AzTAP’s 16th Annual Assistive Technology Conference – July 20 – 22, 2014

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Monday: Keynote Presentation

Beyond Manuals: Creating New Possibilities for Technology, Girma

Monday 10:45 am – 12:00 noon

Accessible and Adapted Toys, Anderson/Iacona

Know your Rights: Due Process Rights under AHCCCS and the Affordable Health Care Act, Kader

Improving AAC Service Delivery: Understanding Early Family AAC Goals,Doneski-Nicol

Nettie’s Nickel 4 FATE (Functional AT Evaluations) in the K-12 Setting, Fischer; Handout 1; Handout 2; Handout 3; Handout 4

The World from a Thumb’s Point of View!, Estrella

Interactive: Latest AT Device Developments & Trends, (Vendor Spotlight)

Addressing Differing Abilities, (Vendor Spotlight)

Monday Afternoon 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

App Attack: Google Chrome Edition, Marsters/Keeney

RSA – ERGO: How to Tame Your Dragon, Siegler/Mickelson

Building Your Own Digital Content, Marotta

Integrating Easy Tech Tools Throughout the School Day Sagstetter

Discovering Personal Genius through Assistive Technology, Phillips

Considerations When Choosing a Mounting Device, (Vendor Spotlight)

VMI Mobility Center, (Vendor Spotlight)

Monday 2:30 pm– 3:45 pm

Current Trends in Assistive Technology for K-12 Settings, Behnke

Upright Posture: Success for Young Children with Physical Challenges and / or Multiple Disabilities, Wiens

Video Modeling for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Classroom and Workplace, Note – will be repeated on Tuesday, Keeney/Gortarez; Handout 1

Home Modification & Home “Mod” Evaluations: The Scoop from RSA, Ferry;

Mentoring, Modeling & Skyping: AAC with Help from My Friends, Howard/Yonker/Perkins/Taylor

What You Need to Know about Eyegaze, (Vendor Spotlight)

Introduction to New Video Magnification Products, (Vendor Spotlight)

Monday 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Let it Grow: Enhancing Augmented Communication from Where You Are with What You Have, Allen/Williams/Taylor; Accessible version available upon request

Assistive Technology on a Shoestring Budget, Press/Craven (Education K-12)

Technology for Notetaking: Tools to Help Students Capture and Organize What They Learn, S. Haven

Touchscreens, Smart Phones & Voice Technologies with & without Home Automation Controllers,Vendor, Davis

Seven Essential AT Options for Successful Transition, Palmer

EagleEyes Eye Controlled Mouse, (Vendor Spotlight)

SpEdK12,Inc, (Vendor Spotlight)

Tuesday 8:00 am – 9:15 am

Optimizing Device Positioning for Access, Mobility, Health and Independence, Walch

aPPs from an aPPaholic: Digging In, Antista

Chrome Supports for Struggling Learners, Note – Live Webcast, Rosette

RSA –BVI: Focus on Features: Screen Reading and Screen Magnification Software, Nelson/Greenlaw

AAC and Multiple Disabilities, Del Monte/Conatser

iOS7 Switch Control by AbleNet, (Vendor Spotlight)

The PRC Language Lab, (Vendor Spotlight)

Tuesday 9:30 am – 10:45 am

Nettie’s Nickel 4 Comprehensive AT Report Writing to Support a District’s Offer of FAPE, Fischer; Handout 1; Handout 2; Handout 3

Vehicle Solutions – from Recommendation to Execution, Vendor, Nordine/Blake

On Time, On Task and Organized: Using Technology to Build Executive Function Skills, S. Haven

Differentiation by Google, Marsters

AAC Implementation Strategies, Del Monte

Qwik Eyes – Lending Sight to the Blind, (Vendor Spotlight)

Mounting Solutions…, (Vendor Spotlight)

Tuesday 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

AT is in the mATh, Kennedy

A Holistic Solution for People with Aphasia or Apraxia: Lingraphica Speech-Generating Devices, Apps, and Online Services, Vendor, Kosch

iOS Transition Toolkit for Students Who Are Blind or Low Vision, Hilliker/Shandrow

AT and Accommodations in Higher Ed, T. Haven

RSA-DHH: The Magic of AT & Realities of IT for Persons who are DHH, Thompson/Furman/Gonsowski

The Future of Mobility, (Vendor Spotlight)

Don’t Miss Another Word with Captel, (Vendor Spotlight)

Tuesday 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

A.T. Evaluation for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing for Employment: Identifying the Barriers and Technology Options, Thompson

Synchronized Text, the Human Voice and a New Ally: Learning Ally is Changing the Way Students and Teachers Approach Accessible Books, Vendor, Edelblut

Touring the ADE Consideration Guide for AT to Access AZCCRS Kugler/Ronn/ Hamman/West/Wilkins/Leff-Allen

Fast track to Freedom… How to Obtain Extra Money for Home Modifications through One’s Home Mortgage, Brosh/Hayes

Tuesday, Closing Session

Taking Flight! Tracking Assistive Technology Trends and Transferring Knowledge, Phillips