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06/01/2020 to 06/04/2020

AAIDD is closely monitoring the situation related to COVID-19, including the prudent health concerns of attendees and speakers, governmental travel restrictions, and recommendations by health organizations on large gatherings. At present, the Association expects to hold its meeting as scheduled; however, AAIDD will promptly notify registrants and the lead authors of presentations if new...

06/02/2020

Teaching switch access for the most severely involved students often focuses on single switch cause and effect games used over and over with little variation.  Even though there are existing guidelines, educators and therapists may find it challenging to locate or create effective resources to teach the motor cognitive skills of learning switch access.  What strategies and software features...

06/05/2020 to 06/07/2020

Since 1998, The Annual Family Cafe has brought together thousands of individuals with disabilities and their family members for three days of information, training and networking each June. With a great range of individual breakout sessions, a packed Exhibit Hall with dozens of vendors, and a series of special events including Keynote speakers and The Governors’ Summit on...

06/09/2020

Teaching switch access for the most severely involved students often focuses on single switch cause and effect games used over and over with little variation. Even though there are existing guidelines, educators and therapists may find it challenging to locate or create effective resources to teach the motor cognitive skills of learning switch access. What strategies and software features move...

06/14/2020 to 06/17/2020

Roll on Capitol Hill is United Spinal’s annual signature policy event that supports key advocacy priorities for its membership and the broader disability community to ensure that legislators include wheelchair users and all people with disabilities in policy debates on Capitol Hill. The event strengthens the voice of our community and ensures all people with disabilities have a seat at the...

07/07/2020 to 07/10/2020

2020 is the 40th anniversary for the Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA). RESNA's annual conference offers opportunities for all specialties, including seating and mobility, communication, computer access, universal design, emerging technologies, and more.

 

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07/09/2020

Evidence of Assistive Technology Outcomes & Impact is an international summit organized by GAATO and RESNA as part of the 2020 RESNA Conference (USA), which will take place on July 7-10, 2020.

 

The field of assistive technology (AT) has often reflected on the outcomes of professional interventions or technology adoption by persons with disabilities or older adults. Tools...

07/13/2020 to 07/16/2020

With more than 2,000 attendees, 80 educational sessions and 16 countries represented, join us for the disability inclusion event of the year! Please click here to register.

07/14/2020 to 07/19/2020

The National Federation of the Blind National Convention is the largest gathering of blind people in the world. It is the premier event for training, support, and information for the blind community. It also serves as a governing body, democratically electing our leadership and establishing each year's organizational priorities. Online registration will open on March 1, 2020.

07/20/2020 to 07/24/2020

The annual international conference is the hallmark event for the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD). Now in its 41st year, Equity & Excellence: Access in Higher Education draws approximately 1,500 participants from around the world for a week of extraordinary professional development and networking. Presenters and participants come from diverse fields, including...

07/20/2020 to 07/23/2020

The National Council on Independent Living’s (NCIL) Annual Conference is the largest Independent Living event of the year. NCIL regularly hosts over 1,000 people, including grassroots advocates, CIL and SILC leadership, members of Congress, government officials, and representatives from other organizations that work for justice and equity for people with disabilities.

 

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08/13/2020 to 08/15/2020

Summit is an intensive, three-day learning and sharing experience that provides the most updated and vital information, state of the art research, and emerging science that can be put to immediate use in caring for individuals with spinal cord injury/disease (SCI/D), MS, and ALS. Attendees representing multiple disciplines from the Department of Veterans Affairs as well as private health-...

10/03/2020

NEW DATE: The event has been postponed from April 18, 2020 to October 3, 2020. October is Disability Awareness Month, watch for a bigger and better Expo! Tickets bearing the April 18 date will still be honored on October 3. Please visit their website for more details....

10/20/2020 to 10/23/2020

The Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Conference is the premier annual international conference for professionals who work with young children with special needs and their family members. The conference provides professionals in early intervention, early childhood special education, and related fields and family members of young children with disabilities an opportunity to learn, network, and...

10/26/2020 to 10/28/2020

The ASSETS conference is the premier forum for presenting research on the design, evaluation, use, and education related to computing for people with disabilities and older adults. We invite high-quality original submissions on topics relevant to computing and accessibility. ASSETS has expanded its scope to include original high-quality research on topics related to education of computing...

11/18/2020 to 11/19/2020

We are happy to share with you the SAVE THE DATE for the first Mediterranean Seating Symposium, in conjunction with the International Seating Symposium from Vancouver.

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