Schedule

** Handouts will be added as links from the presentation titles.

Welcome – 9:00 – 9:30

Donna Korbel, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs; Director, Center for Students with Disabilities, University of Connecticut

Diana Petschauer, M.Ed, ATP, Founder & Consultant, AT for Education

Katie Halbruner, Disability Specialist, Center for Students with Disabilities, University of Connecticut


Concurrent Sessions 1 - 9:30-10:30 (5 Options)                               

ATHack, a Design and Educational Exercise in Accessibility – Room 304A

Jaya Narain, ATHack Co-Founder & Co-Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tally Portnoi, ATHack Co-Director
Amanda Fike, ATHack Co-Director
Sally Beiruti, ATHack Co-Director
Hosea Siu, ATHack Executive Team

 

Successful Transition to College, AT, Accommodations & Advocacy! – Room 304B

Supplemental material here

Diana Petschauer, M.Ed, ATP. AT for Education

Alyssa Marinaccio, Assistive Technology Coordinator, Center for Students with Disabilities, University of Connecticut

                                   

Accessibility and WordPress – Room 304C

John Brandt, Training Coordinator, Maine CITE

 

AT to Support Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Literacy, Learning, Communication & Access – Room 310

Kelsey Hall, Assistive Technology Coordinator, UMass Amherst

                                   

Aira: Using Augmented Reality to Enhance Information Access & Cultural Experiences for the BlindRoom 325

Marty Watts, Director of Sales, Aira Tech


Concurrent Sessions 2 - 10:45-11:45 (5 Options)                

Staying Grounded: Using Mindfulness and Accessible Design to Accommodate Mental Health Disabilities– Room 304A

Sharon Rosenblatt, Accessibility Partners

                 

Apps & AT Across the Curriculum-Supporting Diverse Learners on All Devices! Google & iOS – Room 304B

Diana Petschauer, M.Ed, ATP, AT for Education

                 

A Developer’s Guide to Web Accessibility in the Enterprise – Room 304C

Paul Grenier, Senior Developer, Travelers Insurance

 

Creating STEM-Based Accessible Educational Materials using 3-D Printing Technology – Room 310

Kelsey Hall, Assistive Technology Coordinator, UMass Amherst

Bryan Monesson-Olson, Bio-Chemistry Professor and Honors Program Director - UMass Amherst
Dennis Spencer, Digital Media Lab, UMass Amherst

                                   

Cutting Edge Low-Vision & Braille Solutions – Room 325

David Bradburn, President, BAUM USA, Inc.


Lunch Break - 11:45-1:00 (Lunch Included, and Lunch Time Speaker)                                            

Inclusion Through UX– Ballroom (12:15)

Elizabeth Rosenzweig, Consultant, Adjunct Professor, Bentley University, User Experience Center

Founder of World Usability Day


Concurrent Sessions 3 - 1:15-2:15 (5 Options)                                   

Making STEM Accessible with iOS Devices – Room 304A

Luis Perez, Inclusive Learning Advocate    

 

What Makes a PDF Accessible?Room 304C

Jon Metz, Accessibility Strategist, Metzessible

 

Inclusive Design: A Holistic Approach to Creating Accessible Learning Spaces – Room 310

Kelsey Hall, Assistive Technology Coordinator, UMass Amherst
Nicholas Chavez, AutoCAD/Creative Area Manager, UMass Amherst

 

AT and UDL Implementation in Preschool: Lessons from the Let's Participate! Project Room 324

Laura Kessel, AT/AAC Specialist, Let's Participate Project, Public Schools of Brookline

Johan de Besche, PT DPT, Project Coordinator, Let's Participate!  FHI 360

                                   

Assistive Technology for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder – Room 325

Lisa Fiano, Education Specialist, CREC (Capitol Region Education Council)

Carolann Cormier, Education Specialist/Speech and Language Pathologist CREC (Capitol Region Education Council) Expert Solutions


Concurrent Sessions 4 – 2:30-3:30 (5 Options)                                 

iOS Apps & Accessibility Features for Blind and / or Low Vision Users – Room 304A     

Diana Petschauer, M.Ed, ATP, AT for Education

Luis Perez, Inclusive Learning Advocate    

 

Hot Trends in Assistive Tech: Its impact on EVERYONE!Room 304C

Nicole Feeney, Director of AT Services, NEAT Center at Oak Hill

 

Web Accessibility: Inclusive Practices to Enhance the User Experience– Room 310
Kelsey Hall, Assistive Technology Coordinator, UMass Amherst
Samm Delorey, Web Developer, UMass Amherst
Joshua Pearson, Departmental Assistant, Assistive Technology Center, UMass Amherst
Matthew Mattingly, Web Developer, UMass Amherst

 

How to Make Museums More Inclusive – Room 324

Sharon Rosenblatt, Accessibility Partners

                                   

Creating a More Inclusive Campus Community – Room 325

Audrey Silva, Director of UCIS (University of Connecticut Interpreting Services)

Joshua Rucker, Deputy ADA Coordinator, Office of Institutional Equity, UConn

 

***Lodging Information & Hotel Options are Herehttps://wudne.org/latest-news/2017/7/14/lodging-information


Live-streamed captioning will be provided at all sessions.  Access the captions directly from your device!

For sessions in Room 304A, navigate to http://www.streamtext.net/player?event=WUDNE-304A at the session’s scheduled time.

For sessions in Room 304B, navigate to http://www.streamtext.net/player?event=WUDNE-304B at the session’s scheduled time.

For sessions in Room 304C, navigate to http://www.streamtext.net/player?event=WUDNE-304C at the session’s scheduled time.

For sessions in Room 310, navigate to http://www.streamtext.net/player?event=WUDNE-310  at the session’s scheduled time.

For sessions in Room 324, open captions will be provided by a live captionist.

For sessions in Room 325, navigate to http://www.streamtext.net/player?event=WUDNE-325 at the session’s scheduled time.