General Sessions

Wednesday, March 21, 2007
9:20 AM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
AAC-1130 A Review of Lite Tech Low Cost Communication Devices (Those under $1500) Mary Joan McClure
Libby Rush
AAC-2128 AAC and Expressing Personality Helen Canfield
Mary Sagstetter
BLV-3132 Automated Visual to Tactile Conversion Baoxin Li
Zheshen Wang
BLV-1129 British Columbia Students Get Credit Mallory Burton
Constance McAvoy
BLV-1163 DAISY On The BrailleNote: It's More Than Just The Spoken Word Dan Brown
ASD-2107 Evidence-based Practice in Access Assessment Heidi Koester
K12-1108 Fun, Fast and Fantastic Reading and Writing with Pictures and Text Roxanne Butterfield
Jean Slater
BLV-2176 Ink My Dots - Braille and Ink John Dion
BLV-2191 JAWS for Window and Microsoft Vista Eric Damery
AAC-1126 KAT Club (Keiki Assistive Technology Club) Lisa Ing
Liane Kajioka
Patricia Wright
WWW-2120 Making Website Accessible - Futureproof Web Design with Standards Kazuhito Kidachi
Kiyochika Nakamura
Katsutoshi Tsuji
BLV-1177 Never Eat Slimy Worms - A Professional Training Course for Trekker GPS Harold Abraham
Louis Duchesne
BLV-2117 Planting Textbooks & Harvesting DAISY's: A Model Program for E-Text Production Daniel Berkowitz
WWW-1102 Promoting Web Accessibility: Basic Approaches & Introductory Resources Shawn Henry
AAC-2143 Sue Center - More Than an Onscreen Keyboard Jon Bjornstad
DHH-2102 Teaching English as a Foreign Language to the Deaf Jakub Marecek
ASD-2103 The Toolbelt – Teaching Task-based AT Self-Determination Ira Socol
10:40 AM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
AAC-2138 AAC Language Sample Demonstration Katya Hill
Barry Romich
PSE-2107 Accessibility of Electronic and Online Assessment Tools Lisa Fiedor
Saroj Primlani
BLV-2140 Accessible DAISY SVG Graphics with ViewPlus IVEO John Gardner
WWW-2128 Accessible Software Architectural Design and Standard Alex Li
Gisbert Loff
AGE-1112 Accommodating Seniors on $100/Computer or Less Jane Berliss-Vincent
BLV-2173 Augmenting MSAA to Enhance Accessibility and Multi-platform Development Peter Brunet
Larry Weiss
LRN-2103 Comparing Scan and Read Programs Annette Cerreta
Kristi Hansen
AAC-2137 Core Vocabulary Simplifies Life in School Settings Annalee Anderson
Bruce Baker
BLV-2190 DAISY: Seven Ways to Read a Book Gerry Chevalier
George Kerscher
Lynn Leith
Jennifer Sutton
LRN-1104 Feature Focus - Comparing Accessibility Suite, Kurzweil, TextHELP, WordQ+Word+WordWeb and WYNN Sherri Parkins
Kevin Reinhardt
WWW-1123 Selling Accessibility: A Win-Win Strategy Philip Kragnes
COG-2105 Send Your Students to Switch School! Linda Bidabe
WWW-3141 Testing For WCAG 2.0 Shadi Abou-Zahra
AAC-2106 Text Messaging and Augmentative Communication: Broadening Social Networks and Strengthening Language Judith Lunger-Bergh
Mira Shah
BLV-2181 Unmet Needs in Computer Training for the Blind Curtis Chong
Laurie Holtry
OTH-2115 Voice Math with Microsoft Speech Engine using MathTalk/ScientificNotebook Nancilu McClellan
BLV-1142 ZoomText for Windows Vista Cathy Gettel
Scott Moore
12:00 PM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
WWW-2135 Accessibility through Diversity: Alternative Formats in Online Learning Kirsten Bole
Natasha Boskic
Nathan Hapke
YRC-2101 Assisting Vision Impaired Persons in Evaluating Information Credibility on the Web Sambhavi Chandrashekar
OTH-1103 DAISY: Accessible PDF to DAISY/NIMAS Conversion Jim Fruchterman
Andres Gonzalez
Mike Wirth
BLV-2195 DAISY: Free, Open-source Tools from the Urakawa Project for Authoring Accessible Multimedia Marisa DeMeglio
Markus Gylling
Hiroshi Kawamura
Julien Quint
BLV-3196 DAISY: TPB Narrator – for Effective Synthetic Production of Digital Talking Books Jesper Klein
AGE-2105 Discoveries From Developing Computer-Based Communication Support for People with Dementia Norman Alm
LRN-1105 Easy Writer Writing Software for students with LD An-Ni Li
Hwa-pey Wang
PSE-1105 Innovative Practices in AT Training for LD (Dyslexic) Students Paul Blenkhorn
E.A. Draffan
Gareth Evans
OTH-2142 Managing Past IT Accessibility Roadblocks: Practical Steps You Can Take Now Ken Nakata
PSE-1106 TAAT: Technical Assistance on Access Technology Teresa Haven
LRN-1117 Text to Speech Software (TTSS): Improving Students Unaided Reading Comprehension and Skills Kelly Roberts
Lillian Segal
BLV-2131 The Evidence for the Effectiveness of Low Vision Assistive Technology Jeffrey Jutai
Graham Strong
K12-1120 Using an Animation-Based Technology to Support Reading Curricula for Deaf Elementary Schoolchildren Rosalee Wolfe
BLV-2106 Visionary VISTA, a Blackhole or a Supernova? Steve Bennett
Mike Hill
1:30 PM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
OTH-1145 Accessibility in Windows Vista Daniel Hubbell
Annuska Perkins
AAC-2112 Building Visual Scene Displays and Using Digital Images Holly Schneider
Kristin Whitfield
BLV-2152 Connecting The Dots Wirelessly JoAnn Becker
AAC-2111 Core Vocabulary in Second Grade: A Case Study of Two AAC Users Annalee Anderson
Bruce Baker
PSY-2101 DAISY: Disaster Preparedness of Persons with Psychiatric Disabilities in Urakawa Hiroshi Kawamura
Yayoi Kitamura
BLV-2116 DAISY-related: The Automated Internet Delivery of Talking Books, the New Zealand Experience Clive Lansink
Mary Schnackenberg
AAC-2152 Framing A Future: A Tool for Life Planning Judith Lunger-Bergh
K12-2113 Hands on Boardmaker Plus for Mac Dana Stump
AAC-2122 High-and-Low-Tech Communication Systems – A Consumer Perspective Rick Hohn
OTH-1139 How to Create a Successful Section 508 Program Where Everyone Wins Ellen Crowe
Fred DiFiore
EMP-2103 How to Establish and Operate a Successful AT Center Dinah F. B. Cohen
Derek Shields
AGE-1107 Introducing Japanese Accessible Mobile Phone in 2007 KEIKO ASANO
Katsuhiko Hirosawa
Yoshinobu Nakamura
Emi Wakabayashi
OTH-2111 Outcome Measurement for AT: What Does It Mean for Clinical Practice/Service Delivery? Frank DeRuyter
Jeffrey Jutai
WWW-2110 Ranking Websites Through Prioritized Web Accessibility Barriers Giorgio Brajnik
OTH-2108 SEEDS Assistive Technology Training Modules for Providers of Young Children with Disabilities Debbie Grant
Nancy Robinson
COG-2110 Take Less Time to Test Jo Meyer
WWW-2126 Transitioning Your Web Accessibility Project from WCAG 1.0 to WCAG 2.0 Shawn Henry
LRN-2106 Transitioning Youths with Learning Disabilities: A Look at Assistive Technology and Accommodation Beth Loy
OTH-2106 Usable Access for Collaborative IT Products: Going Beyond Simple Standards Compliance Richard Douglass
BLV-2178 Using Windows Vista if You are Blind or Visually Impaired Doug Geoffray
BLV-2125 Zoom-Ability: Portable PC-based Solution for the Visually Impaired from ABISee, Inc. Lena Reznik
2:50 PM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
AAC-1109 AAC Evaluations Simplified: Tools and Resources Debby McBride
Libby Rush
AAC-2134 AAC Solutions for Individuals with ALS Alisa Brownlee
DHH-2105 How to Caption Podcasts Kevin Erler
AAC-2108 Implementing Text-to-Speech Communication Devices for Literate Users Adam Weiss
WWW-1144 Incorporating Automated Testing into your Web Accessibility Strategy Irena Mroz
Kurt Mueffelmann
OTH-1148 Madentec Access Innovations for Tiger OSX and Windows Vista Mary Senger
WWW-2138 Making the Case for Standards Harmonization: an IBM Case Study Andrew LaHart
Andi Snow-Weaver
WWW-1117 PowerPoint & Friends: Accessible Slides on the Web Terrill Thompson
K12-1109 Standards + Technology = Access for ALL: Across the Curriculum (part 1) Roxanne Butterfield
Suzanne Feit
Anthony Goss
Jo Meyer
Mary Sagstetter
Mary Sweig Wilson
BLV-1150 TANIA A Tactile-Acoustical Navigation and Information Assistant for the 2007 CSUN Conference Andreas Hub
BLV-1175 Task Analysis for Independent Learning: Accessing the Curriculum using HandHeld Technologies Irma Navarrete
Elissa Poel
Kelly Scott
PSE-2110 The California State University’s Accessible Technology Initiative Mary Cheng
AGE-2100 Using a Movable Floor Pool for Aquatic Gait Training Taeyou Jung
Mai Narasaki
EMP-2102 Using Assistive Technology at Home and Work Javier Chavez
Kim Copeland
Tarun Manchanda
Aaron Markovits
David Mensch
COG-1106 Using Visuals Effectively to Build Independence Pat Crissey
BLV-1126 ZoomText 9: Dual Monitors and Large-Print Keyboard Cathy Gettel
Scott Moore

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 Norman Coombs
Beth 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

Friday, March 23, 2007
8:00 AM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
AAC-2154 AAC Webcrawler: Enhance Augmentative Communication Fei Luo
K12-2114 Achieving Reading and Writing Independence with Kurzweil 3000 and IntelliKeys David Bradburn
AAC-2132 Age Appropriate Communication Supports for Adolescents and Adults with Severe/Profound Disabilities Mary Joan McClure
Libby Rush
WWW-2107 Creating Accessible PDF: How to Get from Here to There Andrew Kirkpatrick
Greg Pisocky
Greg Pisocky
WWW-2132 Firefox's Accessibility Ecosystem Alex Faaborg
Doug Geoffray
Aaron Leventhal
Scott Moore
BLV-2145 Introducing Icon and Icon Braille+ Larry Skutchan
BLV-2198 Launching WebAdapt2Me at a Comprehensive Urban University Wayne Dick
AAC-2136 Lego Robot Use By Children With Severe Disabilities Al Cook
BLV-2147 Making Broadcast Emergency Alerts and On-Screen Information Accessible Geoff Freed
COG-1100 PAL™ for Life Roxanne Butterfield
Jean Slater
LRN-1107 Profound and Multiple Difficulties: Assessment and Intervention, Hands-on Laura Cryer
AAC-1141 Reading, Writing, and Minspeak Karen Baca
BLV-1151 Results From 5-year NIDRR Wayfinding Grant and Future Prospects Nicholas Giudice
Charles LaPierre
Mike May
Paul Ponchillia
LRN-1102 Unveiling a New Portable Daisy Player, Designed for Students with Learning Disabilities Liliana Acosta
WWW-1124 Using a CMS to Create Fully Accessible Websites Jean-Marie D'Amour
Sebastien Rainville-Pitt
K12-2122 Using Assistive Technology to Meet Literacy Standards on the Secondary Level Debbie Grant
Sherry Purcell
LRN-1112 Using Lexia Learning Systems to Raise Reading Levels Adriana Carpio
EMP-2108 Workplace Accommodations: A Retrospective Analysis of Recommendations for Addressing Functional Limitations Michael Williams
9:20 AM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
BLV-1185 AAC in Acute Care: Keeping it Simple... Meeting the Needs Debby McBride
Juli Trautman Pearson
AAC-1123 AAC Update from the RERC on Communication Enhancement Kevin Caves
Frank DeRuyter
AAC-1131 Augmentative Communication, Assistive Technology, and Best Practices for Students with Significant Disabilities Judith Jennings
Katharine Wells
AGE-1109 Automatic Teller Machine for Elderly Users Hiroko Akatsu
AAC-1162 Circle of Friends Jane Odom
AAC-2127 Communicate 4: Preparing Youth Who Use AAC for Adulthood Barbara Collier
WWW-1130 Creating Accessible PDF files in Acrobat 8 Jon Whiting
BLV-1167 DAISY De-mystified: An Introduction to DAISY Books Gerry Chevalier
George Kerscher
Lynn Leith
BLV-1109 DAISY: Tactile and Audio/Tactile Graphics in Digital Talking Books Joshua Miele
OTH-1149 Discover Envoy and IntelliSwitch Open Lab Mary Senger
PSY-1100 Emotional Literacy: Exploring a Student’s Emotional Awareness Paul Nuttal
K12-2124 Energize Your Training! Incorporating Fun and Educational Materials into Assistive Technology Training Stephanie Bassler
Karyl Loux
BLV-1134 Introducing Talking Navigator Miriam Liskin
BLV-1161 Maestro, an Affordable Notetaker Solution Lucia Gomez
BLV-1107 Mobile Madness - Getting the Most from Your PDA with Pocket Hal Steve Bennett
Jane Brassington
Dave Williams
ASD-2109 Sorting through Word Prediction Systems Kelly Fonner
Scott Marfilius
OTH-2114 Technological Access Barriers for People with Disabilities: Wireless RERC and Policy Change Paul Baker
Nathan Moon
K12-1105 The Early Reading and Writing Matrices: Promising Technology Practices Tracy Gray
Heidi Silver-Pacuilla
BLV-2118 Tools for Improving OpenDocument Format (ODF) Accessibility Chieko Asakawa
Matthew King
Richard Schwerdtfeger
Hironobu Takagi
WWW-2113 Web Accessibility in Japan: Real Case Studies of Japanese Corporate Websites Makoto Ueki
10:40 AM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
AAC-1157 AAC in the Workplace: The Survey Says? Glenn Moscoso
AAC-2121 ACCESS: The Key to Communication and Learning for Girls with Rett Syndrome Judy Lariviere
ASD-1110 Components for AT Success Leon McNaught Coordinator, ACRC
Barbara Kouba
OTH-1126 Connections for All Russ Holland
Mary Lester
Kavita Singh
Martin Sweeney
AAC-2140 Cyberlink Brainfingers Computer Access: Four Case Studies Andrew Junker
Nicola Liboni
BLV-2193 DAISY: Adding Math to Digital Talking Books George Kerscher
Dennis Leas
Neil Soiffer
LRN-1100 Dyslexia Strategies for Success – Software Intervention and Interactive Activities Laura Cryer
BLV-2153 Educating the Blind Using Technology Denise Robinson
BLV-1104 Get Smart with Smart Phone: Access for Smartphone Devices Using Smart Hal Steve Bennett
OTH-2104 IBM's Accessible Open Computing Strategy: Usable Access of Emerging Technologies and Platforms Catherine Laws
Richard Schwerdtfeger
AGE-1101 Living at Full Tilt Boogie: Boomers with Disabilities and Assistive Technology Melanie Fry
WWW-1139 Opening Doors: Mentoring on the Internet Scott Bellman
Sheryl Burgstahler
K12-1132 Strategies for Successful Professional Development in Assistive Technology Scott Marfilius
K12-1104 Supporting Technology Implementation: Online and On Time Heidi Silver-Pacuilla
PSE-1103 The Power of Story: Changing a Faculty Culture Jean Wells
K12-2102 Unique Public/Private Partnership Fosters Assistive Technology Integration for Michigan’s Blind Students John De Witt
Pat Love
BLV-2148 Using Book Wizard Producer with HTML and NIMAS to Produce DAISY Books Daniel Creasy
Larry Skutchan
LRN-1115 Using Talking Photo Albums as Assistive Technology Tools: A Broadened Perspective Harvey Pressman
Juli Trautman Pearson
BLV-2180 Using the Braille Sense for Communication and Education Clarence Whaley
12:00 PM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
BLV-3127 Accessible EPG and Closed Caption for Visually Impaired Persons Takuya Handa
WWW-3109 Accessible Video with Adobe Flash Andrew Kirkpatrick
Greg Pisocky
OTH-1147 An Introduction to ATACP Wayne Fernandes
ASD-1104 AT Outcome Data Collection Tools: Platform Independent and Web-Based Frank DeRuyter
Jeffrey Jutai
Jeffrey Jutai
PSE-1108 BFWD and Assistec: University Degrees in Accessible Web Design and Assistive Technologies Klaus Miesenberger
BLV-1114 Ergonomic Habits of Young Visually Impaired Users of Assistive Technology Michael Parker
Alec Peck
OTH-1102 I Can Roll, Topple and Throw! Inclusive Play for Multiply Disabled Children Svein Lillestølen
Knut Slatta
COG-2108 ICT-based Technical Aids for Three Congenitally Deafblind Persons Michael Cyrus
Frank Lunde
OTH-2100 Intregrating Athletes with a Disability Paul Kiteley
OTH-2133 Teacher Education in Assistive Technology Linda Chmiliar
YRC-2100 Techpreneurship of a Blind Computer Programer Sambhavi Chandrashekar
Harish Kumar Kotian
BLV-1128 The eBraille Score Service Project: Access to Music by Blind People Giuseppe Nicotra
ASD-1106 The Human Perspective of AT Use: Enhancing Service Provision Patricia Wielandt
OTH-2109 Using SSA Work Incentives to Link Disability Beneficiaries with Assistive Technology Scott Szymendera
1:45 PM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
AAC-1119 AAC Applications for Hearing Impaired Individuals with Multiple Disabilities Gail Van Tatenhove
AAC-1156 AAC Consumers in Conversation with Manufacturers Kristen Gray
AAC-2158 AAC-North - a resource center in North-Western Russia Lia Kalinikova
Magnus Magnusson
OTH-2136 ACCESS CALIFORNIA: Expanding the Vision & Value of California’s Assistive Technology Network Mary Lester
Martin Sweeney
WWW-2125 Accessibility and the Mobile Web Geoff Freed
Natasha Lipkina
WWW-2131 Accessibility Evaluation of Next-Generation Web Applications Aaron Andersen
Jon Whiting
OTH-3119 Assistive Technology and Individuals with Deaf-Blindness Edward Gervasoni
AAC-1116 Boardmaker to the Rescue: Creating Visuals for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders Dana Stump
K12-1119 Breaking Down Barriers: Successful Inclusion of Students with Autism Jean Slater
WWW-3143 Edge Out the Competition: Accessibility Accomplishments are a Marketplace Advantage Guido Corona
BLV-2136 Learning Braille with Active Tactile Control Sigi Kipke
BLV-2121 Magnify The Differences Simon Lakin
Stephen Nicholas Plumpton
AAC-1125 Mentoring Speech-Language Pathologists in AAC Assessment for Adults: A Manufacturer Representative-University Partnership Scott Chapman
Pamela Mathy
BLV-2135 Obtaining and Installing Ubuntu Linux Using the Orca Screen Reader Joanmarie Diggs
Mike Pedersen
WWW-1118 Research on Accessibility of Higher Education Websites Sheryl Burgstahler
Terrill Thompson
COG-2109 Standards with Our Kids? How Do I Do It? Anthony Goss
Jo Meyer
AGE-2102 Staying at Home: Safe and Easy Living David Grapka
LRN-1109 The Autism Spectrum Disorder - Issues and Interventions. Paul Nuttal
EMP-1107 Topics in Java, UNIX, and Open Document Format Accesibility Peter Korn
BLV-2179 Using Microsoft Office 2007 If You are Blind or Visually Impaired Doug Geoffray
EMP-2105 Workplace Accommodations: Barriers and Opportunities for Policy Change Paul Baker
3:05 PM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
AAC-2118 AAC Assessment: School-Based or Clinic-Based – It's Not A Contest! Mary Ann Abbott
Mary Ann Lowe
OTH-1110 Access to In-Flight Entertainment Larry Goldberg
WWW-1121 Accessibility at Google: An Overview Jennifer Bilotta
Richard Boardman
K12-2111 Get Connected... 21st Century Classrooms with UDL! Ann Meyer
OTH-2130 IBM Rule-based Accessibility Validation Environment Michael Squillace
WWW-1137 Internet Delivery of Real-time Captioning Aaron Andersen
Jon Whiting
BLV-3184 Mobile Blind Navigation Through Subway Networks Jaime Sanchez
OTH-1120 NISAT - What is It & Why Should I Know About It? Deborah Buck
BLV-1115 PAC MATE Accessible Pocket PC Ron Miller
Jonathan Mosen
COG-2102 PDAs and Smartphones: New Interventions for Cognitive Disabilities Roberta Depompei
Yvonne Gillette
LRN-1113 RFB&D Ready for NIMAC Bernice Shapiro
Stephanie Turner
WWW-2112 Sakai: A Case Study of Accessibility in Open Source Applications Michael Elledge
Gonzalo Silverio
BLV-3165 Sensory Education for Blind Children using K-Sonar with KASPA Technology Ivan Pivac
ASD-1101 The Quad Profile©: A Simple Tool to Monitor Language Use in AAC Russell Cross
BLV-1110 TMAPReader and TMAPEnhancer: Annotation and Modification of Audiotactile Streetmaps Using the TTT Debby Gilden
Steven Landau
Joshua Miele
AAC-2103 Using AAC Devices to Meet the Criteria for the Language Arts Curriculum Adam Weiss
OTH-1123 Using Digital Photography in Special Education for Early Skills Building Heather Chirtea
OTH-3101 Using GIS to Calculate Urban Accessibility for Vision or Mobility Impaired Individuals Mats Reneland
4:25 PM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
COG-1103 A Touch of Science: Providing Science to Students with Severe Disabilities Kelly Fonner
AAC-2104 AAC: A Resource for Teaching Beginners Katya Hill
Barry Romich
BLV-1124 AFB TECH Evaluations: Small Screen Displays, Cell Phones, and Home Appliances Darren Burton
Lee Huffman
AAC-2124 Assessment and Implementation of Eye-Controlled AAC Devices with Individuals Who Have ALS Pamela Mathy
COG-1107 Bridging the Gap between Standards and Assessment Debbie Grant
Kathie Maltby
OTH-1113 Emergency Communication and People with Disabilities: Using Next Generation Alerts Helena Mitchell
AAC-2102 Learning and Using an AAC Vocabulary Dan Hefley
Robert Stump
COG-2111 Matching AT to User for Persons with Cognitive Disabilities Cathy Bodine
OTH-1141 Musical Intervention - Autism to Auditory Learners Paul Nuttal
DHH-2101 NTID Center on Access Technology E. William Clymer
PSE-1109 Sakai: JAWS Demonstration and Discussion of Sakai Collaboration and Learning Environment Application Michael Elledge
WWW-3147 Screen Readers and Javascript Steve Faulkner
Gez Lemon
AAC-1139 Taking It Out of Context: AAC & Language Learning Tracy Kovach
Gail Van Tatenhove
BLV-2160 Talking MythTV: An Accessible Digital Video Recorder Madeleine Rothberg
BLV-1105 The AirTran Project James Ashworth
Doris Chadwell
Jack Gilson
Martha Rust
OTH-1116 The World at a Touch: Simple Environmental Controls Amy Koch
WWW-2101 What to Expect When Retrofitting Websites - Real-World Considerations Mark Urban
LRN-1119 Why Digital e-Books? Nina Ghiselli
Susie Mckinnon
EMP-2101 Work Experiences of Educators: Policy Implications for Accommodating Professionals Karen Milchus

Saturday, March 24, 2007
8:00 AM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
BLV-2156 A New and Emerging Technology Glenn Smith
K12-2115 Cambium Learning Technologies: Implementation Strategies Jennifer Edge-Savage
BLV-1111 Computer-Based Communications for the Deaf-Blind Steven Booth
Anne Taylor
BLV-3197 DAISY Pipeline, Automated Document Format Transformations. Read it Your Way George Kerscher
Jesper Klein
EMP-3106 Implementing Solutions for Accessing Graphics in 21st Century Environments Ameenah Lippold
Cari Stieglitz
BLV-2120 Project Math Access Gaylen Kapperman
Jodi Sticken
OTH-1124 Steps to Access by Tash Paula Justice
9:20 AM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
BLV-1158 Audio Description: The Visual Made Verbal Joel Snyder
K12-1129 Building Effective School-Based AT Teams with ATSTAR Kathy Carmain
Sharron Rush
AAC-1153 Current Issues for AAC Funding Lewis Golinker
K12-2110 From the Start of Class to the Final Exam Rick Plescia
BLV-1130 Interactive Courseware for Braille Literacy: SAL2 Steven Landau
BLV-1169 Introducing VisioVoice, a New Solution for Vision Impaired Mac OS X Users David Niemeijer
AAC-1133 Low Tech AAC for People with ALS Margaret Cotts
OTH-0121 PDF Accessibility Survey: Progress and Contradictions Alan Cantor
AAC-1146 POETRY POWER: Supporting Face-to-Face and Written Communication Jane Odom
Deanna Wagner
PSE-2104 'Sound Beam' as Adaptive Technology in Post-Secondary Setting Wink Harner
Keith Heffner
10:40 AM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
AAC-1100 AAC-RERC Webcasts Johana Schwartz
WWW-1103 Accessibility & Usability Evaluation Methodology in Design & Development of EIT Applications Rick Bowes
BLV-2159 Accessible Smartphones: Abundant Applications for Productivity and Entertainment Torsten Brand
K12-3123 Differentiating Instruction with Topic Boards for Written Language Rhonda Johns
Cynthia Millikin
ASD-1100 How Do I Pay for IT? Richard Orme
WWW-2136 Making Books and Magazines Accessible and User-Friendly Using XML Crista Earl
Elizabeth Neal
BLV-2187 Mastering MAGic for the AT Trainer Dan Clark
Dusty Voorhees
BLV-2108 MathOMatic Blocks for Teaching Mathematics to the Visually Impaired Arthur Karshmer
BLV-2168 OpenOffice Document Access Using the Orca Screen Reader Mike Pedersen
Willie Walker
AAC-1149 The Brand of Disabilities: Understanding Perceptions and Changing Them Richard Ellenson
WWW-2106 Web Accessibility: Updating Your Policy and Management Plans for WCAG 2.0 Judy Brewer
12:00 PM PST
ID Session Speaker(s)
WWW-1122 Audio CAPTCHA at Google Jennifer Bilotta
Richard Boardman
BLV-2157 Experiences Using Remote Network Applications with Screen Readers Kelly Bleach
Vita Zavoli
BLV-3141 Information Barrier-free Presentation System for Visually Impaired Users—Improving Access to Digital Broadcasting Tadahiro SAKAI
K12-1126 Showcasing Teacher Designed Technologies for K-12 Katie Klinger
Bill McGrath
K12-2134 Streaming Media and Multi-Sensory Learning: The Universal eLearner Barry Cronin
Matthew Kaplowitz
AAC-2160 The Effectiveness of Speech-Generating Devices for Children with Autism Oliver Wendt
LRN-1116 The Talking Wristband - A Self-Training Speech System Using RFID Tags Takeo Kondo
Kenryu Nakamura
WWW-2129 TransformAble: Customizing User Interfaces According to Individual Needs and Preferences Anastasia Cheetham
BLV-2155 Using the Linux Console on the Icon PDA Bill Freeman
Larry Skutchan

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