General Sessions

Thursday, March 25, 2010
6:30 AM PST
Track/Topic ID Session Speaker(s)
Other OTH-1049 Blind & Low Vision Orientation at CSUN San Diego: Morning 3/25/2010 Barbara Runco
8:00 AM PST
Track/Topic ID Session Speaker(s)
Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC) AAC-2031 Enhanced WordPower/Picture WordPower Vocabularies for Dynamic Display AAC Devices Nancy Inman
Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC) AAC-1004 What is an Optimum Initial VOCA and How Should We Update It? Toyohiko Hayashi
Saeko Watanabe
Blind/Low Vision BLV-1072 Audio Descriptions for Internet Movies with High-Quality Voice Synthesis Chieko Asakawa
Hironobu Takagi
Blind/Low Vision BLV-1035 Cell Phones and Mobile Devices Wesley Majerus
Anne Taylor
Blind/Low Vision BLV-1075 Developing a Test of Technology Assisted Reading Lois Frankel
Employment EMP-1006 Revolutionizing Accommodation Provision and Support: IBM Accessible Employment Business Process Transformation Experience Matthew King
Internet/Web Accessibility WEB-2014 Accessibility of Twitter for Mobile, Desktop and Web Dennis Lembree
Joseph O'Connor
Internet/Web Accessibility WEB-2061 Adobe Flex and AIR for Accessible Rich Internet Applications Andrew Kirkpatrick
Matt May
Internet/Web Accessibility WEB-2023 Web Accessibility Before and After Demo (BAD) Shadi Abou-Zahra
K-12 Education K12-2007 Five AT-Related Professionals and the Intersection of Their Roles in K12 Education Linda Oswalt
Legal Issues LGL-3003 Expert Zone: Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies Guido Corona
John Kemp
Axel Leblois
Susan Mazrui
Other OTH-2027 How to Make Friends and Remove Access Barriers In Open Source Software Eitan Isaacson
Other OTH-1030 Price-Efficient, Automated Production of DAISY-Books Using Max The DaisyMaker Andreas Hub
9:20 AM PST
Track/Topic ID Session Speaker(s)
Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC) AAC-2013 Viewing AAC Through Authentic Social Interactions Jeff Higginbotham
Blind/Low Vision BLV-2074 Application of Tactile and Auditory Semiotics in Products for the Blind Users Nazanin Oveisi
Blind/Low Vision BLV-2059 Audio-Tactile Interactive Computing with the Livescribe Pulse Pen 2 Steven Landau
Joshua Miele
Blind/Low Vision BLV-1050 New Fully Accessible Wayfinding Technology Providing Walking Directions for Blind and Deafblind Joe Cioffi
Blind/Low Vision BLV-2020 Screenreading Access to Statistical Packages for People with Visual Impairments Vincent Martin
Deaf and Hard of Hearing DHH-1012 Remote Text Services -- After you've made the decision Philip Hyssong
Internet/Web Accessibility WEB-1042 Bringing Document Accessibility to the Grassroots: The Promise of Author-Level Tools Monir ElRayes
Deborah Kaplan
Internet/Web Accessibility WEB-2049 Findings on RIAs Accessibility and Development of Accessible Custom Controls with Microsoft®Silverlight™ Takahiro Inada
Internet/Web Accessibility WEB-2031 Institutionalizing Web Accessibility Jayme Johnson
K-12 Education K12-1009 Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM): Considerations for Effective Implementation Kelly Fonner
Scott Marfilius
Donna McNear
K-12 Education K12-2019 Accessible Instructional Materials: Challenges, Solutions, Unresolved Questions Jeff Diedrich
Frank Irzyk
Ron Stewart
Other OTH-2008 Case Study: How CA is Developing its Processes to Achieve Pervasive Accessibility Joshua Brickman
Charlie Pike
10:40 AM PST
Track/Topic ID Session Speaker(s)
Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC) AAC-1019 Increasing the Speed and Accuracy of Text Input and Speech Output1 Jim Schroeder
Blind/Low Vision BLV-2063 Download Books and Access Online Content with the PLEXTALK Pocket Hiromitsu Fujimori
Blind/Low Vision BLV-1002 Making Complex Environments Accessible on the Basis of TANIA’s Augmented Navigation Support Andreas Hub
Cognitive Disabilities COG-2001 Understanding Time System for Elderly and Disabled people Roberto Casas
Deaf and Hard of Hearing DHH-1010 Creating Closed Captioned Content for BlackBerry Smartphones Greg Fields
Internet/Web Accessibility WEB-1035 A Second Look at Amazing Free Software and Other Cool Resources Doyle Burnett
Internet/Web Accessibility WEB-1006 CSUN Web Environment Improvement Project: Accessibility One Link at a Time Joseph O'Connor
Kimon Rethis
K-12 Education K12-1016 Big Bang Series - Software to Develop Visual Skills Roger Bates
K-12 Education K12-1003 Research on Emerging Technologies: A Panel Speaks about Research Funded by NCTI Tracy Gray
Cynthia Overton
Ruth Ziolkowski
Other OTH-1035 Adobe Open Forum Pete De Vasto
Andrew Kirkpatrick
Matt May
Greg Pisocky
Postsecondary Education PSE-1004 Building Comfort and Expertise in Assistive Technology: Hands-On Training for Rehabilitation Professionals Caren Sax
Postsecondary Education PSE-1014 Institutional Self-Study of Web Accessibility: Continuous Improvement for Our Nation’s Campuses Cyndi Rowland
Jon Whiting
Postsecondary Education PSE-1001 Vets-to-Vets Project Gaeir Dietrich
Myra Lerch
12:00 PM PST
Track/Topic ID Session Speaker(s)
Aging and Disability AGE-1007 Can Computer Brain Games Maintain and Enhance Cognitive Skills in the Elderly? Donald Egolf
Aging and Disability AGE-2009 Incremental Universal Design: Increasing Accessibility While Reducing Stick Shock Denis Anson
Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC) AAC-3002 Effectiveness of Digitized and Synthetic Speech Output on Children with Autism: Review Mark O'Reilly
Sathiyaprakash Ramdoss
Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC) AAC-1032 Parents' Perspectives of Children with an Augmentative Yeunjoo Lee
Blind/Low Vision BLV-1024 A System for Reading Non-Document Text for Persons with Vision Disabilities Ender Tekin
Blind/Low Vision BLV-1014 Accessible Geographical Information for People with Low Vision James Marston
Blind/Low Vision BLV-2067 BookSense: Learn, Educate, and Entertain with One of the Smallest DAISY Players Jeremy Curry
Deaf and Hard of Hearing DHH-2006 Awareness of Hearing Impaired Children about Digital World Samina Ashraf
Abdul Hameed
Learning Disabilities LRN-2010 EasyReader 'Bookshelf': Merging Cloud Technology and DAISY for a Wider Reading World Mattias Karlsson
Other OTH-1040 An Introduction to ATACP Damien Wimbush
Other OTH-1005 Use of Assistive Technology in Adapted Cognitive Assessment Lynn Driver
Donna Omichinski
Postsecondary Education PSE-1016 Project LOVE: CSUN to San Diego Celebration Eric Williams
1:50 PM PST
Track/Topic ID Session Speaker(s)
Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC) AAC-1024 Language, Literacy and Learning Supports for AAC Users with Developmental Disabilities Libby Rush
Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC) AAC-2007 Supporting AAC in the Classroom and in Therapy Pati King-DeBaun
Blind/Low Vision BLV-1054 Accessible Alternative for Low Vision Musicians: Read, Write and Mark-Up Music Notation William McCann
Blind/Low Vision BLV-1049 Blind People Can Read Bills - The Last Frontier for Auto-Readers Lena Reznik
Blind/Low Vision BLV-2004 SeeScan: Camera-Phone Object Recognition for People with Visual Impairment David Ross
Deaf and Hard of Hearing DHH-2008 Making Telecommunications Accessible for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Employees Using NexTalk Enterprise Solution Richard Krafsig
Employment EMP-1008 Topics in Java and OpenDocument Accessibility Peter Korn
Internet/Web Accessibility WEB-1062 Assistive Technology Access to Flash and PDF Matt May
Internet/Web Accessibility WEB-2052 Lessons Learned While Making a Web 2.0 Enterprise Application Accessible Amy Chen
Don Mauck
Peter Wallack
Internet/Web Accessibility WEB-1026 Making Video Accessible: How to Do It, Step By Step Terrill Thompson
Internet/Web Accessibility WEB-2011 Usability/Accessibility in Web Conferencing Tools: Side-by-Side Comparison of Five Web Conferencing Tools Jon Gunderson
Hadi Rangin
Internet/Web Accessibility WEB-1036 Web 2.0 Accessibility Ling Luo
Learning Disabilities LRN-1004 Using Accessible Course Material – What is Involved? Kathleen Buob
Lyn Clemons
Other OTH-1026 Designing a Center to Provide Quality Assistive Technology Services at a Distance Kristine Neuber
Postsecondary Education PSE-2003 Implementing Accessibility in Faculty’s e-Learning Initiative Bjoern Fisseler
3:10 PM PST
Track/Topic ID Session Speaker(s)
Blind/Low Vision BLV-1034 Optical Character Recognition: Flatbed Scanner VS. Camera-Based Solutions Tony Olivero
Clara Van Gerven
Blind/Low Vision BLV-2081 Orientation and Mobility Family Booklet Software: Helping Instructors Help Families Get Involved Larry Skutchan
Blind/Low Vision BLV-1032 Self-Voicing Graduate Record Examinations® (GRE)® General Test Lois Frankel
Blind/Low Vision BLV-2001 SUE – An Alternative Screen Reader for Linux Ramona Bunk
Andrea Gaal
Blind/Low Vision BLV-2038 Understanding End User Role in PDF Accessibility Caesar Eghtesadi
Blind/Low Vision BLV-2062 Using Two Audio-Accessible Math Applications: ChattyInfty and Audio Graphing Calculator John Gardner
Masakazu Suzuki
Katsuhito Yamaguchi
Deaf and Hard of Hearing DHH-1009 Mobile Communication Solutions for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Dave Dougall
Internet/Web Accessibility WEB-2016 Building an Accessible Web Browser: W3C User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Jim Allan
Kelly Ford
Jeanne Spellman
Internet/Web Accessibility WEB-2050 The New Yahoo! Homepage: Challenging the Challenge of Accessibility Victor Tsaran
Nicholas Zakas
K-12 Education K12-2015 AT Sharing 2.0 Eric Sailers
K-12 Education K12-1012 Universal Access Features of Mac OS X Snow Leopard and the iPhone Mark Coppin
Mark Dohn
Luis Perez
Legal Issues LGL-2001 New Tools for Public Participation: Web 2.0, New Media, and Inclusive Policymaking Paul Baker
John Bricout
Randy Cooper
Art Seavey
Andrew Ward
Other OTH-1029 Computer Accessibility for Those with Physical Impairments Mel Dashner
Other OTH-1015 Discover Open Source Assistive Technology Solutions Paul Lloyd
4:20 PM PST
Track/Topic ID Session Speaker(s)
Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC) AAC-1016 AAC Evals: Tips and Tools Lisa Bardach
Debby McBride
Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC) AAC-2034 The In-TIC Project - New Software to Support AAC. Thais Pousada
Blind/Low Vision BLV-1068 How Notetakers Provide Personal Benefits, Wayfinding, and Classroom Help for Blind Consumers Peter Wuerl
Blind/Low Vision BLV-1041 Pocket Talking/Audio Book Players; Current Models for Reading and Extended Features Jule Ann Lieberman
Larry Skutchan
Blind/Low Vision BLV-1048 Solid-State Devices: The Next Generation of DAISY Players David Andrews
Cognitive Disabilities COG-1006 Sorting Through Portable Task and Behavior Supports Kelly Fonner
Scott Marfilius
Internet/Web Accessibility WEB-1013 A Beginner's Introduction to WAVE Aaron Andersen
Diogenes Hernandez
Internet/Web Accessibility WEB-3043 A Proactive Approach to Web Accessibility for SharePoint Ken Nakata
Jeff Singleton
Internet/Web Accessibility WEB-1019 Evaluating the Accessibility of Digital Media Jayme Johnson
Internet/Web Accessibility WEB-2051 Improving Access To Web Platforms, Content, and Applications at Google Jonas Klink
Internet/Web Accessibility WEB-2067 Report on the Situation of Information and Communication Technology Accessibility in China HuiPing Cui
Other OTH-2007 Personalizing the User Interface of a Web Browsing Tool Takashi Saito
Postsecondary Education PSE-1013 Non-Visual Accessibility in Blackboard Learn Stephanie Cupp Weeks
Tony Olivero
Anne Taylor

Contact Information

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