2018 Conference Presentations & Handouts

Presentation Materials

Sessions are listed below by presentation time slots. To view or download presentations and handouts, click on the appropriate day/time, locate the session title and click on “Presentation” and/or “Handout”. If no live links are available, please check back as they will be added when available.

Sunday Preconference Workshops

Workshop A – “Oh EYE Understand it Now!” Visual Supports for Those with Autism and Other Disabilities (Buti)

Workshop B – Less Struggle, More Success: AT Solutions for the 1 in 5 Students with Learning and Attention Challenges (Haven)

Workshop C – Beyond 90/90/90: Developing & Using Seating & Mobility Systems to Support Task Engagement and Functional Use of AT Systems for Students with the Most Complex Bodies (Kangas) Presentation Outline for Workshop CHandouts for Workshop C

Workshop D – The Nuts and Bolts of Diagnosing Autism in Arizona (Riley/Rice)

AIVRTTAC Meeting

Monday Keynote Presentation

Disability Wisdom: Advancing Attitudes, Access, and Inclusion through a Sociocultural Lens (Arielle Silverman)

Monday 10:45 am – 12:00 noon

AT Sessions

AT Options for Blind & Visually Impaired Youth during the Transition Years (Silverman) Presentation for Silverman AT Session

High Tech SGDs and IFTT (If This Then That): We Can Control Anything! (Binko/Legaspi)

Culturally Responsive AT Services (Poss)

Why Are Accommodations Different after High School? (Kugler) Presentation for Why Are Accommodations Different after High School? session

Facing the Challenges of Access (Kangas) Facing the Challenges

AT & the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) (Estervig)

AIVRTTAC Sessions

AIVRTTAC Technical Assistance by appointment

EBP Sessions

Customized Employment: What It Is & Why We Need It – Part 1 (Keeton) Handout for Customized Employment session

Building Early Literacy through Phonological Awareness (Nelson)

LET’S TALK: Supporting Language, Literacy & Social Emotional Development (Corso)

Monday Afternoon 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

AT Sessions

A Thoughtful Assistive Technology Process (Flanigan/Dotseth/Hall) Presentation for A Thoughtful Assistive Technology Process sessionHandouts for A Thoughtful Assistive Technology Process session

Home & Institutional Modifications: Contractors Perspective (Ferry/Bennett)

Unlock, Implement, Succeed! You May Already Have the Key! (Steel/Jacoby) Presentation for Unlock, Implement, Succeed! session

The Internet, Ethics and You! (Plummer) Presentation for The Internet, Ethics and You! session

Implantable Hearing Solutions (Johnson)

Ready, Set, Let’s Mount Assistive Technology (McCormick)

AIVRTTAC Sessions

AIVRTTAC Technical Assistance by appointment

EBP Sessions

Customized Employment: What It Is & Why We Need It – Part 1 cont. (Keeton)

Building Early Literacy through Phonological Awareness cont. (Nelson)

LET’S TALK: Supporting Language, Literacy & Social Emotional Development part cont. (Corso)

Monday 2:30 pm– 3:45 pm

AT Sessions

A Thoughtful Assistive Technology Implementation (Flanigan/Dotseth/Hall) Presentation for A Thoughtful Assistive Technology ImplementationHandout for A Thoughtful Assistive Technology Implementation

Television Closed Captioning & Captioned Phone Service (Esbit)

“Show Your Work”: Digital Tools to Write and Draw Math (Haven)

Wearable Technology and Cognitive Disabilities  (Grant)

ACES West: Augmentative Communication & Empowerment Supports (Odom/Steel) Handout for ACES West session

ATP Study Group – W/C Vendor Demonstrations by invitation (Guffey)

AIVRTTAC Sessions

AIVRTTAC Technical Assistance by appointment

EBP Sessions

Customized Employment: What It Is & Why We Need It – Part 2 (Keeton)

Building Early Literacy through Language (Nelson)

LET’S TALK: Supporting Language, Literacy & Social Emotional Development cont. (Corso)

Monday 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

AT Sessions

State-of-the-Art Classroom Rubric/Tool: Autism and Intellectual Disabilities (Buti) Presentation for State-of-the-Art Classroom Rubric/Tool session

Tech Tuesday with CJ (Computer Jeanette) (Van Houten)

AAC Implementation-Parent Buy-In (Del Monte) Presentation for AAC Implementation-Parent Buy-In session

AT: Creating Access to Instruction and Life for ASDB Students (Reichman)

AT & VR: Policies and Practices for AT Implemention (LeHew/Mickelson)

ATP Study Group by invitation (Guffey)

AIVRTTAC Sessions

AIVRTTAC Technical Assistance by appointment

EBP Sessions

Customized Employment: What It Is & Why We Need It – Part 2 cont. (Keeton)

Building Early Literacy through Language cont. (Nelson)

LET’S TALK: Supporting Language, Literacy & Social Emotional Development cont. (Corso)

Tuesday 8:00 am – 9:15 am

AT Sessions

Personalize Learning with Read&Write (Hamelink/Fahy)

As Easy as ABC and 123 and FREE! (Buti/Jacoby) Presentation for As Easy as ABC and 123 and FREE! session

Movement, Motivation and Mastery of AAC: A Co-Treat Approach (Del Monte/Conaster) Presentation for Movement, Motivation and Mastery of AAC session

Affordable Assistive Technology for Low Vision and Blindness (Johnson)

Understanding What Web Accessibility Means (Kugler) Presentation for Understanding What Web Accessibility Means session

Performance Management in VR: What is it and why do it? (Anderson)

AIVRTTAC Sessions

Cultural Competence Meeting by invitation (Roberts) Handout for Cultural Competence Meeting

EBP Sessions

Self-Employment: Why Not Start at the Top? (Keeton) Handout for Keeton Self-Employment session

Supporting literacy instruction for struggling readers (Benedict)

Transformation: Shifting the Conversation, Changing Employment Outcomes (Voirol)

Tuesday 9:30 am – 10:45 am

AT Sessions

Documenting AT in the IEP Process – Success is just a step away! (Fukuda/Wendel)

Using Embedded Technology to Accommodate Students in the Classroom (Lukert/Cutler)

Complicated Sensory Systems Accessing AAC – A Data Driven Approach (Del Monte/Norris/Conaster)

Opening the Lines of Communication: Today and Tomorrow (Plummer) Presentation for Opening the Lines of Communication session

Addressing the Sensory Needs of Individuals in the Classroom and Workplace (Heipp)

Low Tech Diagnosis to Driving (Sclease)

AIVRTTAC Sessions

Cultural Competence Meeting by invitation (Roberts)

EBP Sessions

Self-Employment: Why Not Start at the Top? cont. (Keeton)

Supporting literacy instruction for struggling readers cont. (Benedict)

Sleep & Quality of Life among Caregivers of Children Who Have Autism Spectrum Disorders (Russell)

Tuesday 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

AT Sessions

Tips for Successful AT Practice in the Classroom (Press)

UDL Math and Science to Empower/Engage Students on a Digital Platform (Hamelink)

Automating Documents for Accessibility (Quon) Presentation for Automating Documents for Accessibility session

Loop 202: Let’s Loop Arizona! (Michaels/Kaufmann)

Creating a Comprehensive Communication Classroom-Part 1 (Odom/Jacoby/Predibon) Presentation for Creating a Comprehensive Communication Classroom, first session

Leveraging the new Windows 10 built-in Eye Gaze Features (Jackson)

EBP Sessions

The Need to Teach: Why We Need Systematic Instruction in the Workplace (Keeton) Handout for The Need to Teach session

Supporting literacy instruction for struggling readers cont. (Benedict)

Improving Decision Making Regarding Cancer Screenings for Am. Indian Women with Intellectual/Dev. Disabilities (Williamson)

Tuesday 1:45 pm – 3:00 pm

AT Sessions

Helping to Make Science Accessible to Students (Fukuda/Galbraith) Presentation for Helping to Make Science Accessible to Students session

Switch Wars: Building a Galaxy of Competent Switch Scanners (Allen/Legaspi) Presentation for Switch Wars session

Putting Home Automation to Work for You (Pullen)

Self-Advocacy with AAC users and more! (Howard) Presentation for Self-Advocacy with AAC users session

Creating a Comprehensive Communication Classroom-Part 2 (Make and Take) (Odom/Jacoby/Predibon) Presentation for Creating a Comprehensive Communication Classroom, second session

Talking Book Library: What you thought you knew, but were afraid to ask. (Tuttle/Usrey)

EBP Sessions

The Need to Teach: Why We Need Systematic Instruction in the Workplace cont. (Keeton)

Supporting literacy instruction for struggling readers cont. (Benedict)

Cultural & Linguistic Competence in the AZ Developmental Disability Network (Roberts-Cohen)

Closing Presentation

My Story and Why AAC Role Models are Essential (Snoopi Botten)

Conference Bag Materials & Accessible Formats

Coming soon!

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