(s)
OtherOTH-1032Creating Accessible Documents for Students and the WorkplaceVictoria Essner

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
9:00 AM PST
Track/TopicIDSessionSpeaker(s)
OtherOTH-1033Overview of Assistive TechnologyKelly Fonner
Scott Marfilius

Web AccessibilityWEB-2062Accessibility of HTML5 and Rich Internet ApplicationsSteve Faulkner
Hans Hillen
Jared Smith
Jonathan Whiting

1:30 PM PST
Track/TopicIDSessionSpeaker(s)
OtherOTH-1031The iPad and iPod touch in the Special Needs ClassroomMark Coppin
Luis Perez

A Non-Visual Approach to Social Networks

BLV-1087
Monday, March 14, 2011 - 9:00 - 12:00 PM PST
Beginner
Windsor B
A Non-Visual Approach to Social Networks
This workshop will provide an extensive overview of social networking for the visually-impaired. Special attention will be directed to LinkedIn, Facebook, & Twitter.Larry Lewis, Jr.
Flying Blind, LLC

Creating Accessible Documents for Students and the Workplace

OTH-1032
Monday, March 14, 2011 - 1:30 - 4:30 PM PST
Beginner
Windsor B
Creating Accessible Documents for Students and the Workplace
Explore techniques for creating accessible documents while using AT, including logical document structure, portable and navigable audio, and other tools.Victoria Essner
BSBVI

Overview of Assistive Technology

OTH-1033
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - 9:00 - 4:30 PM PST
Beginner
Emma C
Overview of Assistive Technology
Welcome to a presentation on all types of AT. The Workshop includes a discussion of the variety of technology offered in the conference's Exhibit Hall.Kelly Fonner
Fonner Training & Consulting
Scott Marfilius
Independent

Accessibility of HTML5 and Rich Internet Applications

WEB-2062
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - 9:00 - 4:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Windsor B
Accessibility of HTML5 and Rich Internet Applications
This presentation will immerse you in the latest updates on accessibility features of HTML5 & ARIA plus other advanced techniques for AJAX-driven web applications.Steve Faulkner

Hans Hillen
The Paciello Group
Jared Smith
WebAIM
Jonathan Whiting
WebAIM

The iPad and iPod touch in the Special Needs Classroom

OTH-1031
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - 1:30 - 4:30 PM PST
Beginner
Windsor C
The iPad and iPod touch in the Special Needs Classroom
Learn how the iPad and iPod touch is used as an AT device during this hands-on session. Mark Coppin
Anne Carlsen Center
Luis Perez
University of South Florida

General Sessions

Wednesday, March 16, 2011
6:30 AM PST
Track/TopicIDSessionSpeaker(s)
Blind/Low VisionBLV-1089Blind & Low Vision Orientation at CSUN San DiegoBarbara Runco

8:00 AM PST
Track/TopicIDSessionSpeaker(s)
Aging and DisabilityAGE-1002Using Technology for Employment: Reasonable Accommodations and Telework Best PracticesSharon Terrell-Lindsay

Blind/Low VisionBLV-1047Development of Smartpen-Based Audio/Tactile Transit Station Maps for Travel Planning and WayfindingJoseph Kehret
Steven Landau
Joshua Miele

Blind/Low VisionBLV-1052Answering Visual Questions with oMoby and VizWizJeffrey Bigham
Pierre Garrigues

Blind/Low VisionBLV-2039Before Training begins: Assessing Computer CompetenciesMelissa Bourn
John De Witt

Emerging Assistive TechnologiesTEC-2006Dynamic Keyboard Generation for Single Switch UsersTed Drake
Nate Ebrahimoon
Simon King

K-12 EducationK12-1018Computers, Literacy and Young Children with Severe and Multiple Disabilities Pati King-DeBaun

OtherOTH-2025Explorations and discoveries with Universal Design for Learning (UDL): The research continuesSarah Bryans Bongey
Trudie Hughes

Postsecondary EducationPSE-2020Advisory Commission on Accessible Instructional Materials in Postsecondary Education UpdateGaeir Dietrich
Skip Stahl

Postsecondary EducationPSE-1019AT in the Classroom and BeyondLiz Miller
Kara Zirkle

Postsecondary EducationPSE-1009Integrating Developmental AT Education Into Special Education Programs At East Carolina UniversityMelissa Engleman
Alana Zambone

Postsecondary EducationPSE-1010MiraCosta Community College’s Universal Design Program: Passport to Success for All StudentsRobert Erichsen
Michelle Farnam
Clayton Littrell
Charlie Medina
Nancy Schaefer

Web AccessibilityWEB-3001Accessibility Challenges of HTML5Ted Drake
Todd Kloots

Web AccessibilityWEB-1005Challenges of designing, coding and building accessible mobile appsPreety Kumar

Web AccessibilityWEB-2045How IBM is making its Web applications more accessibleDavid Todd

Web AccessibilityWEB-2029How to Make Friends and Remove Access Barriers In Open Source SoftwareEitan Isaacson

Web AccessibilityWEB-1030PDF Portfolios: Accessible Interactive Collections of Documents and Multimedia FilesAndres Gonzalez

9:20 AM PST
Track/TopicIDSessionSpeaker(s)
Aging and DisabilityAGE-1003Assistive Technology to Promote Aging in PlaceJewell Dickson
Greshundria Raines

Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC)AAC-1026Emerging Developments in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). Frank DeRuyter

Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC)AAC-1008Using Technology to Enhance the Classroom: Strategies for Children with AutismLori Dahlquist

Blind/Low VisionBLV-2062An On-line Approach to Job Readiness Via Distance LearningLarry Lewis

Blind/Low VisionBLV-1058Assisting Students, Workers and Community Members Using Remote ServicesAmy Hyman
Mark Nelson
Jeffrey Williams

Blind/Low VisionBLV-2031Making Classrooms, Conferences and Presentations Accessible with The AE HotspotRicky Enger

Blind/Low VisionBLV-1076Making Tactile GraphicsClara Van Gerven

Blind/Low VisionBLV-1020Progress in meeting TV user requirements for accessibility: A global perspectiveLarry Goldberg
Brad Hodges
Richard Orme
Paul Schroeder

Emerging Assistive TechnologiesTEC-200299 Tips for the Use of Mobile Phones for Students with Disabilities E.A. Draffan
Takeo Kondo
Kenryu Nakamura
Kohei Oka

Emerging Assistive TechnologiesTEC-1011Functional Evaluation for Assistive Technology in Considering AT for Students with DisabilitiesHui-Ching Ko

EmploymentEMP-2009Learn About Executive Order 13548Christine Griffin
Kareem Dale
Dinah F. B. Cohen
Jo Linda Johnson

K-12 EducationK12-2012Accessible Robotics for Visually Impaired Teens: Resources, Activities, and OpportunitiesStephanie Ludi

K-12 EducationK12-1010How to Get eBooks and Make Them Accessible with Read:OutLoudJason Burke

OtherOTH-2009Academic Exploration through Switch AccessKelly Fonner
Scott Marfilius

OtherOTH-1016Building IT Accessibility Awareness and Community Using the Barcamp/Unconference FormatJennison Asuncion
James Timony
John Croston

OtherOTH-1034Internet TV, remote control, set top box, apps and programming guide accessibilityChristine Banke
Phill Jenkins
Dan Shire

OtherOTH-2003Working with Blio, the eReader with accessibility for allForrest Dobbs

Postsecondary EducationPSE-2011Overcoming Accessibility Challenges of an Enterprise IT System for Students with Disabilities Rick Bowes

Web AccessibilityWEB-1052Accessible HTML with Adobe Authoring Tools Matt May

10:40 AM PST
Track/TopicIDSessionSpeaker(s)
Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC)AAC-2001Innovations in Accessibility: Designing for Digital OutcastsKel Smith

Blind/Low VisionBLV-2056Comparing Notetakers and Mainstream AlternativesWesley Majerus
Anne Taylor

Blind/Low VisionBLV-1046iPhone Accessibility ExploredMike May

Blind/Low VisionBLV-2077JAWS for Windows 12 New FeaturesEric Damery

Blind/Low VisionBLV-2019Outdoor Recreation Information Website Usability Study with Visually Impaired and Sighted UsersJieun Sung
Sarah Swierenga

Blind/Low VisionBLV-1060Using the Lime Lighter to Facilitate Music ReadingJames Palmer

Blind/Low VisionBLV-3024Virtual Environment to Improve Orientation Skills in Unknown Spaces by Blind Peopledavid brown
Yuri Danilov
Luis Goncalves
Orly Lahav
Lotfi Merabet
Jaime Sanchez

Deaf and Hard of HearingDHH-2001Caption Accuracy Metrics: Solutions for Automatic Methods of Measuring Caption Quality Marcia Brooks
Larry Goldberg
Trisha OConnell

Deaf and Hard of HearingDHH-2003IBM AbilityLab Digital Media Captioner and EditorCole Miyamoto
Ali Sobhi

Emerging Assistive TechnologiesTEC-2023Broadband Awareness, Access, & Adoption for the Disability CommunityMartin Sweeney

EmploymentEMP-2004Employment: May the (Work) Force Be With You: Rethink PossibleJoanna Clark
Elizabeth Dixon
Susan Mazrui
Lou Rosas
Roman Smith

K-12 EducationK12-1002Math Support + Boardmaker Studio= Math Instruction for AllEnid Hurtado

OtherOTH-2001Need for and Benefits of a Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure (GPII)Larry Goldberg
Eve Hill
George Kerscher
Axel Leblois
Clayton Lewis
Madeleine Rothberg
Cyndi Rowland
Rich Schwerdtfeger
Jim Tobias
Gregg Vanderheiden

Postsecondary EducationPSE-1003Assistive Technologies at Santa Monica CollegeThomas Peters

Postsecondary EducationPSE-2021From Procedure to Policy: Organizing College AT in a Chaotic WorldJames Bailey

Web AccessibilityWEB-2033Accessible HTML5 Media Players, Captions, Audio Description, and Search Terrill Thompson

Web AccessibilityWEB-1050Adobe® Reader® X and Screen Reader AccessAndres Gonzalez
Greg Pisocky
Pete De Vasto

Web AccessibilityWEB-2004Building Fully Accessible Social Software and Rich Web Applications with WAI-ARIADamian Chojna
Matthew King
Richard Schwerdtfeger

Web AccessibilityWEB-1028Yahoo! Mail: An Accessible Hub for Your Connected LifeTodd Kloots
Jonathan Snook

12:00 PM PST
Track/TopicIDSessionSpeaker(s)
Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC)AAC-2012AAC Enhanced Web, Mobile and Open Source Editor using Concept Coding FrameworkAnnika Brännström
Bengt Farre

Blind/Low VisionBLV-1048A Reading Window for Visually Challenged IndividualsDominic Massaro

Blind/Low VisionBLV-2005An LED/LCD Display Reader For Visually Impaired UsersEnder Tekin

Blind/Low VisionBLV-1051Assessing Needs of Low Vision Music ReadersDan Shephard

Blind/Low VisionBLV-2074Workplace Accommodation Use for Individuals with Vision ImpairmentNathan Moon

Cognitive DisabilitiesCOG-2004Prompting: A Cautionary Tale of Use, Misuse and AbuseTerry Foss
Jane Korsten

Deaf and Hard of HearingDHH-2005Mobile Total ConversationGregg Vanderheiden
Erik Zetterström

Deaf and Hard of HearingDHH-2006Optimizing Accessible Lecture Views on Personal Smart PhonesRaja Kushalnagar

Emerging Assistive TechnologiesTEC-2019Bringing Navigation IndoorsKimmo Kalliola

K-12 EducationK12-2017Critically Appraised Topic on Social Stories for Increasing Social Communication Skills Ning Hsu

Learning DisabilitiesLRN-1001Cloud Computing and Learning DisabilitiesShilpi Kapoor

OtherOTH-1024E-accessible reader: The integral design and standardizationMarilyn Irwin
Nantanoot Suwannawut

OtherOTH-2028Utility of wheelchair seated posture measurement bsed on IOS16840-1Toru Furui

Postsecondary EducationPSE-2002Accessible eBook Reading Experiences – Meeting the ChallengeRick Bowes
Caesar Eghtesadi

Web AccessibilityWEB-2011Cost of Web Accessibility - An Enterprise Level ApproachSailesh Panchang

1:50 PM PST
Track/TopicIDSessionSpeaker(s)
Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC)AAC-1006AAC Device Decision-Making: New Technology (iPads, etc.) or Manufactured AAC DevicesDebby McBride

Blind/Low VisionBLV-2050Accessibility Concept Navigueo - QRCodesFabrice Mercier

Blind/Low VisionBLV-1078Instantaneous Access to Printed Text: OpenBook, PEARL and SARA CEDusty Voorhees

Blind/Low VisionBLV-2016Mobile Devices - What's what for implementing Screenreaders and other TTS SolutionsChuck Bilow
Mary Brooner
David Dzumba
John Godfrey
Rebecca Schwartz

Emerging Assistive TechnologiesTEC-2015Repurposed home automation technology provides accessible and affordable environmental controls and monitoringDaniel Overman

EmploymentEMP-2002Advancing Careers through Employees Resource GroupsBill Sciannella

Legal IssuesLGL-2005Panel on Accessible Technology PolicyEric Bridges
Lainey Feingold
Eve Hill
Phill Jenkins
Deborah Kaplan
Nathan Moon
Karen Peltz-Strauss
Jim Tobias
Terry Weaver

OtherOTH-2006Access for All: Easy-to-High-Tech EADL’sTom Nikola

OtherOTH-1010Accessibility in Apple’s iOS (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch)Sarah Herrlinger

OtherOTH-1005iPod touch, iPhone and iPad as Assistive Technology: Ramp Up Your KnowledgeCathy Kingeter

Web AccessibilityWEB-1053Accessible Web Conferencing with Adobe ConnectAndrew Kirkpatrick

Web AccessibilityWEB-1044Comparison Study of PDF Accessibility Checking ToolsChristy Blew
Jon Gunderson

Web AccessibilityWEB-2009Creating Dynamic, Interactive, Accessible FlashJonathan Avila
Ellen Crowe
Mary Lou Mendez

Web AccessibilityWEB-3006CSUN, Accessibility, and DrupalJoseph O'Connor
Pratik Patel
Kimon Rethis

Web AccessibilityWEB-2014How to eat an elephant: Tackling Web Accessibility in a large corporationLisa Barnett
Wes Dillon
Preety Kumar
Sharron Rush
Elle Waters

Web AccessibilityWEB-2015Improving web accessibility for the elderlyRoger Hudson

Web AccessibilityWEB-2021Role-based Inclusive Design Practices for Web TeamsLisa Herrod

Web AccessibilityWEB-3023Video Accessibility in User AgentsJim Allan
John Foliot
Jeanne Spellman

Web AccessibilityWEB-2027Worldspace FireEyes – a free tool for AJAX application developmentDylan Barrell

3:10 PM PST
Track/TopicIDSessionSpeaker(s)
Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC)AAC-2019Achieving Efficiency with Eye GazeTanya Curtis

Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC)AAC-2025Video Modeling and AAC instruction: Successful Social Conversations for Beginning CommunicatorsPati King-DeBaun

Blind/Low VisionBLV-1079Accessible Online Training Available for JAWS and MAGic Users from Freedom ScientificDan Clark

Blind/Low VisionBLV-2054AviNav: A new GPS location and navigation mobile software applicationMichael Borsuk

Blind/Low VisionBLV-2014How Infty Software Makes Mathematical Formulas and Tables Accessible in DAISYMasakazu Suzuki
Katsuhito Yamaguchi

Blind/Low VisionBLV-3021Simple traning tool of auditory obstacle perception for the blind Takahiro Miura

Cognitive DisabilitiesCOG-2008AT Requires Alternative Thinking when Matching the Needs of Students and StandardsDebbie Grant
Kathie Maltby

Deaf and Hard of HearingDHH-2011Interpretype Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) Subscription ServiceKen Gan

Emerging Assistive TechnologiesTEC-1009Discover Open Source Assistive Technology Solutions 2011Paul Lloyd

K-12 EducationK12-2013Accessibility Tool Kits for i21 ClassroomsAnne Callies
Corey Straily

Learning DisabilitiesLRN-1003ReacTickles: Engagement and Interaction through Sensory PlayJohn Huth

OtherOTH-1012Accessible Travel: Evolving the Practice of Providing Geo-Data Services to Improve MobilityBill Curtis-Davidson
Eric Lipp
Aaron Steinfeld
Jim Tobias
Tom Wlodkowski

OtherOTH-1030Innovation 4 Access + Outreach = InclusionMatthew Gerst
Steve Jacobs
Susan Mazrui
Paul Schroeder
Amanda Stent

OtherOTH-1020Yelp & Co. - getting access information through social networks and appsChristiane Link

Web AccessibilityWEB-1035Case Study: California State University's Accessibility Technology InitiativeKen Nakata
Cheryl Pruitt

Web AccessibilityWEB-2008Distance Education and Accessibility in the Age of the InternetJayme Johnson

Web AccessibilityWEB-1020Role of Engineering Best Practices to Create an Inclusive WorldSrinivasu Chakravarthula

Web AccessibilityWEB-2046Screen Reader Web Accessibility Face-offJared Smith
Jonathan Whiting

Web AccessibilityWEB-1059Using Adobe Acrobat® X Action Wizards for Accessibility RepairGreg Pisocky

Blind & Low Vision Orientation at CSUN San Diego

BLV-1089
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 6:30 - 7:30 AM PST
Beginner
Front of Concierge Desk
Blind & Low Vision Orientation at CSUN San Diego
Helpful navigation tips for Blind/Low Vision attendees at the CSUN conference location: The Manchester Grand Hyatt San DiegoBarbara Runco
San Diego Center for the Blind

Using Technology for Employment: Reasonable Accommodations and Telework Best Practices

AGE-1002
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Beginner
Randle A
Using Technology for Employment: Reasonable Accommodations and Telework Best Practices
In support of President Obama’s executive order, session reviews hiring & retention of individuals w/ disabilities, via use of technology, reasonable accommodations, and teleworks practices. Sharon Terrell-Lindsay
DoD Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program

Development of Smartpen-Based Audio/Tactile Transit Station Maps for Travel Planning and Wayfinding

BLV-1047
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Beginner
Cunningham A
Development of Smartpen-Based Audio/Tactile Transit Station Maps for Travel Planning and Wayfinding
We will demonstrate and describe the development of portable, audio/tactile, print/Braille, train-station maps for use by blind and visually-impaired transit riders.Joseph Kehret
LightHouse
Steven Landau
Touch Graphics, Inc.
Joshua Miele
Smith-Kettlewell

Answering Visual Questions with oMoby and VizWiz

BLV-1052
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Beginner
Windsor B
Answering Visual Questions with oMoby and VizWiz
This presentation will overview the VizWiz and oMoby accessible mobile applications that use human-powered and automatic approaches to enable blind people to answer visual questions. Jeffrey Bigham
University of Rochester
Pierre Garrigues
IQ Engines

Before Training begins: Assessing Computer Competencies

BLV-2039
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup D
Before Training begins: Assessing Computer Competencies
Applicable to BLV, LD, any computer user, this interactive demonstration addresses the need for a simple, standardized method for assessing trainers' or students' computer competencies.Melissa Bourn
De Witt and Associates, Inc.
John De Witt
De Witt & Associates

Dynamic Keyboard Generation for Single Switch Users

TEC-2006
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup C
Dynamic Keyboard Generation for Single Switch Users
Yahoo! has created customized on-screen keyboards for any webpage. This presentation will demonstrate how the keyboards work and what it needs for your site.Ted Drake
Yahoo!
Nate Ebrahimoon
Yahoo!
Simon King
Yahoo!

Computers, Literacy and Young Children with Severe and Multiple Disabilities

K12-1018
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Beginner
Emma C
Computers, Literacy and Young Children with Severe and Multiple Disabilities
Highlights of this session will include case examples and demonstrated computer-based activities/strategies for a range of abilities.Pati King-DeBaun
Creative Communicating

Explorations and discoveries with Universal Design for Learning (UDL): The research continues

OTH-2025
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham C
Explorations and discoveries with Universal Design for Learning (UDL): The research continues
Practitioners and researchers exploring Universal Design for Learning (UDL) describe and demonstrate possible ways UDL can enhance satisfaction and engagement in teaching and learning.Sarah Bryans Bongey
The College of St. Scholastica
Trudie Hughes
University of Minnesota, duluth

Advisory Commission on Accessible Instructional Materials in Postsecondary Education Update

PSE-2020
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham B
Advisory Commission on Accessible Instructional Materials in Postsecondary Education Update
This session reports the progress of the commission, provides information on staying apprised of commission activities, and explains how to share your comments and suggestions.Gaeir Dietrich
HTCTU
Skip Stahl
NIMAS Center/CAST

AT in the Classroom and Beyond

PSE-1019
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Beginner
Emma A
AT in the Classroom and Beyond
This session reviews assistive technologies and services offered at the University and how they help students, faculty and staff, regardless of disability.Liz Miller
George Mason University - Assistive Technology Initiative (ATI)
Kara Zirkle
George Mason University/Assistive Technology Initiative

Integrating Developmental AT Education Into Special Education Programs At East Carolina University

PSE-1009
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 8:00 - 8:30 AM PST
Beginner
America's Cup B
Integrating Developmental AT Education Into Special Education Programs At East Carolina University
Integrating Developmental AT Education Into Special Education Programs At East Carolina UniversityMelissa Engleman
East Carolina University
Alana Zambone
East Carolina University

MiraCosta Community College’s Universal Design Program: Passport to Success for All Students

PSE-1010
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Beginner
Windsor C
MiraCosta Community College’s Universal Design Program: Passport to Success for All Students
Learn how MiraCosta Community College secured funding and developed an innovative program to give all students access to literacy support software on campus and off. Robert Erichsen
MiraCosta College
Michelle Farnam
MiraCosta College
Clayton Littrell
MiraCosta College
Charlie Medina
MiraCosta College
Nancy Schaefer
MiraCosta College

Accessibility Challenges of HTML5

WEB-3001
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Advanced
Emma B
Accessibility Challenges of HTML5
HTML5 allows web pages to perform like native applications. This lecture details how the HTML5 specifications solve many accessibility issues, and introduces new challenges. Ted Drake
Yahoo!
Todd Kloots
Yahoo!

Challenges of designing, coding and building accessible mobile apps

WEB-1005
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Beginner
Manchester B Deque
Challenges of designing, coding and building accessible mobile apps
This session compares the accessibility of the different types of mobile apps. including the accessibility features available for the different native app platforms Preety Kumar
Deque Systems, Inc

How IBM is making its Web applications more accessible

WEB-2045
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 8:00 - 8:30 AM PST
Intermediate
Gibbons
How IBM is making its Web applications more accessible
This paper and a PowerPoint presentation will present how IBM is making its Web applications more accessible by implementing the WAI-ARIA specification.David Todd
IBM

How to Make Friends and Remove Access Barriers In Open Source Software

WEB-2029
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup A
How to Make Friends and Remove Access Barriers In Open Source Software
We will demonstrate the conducive environment an Open Source desktop, such as GNOME, provides for developing a compelling and highly accessible computing experience. Eitan Isaacson
The GNOME Foundation

PDF Portfolios: Accessible Interactive Collections of Documents and Multimedia Files

WEB-1030
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Beginner
Connaught
PDF Portfolios: Accessible Interactive Collections of Documents and Multimedia Files
PDF portfolios are collections of documents and multimedia files packaged as a single PDF. Latest Adobe Acrobat makes portfolios more accessible to assistive technology users.Andres Gonzalez
Adobe Systems Inc.

Assistive Technology to Promote Aging in Place

AGE-1003
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Emma A
Assistive Technology to Promote Aging in Place
This session will introduce a variety of low tech, low cost assistive technologies that enable seniors to age successfully in their home environments. Jewell Dickson
Alabama State University
Greshundria Raines
Alabama State University

Emerging Developments in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).

AAC-1026
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
America's Cup C
Emerging Developments in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).
An update from the NIDRR funded Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC) on Communication Enhancement (AAC-RERC) and its 11 emerging research and development activities advancing AAC. Frank DeRuyter
Duke University Medical Center

Using Technology to Enhance the Classroom: Strategies for Children with Autism

AAC-1008
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Randle A
Using Technology to Enhance the Classroom: Strategies for Children with Autism
Throughout this presentation, a variety of common classroom activities with technology enhancements will be demonstrated. Lori Dahlquist
Adaptivation, Inc.

An On-line Approach to Job Readiness Via Distance Learning

BLV-2062
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham B
An On-line Approach to Job Readiness Via Distance Learning
This session unveils three on-line courses designed to better prepare vision impaired job seekers for the workplace.Larry Lewis, Jr.
Flying Blind, LLC

Assisting Students, Workers and Community Members Using Remote Services

BLV-1058
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Emma B
Assisting Students, Workers and Community Members Using Remote Services
This presentation will demonstrate techniques used to remotely provide various services and accessible materials to students and adults who are blind and visually impaired.Amy Hyman
Foundation for Blind Children
Mark Nelson
Foundation for Blind Children
Jeffrey Williams
Foundation for Blind Children

Making Classrooms, Conferences and Presentations Accessible with The AE Hotspot

BLV-2031
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup B
Making Classrooms, Conferences and Presentations Accessible with The AE Hotspot
Demonstrating Serotek’s AE Hotspot to provide on-site accessible content to blind, deaf, and deaf/blind meeting participants using a standard computer or other wireless-enabled portable device. Ricky Enger
Serotek Corporation

Making Tactile Graphics

BLV-1076
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Windsor B
Making Tactile Graphics
This presentation provides an overview of how to create tactile graphics, and compares different software and hardware packages available for making tactile graphics.Clara Van Gerven
National Federation of the Blind

Progress in meeting TV user requirements for accessibility: A global perspective

BLV-1020
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Oxford
Progress in meeting TV user requirements for accessibility: A global perspective
A panel discusses the experience with first generation video accessibility technology, outlines a global set of user requirements and reports progress in the US.Larry Goldberg
WGBH NCAM
Brad Hodges
American Foundation for the Blind
Richard Orme
RNIB
Paul Schroeder
American Foundation for the Blind

99 Tips for the Use of Mobile Phones for Students with Disabilities

TEC-2002
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 9:20 - 9:50 AM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup D
99 Tips for the Use of Mobile Phones for Students with Disabilities
This research project provides tips on how mobile phones can offer strategies to engage students in learning in ways that best suit their needs. E.A. Draffan
University of Southampton
Takeo Kondo
RCAST, The University of Tokyo
Kenryu Nakamura
RCAST, The University of Tokyo
Kohei Oka
University of Tokyo

Functional Evaluation for Assistive Technology in Considering AT for Students with Disabilities

TEC-1011
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 9:20 - 9:50 AM PST
Beginner
Gibbons
Functional Evaluation for Assistive Technology in Considering AT for Students with Disabilities
This session introduces Functional Evaluation for Assistive Technology (FEAT) and its implementation in public schools. Cases and findings are discussed.Hui-Ching Ko
National Taiwan Normal University

Learn About Executive Order 13548

EMP-2009
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 9:20 - 11:20 AM PST
Intermediate
Randle D
Learn About Executive Order 13548
This session will review the Executive Order 13548 guidance and strategies to help agencies achieve this important goal as outlined by the Administration's leaders.Christine Griffin

Kareem Dale

Dinah F. B. Cohen
CAP
Jo Linda Johnson

Accessible Robotics for Visually Impaired Teens: Resources, Activities, and Opportunities

K12-2012
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Intermediate
Connaught
Accessible Robotics for Visually Impaired Teens: Resources, Activities, and Opportunities
This presentation will describe and demonstrate strategies for creating accessible Lego Mindstorm activities using tested techniques and tools. Resources and results will also be shared.Stephanie Ludi
Rochester Institute of Technology

How to Get eBooks and Make Them Accessible with Read:OutLoud

K12-1010
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
America's Cup A
How to Get eBooks and Make Them Accessible with Read:OutLoud
In this session, we will give a quick overview of the accessibility laws, explain how to acquire eBooks in accessible formats.Jason Burke
Don Johnston Incorporated

Academic Exploration through Switch Access

OTH-2009
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham A
Academic Exploration through Switch Access
Demonstration of software and strategies to use throughout the day to promote inclusion and improve independence in functioning for the full range of switch-using students.Kelly Fonner
Fonner Training & Consulting
Scott Marfilius
Independent

Building IT Accessibility Awareness and Community Using the Barcamp/Unconference Format

OTH-1016
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Emma C
Building IT Accessibility Awareness and Community Using the Barcamp/Unconference Format
Presenters will: describe the BarCamp/unconference format, provide first-hand knowledge and experience holding accessibility focused events using this approach, and share outcomes, including participant feedback.Jennison Asuncion
Adaptech Research Network
James Timony
DC Public Library
John Croston, III
Accessibility Camp DC

Internet TV, remote control, set top box, apps and programming guide accessibility

OTH-1034
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Cunningham C
Internet TV, remote control, set top box, apps and programming guide accessibility
A review the latest trends, accessibility assessment process, recent findings on the accessibility of the latest TV technologies, controls, and programming media content.Christine Banke
IBM Human Ability and Accessibility Center
Phill Jenkins
IBM Research
Dan Shire
IBM Canada

Working with Blio, the eReader with accessibility for all

OTH-2003
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Intermediate
Randle B
Working with Blio, the eReader with accessibility for all
Blio, a multimedia eReader, makes available hundreds of thousands of digital book titles in full color, full layout mode. Accessibility for all readers is demonstrated.Forrest Dobbs
KNFB Reading Technology

Overcoming Accessibility Challenges of an Enterprise IT System for Students with Disabilities

PSE-2011
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 9:20 - 9:50 AM PST
Intermediate
Windsor C
Overcoming Accessibility Challenges of an Enterprise IT System for Students with Disabilities
This presentation illustrates how a higher education institution can create an accessible enterprise system by integrating accessibility experts with its team to produce accessible solutions.Rick Bowes
Center for Digital Accessibility

Accessible HTML with Adobe Authoring Tools

WEB-1052
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Manchester A Adobe
Accessible HTML with Adobe Authoring Tools
See how Adobe’s many HTML authoring environments make building and maintaining accessible HTML documents and applications easier.Matt May
Adobe

Innovations in Accessibility: Designing for Digital Outcasts

AAC-2001
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup D
Innovations in Accessibility: Designing for Digital Outcasts
The term "digital outcasts" describes users with disabilities left behind as technology advances. This presentation will explore barrier-free emerging technologies within the health care sector.Kel Smith
Anikto LLC

Comparing Notetakers and Mainstream Alternatives

BLV-2056
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
Emma B
Comparing Notetakers and Mainstream Alternatives
This presentation will compare blindness specific technology to available mainstream products.Wesley Majerus
National Federation of the Blind
Anne Taylor
National Federation of the Blind (NFB)

iPhone Accessibility Explored

BLV-1046
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
America's Cup B
iPhone Accessibility Explored
We will demonstrate what apps have gotten us excited about using the iPhone and dealing with the difficulty of writing on a touch screen. Mike May
Sendero Group

JAWS for Windows 12 New Features

BLV-2077
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
Manchester C Freedom
JAWS for Windows 12 New Features
This session will discuss the long list of productivity enhancements in JAWS 12, including demonstrations of JAWS BrailleIn, Virtual Ribbon Menus, and Settings Center.Eric Damery
Freedom Scientific

Outdoor Recreation Information Website Usability Study with Visually Impaired and Sighted Users

BLV-2019
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:10 AM PST
Intermediate
Oxford
Outdoor Recreation Information Website Usability Study with Visually Impaired and Sighted Users
Best practices are identified for information-intensive public websites for blind, low vision and sighted users based on usability findings from an outdoor recreation website evaluation.Jieun Sung
Michigan State University
Sarah Swierenga
Michigan State University

Using the Lime Lighter to Facilitate Music Reading

BLV-1060
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
Randle A
Using the Lime Lighter to Facilitate Music Reading
Practical demonstration on using the Lime Lighter in a classroom setting so those with low vision can read music with clarity, ease and comfort.James Palmer
Overbrook School for the Blind

Virtual Environment to Improve Orientation Skills in Unknown Spaces by Blind People

BLV-3024
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Advanced
Cunningham C
Virtual Environment to Improve Orientation Skills in Unknown Spaces by Blind People
Most of spatial information required for cognitive mapping is visual. In this panel each team developed technology aid blind people in improving their orientation skills.david brown
Nottingham Trent University
Yuri Danilov
UW Madison
Luis Goncalves

Orly Lahav
Tel-Aviv University
Lotfi Merabet
MEEI-Harvard Medical School
Jaime Sanchez
University of Chile

Caption Accuracy Metrics: Solutions for Automatic Methods of Measuring Caption Quality

DHH-2001
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham B
Caption Accuracy Metrics: Solutions for Automatic Methods of Measuring Caption Quality
NCAM will review its research and development of a prototype system that automates standardized, independent analysis of caption accuracy in live television news programming.Marcia Brooks
WGBH National Center for Accessible Media
Larry Goldberg
WGBH NCAM
Trisha OConnell
WGBH National Center for Accessible Media

IBM AbilityLab Digital Media Captioner and Editor

DHH-2003
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup C
IBM AbilityLab Digital Media Captioner and Editor
A slide presentation accompanied with a live demo of the the IBM AbilityLab C&E solution, used for automatic media captioning (ASR) and editing.Cole Miyamoto
IBM Japan
Ali Sobhi
IBM

Broadband Awareness, Access, & Adoption for the Disability Community

TEC-2023
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham A
Broadband Awareness, Access, & Adoption for the Disability Community
Broadband is redefining access to healthcare, education, employment and community. This session reports on statewide efforts to increase Broadband adoption for California’s disability community.Martin Sweeney
Center for Accessible Technology

Employment: May the (Work) Force Be With You: Rethink Possible

EMP-2004
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
Gibbons
Employment: May the (Work) Force Be With You: Rethink Possible
May the (Work) Force Be With You: Weaving Accessible Welcome Mats from recruiting to ERGs through career advancement - holistic approaches to the employment spectrum. Joanna Clark
AT&T
Elizabeth Dixon
AT&T
Susan Mazrui
AT&T Services Inc
Lou Rosas
AT&T
Roman Smith
AT&T

Math Support + Boardmaker Studio= Math Instruction for All

K12-1002
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
Windsor B
Math Support + Boardmaker Studio= Math Instruction for All
This session will focus on the math supports included in Boardmaker Studio. Templates and Gadgets in Boardmaker Studio will support all learners in math achievement.Enid Hurtado
DynaVox Mayer-Johnson

Need for and Benefits of a Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure (GPII)

OTH-2001
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
Windsor C
Need for and Benefits of a Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure (GPII)
An international effort is underway to build a Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure (GPII) to provide instant accessibility on any device a person encounters, anytime, anywhere.Larry Goldberg
WGBH NCAM
Eve Hill
Burton Blatt Institute
George Kerscher
DAISY Consortium
Axel Leblois
G3ict - Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs
Clayton Lewis
University of Colorado
Madeleine Rothberg
WGBH National Center for Accessible Media
Cyndi Rowland
WebAIM
Rich Schwerdtfeger

Jim Tobias
Inclusive Technologies
Gregg Vanderheiden
Trace R&D Center

Assistive Technologies at Santa Monica College

PSE-1003
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
Emma A
Assistive Technologies at Santa Monica College
Every community college has different challenges related to resources extended to their Disability program. This presentation points out all the assistive technologies used at SMC.Thomas Peters
Santa Monica College

From Procedure to Policy: Organizing College AT in a Chaotic World

PSE-2021
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup A
From Procedure to Policy: Organizing College AT in a Chaotic World
Many college AT programs have grown spontaneously and reactively. This presentation explains how to organize a uniform policy from disconnected and seemingly unrelated AT services.James Bailey
University of Oregon

Accessible HTML5 Media Players, Captions, Audio Description, and Search

WEB-2033
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
Connaught
Accessible HTML5 Media Players, Captions, Audio Description, and Search
This presentation will report on the current status of browser and assistive technology support for HTML5 media elements, captions and audio description.Terrill Thompson
DO-IT, University of Washington

Adobe® Reader® X and Screen Reader Access

WEB-1050
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
Manchester A Adobe
Adobe® Reader® X and Screen Reader Access
An introduction to the new Adobe Reader interface and a demonstration of screen reader users can read and navigate PDF documents and forms.Andres Gonzalez
Adobe Systems
Greg Pisocky
Adobe Systems
Pete De Vasto
Adobe Systems, Inc.

Building Fully Accessible Social Software and Rich Web Applications with WAI-ARIA

WEB-2004
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
Emma C
Building Fully Accessible Social Software and Rich Web Applications with WAI-ARIA
Learn and see how IBM used WAI-ARIA to create highly useable accessibility in social networks, wikis, forums, blogs, file/bookmark sharing, rich text editing, and more.Damian Chojna
IBM
Matthew King
IBM
Richard Schwerdtfeger
IBM

Yahoo! Mail: An Accessible Hub for Your Connected Life

WEB-1028
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
Randle B
Yahoo! Mail: An Accessible Hub for Your Connected Life
The new Y! Mail provides a consolidated, accessible UI for the most popular methods of communication, from Facebook & Twitter to IM and SMS. Todd Kloots
Yahoo!
Jonathan Snook
Yahoo!

AAC Enhanced Web, Mobile and Open Source Editor using Concept Coding Framework

AAC-2012
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham A
AAC Enhanced Web, Mobile and Open Source Editor using Concept Coding Framework
The CCF turns freely available AAC tools out of existing open source editors like Open Office. CCF consists of concept codes, AAC symbols and lexicons.Annika Brännström

Bengt Farre

A Reading Window for Visually Challenged Individuals

BLV-1048
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Beginner
Connaught
A Reading Window for Visually Challenged Individuals
Vision challenged people have difficulty reading a full page of text. In this device, the text is updated in a reading window that remains fixed.Dominic Massaro
University of California, Santa Cruz

An LED/LCD Display Reader For Visually Impaired Users

BLV-2005
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Emma B
An LED/LCD Display Reader For Visually Impaired Users
We present an algorithm developed at Smith-Kettlewell for reading aloud LED/LCD displays for visually impaired users using a webcam or cellphone camera. Ender Tekin
The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute

Assessing Needs of Low Vision Music Readers

BLV-1051
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 12:00 - 1:00 PM PST
Beginner
Cunningham B
Assessing Needs of Low Vision Music Readers
People with low vision have a new tool for reading music. Under what circumstances should The Lime Lighter be recommended. Dan Shephard
Oklahoma Dept. of Rehabiliatation Services

Workplace Accommodation Use for Individuals with Vision Impairment

BLV-2074
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Randle B
Workplace Accommodation Use for Individuals with Vision Impairment
Survey results regarding workplace accommodations will be presented. Accommodation use characteristics will be examined with respect to type of visual impairment and age group. Nathan Moon
Georgia Tech/CACP

Prompting: A Cautionary Tale of Use, Misuse and Abuse

COG-2004
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Oxford
Prompting: A Cautionary Tale of Use, Misuse and Abuse
Prompting is embedded in teaching communication, behavior, social and motor skills but does research show it is appropriate for teaching early communication skills? Terry Foss
EMC, Inc
Jane Korsten
EMC Communication Inc

Mobile Total Conversation

DHH-2005
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Windsor B
Mobile Total Conversation
Telecommunication technologies have advanced sufficiently that Total Conversation (voice+text+video) is now possible in most all next generation VoIP phones with a front facing camera.Gregg Vanderheiden
Trace R&D Center
Erik Zetterström
Omnitor AB

Optimizing Accessible Lecture Views on Personal Smart Phones

DHH-2006
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Windsor C
Optimizing Accessible Lecture Views on Personal Smart Phones
Deaf students have awkward views of some multiple information sources in accessible classrooms. Our approach utilizes personal devices to capture at optimal distances and angles.Raja Kushalnagar
Rochester Institute of Technology

Bringing Navigation Indoors

TEC-2019
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham C
Bringing Navigation Indoors
Using a mobile phone for indoor navigation can save hassle and be fun. The presentation describes Nokia’s research for bringing accurate localization and navigation indoors.Kimmo Kalliola
Nokia

Critically Appraised Topic on Social Stories for Increasing Social Communication Skills

K12-2017
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup A
Critically Appraised Topic on Social Stories for Increasing Social Communication Skills
This presentation provides a critically appraised topic (CAT) on the effects of Social Stories to increase social communication skills in children with Asperger’s Syndrome.Ning Hsu
Purdue University

Cloud Computing and Learning Disabilities

LRN-1001
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Beginner
Emma A
Cloud Computing and Learning Disabilities
Children with a learning disabilities finds to difficult to learn, understand and comprehend. Using Cloud Computing , tools and settings can be saved in the cloud.Shilpi Kapoor
BarrierBreak Technologies; N-Syst

E-accessible reader: The integral design and standardization

OTH-1024
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Beginner
America's Cup C
E-accessible reader: The integral design and standardization
This presentation provides an overview of current functionalities and features of e-readers, and proposes recommendations informing design and specifications for disabled users.Marilyn Irwin
Indiana University
Nantanoot Suwannawut

Utility of wheelchair seated posture measurement bsed on IOS16840-1

OTH-2028
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Randle A
Utility of wheelchair seated posture measurement bsed on IOS16840-1
Utelising an affordable seated posture measurement software "Rysis", we settled a wheelchair seating clinic boose at the Barrie Free 2010 trade show at Osaka Japan. Toru Furui
Osaka Kawasaki Rehabilitation University

Accessible eBook Reading Experiences – Meeting the Challenge

PSE-2002
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Emma C
Accessible eBook Reading Experiences – Meeting the Challenge
Presenters will provide specific insights into the steps involved in creating and distributing accessible eBooks effectively and efficiently.Rick Bowes
Center for Digital Accessibility
Caesar Eghtesadi
Tech For All, Inc.

Cost of Web Accessibility - An Enterprise Level Approach

WEB-2011
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Gibbons
Cost of Web Accessibility - An Enterprise Level Approach
Lecture session identify factors that influence cost of Web accessibility at the enterprise level and propose a framework for managing it. Advocates “building-right-first-time with accessibility-in-mind”.Sailesh Panchang
Deque Systems Inc.

AAC Device Decision-Making: New Technology (iPads, etc.) or Manufactured AAC Devices

AAC-1006
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Windsor C
AAC Device Decision-Making: New Technology (iPads, etc.) or Manufactured AAC Devices
Explore ways to effectively evaluate the range of AAC device options now available including a variety of perspectives to consider in the decision-making process. Debby McBride
AAC TechConnect Inc.

Accessibility Concept Navigueo - QRCodes

BLV-2050
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:20 PM PST
Intermediate
Emma B
Accessibility Concept Navigueo - QRCodes
Paris, France: How a partially sighted person is using new technologies to attend to the famous French blind singer’s concert, Mr Gilbert Montagné.Fabrice Mercier
EO-EDPS

Instantaneous Access to Printed Text: OpenBook, PEARL and SARA CE

BLV-1078
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Manchester C Freedom
Instantaneous Access to Printed Text: OpenBook, PEARL and SARA CE
This session will demonstrate the instantaneous capturing and speaking of printed text using the OpenBook PEARL and SARA CE products along with other product features.Dusty Voorhees
Freedom Scientific

Mobile Devices - What's what for implementing Screenreaders and other TTS Solutions

BLV-2016
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Intermediate
Windsor B
Mobile Devices - What's what for implementing Screenreaders and other TTS Solutions
Panel will discuss implementing TTS and screenreader features on mobile technology platforms used in mobile devices, including Android, Windows Mobile 7, Blackberry and Apple.Chuck Bilow
Microsoft
Mary Brooner
MBConsulting, LLC
David Dzumba
Nokia
John Godfrey
Samsung Information Systems America
Rebecca Schwartz
Telecommunications Industry Association

Repurposed home automation technology provides accessible and affordable environmental controls and monitoring

TEC-2015
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Intermediate
Connaught
Repurposed home automation technology provides accessible and affordable environmental controls and monitoring
Vendor-neutral, multi-source technology from the Home Automation marketplace enhances ADL performance. Multimedia “Mind Map” presentation techniques replace conventional PowerPoint slides.Daniel Overman
Ambient Engineering Solutions

Advancing Careers through Employees Resource Groups

EMP-2002
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Intermediate
Emma C
Advancing Careers through Employees Resource Groups
This presentation documents the effects of successful Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) within a government agency and its success in advancing the careers of disabled employees.Bill Sciannella
NSA

Panel on Accessible Technology Policy

LGL-2005
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Intermediate
Gibbons
Panel on Accessible Technology Policy
This panel will outline recent developments in federal accessible technology policy and discuss opportunities for wider participation and coordination.Eric Bridges
American Council of the Blind
Lainey Feingold
Law Office of Lainey Feingold
Eve Hill
Burton Blatt Institute
Phill Jenkins
IBM Research
Deborah Kaplan
Social Security Admnistration, Office of the CIO
Nathan Moon
Georgia Tech/CACP
Karen Peltz-Strauss
FCC
Jim Tobias
Inclusive Technologies
Terry Weaver
General Services Administration

Access for All: Easy-to-High-Tech EADL’s

OTH-2006
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham A
Access for All: Easy-to-High-Tech EADL’s
This session will illustrate the spectrum of EADL solutions. Session attendees will learn how the right ECU delivers independence and interaction at any skill level. Tom Nikola
AbleNet

Accessibility in Apple’s iOS (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch)

OTH-1010
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Emma A
Accessibility in Apple’s iOS (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch)
iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad all include a screen reader, full-screen magnification, and other accessibility features. Experience these features as they are demonstrated and explored.Sarah Herrlinger
Apple Inc.

iPod touch, iPhone and iPad as Assistive Technology: Ramp Up Your Knowledge

OTH-1005
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
America's Cup D
iPod touch, iPhone and iPad as Assistive Technology: Ramp Up Your Knowledge
Learn more about the iDevices, iTunes, accessibility features, device management and resources available to find some of the most promising AT applications available today. Cathy Kingeter
Origin Instruments

Accessible Web Conferencing with Adobe Connect

WEB-1053
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Manchester A Adobe
Accessible Web Conferencing with Adobe Connect
Adobe Connect offers an accessible solution for web conferencing. This session will provide an update on accessibility support in the current release.Andrew Kirkpatrick
Adobe Systems

Comparison Study of PDF Accessibility Checking Tools

WEB-1044
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
America's Cup C
Comparison Study of PDF Accessibility Checking Tools
Findings from comparison study of PDF Accessibility Evaluation tools. How tools compared to manual PDF accessibility testing and which was the best.Christy Blew
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Jon Gunderson
University of Illinois

Creating Dynamic, Interactive, Accessible Flash

WEB-2009
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham B
Creating Dynamic, Interactive, Accessible Flash
Want to create dynamic, interactive Flash projects that meet Section 508? The VHA 508 Office has a free online course that will show you how.Jonathan Avila
SSB BART Group
Ellen Crowe
Department of Veteran Affairs
Mary Lou Mendez
US Department of Veterans Affairs

CSUN, Accessibility, and Drupal

WEB-3006
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Advanced
Cunningham C
CSUN, Accessibility, and Drupal
How California State University, Northridge, is implementing Drupal, the Web Content Management System, with help from the greater Drupal accessibility community.Joseph O'Connor
California State University, Northridge
Pratik Patel
EZFire
Kimon Rethis
CSUN

How to eat an elephant: Tackling Web Accessibility in a large corporation

WEB-2014
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup B
How to eat an elephant: Tackling Web Accessibility in a large corporation
Humana's Accessibility team will relay the challenges they faced instituting web accessibility across a Fortune 100 company. The team will share successes and lessons learned.Lisa Barnett
Humana
Wes Dillon
Deque Systems
Preety Kumar
Deque Systems, Inc
Sharron Rush
Knowbility, Inc.
Elle Waters
Humana

Improving web accessibility for the elderly

WEB-2015
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup A
Improving web accessibility for the elderly
The web is being increasingly used to provide essential services, but more could be done to make this material available to older web users. Roger Hudson
Web Usability

Role-based Inclusive Design Practices for Web Teams

WEB-2021
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Intermediate
Oxford
Role-based Inclusive Design Practices for Web Teams
Case studies and examples demonstrating how recategorising WCAG 2.0 into role-specific guidelines improves engagement across web roles and enhances overall accessibility of a site.Lisa Herrod
Scenario Seven

Video Accessibility in User Agents

WEB-3023
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Advanced
Randle A
Video Accessibility in User Agents
Video and player accessibility is changing rapidly. Standards are in flux and hotly debated. Learn the latest issues in accessible video and user agents. Jim Allan
Texas School for the Blind
John Foliot
Stanford University
Jeanne Spellman
World Wide Web Consortium/Web Accessibility Initiative

Worldspace FireEyes – a free tool for AJAX application development

WEB-2027
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Intermediate
Randle B
Worldspace FireEyes – a free tool for AJAX application development
Making dynamic JavaScript applications accessible in a team environment with contributors from multiple companies with FireEyes.Dylan Barrell
Deque Systems Inc.

Achieving Efficiency with Eye Gaze

AAC-2019
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham A
Achieving Efficiency with Eye Gaze
Accommodating visual, motor, and attention problems, training in mouse skills and thoughtful design considerations are necessary for successful eye tracking. Tips and strategies for adults. Tanya Curtis
AugCom Solutions, LLC

Video Modeling and AAC instruction: Successful Social Conversations for Beginning Communicators

AAC-2025
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
Randle A
Video Modeling and AAC instruction: Successful Social Conversations for Beginning Communicators
This session will highlight the use of video modeling as a method of teaching social conversations with AAC users at beginning communication levels. Pati King-DeBaun
Creative Communicating

Accessible Online Training Available for JAWS and MAGic Users from Freedom Scientific

BLV-1079
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
Manchester C Freedom
Accessible Online Training Available for JAWS and MAGic Users from Freedom Scientific
Learn about accessible online Webinar training courses offered by Freedom Scientific for JAWS and MAGic users or teachers, including free and paid Webinars and archives.Dan Clark
Freedom Scientific

AviNav: A new GPS location and navigation mobile software application

BLV-2054
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup C
AviNav: A new GPS location and navigation mobile software application
AviNav, a new GPS software application for blind and low & vision users is demonstrated on a mobile device and the software design is presented.Michael Borsuk
American Printing House for the Blind

How Infty Software Makes Mathematical Formulas and Tables Accessible in DAISY

BLV-2014
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
Gibbons
How Infty Software Makes Mathematical Formulas and Tables Accessible in DAISY
Features in new Infty software: functions to control how to read out mathematical DAISY content correctly and to make tables accessible are mainly discussed.Masakazu Suzuki
Kyushu University and Institute of Systems, Information Technologies and Nanotechnologies
Katsuhito Yamaguchi
Nihon Univ., JC Funabashi Campus

Simple traning tool of auditory obstacle perception for the blind

BLV-3021
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 3:10 - 3:40 PM PST
Advanced
Connaught
Simple traning tool of auditory obstacle perception for the blind
Training tool of auditory obstacle perception by oneself for the blind was proposed. This tool can be used and played with only computer and headphone.Takahiro Miura
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo

AT Requires Alternative Thinking when Matching the Needs of Students and Standards

COG-2008
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
Emma B
AT Requires Alternative Thinking when Matching the Needs of Students and Standards
Our teachers have found the Primary Skill Builders a helpful tool in adapting the standards-based curricula to meet the needs of our severely/multiply handicapped students.Debbie Grant
SBCEO
Kathie Maltby
Irvine Unified School Disstrict

Interpretype Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) Subscription Service

DHH-2011
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup B
Interpretype Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) Subscription Service
Interpretype VRI Subscription Service is a revolutionary method of scheduling, delivering and billing for VRI services. It provides high quality interpreting at substantially reduced costs.Ken Gan
Interpretype, LLC

Discover Open Source Assistive Technology Solutions 2011

TEC-1009
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
Cunningham C
Discover Open Source Assistive Technology Solutions 2011
Learn how assistive technology users can benefit from open source software, including customized operating systems, free software, and Android smartphones with the latest applications.Paul Lloyd
USDA TARGET Center

Accessibility Tool Kits for i21 Classrooms

K12-2013
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup D
Accessibility Tool Kits for i21 Classrooms
A Classroom Accessibility Tool Kit which contains basic technology for students with disabilities to access the curriculum in new i21 Classrooms will be demonstrated. Anne Callies
San Diego Unified School District
Corey Straily
San Diego Unified

ReacTickles: Engagement and Interaction through Sensory Play

LRN-1003
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 3:10 - 3:40 PM PST
Beginner
Windsor B
ReacTickles: Engagement and Interaction through Sensory Play
Compliment instruction and behavioral training with interactive sensory software for students on the Autism Spectrum Disorder continuum.John Huth
Tool Factory

Accessible Travel: Evolving the Practice of Providing Geo-Data Services to Improve Mobility

OTH-1012
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
Emma A
Accessible Travel: Evolving the Practice of Providing Geo-Data Services to Improve Mobility
Panel exploring recent industry dialogue among public and private sector advocates and technologists about innovation in using geo-data to improve mobility of persons with disabilities.Bill Curtis-Davidson
IBM Human Ability & Accessibility Center
Eric Lipp
Open Doors Organization
Aaron Steinfeld
RERC on Accessible Public Transportation (Carnegie Mellon University)
Jim Tobias
Inclusive Technologies
Tom Wlodkowski
AOL, Inc.

Innovation 4 Access + Outreach = Inclusion

OTH-1030
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
America's Cup A
Innovation 4 Access + Outreach = Inclusion
Innovation can improve access and productivity but only if people with disabilities are aware of advances. Learn more about a range of outreach efforts.Matthew Gerst
CTIA - The Wireless Association
Steve Jacobs
Apps4Android, Inc
Susan Mazrui
AT&T Services Inc
Paul Schroeder
American Foundation for the Blind
Amanda Stent
AT&T

Yelp & Co. - getting access information through social networks and apps

OTH-1020
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
Randle B
Yelp & Co. - getting access information through social networks and apps
Social Networks and apps can be a source of accessibility information for people with reduced mobility. A daily life experience. Christiane Link
Ortegalink Ltd

Case Study: California State University's Accessibility Technology Initiative

WEB-1035
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
Emma C
Case Study: California State University's Accessibility Technology Initiative
A review of CSU's Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI) that ensured that technology resources are accessible to persons with disabilities. Ken Nakata
HiSoftware Inc.
Cheryl Pruitt
Office of the Chancellor, California State University

Distance Education and Accessibility in the Age of the Internet

WEB-2008
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham B
Distance Education and Accessibility in the Age of the Internet
An examination of accessibility in web-based distance education, from instructional design and policy to distribution and delivery technologies.Jayme Johnson
High Tech Center Training Unit

Role of Engineering Best Practices to Create an Inclusive World

WEB-1020
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 3:10 - 3:40 PM PST
Beginner
Oxford
Role of Engineering Best Practices to Create an Inclusive World
This paper tals about common misconceptions that an engineer will have towards developing accessible websites. Srinivasu Chakravarthula
Yahoo! India R & D

Screen Reader Web Accessibility Face-off

WEB-2046
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 3:10 - 3:40 PM PST
Intermediate
Windsor C
Screen Reader Web Accessibility Face-off
This presentation will compare three screen readers (JAWS, NVDA, and VoiceOver) and examine their strengths and weakness when working with web content and accessibility standards.Jared Smith
WebAIM
Jonathan Whiting
WebAIM

Using Adobe Acrobat® X Action Wizards for Accessibility Repair

WEB-1059
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
Manchester A Adobe
Using Adobe Acrobat® X Action Wizards for Accessibility Repair
Combine the many steps needed to make PDFs accessible into a single push button by using the new Action Wizard in Adobe Acrobat X.Greg Pisocky
Adobe Systems

Cost-Effective AAC

AAC-1024
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Beginner
Randle B
Cost-Effective AAC
Adaptivation’s “Kit” systems are a budget-wise solution for meeting augmentative communication needs. Come see how easy it can be! Lori Dahlquist
Adaptivation, Inc.

TouchChat: The new communication application for iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad

AAC-2005
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup B
TouchChat: The new communication application for iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad
We will discuss the new Silver Kite TouchChat communication application for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad and who it would be appropriate for.Belva Holman
Saltillo Corporation
Nancy Inman
Inman Innovations, Inc.

New video magnifiers-An overview and hands-on session

BLV-2027
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham C
New video magnifiers-An overview and hands-on session
This session introduces new products for standard and computer compatible video magnifiers. The participant will receive an overview and training techniques during this hands-on session. Jessica Johansson
LVI Low Vision International

Time Orientation Device for disabled people: do you want to assess it?

COG-1005
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 8:00 - 8:30 AM PST
Beginner
America's Cup A
Time Orientation Device for disabled people: do you want to assess it?
In this paper we present a Time Orientation Device (TOD) designed for helping people with cognitive disabilities to understand the sense of time. Roberto Casas
University of Zaragoza, Spain

AEGIS Project: Studying Real Time-Text Communications for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

DHH-1012
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Beginner
Cunningham B
AEGIS Project: Studying Real Time-Text Communications for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
This session will share International project research into designing and enabling Real-Time Text communication solutions for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons.Jon Azpiroz

Greg Fields
Research In Motion (RIM)

Toward sign language indexing an retrieval

DHH-3008
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 8:00 - 8:30 AM PST
Advanced
America's Cup C
Toward sign language indexing an retrieval
A Novel system for collecting, indexing and searching Web3D signing avatars based on a novel approach for sign language recognition using "Longest Common Subsequence" algorithm.Kabil JABALLAH
UTIC research laboratory

300 Switch Hits in an Hour

K12-1001
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Beginner
Connaught
300 Switch Hits in an Hour
Experts suggest students get 200 - 300 switch hits per day to master the skill. We'll show how to get 300 hits in an hour!Mark Larson
Marblesoft-Simtech

News-2-You and Unique Learning System: The Complete Curriculum Package

K12-1004
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Beginner
Emma B
News-2-You and Unique Learning System: The Complete Curriculum Package
Come and see how weekly news-centered activities and a standards-based curriculum can expand learning opportunities at all classroom levels. Jacquie Clark
News-2-You, Inc.

VizZle: 21st Century Learning in the Autism Classroom

K12-1003
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Beginner
Randle A
VizZle: 21st Century Learning in the Autism Classroom
Learn how visual language meets the needs of children with autism, and how Vizzle: Visual Learning Software can adapt and customize traditional lessons, maximizing engagement.Anthony Gerke
Monarch Teaching Technologies

“Get real” using NFPA’s Emergency Evacuation Planning Guide for People with Disabilities

OTH-1008
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Beginner
Cunningham A
“Get real” using NFPA’s Emergency Evacuation Planning Guide for People with Disabilities
Everyone, regardless of circumstances, has some obligation to be prepared to take action during an emergency and to assume some responsibility for their own safety.Allan Fraser
NFPA (National Fire Protection Assoc.)

Accessibility in Brazil and Mexico; Challenges Faced and Obstacles Overcome

OTH-1011
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Beginner
Oxford
Accessibility in Brazil and Mexico; Challenges Faced and Obstacles Overcome
A look at the challenges encountered when mandating accessibility in employment and education for persons with disabilities in Brazil and Mexico.Lucy Gruenwald
LBG Serviços de Informática Ltda
Marisol Miranda
EASI

Transit Communications Accessibility Gaps

OTH-1002
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 8:00 - 8:30 AM PST
Beginner
America's Cup D
Transit Communications Accessibility Gaps
Accessible transportation information requires standards, policy, and accessible implementations. Research will identify gaps in standards and policies from transit agencies and tools from independent developers.Marcia Brooks
WGBH National Center for Accessible Media
Trisha OConnell
WGBH National Center for Accessible Media
Madeleine Rothberg
WGBH National Center for Accessible Media

PC-Reading – Danish national research project for adults with dyslexia using AT

PSE-2012
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Intermediate
Windsor C
PC-Reading – Danish national research project for adults with dyslexia using AT
PC-Reading - A study of the effect and value of Assistive Technology in both education and work for adults with dyslexia in Denmark.Erik Arendal
Danish Center for Assistive Technologi

Next generation web accessibility : Improvement of usability for disabled users

WEB-2019
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Intermediate
Emma A
Next generation web accessibility : Improvement of usability for disabled users
This lecture provides best practices used at Yahoo! for increasing the usability of web pages for disabled users.Jose Artur Antao Ortega
Yahoo!

The Status of Web Accessibility in Higher Education

WEB-2022
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Intermediate
Windsor B
The Status of Web Accessibility in Higher Education
Accessibility information from over 20,000 web pages at 180 universities will be presented and shows the need for more effective web accessibility policies. Jon Gunderson
University of Illinois

Aging, Disability and Cultural Diversity: Connecting the Dots

AGE-1006
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Cunningham B
Aging, Disability and Cultural Diversity: Connecting the Dots
Aging, disability and cultural diversity intersections are not paved. Traditional “diversity” doesn’t yet embrace disability. Smart companies adopt Universal Design principles to connect those dots. Yanira Cruz
National Hispanic Council on Aging
Avalyn Jackson
AT&T
Alfred Moye

Margaret Remis
The OASIS Institute
Christine Takada
National Asian Pacific Center on Aging

SpeechTree™ AAC and Language Learning Program Demonstration

AAC-1031
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
America's Cup B
SpeechTree™ AAC and Language Learning Program Demonstration
SpeechTree™, an AAC learning application incorporating language and literacy lessons to increase independence. This demonstration provides an overview of the program. Angela Desideri
Global Augmentative Communication Innovators

7 Reasons Why 2011 will be a Good Year for Math Accessibility

BLV-1040
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Connaught
7 Reasons Why 2011 will be a Good Year for Math Accessibility
From HTML5 to ebooks to software that makes math more universally accessible, see and experience why 2011 will be a good year for math accessibility.Neil Soiffer
Design Science

Braille Anywhere with Focus 40 Blue Bluetooth Braille Display

BLV-1080
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Manchester C Freedom
Braille Anywhere with Focus 40 Blue Bluetooth Braille Display
Freedom Scientific's Bluetooth-enabled Braille display connects with a wide range of desktop and portable devices facilitating both Braille input and output.Jonathan Mosen
Freedom Scientific Blind/Low Vision Group

New applications of accessible "indoor and outdoor" wayfinding technology for blind travelers

BLV-1026
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Windsor C
New applications of accessible "indoor and outdoor" wayfinding technology for blind travelers
Demonstration of new applications of ClickAndGo Wayfinding technology, which allows blind travelers to access customized outdoor AND indoor walking routes, virtual tours, and other information.Joe Cioffi
ClickAndGo Wayfinding Maps

New solutions for vision impaired Mac users

BLV-2017
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Intermediate
Emma A
New solutions for vision impaired Mac users
Learn about new solutions for Mac users with vision impairments from Apple, AssistiveWare and LVI for screen enlargement, text to speech and portable video magnificationMark Coppin
Anne Carlsen Center
David Niemeijer
AssistiveWare
Luis Perez
University of South Florida

Seven Accessible GPS Options: from the iPhone to the PC

BLV-1030
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
America's Cup C
Seven Accessible GPS Options: from the iPhone to the PC
Presentation discusses the elements of GPS common to all the accessible systems as well as the benefits and weaknesses of GPS common to all devices. Mike May
Sendero Group

WiiCane

BLV-1034
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Emma B
WiiCane
WiiCane teaches proper use of the mobility cane. The system provides real-time audio and vibratory feedbackSteven Landau
Touch Graphics, Inc.

Voice to text -- Successes and Challenges

DHH-2013
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Intermediate
Randle A
Voice to text -- Successes and Challenges
This humorous, interactive workshop will highlight successful and challenging experiences of voice-to-text services.Philip Hyssong
Alternative Communication Services

AIM to Start Early: Implementing Accessible Materials with Young Children

K12-1022
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Emma C
AIM to Start Early: Implementing Accessible Materials with Young Children
Implementing AIM services, supports, tools, and instruction with pre-K children with print disabilities will be examined through reflective inquiry of current research, initiatives, and practices.Kelly Fonner
Fonner Training & Consulting
Scott Marfilius
Independent
Donna McNear

Anytime, Anywhere Literacy Support with Kurzweil 3000 Web License v12

K12-2009
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham C
Anytime, Anywhere Literacy Support with Kurzweil 3000 Web License v12
Kurzweil 3000 Web License provides schools with tools to assign coursework, receive student responses, and track results; all without the need to host files locally!David Bradburn
Cambium Learning Technologies

Beyond Social Stories: Complete Language Approach to Social Skills Training

K12-1014
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Randle B
Beyond Social Stories: Complete Language Approach to Social Skills Training
Social stories help students with autism perform in social situations. Now let's expand on them to incorporate reading and writing into a complete unit.Jean Slater
Slater Software, Inc.

The RESNA ATP— AT Specialists in Education

K12-2027
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Intermediate
Windsor B
The RESNA ATP— AT Specialists in Education
Learn how RESNA’s Assistive Technology Professional credential has been updated to be more relevant to AT specialists in education. Discuss current issues and future opportunities.Fred Tchang
Advancing Opportunities

A Case Study in Section 508 Compliance

LGL-2001
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham A
A Case Study in Section 508 Compliance
This paper chronicles the communications and interactions that led to the accessibility of a commercial-off-the-shelf software product at no cost to the government. Yolonda Humphrey

Kenneth Morrill

Kyle Zdanowski

Bookshare: Supporting Undergraduate Research With Full Text Search

OTH-2007
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 9:20 - 9:50 AM PST
Intermediate
Oxford
Bookshare: Supporting Undergraduate Research With Full Text Search
Bookshare's full-text search supports independent, undergraduate student research. With 90,000 books ready to download, students find information fast – and equal footing with peers.Cherie Miller
Bookshare/Benetech

Building high performance AT apps using Windows UI Automation

OTH-2037
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Intermediate
Manchester G Microsoft
Building high performance AT apps using Windows UI Automation
Use the Windows 7 UI Automation Framework to build powerful, efficient AT apps for Windows 7. Learn about accessing and controlling information about UI.Guy Barker
Microsoft Corp.

DO-IT: Replication of Evidence-Based Practices in Japan and South Korea

OTH-1027
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
America's Cup A
DO-IT: Replication of Evidence-Based Practices in Japan and South Korea
Learn how DO-IT's strategies for supporting students with disabilities at the University of Washington have been replicated in Japan and South Korea.Sheryl Burgstahler
UW Accessible Technology, DO-IT, UW-IT, Education
Takeo Kondo
DO-IT, University of Washington

Advice from the Field: Processes that Work to Ensure PDF Accessibility

WEB-1056
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Manchester A Adobe
Advice from the Field: Processes that Work to Ensure PDF Accessibility
PDF supports accessibility, but why aren’t more files accessible? The answer lies in an optimized conversion process. Learn how to ensure the best results.Vincent François
Coopérative Accessibilité Web

Successfully Integrating Accessibility in your Organization's Web Development Lifecycle

WEB-2041
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup D
Successfully Integrating Accessibility in your Organization's Web Development Lifecycle
For accessibility requirements to be integrated successfully in the web development lifecycle, they need to be distributed among every contributor in any given project.Denis Boudreau
AccessibiliteWeb

AAC, Aging, and Telephone Relay Access Technology

AAC-1017
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
Cunningham A
AAC, Aging, and Telephone Relay Access Technology
Seniors needing AAC and concomment access to the telephone face unique challenges. This paper describes personal experience and makes recommendations for consumer training and marketing.Bob Segalman, Ph.D.
Speech Communication Assistance by Telephone

Behavior Solutions and Autism: Light to High Tech AAC

AAC-2020
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
Emma C
Behavior Solutions and Autism: Light to High Tech AAC
Behavior issues, communication, and individuals with autism. A variety of engaging light and high tech AAC supports that prevent and manage behavioral will be presentedJamie Crum
DynaVox Mayer-Johnson

Effectively Implementing Communication Apps for iPad: Proloquo2Go, ArtikPix, and Pictello

AAC-2027
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
Emma B
Effectively Implementing Communication Apps for iPad: Proloquo2Go, ArtikPix, and Pictello
Participants will learn to effectively implement iPad apps Proloquo2Go, ArtikPix, and Pictello for individuals with communication difficulties. Information and demonstrations will be provided.Mark Coppin
Anne Carlsen Center
David Niemeijer
AssistiveWare
Eric Sailers
La Mesa-Spring Valley School District

The New AAC: Cheap and Disruptive?

AAC-1034
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
Windsor B
The New AAC: Cheap and Disruptive?
Two AAC case studies contrast and compare the use of cheap tools, and expensive tools, and why there are uses for both.Joseph O'Connor
California State University, Northridge
Glenda Watson Hyatt

Software and Magnification Solutions for Low Vision Students

BLV-1081
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:10 AM PST
Beginner
Manchester C Freedom
Software and Magnification Solutions for Low Vision Students
How low vision students can use their PCs to view text books and the teacher, convert the printed page to speech, and save classroom imagesBrad Davis
Freedom Scientific

The Great Equalizer: Android-Based, Open Source, Assistive Technology Software

BLV-1067
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
Oxford
The Great Equalizer: Android-Based, Open Source, Assistive Technology Software
This session will demonstrate how high-quality, open source (free to the user), AT software is transforming Android smartphones into powerful AT devices!Steve Jacobs
Apps4Android, Inc

VoiceOver in Mac OS X Snow Leopard

BLV-1059
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
Randle A
VoiceOver in Mac OS X Snow Leopard
Come learn and explore the Mac OS X screen reader, VoiceOver, on Snow Leopard, Apple's current operating system.Sarah Herrlinger
Apple Inc.

Positive Results of a Computerized Analogical Reasoning Test in People with Disabilities

COG-2003
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:10 AM PST
Intermediate
Connaught
Positive Results of a Computerized Analogical Reasoning Test in People with Disabilities
Our computerized analogical test proposes to construct the answer by choosing different elements, which allows the presence of external memories and a memory unload.Caroline Bruttin
University of Geneva

Sign of the Times: From Traditional Telephone Relay Service to Video Link

DHH-1014
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
America's Cup B
Sign of the Times: From Traditional Telephone Relay Service to Video Link
Sign of the Times - For 25 years, wireless devices and services have become key to business, personal communications, safety and security. Get the 411.Robert Gorman
AT&T
Wayne Hoang
AT&T
Avalyn Jackson
AT&T
Kenya Lowe
AT&T Relay
Guillermina (Gail) Sanchez
AT&T
Claude Stout
Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Inc.

AIM using Tactile, Auditory, Visual Modalities with Portable Tools: BrailleNote, VictorReaderStream, ClassMateReader

K12-1023
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
Cunningham B
AIM using Tactile, Auditory, Visual Modalities with Portable Tools: BrailleNote, VictorReaderStream, ClassMateReader
An effective implementation model to assist educators in implementing AIM with portable electronic tools for literacy learning to improve student results will be shared. Donna McNear

Applying Everyday Technologies to Meet the Needs of Individuals with Disabilities

OTH-1015
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
Cunningham C
Applying Everyday Technologies to Meet the Needs of Individuals with Disabilities
This lecture is highlighting the use of everyday technologies, to improve the independence and quality of life for individuals with disabilities. Holly Cohen
NYU Langone Medical Center

Testing for Accessibility - Tools and Techniques

OTH-2038
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
Manchester G Microsoft
Testing for Accessibility - Tools and Techniques
Explore techniques and tools for testing accessibility in Windows.Brett` Humphrey
Microsoft

The Role of the Rehabilitation Professional in Identifying Assistive Technology Solutions

OTH-1041
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
Emma A
The Role of the Rehabilitation Professional in Identifying Assistive Technology Solutions
Presentation features results of study to determine how prepared graduates of rehabilitation counseling program are to work with clients in assistive technology selection and referralBehnush Barzegarian
Hall Associates
Caren Sax
San Diego State University

SciTrain University: Making Science and Engineering Education Accessible for All University Students

PSE-2022
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup C
SciTrain University: Making Science and Engineering Education Accessible for All University Students
This panel presents findings from SciTrain University, a Department of Education-sponsored program to improve the accessibility of STEM education for university students with disabilities.Nathan Moon
Georgia Tech/CACP
David Morton
Ga. Tech - CATEA
Stephen Rehberg
Georgia Institute of Technology
Robert Todd
Georgia Tech/CATEA
Tris Utschig
Georgia Institute of Technology

Advancing Mobile Usability and Web Access for Everyone

WEB-2040
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
Windsor C
Advancing Mobile Usability and Web Access for Everyone
Mobile platforms should be usable by all. Presented are current trends, gap analysis, short term hurdles, and longer term objectives for mobile solutions. Brian Cragun
IBM
David Dracoules
IBM

HTML 5 Accessibility

WEB-3049
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Advanced
America's Cup D
HTML 5 Accessibility
HTML 5 is becoming an application convergence platform. A panel of accessibility experts, working on HTML 5, will discuss the state of HTML 5 accessibility.Steve Faulkner

John Foliot
Stanford University
Richard Schwerdtfeger
IBM
Cynthia Shelly
Microsoft

AAC in Autism: A Comparison of PECS and Speech Output Technology

AAC-1015
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Beginner
America's Cup D
AAC in Autism: A Comparison of PECS and Speech Output Technology
This lecture will showcase the results of a single-subject research study in which PECS and a speech-generating device are compared using participants with autism.Miriam Boesch, M.S.
Purdue University

A New Paradigm for Affordable Braille Displays - The Process and Product

BLV-2002
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Connaught
A New Paradigm for Affordable Braille Displays - The Process and Product
Deane Blazie and Brian MacDonald will present the process, development and new paradigm to create an affordable refreshable Braille PDA for the blind. Deane Blazie
Blazie Engineering
Brian MacDonald, Sr.
National Braille Press

AbES, a Navigation Tool for the Blind

BLV-2070
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup C
AbES, a Navigation Tool for the Blind
We introduce AbES, Audio-Based Environment Simulator of real environments to enhance navigation skills in blind people. Jaime Sanchez
University of Chile
Angelo Tadres

Best Practice Guidelines for Evaluating Wayfinding Technologies for People with Visual Impairments

BLV-2008
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup A
Best Practice Guidelines for Evaluating Wayfinding Technologies for People with Visual Impairments
We discuss our Toolbox for Evaluating Wayfinding Technologies to provide best practice guidelines for evaluating wayfinding technologies for people having varying amounts of vision.James Marston
Atlanta VA

Distance education for visually impaired students: recommendations based on a case study

BLV-2068
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup B
Distance education for visually impaired students: recommendations based on a case study
Accessibility recommendations for virtual learning environments in higher education for visually impaired students, based on qualitative methodology.Pablo Rebaque-Rivas
Fundació per la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya - FUOC
Llorenç Sabate-Jardi
Fundació per la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

WearaBraille Update: Using Smith-Kettlewell’s Prototype, Virtual, Wireless, Braille Keyboard with Smartphones.

BLV-2025
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Randle A
WearaBraille Update: Using Smith-Kettlewell’s Prototype, Virtual, Wireless, Braille Keyboard with Smartphones.
This project update and demonstration will show Smith-Kettlewell’s WearaBraille working with various smartphones, and will discuss recent technical developments and upcoming plans.Owen Edwards,
Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute
Joshua Miele
Smith-Kettlewell

Cognitive Curbcuts with Picture Planner 3.0: Mobile Visual Calendaring and Information Sharing

COG-1007
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Beginner
Cunningham C
Cognitive Curbcuts with Picture Planner 3.0: Mobile Visual Calendaring and Information Sharing
This session demonstrates the Picture Planner 3.0 visual scheduling application, including apps for Apple iOS devices and the ability to sync schedules with Google Calendar.Tom Keating
Cognitopia Software

A Non-Invasive Brain-Computer Interface for Autonomous Wheelchair Mobility

TEC-3004
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Advanced
Windsor C
A Non-Invasive Brain-Computer Interface for Autonomous Wheelchair Mobility
A brain-computer interface intelligent wheelchair using an EEG headset, an LRF sensor, and a stereo camera was developed for physically and cognitively disabled wheelchair users.C.T. Lin
California State Univ., Northridge

Accessibility Demonstration Experiences

K12-2016
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham A
Accessibility Demonstration Experiences
USERLab’s accessible on-line Accessibility Demonstration Experiences (ADEs), which introduce accessibility issues and options, can be incorporated into a variety of training situations.Lisa Tang

Embodied Interaction Video Game (EIVG) for Students with Special Needs

K12-2024
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Emma A
Embodied Interaction Video Game (EIVG) for Students with Special Needs
This session will demo EIVG computer program developed by National Taiwan Normal University in Taiwan. Research results in an elementary school will be shared. Hui-Ching Ko
National Taiwan Normal University

An Introduction to Assistive Technology Applications Certificate Program (ATACP)

OTH-1036
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Beginner
Oxford
An Introduction to Assistive Technology Applications Certificate Program (ATACP)
ATACP provided by CSUN and is the largest AT certificate program in the country with over 3,000 graduates to date. Damien Wimbush
Center on Disabilities-CSUN

Assessment of Assistive Technology: How to Make it Effective

OTH-2013
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham B
Assessment of Assistive Technology: How to Make it Effective
The assessment of AT is a complex process that requires a flexibility and adaptability of methodological approaches (quantitative and qualitative) and a cross-disciplinary working.Roberto Casas
University of Zaragoza, Spain

Cross-cultural study of reading support with digital media

OTH-2018
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Windsor B
Cross-cultural study of reading support with digital media
Studies show that conversion of text books into digital talking books has a positive impact on students’ lives when they have control of the technology. E.A. Draffan
University of Southampton
Mamoru Iwabuchi
University of Tokyo
Toshi Kono
University of Tokyo
Kenryu Nakamura
RCAST, The University of Tokyo

California State University Accessibility Technology Initiative and the Academic Library

PSE-1004
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Beginner
Emma C
California State University Accessibility Technology Initiative and the Academic Library
This is a lecture on the Accessibility Technology Initiative programs at San Diego State University Library and their potential for adoption in other academic libraries.Linda Salem
San Diego State University

CSUN's online Master of Science in Assistive Technology Studies and Human Services

PSE-1005
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Beginner
Randle B
CSUN's online Master of Science in Assistive Technology Studies and Human Services
Information Session on CSUN's online Master’s degree in Assistive Technology and Human Services through the College of Health and Human Development and the Tseng College. Jennifer Kalfsbeek
CSUN - Tseng

Effective Video Captioning using Collaborative Editing

WEB-1012
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Beginner
Emma B
Effective Video Captioning using Collaborative Editing
We describe an innovative collaborative captioning system that supports the effective and meaningful captioning of Internet content through a collaborative editing framework.Kohtaroh Miyamoto

Reiko Nagatsuma
Japan

Communicating with My iPad: Individualizing Proloquo2Go

AAC-1021
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Cunningham C
Communicating with My iPad: Individualizing Proloquo2Go
Discussion of the debate over how to present/organize vocabulary in AAC systems, with examples of how to individualize Proloquo2Go based on those concepts. Susan Berkowitz

Making AAC Therapy Fun: Motivating Children with Autism to Speak

AAC-1010
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
America's Cup B
Making AAC Therapy Fun: Motivating Children with Autism to Speak
This session led by a speech pathologist features activities incorporating AAC that promote increased communication in children with autism. Lecture and video-taped examples.Christine Grubbs
Center for AAC and Autism

Access to Television, the Future, World Blind Union User Requirements, Your Say

BLV-1049
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Cunningham A
Access to Television, the Future, World Blind Union User Requirements, Your Say
The World Blind Union is developing the user requirements for the future of television worldwide. Come and have your say.Mike Townsend
Royal National Institute of Blind People

Culture for All – Museum Guidance with TANIA-basic

BLV-1010
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
America's Cup A
Culture for All – Museum Guidance with TANIA-basic
A simplified version of the TANIA system was developed to make museums accessible for people with visual impairments.Andreas Hub
University of Stuttgart

Introducing PAC mate 6.5 for PAC mate Omni Accessible Pocket PC

BLV-1082
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Manchester C Freedom
Introducing PAC mate 6.5 for PAC mate Omni Accessible Pocket PC
Freedom Scientific's new PAC mate 6.5 offers human-like RealSpeak voices, new languages, unified instant messaging support and built-in DAISY support.Ron Miller
Freedom Scientific Blind/Low Vision Group
Jonathan Mosen
Freedom Scientific Blind/Low Vision Group

Oratio for BlackBerry® smartphones, Stay connected to your life

BLV-1018
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Windsor C
Oratio for BlackBerry® smartphones, Stay connected to your life
Present how Oratio for BlackBerry can enable and benefit visual impairments users to access and operate BlackBerry smartphones from a user experience.Greg Fields
Research In Motion (RIM)
Greg Stilson
Humanware

Windows 7 Accessibility Secrets

BLV-1088
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Manchester G Microsoft
Windows 7 Accessibility Secrets
Did you know... you can use Windows Magnifier with touch? or with two monitors? Learn the little known accessibility secrets about Windows.Jason Grieves
Microsoft

CART: Bringing the Spoken Word to Veterans with Hearing Loss

DHH-2010
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Intermediate
Emma C
CART: Bringing the Spoken Word to Veterans with Hearing Loss
We will describe and demonstrate CART, Communication Access Realtime Translation, while exploring RIT’s Veterans with Hearing Loss program.Allen Ford
Rochester Institute of Technology
Sharaine Rawlinson Roberts
Caption First, Inc.

Emerging Technologies From Head to Toe: Smart Phones to Smart Shoes

TEC-1025
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Randle B
Emerging Technologies From Head to Toe: Smart Phones to Smart Shoes
Access from head to toe - smart phones to smart shoes…Preview emerging technologies assisting people with disabilities and seniors to live independently and increase productivity.Aaron Bangor
AT&T Labs
Steve Burger
AT&T
Avalyn Jackson
AT&T
Jim Tobias
Inclusive Technologies
Leo Velazquez
AT&T

Research on Emerging Technologies: A Panel Speaks about Research Funded by NCTI

TEC-2016
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Intermediate
Connaught
Research on Emerging Technologies: A Panel Speaks about Research Funded by NCTI
What’s new? Collaborative research on new technologies funded by 2010 NCTI Tech in the Works competition will be shared. Tracy Gray
National Center for Technology Innovation

Fluency Tutor-Online Reading Fluency Development and Assessment Solution for all students

K12-1007
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Emma A
Fluency Tutor-Online Reading Fluency Development and Assessment Solution for all students
Learn about Fluency Tutor, Texthelp’s innovative online solution for developing and assessing oral reading fluency. It’s easy to use, consistent, and convenient for teachers&students!Martin McKay
Texthelp Systems Inc.

Solving Arithmetic Problems by the Blind: Does Dimensionality Really Make a Difference?

K12-2028
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Intermediate
Windsor B
Solving Arithmetic Problems by the Blind: Does Dimensionality Really Make a Difference?
Besting the value of two-dimensional representations of math to the blind is studied.Arthur Karshmer, PhD
University of San Francisco

Applying Universal Design to the Delivery of Services

OTH-1014
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Cunningham B
Applying Universal Design to the Delivery of Services
This presentation highlights the design considerations for ensuring that services, whether commercial or human-service, work well for individuals across the spectrum of age and ability. Jennifer Otitigbe
Institute for Human Centered Design

Accessibility of Learning Management Systems: Side-by-Side Comparison of Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Moodle, SAKAI

WEB-2002
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Intermediate
Oxford
Accessibility of Learning Management Systems: Side-by-Side Comparison of Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Moodle, SAKAI
Although Learning Management Systems are improving, they can still be difficult for users with disabilities to use effectively. We compare the accessibility of four LMSs.Hadi Rangin
Univ. of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
Marc Thompson
Online & Continuing Ed--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Adobe Open Forum

WEB-1055
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Manchester A Adobe
Adobe Open Forum
Have ideas, problems, or suggestions about PDF, Flash, or other Adobe offerings? This session will provide an open forum - bring your thoughts and concerns!Andrew Kirkpatrick
Adobe Systems

Creating Accessible ePub Documents for the iPad

WEB-1010
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Emma B
Creating Accessible ePub Documents for the iPad
Participants will learn how to create ePub documents compatible with the accessibility features built into the iBooks app on the iPad.Mark Coppin
Anne Carlsen Center
Luis Perez
University of South Florida

Teaching Web Accessibility at the Source: in a University Web Design Class

WEB-2042
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup D
Teaching Web Accessibility at the Source: in a University Web Design Class
This session will discuss the planning and curriculum for a Web and media design course which focuses on usability and accessibility. Vijay Patel

Web Accessibility is About People: A Tour of New WAI Resources

WEB-1024
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Randle A
Web Accessibility is About People: A Tour of New WAI Resources
Accessibility is about making the web work well for real people with disabilities. We'll tour through new WAI resources focusing on the user perspective.Shawn Henry
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)

Demonstrating MyTalk AAC App for i-Products & Android – Parents, SLPs, Users

AAC-2003
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup A
Demonstrating MyTalk AAC App for i-Products & Android – Parents, SLPs, Users
Father’s struggle to help his son communicate revolutionizes AAC devices. Users and professionals demonstrate how they use MyTalk AAC app for Apple iProducts/AndroidBick Pratt
MyTalk

Language and Literacy Learning Using High Tech AAC

AAC-1011
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
Emma A
Language and Literacy Learning Using High Tech AAC
Learn how to utilize language to foster the development of literacy skills for AAC users and increase their participation in the classroom’s current literacy curriculum.Kimberly Benyon
Dynavox Mayer-Johnson

Audio Description: Describers Needed Now!

BLV-1053
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
Cunningham B
Audio Description: Describers Needed Now!
A mandate for description on broadcast television is now law and the need for trained describers will increase dramatically. Learn how to join their ranks! Joel Snyder
Audio Description Project, American Council of the Blind

Digital Accessible Books: An Effective Solution for Digital Learners with Print Disabilities

BLV-1038
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
Emma B
Digital Accessible Books: An Effective Solution for Digital Learners with Print Disabilities
Digital books are popular but are not always ideal for individuals with print disabilities. What are digital accessible books, who benefits from them, and how?Christine Jones
Bookshare/Benetech

Survey: Assistive technologies for blind and visually impaired people

BLV-2065
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 3:10 - 3:40 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup C
Survey: Assistive technologies for blind and visually impaired people
Assistive technologies, blind and visually impaired people are using and features they wish for a novel concept, both for computer as well as mobile devices.Martin Dorigo
University of Plymouth

Tactile Graphic Literacy: Reading More Than Words

BLV-2022
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
Windsor B
Tactile Graphic Literacy: Reading More Than Words
Pictures provide concepts which words alone can't convey. Techniques for teaching such pictured information to congenitally blind children through tactile graphic literacy will be demonstrated. Lucia Hasty
Rocky Mtn. Braille
Dawn Wilkinson, M.Ed.
Arkansas Easter Seals

Using JAWS with Visual Studio 2010 to Create Accessible WPF Applications

BLV-2083
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
Manchester C Freedom
Using JAWS with Visual Studio 2010 to Create Accessible WPF Applications
Learn how JAWS can help users overcome accessibility/productivity challenges in Microsoft’s latest development environment, Visual Studio 2010, based primarily on WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation).Glen Gordon
Freedom Scientific

Let’s Read and Write - Instruction for Students with Significant Disabilities

COG-2002
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup B
Let’s Read and Write - Instruction for Students with Significant Disabilities
Explore current practices in literacy learning through modifications, technology and strategies that facilitate reading/writing skills for students with the most challenging learning needs. Kathy Staugler
West Central Ohio SERRC

Providing information to those who need it to get you out safely.

TEC-2014
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 3:10 - 3:40 PM PST
Intermediate
Connaught
Providing information to those who need it to get you out safely.
Everyone is obligated to assume some responsibility for their safety. Information is the key. Provide it accurately, securely and timely to those who need it. Joe Scarpetta
The Scarpetta Group, LLC

Co:Writer 6--Bring Us Your Tired Writers, Your Poorest Performers

LRN-1007
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
Emma C
Co:Writer 6--Bring Us Your Tired Writers, Your Poorest Performers
The poorest writers, kids who have trouble generating even a sentence. We'll show you how Co:Writer can transform their thoughts and ideas into writing. Mary Jo Barry
Don Johnston Incorporated

Tackling Web Accessibility: A Campus Case Study of a Ten Year Struggle

LGL-1003
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
America's Cup D
Tackling Web Accessibility: A Campus Case Study of a Ten Year Struggle
In this lecture, learn how web accessibility at Cerritos College was achieved with political will and software. The presenter proposes an open source software project.Lucinda Aborn
Cerritos College
Ty Bowman
Cerritos College

Conducting Effective Accessibility Buy-In Sessions: A Key to Success

OTH-2019
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham C
Conducting Effective Accessibility Buy-In Sessions: A Key to Success
Get a clear plan and specific tips for garnering broad support across an organization for making their websites, software, hardware, and consumer products accessible.Shawn Henry
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)

Demonstrating the LecShare PowerPoint Wizard

PSE-1006
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
Oxford
Demonstrating the LecShare PowerPoint Wizard
Demonstrating how PowerPoint authors can use LecShare to export PowerPoint to Web pages, Web pages with audio, QuickTime movies or an MP4 PodcastNorman Coombs
EASI
Beth Coombs
EASI

The viability of creating an accessible curriculum

PSE-3016
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Advanced
Windsor C
The viability of creating an accessible curriculum
This session with be the presentation of an extensive literature review detailing the barriers that restrict the creation of accessible curriculums for colleges and universities.Vincent Martin
US Veterans Administration Rehabilitation Research center of excellence in low-vision, Georgia Tech graduate student

Accessible Apps as Change Agents: Top iPhone Apps Improve Productivity, Independence

WEB-1003
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
Cunningham A
Accessible Apps as Change Agents: Top iPhone Apps Improve Productivity, Independence
See the most innovative iOS applications in action with VoiceOver. Navigation, travel, transportation, media, text and picture OCR, among others.Mika Pyyhkala
Association of Blind Citizens

Do We Need to Change the Web Accessibility Game Plan?

WEB-1043
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
Randle B
Do We Need to Change the Web Accessibility Game Plan?
This panel will provide a discussion of current web accessibility efforts, whether they are effective or not, and how they can be improved.Jennison Asuncion
Adaptech Research Network
John Foliot
Stanford University
Jared Smith
WebAIM
Sandi Wassmer
Copious

Using Adobe® InDesign® to Author Accessible PDF

WEB-2060
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
Manchester A Adobe
Using Adobe® InDesign® to Author Accessible PDF
InDesign is a leading print layout tool that can also produce PDF files. Learn how InDesign can be used to make those files accessible. Greg Pisocky
Adobe Systems

Web Accessibility: Future Scan, and the Importance of Participatory Vigilance

WEB-2025
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
Randle A
Web Accessibility: Future Scan, and the Importance of Participatory Vigilance
A scan of upcoming changes in Web technologies; how these will affect accessibility; how W3C/WAI is addressing these; and how you can help.Judy Brewer
W3C/WAI

Communication Performance of People with Aphasia Using Visual Scenes: A Research Review

AAC-2023
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 4:20 - 5:20 PM PST
Intermediate
Emma C
Communication Performance of People with Aphasia Using Visual Scenes: A Research Review
This presentation documents the communication performance of people with severe, chronic aphasia who were supported by AAC strategies involving personalized and contextualized visual scenes.David Beukelman
University of Nebraska

Environmental Communication Teaching: AAC in the Classroom Case Studies

AAC-2028
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 4:20 - 5:20 PM PST
Intermediate
Emma B
Environmental Communication Teaching: AAC in the Classroom Case Studies
Presenters share elementary to high school cases through students’ scripts and videos from the USA and Canada. AAC utilized will range no, low to high-tech.Susie Blackstien-Adler

Kelly Fonner
Fonner Training & Consulting
Marguerite Horney

Ruth Solis

New AAC app and Educational Apps for iPad

AAC-1002
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 4:20 - 4:50 PM PST
Beginner
Windsor C
New AAC app and Educational Apps for iPad
This demonstration will introduce a new, customizable AAC app with newly designed icons and educational apps addressing basic concepts for iPad.Manjiri Patkar
Albany Unified School District

Accessing Blackboard in Higher Education for the Blind Using Window-Eyes

BLV-2044
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 4:20 - 5:20 PM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham A
Accessing Blackboard in Higher Education for the Blind Using Window-Eyes
This session will discuss how blind people can access Blackboard using Window-Eyes. Blackboard is used in numerous universities to allow students to access course content.Jeremy Curry
GW Micro

Computer Vision: What Can We See and Where Can We Go?

BLV-1042
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 4:20 - 5:20 PM PST
Beginner
Cunningham B
Computer Vision: What Can We See and Where Can We Go?
En-Vision America has developed innovative computer vision technology to provide identification of and environmental access to a sighted world for the blind and visually impaired. Dave Raistrick
En-Vision America

How to Make Touch Screen Mobile Phones Accessible to the Blind

BLV-1015
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 4:20 - 4:50 PM PST
Beginner
America's Cup B
How to Make Touch Screen Mobile Phones Accessible to the Blind
This presentation will explain what companies have been doing to make touch screen mobile phones accessible to the blind and visually impaired.Caroline Ragot
Code Factory

i-access® – how Vision Australia is improving access to information

BLV-2073
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 4:20 - 4:50 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup C
i-access® – how Vision Australia is improving access to information
Overview of Vision Australia’s i-access® service that includes automated receipt and conversion of publisher files into DAISY, and online distribution on demand.Andrew Furlong
Vision Australia

Web radio and Podcasting on the PLEXTALK Pocket wirelessly

BLV-2028
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 4:20 - 5:20 PM PST
Intermediate
Randle A
Web radio and Podcasting on the PLEXTALK Pocket wirelessly
The on-the-go PLEXTALK Pocket offers direct wireless access to online libraries, podcasts, and internet radio stations. (DAISY Related)Hiromitsu Fujimori
Plextalk

iGlasses: Improving Speech Understanding in Face-to-Face Communication and Classroom Situations

DHH-2004
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 4:20 - 4:50 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup D
iGlasses: Improving Speech Understanding in Face-to-Face Communication and Classroom Situations
Embellished eyeglasses transform speech features into visual cues displayed on LEDs. These cues combined with lipreading provide users with comprehensive visual access to the conversation.Dominic Massaro
University of California, Santa Cruz

CyberCoach™: An Automated Phone System for Helping Persons with Traumatic Brain Injuries123

TEC-1020
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 4:20 - 5:20 PM PST
Beginner
Cunningham C
CyberCoach™: An Automated Phone System for Helping Persons with Traumatic Brain Injuries123
An overview will be presented of an automated phone-based system for authoring, scheduling, and delivering reminders to persons suffering from traumatic brain injuries (TBI).Jim Schroeder, Ph.D.
Applied Human Factors, Inc.

Eye-Hand Coordination Assessment/Therapy using a Robotic Haptic Device

TEC-1028
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 4:20 - 4:50 PM PST
Beginner
Emma A
Eye-Hand Coordination Assessment/Therapy using a Robotic Haptic Device
Study of eye-hand coordination disabilities, using a robotic mapping from a haptic device to a virtual environment following various patterns displayed in a computer monitor.Norali Pernalete
Cal Poly Pomona

How to Improve Section 508 E-learning Compliance and Workload with Simple Tools

LGL-1006
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 4:20 - 4:50 PM PST
Beginner
America's Cup A
How to Improve Section 508 E-learning Compliance and Workload with Simple Tools
Faced with minimum staff and an overwhelming workload, the VHA Section 508 Office has created simple tools that greatly improve compliance and reduce testing backlogEllen Crowe
Department of Veteran Affairs
Fred DiFiore
Retired - US Patent and Trademark Office

In-Folio: an accessible e-portfolio for students with disabilities

PSE-1008
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 4:20 - 4:50 PM PST
Beginner
Windsor B
In-Folio: an accessible e-portfolio for students with disabilities
A demonstration of In-Folio, an accessible e-portfolio specifically designed for students with disabilities. JISC TechDis is the leading UK advisory service on accessibility and inclusion.Shirley Evans
JISC TechDis

Changing realities for accessibility in virtual worlds

WEB-2036
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 4:20 - 5:20 PM PST
Intermediate
Randle B
Changing realities for accessibility in virtual worlds
This presentation describes a national funded project aimed at developing an accessible 3D virtual learning environment suitable for students with disabilities from diverse backgrounds.Charles Morris
Virtual Helping Hands / UniSA
Janyth Ussery
Virtual Helping Hands
Denise Wood
University of South Australia

Moodle – Using Open Source Software to Deliver Accessible Online

WEB-2047
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 4:20 - 5:20 PM PST
Intermediate
Oxford
Moodle – Using Open Source Software to Deliver Accessible Online
Through demonstration and example, Carroll Center staff will explain their reasons for and experience with using Moodle to create and deliver accessible online courses.Brian Charlson
The Carroll Center for the Blind
Mark Sadecki
Carroll Center for the Blind

Need for Web Accessibility in Developing Countries

WEB-1048
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 4:20 - 4:50 PM PST
Beginner
Connaught
Need for Web Accessibility in Developing Countries
This paper talks about why web accessibility is so important todaySrinivasu Chakravarthula
Yahoo! India R & D

Adapted User Interface Solutions on Smartphone's for Seniors

AGE-1005
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Beginner
Randle B
Adapted User Interface Solutions on Smartphone's for Seniors
Universal design principles that enable seniors and persons with disabilities to stay connected with loved ones while on the go using adapted smartphone user interfaces.Greg Fields
Research In Motion (RIM)

It's Not Rocket Science: AAC Language Intervention through Science Curriculum

AAC-2004
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Intermediate
Windsor C
It's Not Rocket Science: AAC Language Intervention through Science Curriculum
This presentation will focus on choosing language targets for AAC intervention. Planning for intervention within the context of science will be discussed. Kara Bidstrup
Prentke Romich Company
Michele Boruta
OUSD

Access to Internet Content and Daisy Books without a PC!

BLV-1032
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 8:00 - 8:30 AM PST
Beginner
Oxford
Access to Internet Content and Daisy Books without a PC!
Listen to Daisy books, newspapers, radio stations, podcasts and reading services on the Internet without a computer. Also, an update on Daisy Online standard.Werner Haan
Solutions Radio

Back to Black and White - Software to Develop Visual Skills

BLV-1045
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Beginner
Cunningham C
Back to Black and White - Software to Develop Visual Skills
A demonstration and explanation of a range of software providing visually stimulating activities for children with severe and complex needs including visual impairment.Roger Bates
Inclusive Technology

Software and Magnification Solutions for Low Vision Students

BLV-1084
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 8:00 - 8:30 AM PST
Beginner
Manchester C Freedom
Software and Magnification Solutions for Low Vision Students
How low vision students can use their PCs to view text books and the teacher, convert the printed page to speech, and save classroom images Brad Davis
Freedom Scientific

Trekker Breeze: GPS for Children and Adults with Visual Impairments

BLV-2064
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Intermediate
Gibbons
Trekker Breeze: GPS for Children and Adults with Visual Impairments
Trekker Breeze is a GPS device for people with visual impairments, including those with multiple disabilities. Videos and slides will show the device in action.Julie Hapeman
Milwaukee Public Schools
Greg Stilson
Humanware

The Autism Curriculum Encyclopedia®: A Web-based Prescription for Autism Education

COG-2009
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 8:00 - 8:30 AM PST
Intermediate
Windsor B
The Autism Curriculum Encyclopedia®: A Web-based Prescription for Autism Education
Attendees will learn how educators can access the Autism Curriculum Encyclopedia® to implement individualized evidence-based instruction with individuals with autism.Renee Mansfield
New England Center for Children
Chata Dickson
New England Center for Children

Tactile Personal Navigation Belt

TEC-1026
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 8:00 - 8:30 AM PST
Beginner
Connaught
Tactile Personal Navigation Belt
A new personal navigation device that conveys directional information via touch is introduced. The device has been tested and found useful for people with Alzheimer's.John Zelek
University of Waterloo

The Anatomy of a Landmark Law

TEC-2027
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Intermediate
Emma A
The Anatomy of a Landmark Law
How the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA)creates access to contemporary telecommunications, emergency broadcast, and video programming technologies for people with disabilities. Larry Goldberg
WGBH NCAM
Mark Richert
American Foundation for the Blind
Paul Schroeder
American Foundation for the Blind

The Internet as an accessible employment environment

EMP-2007
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 8:00 - 8:30 AM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup A
The Internet as an accessible employment environment
Mentoring programs conducted over the Internet may provide an accessible employment for adults with disabilities. An online program, accompanied by research results, will be presented.Carmit-Noa Shpigelman
DHD - UIC

The Latest in Accessibility of Oracle’s Platform, Technologies and Applications

EMP-1006
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Beginner
Emma B
The Latest in Accessibility of Oracle’s Platform, Technologies and Applications
Attendees will learn about the latest developments in key technology areas that impact accessibility in employment and education with Oracle products and technologies.Peter Korn
Oracle
Peter Wallack
Oracle

Teaching Children Eye Gaze Access

K12-2026
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham B
Teaching Children Eye Gaze Access
Accommodating visual, motor, and attention problems, and training in mouse skills are necessary for successful eye tracking. Customized strategies for young children will be shared. Tanya Curtis
AugCom Solutions, LLC

Update Stages Framework: Diagnostic for Learners with Cognitive Challenge

K12-1005
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Beginner
America's Cup C
Update Stages Framework: Diagnostic for Learners with Cognitive Challenge
Use Stages diagnostic software to assess learners with cognitive/language challenges. Set accessibility features in activities that capture competency-based primary evidence learner performance. Models are presented.Madalaine Pugliese
Simmons College

Universal Access: USB Technology For All

OTH-1022
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 8:00 - 8:30 AM PST
Beginner
America's Cup B
Universal Access: USB Technology For All
Accessing USB technology for individuals with motor impairments can be difficult if not impossible. This session will introduce an accessible USB interface and its design.Joel Fernandes
Louisiana Tech University

The Growing Challenges for Accessible Distance Learning Part 2

PSE-1015
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Beginner
America's Cup D
The Growing Challenges for Accessible Distance Learning Part 2
This demonstration will examine the growing barriers and strategies to accessible Distance Learning using a screen reader to navigate Second Life. Philip Voorhees
Austin Peay State University

Accessible Analytics: Complex Charts, Large Datasets, and Node Diagrams

WEB-2032
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham A
Accessible Analytics: Complex Charts, Large Datasets, and Node Diagrams
IBM presents best practices for usable accessibility of complex visual web applications and charts of very large live data sources.Brian Cragun
IBM
Andi Snow-Weaver
IBM

Case Study: How CA Technologies established a 508-compliant Video Standards Program

WEB-2034
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 8:00 - 9:00 AM PST
Intermediate
Emma C
Case Study: How CA Technologies established a 508-compliant Video Standards Program
CA Technologies and TPG will show how 508-compliant videos can be used for product documentation. Issues around audio descriptions, subtitles etc. will be discussed.Joshua Brickman
CA, Inc.

WebAIM's Screen Reader User Surveys: Data and Trends

WEB-1026
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 8:00 - 8:30 AM PST
Beginner
Randle A
WebAIM's Screen Reader User Surveys: Data and Trends
Updates, trends, and data from the WebAIM screen reader user surveys will be presented, with a focus on the most recent 2011 survey.Jared Smith
WebAIM
Jonathan Whiting
WebAIM

An Evaluation/Intervention Model for Persons with Intellectual Disability who Use AAC

AAC-1032
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Windsor C
An Evaluation/Intervention Model for Persons with Intellectual Disability who Use AAC
A model of intervention in AAC is proposed based on the perspectives of persons with intellectual disability who use SGD, their parents and their SLPs.Christine Valiquette
CHU Sainte-Justine

Clinical Implications of a Symbol Taxonomy for AAC – Electronic and Manual

AAC-2022
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham A
Clinical Implications of a Symbol Taxonomy for AAC – Electronic and Manual
This presentation describes how to use a symbol taxonomy to address clinical issues with electronic and manual AAC displays. Charts will make discrimination practical.Bruce Baker, L.H.D.
University of Pittsburgh
Lyle Lloyd
Purdue University
Eric Nyberg, III
Carnegie Mellon University

Communication in a Fast Paced Society – A Consumer's Perspective

AAC-2033
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham C
Communication in a Fast Paced Society – A Consumer's Perspective
This presentation details strategies for increasing the rate of communication for individuals using AAC. Various rate enhancement strategies will be discussed.Rick Hohn
DynaVox Mayer-Johnson

Adaptive High-speed Playback Technology and Multilingual Support for DAISY Book Listening

BLV-2004
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 9:20 - 9:50 AM PST
Intermediate
Oxford
Adaptive High-speed Playback Technology and Multilingual Support for DAISY Book Listening
Adaptive High-speed playback technology and multilingual support for DAISY digital talking books that serve as effective listening tools for visually impaired persons.Naoyuki Tazawa
NHK Engeneering Services,inc.
Shinichi Torihara
Keio Research Institute at SFC

The Digital Image and Graphic Resources for Accessible Materials (DIAGRAM) Center

BLV-2069
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Intermediate
Windsor B
The Digital Image and Graphic Resources for Accessible Materials (DIAGRAM) Center
Access to images in textbooks is a major obstacle for students with disabilities. The DIAGRAM Center will develop methods to create accessible images for everyone.Betsy Beaumon

Geoff Freed
WGBH National Center for Accessible Media

Use of Social Networks by the Blind

BLV-1061
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
America's Cup C
Use of Social Networks by the Blind
This session will examine the accessibility of various social networking sites and applications.Wesley Majerus
National Federation of the Blind
Anne Taylor
National Federation of the Blind (NFB)

Microsoft Office - New Accessibility Plug-ins

DHH-1015
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Manchester G Microsoft
Microsoft Office - New Accessibility Plug-ins
Learn about the updated Save-As DAISY Plugin and Captioning tool for Powerpoint.Jim Durkin

Music-Maker Extraordinary

TEC-2013
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Intermediate
Connaught
Music-Maker Extraordinary
Presentation of a case study of male composer/performing artist working and expressing himself through distance controlled electronic instrument. Analyzing implications of case.Magnus Magnusson
Teacher Institute of Stockholm

Open Source As An Emerging Option Globally

TEC-1021
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Emma A
Open Source As An Emerging Option Globally
A look at the software currently offered as open source and the markets that are embracing open source technology to meet their accessibility needs.Bryen Yunashko
GNOME Foundation

Sorting through Portable EReaders

K12-2029
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Intermediate
Emma B
Sorting through Portable EReaders
Come join us for a feature-based overview of portable electronic readers. We’ll review options of visual, auditory and tactual presentation, file uploading and storage.Kelly Fonner
Fonner Training & Consulting
Scott Marfilius
Independent
Donna Mcnear

Integrating the New Common Core State Standards with Tomorrow’s Technology

LRN-1008
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Manchester C Freedom
Integrating the New Common Core State Standards with Tomorrow’s Technology
The panelists, respected educators and researchers on learning disabilities, will discuss best practices for incorporating the new common core standards in technology utilizing UDL principlesSteve Boyle
Freedom Scientific Learning Systems Group

The FCC Chairman's Accessibility & Innovation Initiative

LGL-1004
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
America's Cup A
The FCC Chairman's Accessibility & Innovation Initiative
The FCC Chairman launched an Accessibility & Innovation Initiative as part of the National Broadband Plan’s recommendation. Pam Gregory
FCC

Troubling Triangles: Legal Challenges Involving Third Parties and Technology

LGL-1002
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Gibbons
Troubling Triangles: Legal Challenges Involving Third Parties and Technology
When two or more parties collaborate to develop technical content, who is responsible for accessibility? The session will explore legal approaches to these “third-party” problems.Karla Gilbride
Disability Rights Advocates
Larry Paradis
Disability Rights Advocates

Better Computer Access Solutions with Compass Software and KPR Wizards

OTH-2017
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Intermediate
Emma C
Better Computer Access Solutions with Compass Software and KPR Wizards
Learn to use Compass software to provide better access assessments and measure outcomes. See how KPR's wizards can enhance Windows accessibility.Heidi Koester
Koester Performance Research

The Virtual Keyboard Interface: Improving Access to Mouse-Intensive Applications

OTH-2023
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup D
The Virtual Keyboard Interface: Improving Access to Mouse-Intensive Applications
Discover how macros are used to improve keyboard interactions with mouse-intensive applications. Also learn how the same macros can be “recycled” as NaturallySpeaking custom commands. Alan Cantor
Cantor Access Inc.

Welcoming Military-Veterans-with-Access-Needs into U.S. Postsecondary Education

PSE-1017
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Randle A
Welcoming Military-Veterans-with-Access-Needs into U.S. Postsecondary Education
With the Post-9/11-G.I.-Bill-of-Rights, among U.S. college students are many more Afghanistan/Iraq War Veterans, potentially with access-needs. Explore ways to welcome home these heroes to campus.Ellen (Ilana) Perlow
Texas Woman's University

Making Rich Internet Applications Accessible through jQuery

WEB-2061
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham B
Making Rich Internet Applications Accessible through jQuery
We present our ongoing work to address accessibility shortcomings in this popular web widget library and demonstrate an implementation.Chris Blouch
AOL

PDF Accessibility Best Practices for Authors

WEB-1058
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
Manchester A Adobe
PDF Accessibility Best Practices for Authors
PDF files are a popular standard for electronic documents and forms. Learn those practices PDF authors should follow in order to make PDF files accessible.Greg Pisocky
Adobe Systems

Understanding and Planning for the Changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act

WEB-1031
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 9:20 - 10:20 AM PST
Beginner
America's Cup B
Understanding and Planning for the Changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act
This session will provide insight into the direction that the ADA regulations are heading promising Federal regulation of websites, and how your organization can prepare.Ken Nakata
HiSoftware Inc.

It’s Time to Share: AMDi’s Activity Exchange

AAC-1009
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
America's Cup D
It’s Time to Share: AMDi’s Activity Exchange
Introducing AMDi’s Activity Exchange. Learn how to locate pre-made activities as well as create an activity to be uploaded the Activity Exchange. Allison Yates, Mrs.
Advanced Multimedia Devices Inc.

A Review of Video Magnifiers and Their Use

BLV-1043
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
Connaught
A Review of Video Magnifiers and Their Use
This hands-on course will review the various types of video magnifiers available and will include instructional and demonstration techniques.Tim Gels
Eschenbach Optik of America

MAGic and JAWS with Dual Monitor in the Workplace

BLV-2085
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
Manchester C Freedom
MAGic and JAWS with Dual Monitor in the Workplace
This session will demonstrate the setup and use of both MAGic screen magnification and JAWS screen reading in a true dual monitor work situation.Dusty Voorhees
Freedom Scientific

Two Android Tools for Remote Control and Gesture Navigation of Video Programming

BLV-2036
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup B
Two Android Tools for Remote Control and Gesture Navigation of Video Programming
AFB has developed two Android-based accessible remote control research tools. They are described along with findings of focus groups experiences with these tools. Brad Hodges
American Foundation for the Blind

What is Real Time Text & How do We Make it Real?

DHH-2009
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
Randle A
What is Real Time Text & How do We Make it Real?
RTT is important discussion for both emergency communications & next gen mobile communications. Questions about what it is are critical to actualization in devices.Mary Brooner
MBConsulting, LLC
Brian Daly
AT&T
Cheryl Heppner
NVRC (Northern Va. Resource Center for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Persons)
Michael Milligan
Mobile Manufacturers Forum
Jim Nixon
T-Mobile USA

Academic Considerations for Mobile Platforms

TEC-1022
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
Windsor C
Academic Considerations for Mobile Platforms
Smart phones and iPads grow more popular and raise issues of legality, accessibility, and pedagogy. Learn best practices for enhancing education via mobile devices.Jayme Johnson
High Tech Center Training Unit
Sean Keegan
Stanford University

Making Heads or Tails of Accessibility in Virtual Worlds

TEC-1012
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
Emma A
Making Heads or Tails of Accessibility in Virtual Worlds
Virtual Helping Hands features a demonstration and education session on accessibility tools that enable those who are visually impaired or blind to use virtual worlds. Jolie Mason
Los Angeles Radio Reading Service
Charles Morris
Virtual Helping Hands / UniSA
Louise Nicholson
KEY Ethical Advisors
Janyth Ussery
Virtual Helping Hands

Transitioning Youths Who Are Deaf/ Hard of Hearing: Accommodation Situations and Solutions

EMP-1005
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
America's Cup C
Transitioning Youths Who Are Deaf/ Hard of Hearing: Accommodation Situations and Solutions
This Job Accommodation Network (JAN) presentation will provide information on AT solutions as workplace accommodations for transitioning youth who are deaf or hard of hearing.Teresa Goddard
Job Accommodation Network

AT Consults through Web Conferencing: the Future of AT Services

K12-2015
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
Emma C
AT Consults through Web Conferencing: the Future of AT Services
Learn how providing services using web conferencing saves money and expands services to rural areas. See how it’s done, and plan your own implementation. Mystie Rail
Assistive Technology of Alaska
Fred Tchang
Advancing Opportunities

Universally-Designed Tools and Strategies for Struggling Students

K12-1020
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
Gibbons
Universally-Designed Tools and Strategies for Struggling Students
Identify online tools to gain access to the general curriculum for struggling students. Learn strategies to support reading, writing, mathematics and organization for all students. Kirk Behnke
Region 4 ESC
Cecilia Robinson
Region 4 Education Service Center

Convert EPUB and Other Electronic Files to Accessible DAISY Books, Enjoy Anywhere

LRN-1006
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
Oxford
Convert EPUB and Other Electronic Files to Accessible DAISY Books, Enjoy Anywhere
Learn how to convert electronic EPUB files to an accessible DAISY book using EasyConverter. Discover how to work with Read:OutLoud and the ClassMate Reader.Liliana Acosta
HumanWare
Mary Jo Barry
Don Johnston Incorporated
Jeff Bazer, Mr.
Dolphin Computer Access

Developments of support equipment in engineer’s 3 months hospitalization

OTH-1026
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:10 AM PST
Beginner
Cunningham C
Developments of support equipment in engineer’s 3 months hospitalization
This paper reports the experience about my developments of support equipment for myself.Kyota Aoki
Utsunomiya University
Masaki Kimura
SoftCDC corporation
Shinjiro Murayama
Utsunomiya University

Using Dragon Scripting Language Objects with Dragon NaturallySpeaking Pro

OTH-2004
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
Windsor B
Using Dragon Scripting Language Objects with Dragon NaturallySpeaking Pro
Session provides an overview of the Dragon Scripting Language extensions programming objects for generating new commands for Dragon NaturallySpeaking Professional 11.Ed. Rosenthal
Next Generation Technologies Inc.

Windows Phone 7 - Our favorite Apps

OTH-1039
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
Manchester G Microsoft
Windows Phone 7 - Our favorite Apps
App-tastic! The Windows Phone Marketplace has tons of great apps for Windows Phone. Come learn about a few of our favorite.Larry Weiss
Microsoft Corporation
Annuska Perkins

Daniel Hubbell
Microsoft Corp.

The ATPC and the AccessText Network - A productive alternative media collaboration

PSE-2014
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup A
The ATPC and the AccessText Network - A productive alternative media collaboration
The ATPC and ATN Directors will describe their Center's collaboration and how to utilize this unique partnership resource to receive quality and timely alternative textbooks. Michael Bastine
Alternate Text Production Center
Christopher Lee
AccessText Network

Adobe Flex Best Practices – What to Expect

WEB-2054
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Intermediate
Manchester A Adobe
Adobe Flex Best Practices – What to Expect
Do you develop applications in Adobe Flex? Come to this session for tips on building more accessible applications from those who have been there.Jonathan Avila
SSB BART Group
Matt May
Adobe

How to control your finances with accessible tools on Yahoo! Finance

WEB-1013
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
Emma B
How to control your finances with accessible tools on Yahoo! Finance
Yahoo! Finance, the largest financial site, features accessible tools to control your finances. Learn how to use these tools and what makes them accessible.Ted Drake
Yahoo!
Dirk Ginader
Yahoo!

Preview of the Upcoming WAVE 5 from WebAIM

WEB-1016
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 10:40 - 11:40 AM PST
Beginner
Cunningham B
Preview of the Upcoming WAVE 5 from WebAIM
Overview and demonstration of the new fifth version of the WAVE web accessibility evaluation tool. Explanation of new content rules and interactive user interface.Aaron Andersen
WebAIM
Diogenes Hernandez
WebAIM

AAC Control of Computers, Wheelchairs & Electronic/Electromechanical Devices Using the Eye-Com Biosensor-Communicator-Controller

AAC-2014
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Windsor C
AAC Control of Computers, Wheelchairs & Electronic/Electromechanical Devices Using the Eye-Com Biosensor-Communicator-Controller
The Eye-Com-7T is an electronic eye-frame-mounted oculometric system that offers hands-free control of computers, power-wheelchairs, and electromechanical devices, through an integrated disability-dependent head and/or gaze-tracking.William Torch
Eye-Com Corp/Neurodevelopmental & Neurodiagnostic Ctr/Washoe Sleep Disorders Ctr.

Adaptations for Making Astronomy and Space Science Accessible to Non-Visual Learners

BLV-1003
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Beginner
Cunningham A
Adaptations for Making Astronomy and Space Science Accessible to Non-Visual Learners
In this presentation, I will discuss creative educational strategies and identify available hands-on resources for making astronomy and space science accessible.Noreen Grice
You Can Do Astronomy LLC

Alternative Text for Images

BLV-2063
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Windsor B
Alternative Text for Images
A picture may be worth a thousand words but what should those words be? This session describes efforts to guide developers on creating good alt-text.Lisa Tang

An Educational Software in Computer Skills for Visually Impaired Arabic-speaking Students

BLV-1075
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Beginner
Cunningham B
An Educational Software in Computer Skills for Visually Impaired Arabic-speaking Students
The paper describes the analysis and design of educational software to teach visually impaired Arabic-speaking students some computer skills.AbdulMalik AlSalman
King Saud Univ.

Assistive Technology Experience of Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments in Singapore

BLV-2006
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham C
Assistive Technology Experience of Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments in Singapore
This lecture presentation shares research findings on the experience and use of assistive technology by teachers of students with visual impairments in Singapore. Libby Cohen
James Cook University
Denise Tan
National Institute of Education
Meng Ee Wong
National Institute of Education

Assistive Technology Use by Students with Visual Impairments in Singapore

BLV-2007
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup A
Assistive Technology Use by Students with Visual Impairments in Singapore
This lecture presentation shares research findings on the experience and uses of assistive technology by students with visual impairments in Singapore. Meng Ee Wong
National Institute of Education

Audio Signage, providing information to increase independence and mobility in all environments.

BLV-1033
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Beginner
America's Cup B
Audio Signage, providing information to increase independence and mobility in all environments.
The demonstration will show how audio signage effectively makes available services and amenities to blind and visually impaired people providing pinpoint navigation and enhancing independence.Danny Reiss
Step-Hear Ltd

Dolphin ‘LaunchPad’: Integrating web services and screen reading for productivity and play.

BLV-2041
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Emma B
Dolphin ‘LaunchPad’: Integrating web services and screen reading for productivity and play.
A demonstration of the new Dolphin “LaunchPad”, which provides integrated screen reader access to a variety of web services for people with visual impairments.Steve Bennett
Dolphin Computer Access

Helene, an open-source and DAISY compliant digital library management system

BLV-1072
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Beginner
Oxford
Helene, an open-source and DAISY compliant digital library management system
Helene is an open-source, DAISY compliant platform. It is both a digital library for indivdual users and a repository to share adapted books.Alex Bernier
INSERM - UPMC University, Paris
Dominique Burger
INSERM - UPMC -B23

AsTeRICS – Assistive Technology Rapid Integration & Construction Set

TEC-1024
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Beginner
Emma C
AsTeRICS – Assistive Technology Rapid Integration & Construction Set
We introduce a rapid integration and construction set for AT for motor impaired people, a playground for researchers, care givers and users for tailored AT.Klaus Miesenberger
University of Linz

Cross-cultural study of the use of mobile phones by students with disabilities

TEC-2007
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup D
Cross-cultural study of the use of mobile phones by students with disabilities
A cross cultural study of the use of mobile phones by students with disabilities aged 15-25, investigating strategies used socially and for learning. Sheryl Burgstahler
UW Accessible Technology, DO-IT, UW-IT, Education
E.A. Draffan
University of Southampton
Mamoru Iwabuchi
University of Tokyo
Takeo Kondo
RCAST, The University of Tokyo
Kenryu Nakamura
RCAST, The University of Tokyo

enabiling the disabled to fly

OTH-2029
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Emma A
enabiling the disabled to fly
we have been producing many services onboard our flights to meet the demand of the special needs passengers abdulaziz al mohisen, al mohisen
saudi arabian airlines

A Universally Designed College Classroom to Include Students with Developmental Disabilities

PSE-2018
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
Connaught
A Universally Designed College Classroom to Include Students with Developmental Disabilities
Illustrative examples of strategies and challenges from a universally designed course about transition and disability at a small liberal arts college. Mary Kelly
Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Collaborative Web Accessibility Improvement System: Results and Observations from a Real-World Deployment

WEB-2037
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup C
Collaborative Web Accessibility Improvement System: Results and Observations from a Real-World Deployment
We describe our Web Accessibility Improvement System (WAIS) that supports collaborative improvement of website accessibility, and report on the results from a real-world deployment.Hiroshi Morimoto
Tottori Pref. Government
Hironobu Takagi
IBM Research

Unifying Video Captions and Text-Based Audio Descriptions

WEB-1038
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST
Beginner
Gibbons
Unifying Video Captions and Text-Based Audio Descriptions
We aims to provide inexpensive ways to create accessible videos, by developing open-source, user-friendly software that covers both captions and audio descriptions while promoting standardization.Chieko Asakawa
IBM Research
Kentarou Fukuda
IBM
Masatomo Kobayashi

Reiko Nagatsuma
Japan
Hironobu Takagi
IBM Research

Future Alternatives to User Testing: Virtual User Modelling in Inclusive Product Design

AGE-3008
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:20 PM PST
Advanced
America's Cup A
Future Alternatives to User Testing: Virtual User Modelling in Inclusive Product Design
User testing is a valuable part of Inclusive Design but is expensive. The VICON project explores the potential of Virtual User Modelling as an alternative. Joshue O Connor
NCBI Centre For Inclusive Technology (CFIT)

Technology and The Art of Aging Gracefully

AGE-1007
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
America's Cup B
Technology and The Art of Aging Gracefully
This paper provides an overview the latest advances in the use of technology in enhancing quality of life while facing the inevitable changes of aging.Shohreh Rashtian, Ph.D.
OPTIMUM Environments for All,UCLA (Alumni),

Telehealth and the Elderly

AGE-1001
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:20 PM PST
Beginner
America's Cup D
Telehealth and the Elderly
Telehealth is the use of electronic communication to support health care. Reviewed in this presentation are telehealth initiatives that have been designed for the elderly.Donald Egolf
University of Pittsburgh

AAC and Switch Makeover: Jumpstarting Communication for Students with Significant Disabilities

AAC-2013
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Intermediate
Connaught
AAC and Switch Makeover: Jumpstarting Communication for Students with Significant Disabilities
This session will focus on successful strategies and opportunities school teams can use to give all children with significant disabilities access to communication and learning.Pati King-DeBaun
Creative Communicating
Judy Lariviere

AAC on the iPod and iPad: What is New in Proloquo2Go

AAC-1018
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Windsor C
AAC on the iPod and iPad: What is New in Proloquo2Go
The developers of Proloquo2Go share what’s new in the premier AAC solution for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.Martijn Leopold
AssistiveWare
David Niemeijer
AssistiveWare

Accessible Online Training Available for JAWS and MAGic Users from Freedom Scientific

BLV-1086
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Manchester C Freedom
Accessible Online Training Available for JAWS and MAGic Users from Freedom Scientific
Learn about accessible online Webinar training courses offered by Freedom Scientific for JAWS and MAGic users or teachers, including free and paid Webinars and archives. Dan Clark
Freedom Scientific

Cell Phone Accessibility Evaluation Study For Persons With Visual Impairments

BLV-2055
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Intermediate
Emma C
Cell Phone Accessibility Evaluation Study For Persons With Visual Impairments
Cell phones for persons with visual impairment were evaluated for critical accessibility elements, and compiled into a list of Best Practices for cell phone design.David Ross, MSEE, MEd
Atlanta VA Rehab R&D Center

DAISY 101

BLV-1011
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Oxford
DAISY 101
We will provide an overview of the various flavors and sources of DAISY and explain the hardware and software needed to play and create them.Gaeir Dietrich
HTCTU

Expanding Book Port Plus with Mac software and Internet Connectivity

BLV-2037
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Intermediate
Emma A
Expanding Book Port Plus with Mac software and Internet Connectivity
introduces new Book Transfer software for the Mac and describes the new firmware updates that begin opening the capabilities of this DTB reader's WiFi hardware.Larry Skutchan
American Printing House for the Blind, Inc.

Clinical trials of a robotic arm with powered wheelchair users.

TEC-1005
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:20 PM PST
Beginner
Cunningham A
Clinical trials of a robotic arm with powered wheelchair users.
Assessments of life habits were made with people in powered chair aged 7 to 21 using JACO robotic arm. Results will be shared.Elisabeth Clark
Marie Enfant Rehab Center/ Sainte Justine's Hospital

Development of an Interactive Information Support System for Persons with Dementia

TEC-2029
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:20 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup C
Development of an Interactive Information Support System for Persons with Dementia
We developed an interactive information support system to prompt actions, and showed the possibility of encouraging autonomous and independent living by persons with dementia. Misato Nihei
the University of Tokyo

FLOSS Accessibility: An Overview and Look Toward the Future

TEC-1010
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Cunningham C
FLOSS Accessibility: An Overview and Look Toward the Future
A panel discussion featuring FLOSS accessibility experts and activists to describe the current state of the art with a look toward the future.Chris Hofstader
Free SOftware Foundation

SSVEP BCI for Power Wheelchair Control

TEC-2017
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:20 PM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham B
SSVEP BCI for Power Wheelchair Control
This presentation will discuss the development of a Brain-Computer Interface for power wheelchair control using Steady State Visually Evoked Potentials (SSVEP). Michael Boyce
University of Central Florida

Expanding the Potential of Universal Design to Remove Vocational Barriers

EMP-2008
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Intermediate
Emma B
Expanding the Potential of Universal Design to Remove Vocational Barriers
By combining technologies, people who are blind can compete in previously inaccessible careers. Software tools for audio engineers who are blind will be demonstrated.Matthew Kaplowitz
Bridge Multimedia

What students with disabilities, web accessibility, captioning, and internships have in common

EMP-1001
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Randle A
What students with disabilities, web accessibility, captioning, and internships have in common
This presentation will discuss a Web Accessibility Training model implemented by DO-IT at the University of Washington.Sheryl Burgstahler
UW Accessible Technology, DO-IT, UW-IT, Education
Terrill Thompson
DO-IT, University of Washington
Tami Tidwell
DO-IT

Universally-Designed, No-Brainer, Instructional Teaching Tools for ALL Students (UNITTS)

K12-1021
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Gibbons
Universally-Designed, No-Brainer, Instructional Teaching Tools for ALL Students (UNITTS)
This presentation will illustrate how to create and use instructional teaching tools that target individual learning needs of students of all ages and abilities. Tricia Goodwin
University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Assistive Technology Center
Mary Pickett, PT,MS
University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Assistive Technology Center

Accessible e-books with Adobe Digital Editions

WEB-1051
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Beginner
Manchester A Adobe
Accessible e-books with Adobe Digital Editions
Adobe offers several products and tools for e-books, including Adobe Digital Editions. This session will discuss existing support for accessibility and detail plans for improvements.Kiran Kaja
Adobe Systems, Inc.
Andrew Kirkpatrick
Adobe Systems

HTML5 and Flash – An Accessibility Comparison

WEB-2057
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Intermediate
Windsor B
HTML5 and Flash – An Accessibility Comparison
It’s an accessibility bake-off! Learn about the features and technical differences between the two most popular environments for developing rich internet applications.Matt May
Adobe
Steve Faulkner
The Paciello Group

Web Media Accessibility with HTML5

WEB-2063
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 1:50 - 2:50 PM PST
Intermediate
Manchester G Microsoft
Web Media Accessibility with HTML5
This session will demonstrate some practical techniques for achieving WCAG compliance with the new HTML5 media tags.Sean Hayes
Microsoft

AAC: Saving Time and Getting Better Outcomes in Classrooms

AAC-1016
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
Windsor C
AAC: Saving Time and Getting Better Outcomes in Classrooms
Core vocabulary promotes interactive language for AAC users. This presentation shows how to use core words for classroom instruction – both content and activity based. Bruce Baker, L.H.D.
University of Pittsburgh
Deborah Witkowski
AAC Institute

Every Move Counts, Clicks and Chats: Sensory Approach to Communication and AT

AAC-2029
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup B
Every Move Counts, Clicks and Chats: Sensory Approach to Communication and AT
EMC3 contains assessment and implementation strategies appropriate for the development of communication and AT applications for individuals with significant sensory motor differences.. Terry Foss
EMC, Inc
Jane Korsten
EMC Communication Inc

Evidence-based AAC Interventions for Individuals who Speak Mandarin Chinese

AAC-2030
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
Emma B
Evidence-based AAC Interventions for Individuals who Speak Mandarin Chinese
Evidence for clinical decisions-making about Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) interventions for Mandarin Chinese speakers is presented. Case study data are reported on AAC technologies. Kay Chen

Katya Hill
University of Pittsburgh

Lite Tech & Literacy

AAC-1007
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
Gibbons
Lite Tech & Literacy
We will show ways to take storybooks and turn them into “talking books”. The technology demonstrated will be simple, functional and fun to use.Lori Dahlquist
Adaptivation, Inc.

ReadHear FREE DAISY Mac and PC Software

BLV-1029
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
Oxford
ReadHear FREE DAISY Mac and PC Software
Interactive Panel discussion of advanced, intermediate and beginner users of DAISY/commercial technologies. Demonstration of functionality and upgrade options for ReadHear Mac and PC DAISY Player. Stephanie Turner
RFB&D

Low Cost or Free Tools for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

COG-1001
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
Windsor B
Low Cost or Free Tools for Adults with Developmental Disabilities
This presentation focuses on free or low cost options available for older students and adults with developmental disabilities to more fully participate in daily life. Debbie Drennan
iTECH Center, PHP
Janet Nunez
PHP's iTech Center

Technological solutions in coordinating the interpreting services for the disabled

DHH-1007
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
Cunningham C
Technological solutions in coordinating the interpreting services for the disabled
The lecture describes Evantia's research of technological means to organize the Finnish coordination of interpreting services for the disabled and to solve its main challenges.Juhana Leinonen
Evantia Ltd

Accessible Technologies in Retail Environments

TEC-2003
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham A
Accessible Technologies in Retail Environments
Retailers use in-store information technologies to help shoppers find and buy products. We will describe these technologies, their accessibility implications, and potential solutions.Eve Hill
Burton Blatt Institute
Jim Tobias
Inclusive Technologies

Creating a Virtual Computer Lab to Allow Worldwide Use of Adaptive/Assistive Software

TEC-2008
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
Emma C
Creating a Virtual Computer Lab to Allow Worldwide Use of Adaptive/Assistive Software
A demonstration of a virtual lab, which houses a suite of adaptive software and can be accessed remotely with a high-speed internet connection.Angela Paprocki
The University of Toledo

LookTel–Object Recognition and Remote Sighted Assistance for People with Visual Impairment

TEC-1018
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
Cunningham B
LookTel–Object Recognition and Remote Sighted Assistance for People with Visual Impairment
The prototype recognition and remote assistance system was refined and adapted for active, daily use by visually impaired persons. Jeremi Sudol
LookTel

Inclusion for the 21st Century

K12-1008
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
America's Cup D
Inclusion for the 21st Century
Keep track of IEP’s and data in inclusion settings through use of standards-based curriculum, best practice methodologies, assistive technology, and data / transition management tools.Mary Sagstetter
AbleNet

Sneak Preview of the Next Version of WYNN

K12-2030
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
Manchester C Freedom
Sneak Preview of the Next Version of WYNN
See what’s coming in the next version of WYNN. New technology and educational features, still keeping WYNN’s advantage as the easiest-to-use literacy support tool available.roberta brosnahan
Freedom Scientific

What the AIM and NIMAS-related Projects Can Do for You

K12-1019
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
Randle A
What the AIM and NIMAS-related Projects Can Do for You
Five federally-funded AIM and NIMAS-related projects will explain how their collaborative services help educational agencies provide specialized formats of instructional materials in a timely manner. Betsy Beaumon

James Higgins
Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
Julia Myers
American printing House for the Blind
Joy Zabala

Evaluation of assistive reading software programs by postsecondary students with learning disabilities

LRN-1002
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
America's Cup A
Evaluation of assistive reading software programs by postsecondary students with learning disabilities
Disability-personnel and post-secondary students with learning disabilities will compare three assistive reading software programs. This demonstration session will present their findings.Anne Comfort
Meighen Centre

Using Accessible Course Material – You CAN do it!

LRN-1005
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Beginner
America's Cup C
Using Accessible Course Material – You CAN do it!
Faculty CAN do it. This workshop demonstrates how alt media / applications and strategies are tools allowing faculty for successful academic access solutions.Kathleen Buob
BuobCTC
Lyn Clemons
El Camino College

Evaluating a Higher Education Inclusive Practice and Learning Scheme in the UK

PSE-2007
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
Emma A
Evaluating a Higher Education Inclusive Practice and Learning Scheme in the UK
Demonstration and discussion of technology funded in Higher Education in the UK to develop or uncover an aspect of good inclusive practice.Shirley Evans
JISC TechDis

Production of Accessible Professional Journals

PSE-2013
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 3:10 - 4:10 PM PST
Intermediate
Connaught
Production of Accessible Professional Journals
Discover a process for turning traditional journal publication into a system that produces the traditional version and a variety of fully accessible options. Ron Stewart
Association on Higher Education and Disabilites

Making Internet Explorer 9 Accessible

WEB-2018
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 3:10 - 3:40 PM PST
Intermediate
Manchester G Microsoft
Making Internet Explorer 9 Accessible
Internet Explorer 9 includes new HTML5 features, hardware accelerated graphics and a streamlined user interface. Come learn about IE9 and how we made it accessible.Daniel Hubbell
Microsoft Corp.
Sharon Newman
Microsoft
Cynthia Shelly
Microsoft

ADA-CAT: Standards Based Assessment of the Built Environment

AGE-2004
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 4:20 - 5:20 PM PST
Intermediate
Windsor C
ADA-CAT: Standards Based Assessment of the Built Environment
ADA-CAT is a new toolkit that allows individuals without advanced training to assess access to the built environment.Denis Anson
Assistive Technology Research Institute

Engaging Girls with Rett Syndrome in Conversations using Eye Gaze Technology

AAC-2035
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 4:20 - 5:20 PM PST
Intermediate
Emma A
Engaging Girls with Rett Syndrome in Conversations using Eye Gaze Technology
Page designs, settings, and strategies that enable girls with Rett Syndrome to engage in conversations using eye gaze technology will be highlighted along with videos. Judy Lariviere

2-Dimensional Information Presentation Method through Tactile Perception with Touch Panel

BLV-1001
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 4:20 - 5:20 PM PST
Beginner
Windsor B
2-Dimensional Information Presentation Method through Tactile Perception with Touch Panel
This presentation discusses and demonstrates the novel 2-dimensional information presentation method through tactile perception for visually impaired. The implementation has 1-channnel tactile actuator.Kyota Aoki
Utsunomiya University
Masaki Kimura
SoftCDC corporation
Shinjiro Murayama
Utsunomiya University

Empowering Kenyan Students with Vision Loss through Advances in STEM Education Opportunities

BLV-1012
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 4:20 - 5:20 PM PST
Beginner
America's Cup D
Empowering Kenyan Students with Vision Loss through Advances in STEM Education Opportunities
This paper describes a project between the Georgia Tech Sonification Lab and inABLE to study STEM education access for students with vision impairments in Kenya.Bruce Walker, PhD
Georgia Institute of Technology

Evaluating screen reading software: a cost effective and task-based approach

BLV-2013
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 4:20 - 4:50 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup A
Evaluating screen reading software: a cost effective and task-based approach
A research on the strengths and weaknesses of the most popular screen readers in the most common usage categories. A user perspective.Birkir Gunnarsson
National Institute for the Blind, Visually Impaired, and Deafblind
Hlynur Hreinsson
National Institute for the Blind, Visually Impaired, and Deafblind

Showcasing Zoom-EX reading technology on MAC

BLV-2035
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 4:20 - 4:50 PM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham C
Showcasing Zoom-EX reading technology on MAC
ABiSee is presenting slide show to demonstrate the new software product that allows electronic reader Zoom-Ex to work on MacIgor Feinberg
ABISee, Incorporated

Who Needs Openbook 9 And/Or The New Pearl Camera?

BLV-2009
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 4:20 - 5:20 PM PST
Intermediate
Randle A
Who Needs Openbook 9 And/Or The New Pearl Camera?
A discussion of the features and factors to consider in evaluating the need to purchase or upgrade to OpenBook 9 and/or a Pearl camera.Michelle Laramie
CT Services for the Blind

CS4 Accessible Assessment: Is it a WANT or NEED?

COG-1006
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 4:20 - 5:20 PM PST
Beginner
Emma C
CS4 Accessible Assessment: Is it a WANT or NEED?
Amazing new accessible assessment templates are now available for Classroom Suite. Are you seeking universal design to support your students’ learning and access challenges? Suzanne Feit
Cambium Learning Technologies

Enhancing Notetaking Support for Deaf Students: Empowering Students with New Technological Applications

DHH-2002
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 4:20 - 5:20 PM PST
Intermediate
America's Cup B
Enhancing Notetaking Support for Deaf Students: Empowering Students with New Technological Applications
This interactive session will describe a study in progress focused on enhancing d/hh student learning and independence with creative graphic notetaking using new technological applications.Larry Quinsland
Rochester Institute of Technology
ben rubin

Dan Thompson

Assessing Comprehension in Students Who Use Picture-Assistance

K12-1006
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 4:20 - 5:20 PM PST
Beginner
Connaught
Assessing Comprehension in Students Who Use Picture-Assistance
If your students struggle to comprehend what they read, come learn picture-assisted reading and writing assessment tools and strategies that will build comprehension skills. Jean Slater
Slater Software, Inc.

Empowering Students with Accessible Technology That Enables Personalized Learning

K12-1011
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 4:20 - 5:20 PM PST
Beginner
Emma B
Empowering Students with Accessible Technology That Enables Personalized Learning
Microsoft & EnableMart present technologies for assessment & learning. Session based on "Accessibility: A Guide for Educators" will feature time for Q&A and hands-on demos.Gary Moulton
Microsoft
Michele Paley
EnableMart

Enhancing Electronic Document Accessibility Using Automatically Generated Graph Descriptions and Auditory Graphs

K12-1025
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 4:20 - 4:50 PM PST
Beginner
America's Cup C
Enhancing Electronic Document Accessibility Using Automatically Generated Graph Descriptions and Auditory Graphs
Our system automatically identifies graphs in an electronic document, digitizes the graph, and embeds auto-generated text descriptions, alternative visual graphs, auditory graphs, and other representations.Bruce Walker, PhD
Georgia Institute of Technology

Supporting School Children with learning disability using DAISY multimedia in Japan

LRN-1004
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 4:20 - 4:50 PM PST
Beginner
Oxford
Supporting School Children with learning disability using DAISY multimedia in Japan
The presentation focuses on the efforts and challenges of volunteers in Japan to support school pupils with learning disabilities using DAISY Multimedia school textbooks.Misako Nomura
Japanese Society for Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities

International Law and the State of Assistive Technology in the Developing World

LGL-2007
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 4:20 - 4:50 PM PST
Intermediate
Gibbons
International Law and the State of Assistive Technology in the Developing World
Comparing international disability rights law to the state of assistive technology, the paper examines the challenges facing developing countries in implementing international standards.Saikat Chatterjee

Joyojeet Pal
University of Washington

Accessibility of Asian Language Courses Demonstrated with Japanese

PSE-2001
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 4:20 - 5:20 PM PST
Intermediate
Cunningham A
Accessibility of Asian Language Courses Demonstrated with Japanese
This presentation demonstrates accommodations for Asian language courses like Japanese for students who are blind or have print disabilities. Jeffrey Dell
Cleveland State University
Caleb McKinsey
Cleveland State University

Introducing DISTCHA - Yet Another Attempt at Killing CAPTCHA

WEB-1017
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 4:20 - 5:20 PM PST
Beginner
Cunningham B
Introducing DISTCHA - Yet Another Attempt at Killing CAPTCHA
Using CAPTCHAs has always been difficult, if not impossible. What if there was a truly secure, accessible, device-independant solution to replace them?Vincent François
Coopérative Accessibilité Web

TERMS OF SERVICE AGREEMENT - EXPO/REGISTRATION/WEB CONFERENCING SERVICE

LETSGOEXPO, INC., D/B/A LETSGOEXPO, LETSGOCRM, LETSGOREGISTER AND OTHER DBA'S ("COMPANY") IS WILLING TO PROVIDE ITS SERVICES TO YOU ONLY IF YOU ACCEPT ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONSOF THIS TERMS OF SERVICE AGREEMENT (THIS "AGREEMENT"). PLEASE READ THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY. BY CHECKING THE "I HAVE READ AND AGREED TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BOX, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND YOU UNDERSTAND THIS AGREEMENT, AND THAT YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
1. COMPANY Provision of the Services. During the term of this Agreement, COMPANY will provide its online event registration services, hosting, storage, and in general, access to the LetsGoExpo system (the "Services") to you. These Services allow you to manage content, hold webcasts, process registrations online for your meetings and events. The Services include functionality such as credit card processing, email broadcasting, registrant management, flexible reporting, hotel reservations and room block management, automatic waitlist handling, on-site management, name badges, post-event surveys, and reusable event templates. You acknowledge and agree that COMPANY reserves the right, in its sole discretion, at any time and from time to time, to modify any or all of the Services without liability of any kind.
2. Use of the Services. You agree that neither you nor any registrant or potential registrant of an event organized by you ("Registrant") will use the Services to:
2.1. disseminate or transmit any material that is unlawful, harassing, libelous, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable, or harms minors in any way,
2.2. disseminate or transmit any material that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, or proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
2.3. disseminate or transmit any material that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary right of any party;
2.4. disseminate or transmit any material that constitutes unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, surveys, contests, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation;
2.5. disseminate or transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; or
2.6. disseminate or transmit any material that otherwise may constitute a criminal offense; give rise to civil liability; or violate applicable law, rule or regulation.
3. Ownership. You acknowledge and agree that, as between COMPANY and you, the Services, COMPANY's website located at http://www.COMPANY.com (the "Site"), and all components thereof are the exclusive property of COMPANY, and COMPANY owns all right, title and interest, including copyrights and other intellectual property rights, in and to any and all ideas, concepts, expertise, programs, systems, methodologies, data or other materials embodied in, underlying or reduced to practice in the Services and/or Site. The Services and Site may only be used by you as expressly authorized herein. All rights not specifically granted by COMPANY hereunder are reserved by COMPANY.
4. Registration Data; Confidential Information; Privacy.
4.1. Registration Data. In order to receive the Services, you will have to provide certain registration information to COMPANY and select a password (collectively "Account Information"). You acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Account & Registrant Information and for all uses of your password (including but not limited to all materials disseminated or transmitted under your password). You are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your Account Information. You agree that your Account Information may be used to attribute an electronic record and electronic signature to you. Therefore, you shall not disclose your Account Information to unauthorized third parties. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your Account Information or any other breach of security. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, we may, in our sole discretion, suspend or terminate your account and decline to permit your continued use of the Services.
4.2. Confidential Information. "Confidential Information" includes any and all information disclosed by one party to the other, in whatever format, that is either identified as or would reasonably be understood to be confidential and/or proprietary. "Confidential Information" does not include information that the receiving party can clearly establish by written evidence: (x) is or becomes known to the receiving party from a third party without an obligation to maintain its confidentiality; (y) is or becomes generally known to the public through no act or omission of the receiving party; or (z) is independently developed by the receiving party without the use of the disclosing party's Confidential Information. You agree that the Services constitute Confidential Information of COMPANY. COMPANY agrees that all personally identifiable information with respect to you and your Registrants (including but not limited to Registrants' names, addresses and credit card information) constitutes your Confidential Information. Each party agrees that, except as expressly authorized by this Agreement or COMPANY's Privacy Policy, it will make no use of Confidential Information of the other party for any purpose, will not disclose Confidential Information of the other party to any third party, and will protect and treat all Confidential Information of the other party with the same degree of care as its uses to protect its own confidential information of like importance, but in no event less than reasonable care.
4.3. Privacy. COMPANY utilizes, in whole or in part, the public Internet and third party networks to provide the Services. Please refer to our Privacy Policy, which is applicable to your use of the Service.
4.4. Registrant Information. You agree to keep secure and maintain the confidentiality of any information you obtain about any Registrant to one of your events. You are responsible to the safeguarding of any Registrant information provided to you. You are responsible for handling Registrant information in a manner that is consistent with your company privacy practices. Except for activities that result from COMPANY's gross or willful negligence, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless COMPANY for all liabilities, claims and expenses (including attorneys' fees) that arise from or are related to the abuse or misuse of Registrant information stored in your account, whether such abuse is committed by your employees, vendors or anyone else who is provided with, or gains access to Registrant information stored in your account. As a web based service, COMPANY stores all registrant information in its database in accordance with our Privacy Policy, which is available on the site for your review at any time.
5. Payment and Billing
5.1. Basic Services Fees. COMPANY's fees for the Services are published on the Pricing and Fees page of the site for each respective service provided.
5.2. Fees for Additional Services. You may also engage COMPANY to provide the additional Services, the pricing for each are either available on the website or on a separate document supplied by COMPANY.: Some services offered include Online Surveys, Email Broadcasts, Customization, Registration Form Creation and Modification, Private Training, and Membership Management.
5.3. Credit Card Processing
5.3.1. In situations where COMPANY is the merchant of record, and is reselling your services to Registrants, you will be charged the following processing fees:
5.3.1a. 6% of the total transaction amount with respect to American Express, Discover and Diners Club; and
5.3.1b. 5% of the total transaction amount with respect to all other credit cards.
5.3.2. You will also be charged a $15 processing fee per chargeback. The following additional terms and conditions will also apply (a) you shall maintain a fair policy with respect to the cancellation and refund of fees and payments that is readily available to your Registrants; (b) you are solely responsible for managing issues arising from chargebacks from Registrants, and you will reimburse COMPANY in full for all chargebacks and all fees arising from chargebacks within 30 days of the date of each chargeback; and (c) if COMPANY determines that you are experiencing an excessive amount of chargebacks with respect to the Services, then COMPANY may, in its sole discretion and without notice to you, terminate your right and ability to use the credit card processing feature of the Services through the COMPANY Standard and/or Mini Merchant Account.
5.3.3. In situations where COMPANY is providing card processing services to you, and you are the merchant of record, you will be charged a one time set up fee (currently $500) for a supported gateway. You will further be responsible for any fees or charges which may be imposed in connection with the registration of COMPANY as a merchant servicer or agent with any card brand.
5.3.4. Billing. Payment via credit card is required for the first three months. COMPANY will deduct the fees due from credit card processing remittances. COMPANY will send a monthly invoice and a check for credit card processing remittance (if applicable). After the first three invoices, you may apply for Net 30 day terms. If your application is accepted, all invoices shall be payable in U.S. dollars within 30 days of receipt. In the event that payment for an invoice is overdue, COMPANY may impose a finance charge of one and one-half percent (1.5%) per month, or the maximum rate allowed by law if less. If COMPANY requires use of collection agencies, attorneys, or courts of law for collection on your account, you shall be responsible for those expenses. You acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for reporting and paying any applicable taxes arising from your use of the Services.
6. COMPANY Technical Support. During the term of this Agreement, COMPANY will provide you technical support relating to the use of the Services via the Site. This support is available via email and telephone between the hours of 7am and 6pm PST, Monday-Friday. You acknowledge and agree that COMPANY is not responsible for providing any technical support with respect to the Services or the Site to your Registrants.
7. Security.
7.1. Infrastructure Security. COMPANY takes great pride in providing a secure web-based application to protect information you provide when using the Services. Accordingly, COMPANY conducts regular backups of all client data, provides front end and back end security using various security protocols, including without limitation, firewalls, Network Address Translation, virus scanning and Secure Socket Layer technology to encrypt and protect certain information. In addition, COMPANY's infrastructure is hosted in a Class A data center.
7.2. Credit Card Security. If you request that COMPANY make your Registrant's credit card information available to the users of your account via COMPANY's system and its reports, you accept full responsibility for the safeguarding of all collected credit card numbers, including without limitation, limiting access to such credit card numbers, discarding documents immediately after usage, and maintaining reliable safeguards to protect such credit card numbers from misuse or abuse. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless COMPANY for all liabilities, claims and expenses (including attorneys' fees) that arise from or are related to the abuse or misuse of credit card information stored in your account, whether such abuse is committed by your employees, vendors or anyone else who is provided with, or gains access to credit card numbers stored in your account.
8. Publicity. COMPANY may display and publish information regarding your organization's choice to do business with COMPANY. This may include testimonials, case studies, announcements, screen shots and logo displays on materials including but not limited to press releases, brochures, websites, service slicks, and public display items.
9. Disclaimer of Warranties. THE SERVICES AND SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" FOR YOUR USE. THE SERVICES AND SITE ARE PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
10. Limitations of Liability. TO THE EXTENT NOT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW, COMPANY'S AGGREGATE LIABILITY UNDER THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, IN TORT, OR UNDER ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, IS LIMITED TO THE FEES PAID BY YOU HEREUNDER WITH RESPECT TO THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO LIABILITY. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL COMPANY BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THIS AGREEMENT, OR THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SERVICES OR SITE (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOSS OF BUSINESS, REVENUE, PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE), HOWEVER CAUSED AND REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL THEORY OF LIABILITY, EVEN IF COMPANY HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND EVEN IF ANY EXCLUSIVE REMEDY PROVIDED FOR HEREIN FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
11. Indemnification. COMPANY agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless you from all liabilities, claims and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) that arise out of or are related to its negligence or intentional misconduct hereunder. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless COMPANY from all liabilities, claims and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) that arise out of or are related to: (a) your use of the Services, including any materials disseminated or transmitted by you and/or your Registrants; (b) your breach of this Agreement; (c) your negligence or intentional misconduct hereunder; (d) the acts and omissions of your Registrants, and (e) any claim arising from your events.
12. Term and Termination; Survival. The term of this Agreement shall commence upon your acceptance of this Agreement and shall continue in full force until terminated. You may terminate this Agreement at any time with written notice to COMPANY. COMPANY may immediately terminate this Agreement without notice in the event that you violate the terms of this Agreement. COMPANY may terminate this Agreement for its convenience with 30 days' prior notice to you. Rights and obligations which by their nature would be expected to survive will survive any termination of this Agreement.
13. International Users. COMPANY makes no claims that information on the Site or provided through the Services is appropriate or may be downloaded outside of the United States. Access to the Site may not be legal in certain countries or for certain persons. If you access the Site or use the Services from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction regarding online conduct and acceptable content. Personal information that is submitted to this Site will be collected, processed, stored, disclosed and disposed of in accordance with applicable U.S. law and our Privacy Policy. If you are a non-U.S. user, you acknowledge and agree that COMPANY may collect and use your personal information and disclose it to other entities outside your resident jurisdiction. In addition, such personal information may be stored on servers located outside your resident jurisdiction. U.S. law may not provide the degree of protection for personal information that is available in other countries. By providing us with your personal information, you acknowledge that you consent to the transfer of such personal information outside your resident jurisdiction as detailed in our Privacy Policy. If you do not consent to such transfer, you may not use this Site or the Services.
14. Broadcast E-Mails. The Services allow you to send broadcast e-mails to Registrants or others. You agree to abide by all applicable laws when using these functions, including without limitation the requirements of the federal CAN SPAM Act. COMPANY prohibits the use of the Services in any manner associated with the transmission, distribution or delivery of any unsolicited bulk or unsolicited commercial e-mail ("Spam"). You may not use the Services to send Spam. You also may not deliver Spam or cause Spam to be delivered to any of your Registrants or any other person using the Services.
15. Assignment. Neither this Agreement nor any of your rights and obligations hereunder may be assigned, subcontracted or otherwise transferred by you without COMPANY's prior written consent. Any attempted assignment, subcontract or transfer in contravention of this Section 12 will be void and will be considered a material breach of this Agreement. This Agreement will be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties and their successors and permitted assigns.
16. Choice of Law and Venue. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Colorado without regard to the conflict of law rules of any jurisdiction. Every dispute concerning the interpretation or effect of this Agreement and/or your use of the Services must be resolved in the state or federal courts located in Colorado. You agree to the exclusive personal jurisdiction, subject matter jurisdiction, and venue of these courts.
17. Attorney and Expert Fees. The prevailing party in any controversy arising out of this Agreement shall be entitled to recover its reasonable attorney and expert fees and costs, in addition to any other relief to which it may be entitled.
18. Relationship of the Parties. This Agreement does not constitute either party the agent of the other, or create a partnership, joint venture or similar relationship between the parties, and neither party will have the power to obligate the other in any manner whatsoever.
19. Severability. If any provision of this Agreement is held unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law or is so held by applicable court decision, such unenforceability or invalidity will not render this Agreement unenforceable or invalid as a whole, and such provision will be changed and interpreted so as to best accomplish the objectives of such unenforceable or invalid provision within the limits of applicable law or the applicable court decision.
20. Force Majeure. If either party is unable to perform any of its obligations under this Agreement because of natural disaster, actions or decrees of governmental bodies, communications line failure not the fault of the affected party, or other event beyond the reasonable control of the affected party (a "Force Majeure Event"), all obligations under this Agreement will be immediately suspended for the duration of the Force Majeure Event.
21. Waiver. Any waiver by COMPANY of a breach of any provision of this Agreement shall not operate as or be construed to be a waiver of any other breach of such provision or of any breach of any other provision of this Agreement. Any waiver must be in writing. Failure by COMPANY to insist upon strict adherence to any term of this Agreement on one or more occasions shall not be considered a waiver or deprive COMPANY of the right to insist upon strict adherence to that term or any other term of this Agreement.
22. Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the complete and exclusive statement of the agreement between the parties, which supersedes all prior and concurrent proposals and understandings, whether oral or written, and all other communications between the parties relating to the subject matter of this Agreement.
23. Amendment. COMPANY reserves the right to modify portions of this Agreement at any time (including but not limited to its fees for Services). Such modifications shall be effective immediately upon notice to you, which may be given by any means including, without limitation, via posting on the Site. Your continued use of the Services after such notice shall be deemed to constitute acceptance of such modifications.

LetsGoExpo Inc.'s Privacy Policy

LetsGoExpo respects your privacy. When you choose to open an account of any type on the LetsGoExpo system, all of the information provided to us is kept strictly private, including names, addresses and credit card information. All information collected is owned by the event organizer who is a client of LetsGoExpo. LetsGoExpo does not use or distribute information collected, only the event organizer has access to this information.
LetsGoExpo has no control over and makes no representations concerning the privacy practices of any event organizer. Each event organizer has his or her own privacy policy, which should be referred to before you register for their event(s).
If you have questions or concerns regarding our privacy policy, you should first contact LetsGoExpo by phone, standard mail or email, all of which may be found on the Contact Us page on LetsGoExpo's web site.

Information Collection & Uses
Types of Users
Clients
A client is a company or individual using the LetsGoExpo system to organize an event, venue, business center, or other "product" offered by LetsGoExpo.
Attendee
An Attendee registers to access the content or services provided by a Client
Attendee information collected by LetsGoExpo: All attendee data that is collected and maintained through our service is solely owned by the client. LetsGoExpo does not sell or use that information. The client, not LetsGoExpo, is responsible for what information is collected and required on the registration forms. LetsGoExpo will provide and maintain the secure storage of all information collected from the attendee.
Client information collected by LetsGoExpo: Clients purchasing services from LetsGoExpo will be required to provide certain personal and corporate information. This will include personal information (such as name, email, phone, and shipping address) and financial information (such as credit number and expiration date). Client information is collected when a client signs up for a live demo, opens an account, or adds an employee/user to an account. The primary purpose for this information is that of forming a clear billing relationship with the Client. The information provided will be used to contact the client if billing issues arise. LetsGoExpo does not share, rent, or sell this information to any third parties.
Attendee information collected by Client's registration pages: Attendee information collected by LetsGoExpo's service is the sole property of the client. The client establishes what information is required and collected as well as how they will use the information. LetsGoExpo is responsible for safe and secure storage of all information collected but has no rights to sell or use the information provided other than quality control, technical support and satisfaction survey purposes
Surveys: Participation in LetsGoExpo surveys is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose the information requested.
We use the information gathered to enhance our website. We will not share the personally identifiable information provided through your survey with any other third party unless we give you prior notice and choice.
Uses of Information
LetsGoExpo will use the clients e-mail address provided to send secondary communications such as newsletter, system upgrade notifications, and other information deemed important to the client. The client can "opt-out" of these secondary communications when they sign up for an account or can be removed from the list by following the instructions on the newsletter in-order to get removed. LetsGoExpo will not use attendee's information for any secondary communication unless authorized by the client.
Communications from the Site
Customer Service
We will communicate with you by email or telephone, in accordance with your wishes.
We do not share your profile with other third parties unless you agree to do so in your My Account page.

Information Sharing and Disclosure
Choice/Opt-out Attendees will need to refer to the client (organizer) and their privacy policies regarding the opportunity to "opt-out" of having your personally identifiable information used for certain purposes (such as newsletters and other marketing materials). We are not responsible for "opt-out" processes expected from our clients (organizers).
Clients may "opt-out" of their personally identifiable information being used to send secondary communications from us, such as newsletters. This option will be available when clients are opening a new account, and from the My Account profile page. If you currently receive our newsletter and other secondary communications, clients will have the option to "opt-out" of receiving that material.
Aggregate Information (non-personally identifiable)
We collect aggregated demographic information about our user base. This information does not identify individual users or any of their personal information and is used for our own reports, marketing and customer satisfaction efforts. Clients also have access to aggregated information for the events/venues they create.
We do not link aggregate user data with personally identifiable information.
Personally identifiable information
We DO NOT Share Personally Identifiable Information with Third Parties, except as otherwise indicated in this privacy statement.
Access to Personally Identifiable Information Attendees may change or cancel their account with LetsGoExpo either by logging in to their account and following the Cancel Account link. Either of these entries will bring up the personally identifiable information the attendee has previously entered for that registration form and the attendee will have the option of either updating or canceling their registration.
Agents
LetsGoExpo uses online credit card processing services which capture Personal Information. This information is secure and not shared for any reasons by those third parties.
Service Providers
We use other third parties, such as TalkingCommunities, to provide web conferencing services. All third party service providers have their own Privacy Policy. LetsGoExpo is not responsible for any information provided to these third parties by the user.
Legal Disclaimer
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site
Log Files
As is true of most Web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.
We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information.
Cookies & Site Stats
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user's computer for record-keeping purposes. We use cookies on this site, however we do not link the information stored in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. We only use session ID cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser.
We also use Google Site Stats. This is a tracking feature offered by Google that works for Google's ad subscribers. To measure performance, Google uses small strings of text (known as a cookie) that is placed on your computer when you click on ads. Cookies typically remain active on your computer for about 30 days. If you visit certain pages of the LetsGoExpo's website during that period, Google and the LetsGoExpo will be able to tell that you saw the ad delivered by Google. We only use this type of cookie to see how effective our advertising is on Google's website and will not link any information stored in the cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our website.
Some of our business partners (e.g., advertisers, service providers, tracking utility companies) use cookies on our site. We have no access to or control over these cookies.
This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by this site only and does not cover the use of cookies by any third parties.
Links to Other Sites
This Web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by LetsGoExpo Please be aware that we, LetsGoExpo, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.
We encourage you to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.
This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this Web site.
Security
The security of your personal information is important to us. When logged in to an event management section or registering for an event, every page you visit is encrypted using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology as opposed to other websites that only encrypt pages with credit card information.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
If you have any questions about security on our Web site, please use the Contact Us page on the LetsGoExpo web site to initiate contact.
Children
LetsGoExpo does not sell products or services for purchase by children under the age of eighteen ("Minors"). LetsGoExpo does not knowingly solicit or collect personal information from Minors, and LetsGoExpo will not knowingly link to any third party web site that solicits or collects personal information from Minors. If you believe that a Minor has disclosed personal information to LetsGoExpo or that LetsGoExpo has linked to such a third party web site, please contact us immediately.
International Users
Information that is submitted to this website will be collected, processed, stored, disclosed and disposed of in accordance with applicable U.S. law. If you are a non-U.S. User, you acknowledge and agree that we may collect and use your information, as discussed above, outside your resident jurisdiction. In addition, such information may be stored on servers located outside your resident jurisdiction. U.S. law may not provide the degree of protection for information that is available in other countries. By providing us with your information, you acknowledge that you have read this Policy, understand it, agree to its terms and consent to the transfer of such information outside your resident jurisdiction. If you do not consent to the terms of this Policy, please do not use this website. But if you have already provided us with information, please and let us know how you would like us to handle such information.
Changes in this Privacy Statement
We will post changes to this privacy statement on the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use and or disclose it.
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.
Contact Us
Please visit the Contact Us page on the LetsGoExpo web site to make direct contact with LetsGoExpo management.

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