General Sessions

Thursday, March 22, 2007
8:00 AM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
PSE-2100 ADEPT: Accessible Distance Education for Postsecondary Teaching Sharon Downs
WWW-1127 Adobe Flash Accessibility Andrew Kirkpatrick
Greg Pisocky
Greg Pisocky
WWW-2100 Concepts and Techniques for Creating Accessible, Closed Captioned Web-based Video David Klein
Kenneth Thompson
BLV-3154 DAISY: Producing Braille from DTBook/NIMAS Joel Håkansson
BLV-3138 Developing Application for the Icon Braille + Using Python Michael McDonald
Larry Skutchan
WWW-2116 Disability Benefits 101 - Tutorial and Demonstration: the New Benefits-to-Work Online Calculator Bryon MacDonald
BLV-1172 Getting to Grips With... Providing Low Cost, Basic Computer Skills Training Derek Naysmith
Kevin Russell
Mike Townsend
OTH-1138 How Section 508 Greatly Reduces the Cost for Supporting Those with Disabilities Ellen Crowe
Fred DiFiore
BLV-2143 How Users are Talking & Listening to the Internet Using Any Phone Emdad Khan
K12-2133 Literacy and Mac OS X Scott Marfilius
BLV-2186 MAGic or JAWS Speech, Choosing the Solution for My Magnification Needs Eric Damery
Dusty Voorhees
LEG-1100 Making Math Accessible through Shaping Education Policy Steve Noble
K12-1127 Reading Tracks for the Inclusive Classroom – Special Education, ESL, and Under-Achievers Laura Cryer
K12-1100 Technology Integration on a Grand Scale Kate Brandon
Carol Casperson
9:20 AM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
OTH-1135 AssistiveWare Suite Introduction: Exploring Accessibility's Frontiers on Mac OS X (part 1) David Niemeijer
BLV-1123 Delivery of Digital Talking books to Internet Capable Players Gerry Chevalier
K12-2121 Developing An Environment to Teach Literacy for the Moderate to Severe Population Gavin Mirigliani
Gavin Mirigliani
OTH-2117 Expanding Workplace Accessibility Darren Burton
Aubrey Woolley
WWW-2114 From Compliance to Universal Design: Three Case Studies in Accessible Web Design Marguerite Bergel
Ann Chadwick-Dias
WWW-1140 LecShare Pro - Create Accessible Narrated Online Presentations Greg Kraus
BLV-3113 Linux Screen Reader: Customizing Application Access for Users and Developers Peter Parente
BLV-1164 Remote Access Bridge: Cross-Platform Accessible Remote Access to the Linux Desktop. Sina Bahram
Mike Grace
K12-1112 Storytelling for Non-writers and Non-readers with Digital Cameras Heather Chirtea
WWW-2133 Streaming Captions on the Web: There's More Than Meets The Eye Jennifer Sagalyn
Thomas Wlodkowski
K12-1106 The "Write" Way to Learn Jean Slater
10:40 AM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
EMP-1100 A Focus on Workplace Accommodations of Employees with Disabilities Glenn Moscoso
Dory Sabata
Michael Williams
ASD-2105 AAC Assessment and Implementation: One School District's Perspective Mary Ann Abbott
Marshall Fenig
Amber Hogan
AAC-2101 AAC-RERC Writers Brigade Lateef McLeod
Johana Schwartz
Johana Schwartz
AAC-2159 Access to general education curriculum for AAC students: State Standards Alignment Solana Henneberry
Margaret Perkins
Dan Phillips
BLV-1100 Advancements in JSay technology Terry Clasper
Ed. Rosenthal
AGE-1106 Assisting The Elderly With RFID Technology Donald Egolf
OTH-2131 DAISY: DSS Best Practices For Providing Alternative Materials George Kerscher
Jim Marks
BLV-1119 Equal Access to academic books without sight Shohreh Rashtian
WWW-2142 Flash Development and Testing Framework Natasha Lipkina
Melinda Stelzer
AAC-2155 Improve Language Assessment & Intervention for Young AAC Users Mary Sweig Wilson
OTH-2112 Learning to Scan and Scanning to Learn Lori Dahlquist
Amy Koch
K12-1125 Los Angeles Unified School District's Three-Tiered Approach to Assistive Techology Carol Casperson
OTH-1128 Mac OS X Accessibility Features and Applications Mary Beth Janes
Mike Shebanek
K12-3103 Outcomes, Funding, and Commercialization: A Panel Discussion from NCTI Cynthia Okolo
Heidi Silver-Pacuilla
OTH-1137 Screening for Dyslexia and Dyscalculia - Hands-on Paul Nuttal
LEG-2103 TEITAC: The Revision of Sections 508 & 255 Timothy Creagan
Mike Paciello
AGE-2114 The Elder Interface: Adapting Windows for Older Users Denis Anson
LEG-2101 Update on U.S. Accessible Web Litigation and Global Law and Policy Cynthia Waddell
YRC-1102 Using Assistive Technology Toolkits to Support Teachers of Students with Severe Disabilities Tami Cassel
Sherry Oakley
ASD-2108 Web-based Assistive Technology Assessment Tool Jerry Swerdlick
12:00 PM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
OTH-2129 Announcing Technology in the Works 2007: Short-Term Collaborative Research Competition Tracy Gray
Heidi Silver-Pacuilla
K12-2101 Bridging the Gap between Music Notes and Numbers Through Computer-supported Scaffold Yu Ting Huang
OTH-1143 Creating Accessible Online Course Content Using Familiar Software Beth Coombs
Norman Coombs
EMP-1104 NISH Engineering Design Programs - Innovating the Workplace for People with Disabilities Paul Nishman
Kevin Ryan
Therese Stein
OTH-2107 PDA-Based VOCA Customizable To A Variety of Uses for Developmental Disabilities Yukiko Aiba
Toyohiko Hayashi
DHH-2103 Remote Interpreting Project (RIP) Nina Presmont
Lynda Scott
OTH-1105 The 2006 Mid-Term Elections: Usability and Accessibility Voting Forum Sarah Swierenga
BLV-2137 The Smart Braille Display Based on the ATC Technology Sigi Kipke
WWW-2119 Web Accessibility Problems Identified By User Testing Of Japanese Blind People Masako Muraoka
Takayuki Watanabe
BLV-2188 What is the Portable SenseView and How it Works Clarence Whaley
1:45 PM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
WWW-1115 A Collaborative Model for Evaluating the Accessibility of Higher Education Web Sites Gilbert Correces
Yvonne So
Diane Yoder
Sarah Yusufali
BLV-1139 Accessible Games Rodger Smith
OTH-2118 Accessible PDF Documents: Strategies and Techniques Karen McCall
OTH-2132 AssistiveWare Suite In-Depth: Exploring Accessibility's Frontiers on Mac OS X (part 2) Mel Dashner
David Niemeijer
BLV-1183 Barriers and Opportunities for Elders Posed by Emerging Information and Communication Technologies Gregg Vanderheiden
COG-2112 Competent, Independent Adults: Case Studies Using SGDs with Adults with Acquired Disorders Russell Cross
Jill Tullman
OTH-1134 Creating Accessible Documents in Jon Whiting
WWW-2111 Dojo: An Accessible JavaScript Toolkit Becky Gibson
AAC-1150 Encouraging Classroom Teachers to Implement AAC Kelly Fonner
OTH-0122 Enhance Accessibility and Usability with “Smart” Macros Alan Cantor
BLV-2112 Guide: Easy-To-Learn And Use Application Suite With Built-In Assistive Technology Jerry Swerdlick
BLV-1103 High Stakes Accessible Testing for Students with Disabilities Dennis Leas
AGE-2110 Increase Employment of People with Disabilities (PWD): A Strategic Plan Dinah F. B. Cohen
Sharon Terrell-Lindsay
AAC-1117 Rock 'N Roll Therapy: Using Music to Teach Core Vocabulary Gail Van Tatenhove
LRN-1101 Software Strategies to Reach the Autistic Learner Laura Cryer
BLV-2182 The Effects of a Nonspeech Response Mode on Phonological Sensitivity Assessment Tasks Lisa Pufpaff
WWW-2146 The Web Accessibility Tools Consortia (WAT-C) – A Progress Report Steve Faulkner
Gez Lemon
WWW-2108 What's New in Adobe Acrobat 8.0 for Users and Authors Pete De Vasto
Caesar Eghtesadi
Brad Hodges
Lee Huffman
Andrew Kirkpatrick
Greg Pisocky
3:05 PM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
BLV-2162 BrailleNote: The Centerpiece for Research and Reporting Michael Gibson
BLV-2171 Helene: A Digital Library for the Visually Impaired Dominique Burger
PSE-1110 IBM and U.S. Department of Education: Taking steps toward an accessible future Chieko Asakawa
Bonnie Jones
Benjamin Kempner
Frances West
LEG-2102 ICT Accessibility Standardization in Japan: JIS X 8341 and International Contribution Masahiro Umegaki
Takayuki Watanabe
Hazime Yamada
BLV-2174 Infusing "Floortime" into your AAC Classroom Interventions Mira Shah
K12-1131 IT Tools That Talk! - K-8 and ESL Heather Chirtea
AAC-1147 Let's Tango! Patrick Brune
WWW-1104 Making Educational Podcasts and Vodcasts More Accessible Richard Banks
BLV-2149 Opening Doors with Open Source: Screen Reader Access to Linux/UNIX Joanmarie Diggs
Mike Pedersen
AAC-1161 Reducing the Risk of abuse for people who use AAC Barbara Collier
ASD-2102 Software Solutions for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Mary Sweig Wilson
K12-1107 Standards + Technology = Access for ALL: Thematic Units Roxanne Butterfield
Suzanne Feit
Anthony Goss
Jo Meyer
Mary Sagstetter
AGE-1103 The Development of Communication Solutions for Elderly Persons with Dual Sensory Impairment Oystein Dale
WWW-2105 Tools for Testing Functional Web Accessibility Nicholas Hoyt
Nicholas Hoyt
LRN-2118 Tutored today, Empowered tomorrow Paul Thompson
WWW-1145 Using technology to ensure campus-wide accessibility compliance Irena Mroz
Alan Parks
4:25 PM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
BLV-1170 A Simple GPS Tool Lucia Gomez
AAC-1110 AAC Funding for Adults with Public and Private Insurance Alisa Brownlee
PSE-1101 Accessibility in the Postsecondary Classroom: Health Education Faculty Perspectives Mary Cissell
Ellen (Ilana) Perlow
BLV-2192 Collaboration and Web Access using the Orca Screen Reader Mike Pedersen
Willie Walker
OTH-1146 Discover Microsoft Office 2007 Daniel Hubbell
AGE-1108 Evaluating Customized Cognitive Aids in the Real-World Richard Levinson
DHH-1104 Experimental Application of a Text-to-Sign Synthesizing Engine Yusuke Suzuki
COG-2104 Functional Life Skills & Literacy Through Tools for Life/ AT Compatable Terri Brewer
AAC-1135 Hearing Into Voice-Children Who Do Not Speak Sharon Rogers
BLV-1101 Internet Accessibility with JSay Professional Sue Martin
Ed. Rosenthal
BLV-2102 Mac OS X, VoiceOver Mary Beth Janes
OTH-1140 Mouse Skills to Masterpieces – Confidence Building for Visual Learners Heather Chirtea
AAC-2113 Research to Reality: A Foundation for Communication Holly Schneider
Kristin Whitfield
COG-1101 See, Hear, Feel and Read It: An Approach to Early Literacy Paula Justice
AAC-1105 Telling Tales and Learning to Talk Tracy Kovach
Gail Van Tatenhove

Contact Information

CSUN Center on Disabilities
Wayne Fernandes -
18111 Nordhoff St.
BH-110, Center on Disabilities
Northridge, CA
Phone: (818) 677-2578
Fax: (818) 677-4929