Events

10/18/2018

With the advancements in mobile technology, typing is increasingly becoming a common AT solution for many students with writing difficulties. In this webinar we will discuss relevant solutions for typing in the classroom environment, including which kind of tablet or computer to use and appropriate apps and programs that are available on the market.

Using case studies, we will examine...

10/25/2018 to 10/27/2018

Are you in your first three years of disability resource work? Are you hiring staff new to the field? Do you notice gaps in your knowledge that a foundational experience would help to fill? If so, this is the event for you. The AHEAD Start Academy will offer a foundational experience to disability resource professionals just acquiring or continuing to build fundamental knowledge and skills....

10/26/2018 to 10/28/2018

Imagine everything you need, all under one roof! For nearly 40 years, Abilities Expo has been the go-to source for the Community of people with disabilities, their families, seniors, veterans and healthcare professionals. Every event opens your eyes to new technologies, new possibilities, new solutions and new opportunities to change your life. Where else can you discover ability-enhancing...

10/28/2018

All stakeholders and community members are invited to a panel discussion highlighting the benefits for business owners and employees of hiring people of all abilities.

Confirmed panelists include:

  • Sarah Jacobs, TRS Member, Women of TRS Board Member, Social Action and Inclusion Committee Member
  • Tia Marsili, Director of Trusts, The Arc of Northern Virginia...
11/05/2018 to 11/09/2018

​The Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (KTDRR) invites you to this year's online conference. This conference is designed for researchers and others to learn about current and innovative communication tools, including social media, in order to increase the use of evidence-based research findings through knowledge translation (KT) activities. Researchers...

11/08/2018 to 11/10/2018
The Arc’s National Convention is YOUR chance to join other advocates, professionals, and families in building our movement and a stronger, better future for and with those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Learn from expert speakers and sessions on topics like advocacy, federal policy, housing, employment, direct support, and more.
11/11/2018 to 11/14/2018

The AUCD Conference brings us together to discuss the strategies, innovations, and systems that will allow us to continue to move the needle forward. This year's theme underscores the critical importance that communication and advocacy, both collective and personal, have in our public lives. Join us at the AUCD 2018 Conference as we celebrate successes, learn from past efforts, seek...

11/12/2018 to 11/13/2018

The 3rd World Disability & Rehabilitation Conference 2018 invites researchers, practitioners, policy makers, industry experts, members of professional bodies, practitioners, advocates and volunteers involved in disability to send their abstracts for the conference to be held from 12th and 13th November 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. High quality contributions describing original and...

11/13/2018

Professionals in AT and visual impairments often share knowledge and information about technology with individuals with disabilities, family members and professionals. Presenters use PowerPoint to organize and display their content. Often presenters are unaware that content will not be accessible to all audience members. Careful development of the presentation can ensure that it will be...

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