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2018 TENTATIVE Schedule at a Glance: 

* Only invited Featured Presentations listed in this schedule at a glance available in May.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Half-day Concurrent Sessions from Featured Presentations*

Concurrent Sessions from Featured Presenters*, AT Practitioners, and Exhibitors

7:30 - 4:00 

Registration

8:00 - 4:00 

Registration

8:00 - 4:30 

Exhibit Hall Open

8:00 – 4:30 

Exhibit Hall Open

8:30 - 11:30 (180 minute Sessions)

Session A

Concurrent Featured Presentations

 

(180 minutes)

8:30-9:30 (60 minute sessions)

8:30-10:00 (90 minute sessions)

 

Session C

Concurrent Featured Presentations and concurrent sessions from AT practitioners and exhibitors 

10:10-11:10 (60 minute sessions)

 

Session D

Concurrent Featured Presentations and concurrent sessions from AT practitioners and exhibitors

11:20-12:20 (60 minute sessions)

 

Session E

Concurrent AT Practitioner and Exhibitor Presentations

 

11:30 - 1:00 

Lunch (provided; 1st come, 1st served)  Einstein Bros.

  • Chicken Salad on a Multigrain Roll
  • Tasty Turkey on Asiago Bagel
  • Ham and Swiss on a Potato Roll
  • Tuna Salad on a Multigrain Roll
  • Hummus Veg Out on Multigrain Roll
  • Gluten free option available, please notify staff at conference registration

12:20-1:20

Lunch (provided; 1st come, 1st served) Alonti

  • Veggie on Foccacia
  • Chicken Salad on Wheat
  • Ham on Wheat or White
  • Roast Chicken on Foccacia
  • Turkey on Ciabatta or Wheat
  • Gluten Free Chicken Sandwich, please notify staff at conference registration

1:00 - 4:00 (180 minute Sessions)

Session B

Concurrent Featured Presentations

 (180 minutes)

1:20-2:20 (60 minute sessions)

1:20-2:50 (90 minute sessions)

 

Session F

Concurrent Featured Presentations and concurrent sessions from AT practitioners and exhibitors

3:00-4:00 (60 minute sessions)

3:00-4:30 (90 minute sessions)

 

Session G

Concurrent Featured Presentations and concurrent sessions from AT practitioners and exhibitors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Featured Presenter Sessions:

Laurel Buell, Patty Ashby

Off the Shelf: Access to Robots, Drones & More

Multimedia Storytelling for Low and High Incidence Students

Dan Herlihy

When the Internet is Down or There’s None at Home!

Read It to Me - In Any Language!

Green Screen - Yes They Can! Apps, Ideas, Projects and More

Chrome, Google, and Collaborative Tools - AT Supports Always at Hand

Free Open Educational Resources - Adapting/Creating Classroom Content & Tools for Access

Mark Coppin

Get It WRITE on the iPad®

iDevices and Supports for Executive Functioning

Chip Clarke

Assessment of Learning Powered Mobility Use (ALP) for AAC

 

Michelle Lange

3 Ways to Keep Your Client’s Head Up!

Switch Assessment: Determining Optimal Switch Site and Type

Larry Lewis

Which Tools to Use When?

Tools, Techniques, and Tenacity!

Stacy McBain

Playing Around: Making Play Accessible

SETT for Success with Interactive LitKits

Luis Perez

More Than a Voice: Text-to-Speech as a Support for All Readers

Touch as a Way of Seeing: AT for Vision Support

Diana Petschauer

Successful Transition to College, AT, Advocacy & Accommodations!

Chrome as AT: Google Apps & Extensions to Support Diverse Learners, Going Google!

 

Susan Stokes

FREE and AWESOME Web-based Resources to Support Students with ASD

Using iTechnology as Evidence-based Practice to Meet the Learning and Behavioral Needs for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Gail VanTatenhove

Rock ‘n Roll & Read ‘n Rite: Using Music and Books to Help Parents Teach Core Vocabulary and Generative Language to Children using AAC Systems

Berserk, Confiscate, Detract:  Dealing with Advanced Language in Classroom Curriculum with Middle & High School Students using AAC Systems in Inclusionary Classrooms

Deanna Wagner

Developing/Expanding Communication Skills through Social Commenting

Developing/Expanding Communication Skills through Story Telling