Call for Presenters 2019-02-25T14:46:32-07:00

 

Call-for-Presentations Is Now OPEN!

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Presenting at the 2019 IHD Disability Conference is a wonderful opportunity to focus on innovative, successful programs that have a positive impact on persons with disabilities. Sharing your work adds to the body of knowledge across multiple professional disciplines. The Call-for-Presentations is now available for all three tracks of the IHD Disability Conference – Assistive Technology (AT), Evidence Based Practices (EBP) in Disability Disciplines and American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Training and Technical Assistance Center (AIVRTTAC).

The deadline for submitting a proposal is March 4, 2019. Applicants will be notified of their proposal acceptance by March 22, 2019.

  • Assistive Technology (AT):
    AzTAP is seeking presentations that demonstrate how assistive technology devices or services can be used across environments (education, employment, and/or community living) to support and enhance the abilities of persons with disabilities regardless of age or disability type. Presentations should focus on innovative, evidence-based approaches that develop and improve inclusion, productivity, and independence. The majority of breakout sessions will run for 75 minutes (one hour and 15 minutes), but there are a limited number of double sessions (2 hours and 30 minutes) available. Persons selected to present at the conference will receive a discount on the regular conference registration fee.*
  • Evidence Based Practices (EBP) in Disability Disciplines:
    IHD is seeking dynamic presentations that inform evidence based practices in education and rehabilitation. Presentations should address one of more of the following specific content areas: Community Living/Inclusion; Early Intervention; Education (K- 8); Education (Secondary/Transition); Employment; and, Literacy. The majority of breakout sessions will run for 75 minutes (one hour and 15 minutes), but there are a limited number of double sessions (2 hours and 30 minutes) available.
  • American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Training and Technical Assistance Center (AIVRTTAC):
    AIVRTTAC is interested in presentations that address best practices for American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation programs across the US in order to support and improve positive outcomes for Tribal members receiving vocational rehabilitation services. The majority of breakout sessions will run for 75 minutes (one hour and 15 minutes), but there are a limited number of double sessions (2 hours and 30 minutes) available.

Conference Exhibitors*:
You are welcome to submit presentations that address product development or implementation related to one or more of the core areas described above, you may submit a proposal for a full conference breakout session by Submit Proposal button. The same timelines apply for all submissions. *Note: Commercial Exhibitors whose proposals are accepted are expected to pay the full Exhibitor registration fee for the sponsorship level selected.

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POSTER SESSIONS: Assistive Technology and Evidence Based Practices in Disability Disciplines Poster Sessions will be featured on Monday July 15 from 1:30 -4:00 pm .  If you are interested in having a poster session, please complete the form by March 15th.  Poster Session slots are limited and will be selected in the order received.

For questions or assistance, contact Adi at Adi.schaeffer@nau.edu; 602-728-9534, 800-477-9921.