Call for Presentations

The submission period for conference presentations is now closed – thank you for your submissions! Submissions of poster sessions are still welcome.

The IHD Evidence for Success Disability Conference showcases effective, evidence-based approaches, high-leverage practices, and research findings that result in improved services, supports, and outcomes for persons with disabilities across the lifespan.

Our 2024 conference will be held at the Wild Horse Pass Resort in Chandler, AZ on Monday & Tuesday, June 3-4, 2024. Presentations will be delivered in person.

We are seeking timely presentations that focus on innovative, evidence-based approaches to disability-related issues affecting children and adults across the broad areas of ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY, COMMUNITY INCLUSION, EDUCATION, and EMPLOYMENT. We welcome presentations that address (but are not limited to):

Assistive Technology:

  • Accessibility and Universal Design
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Assistive Technology Applications in Education, Employment and Community Living
  • AT for Specific Populations and Life Stages
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Community Inclusion

  • Behavioral and Mental Health Supports
  • Cultural Awareness and Inclusion
  • Disability and Justice
  • Independence and Access in the Community / Independent Living
  • Plain Language / Inclusive Language


  • College and Career Competencies
  • Early Intervention / Early Childhood
  • High Leverage Practices for students with disabilities
  • Inclusive Practices in Higher Education
  • Secondary Transition


  • Competitive Integrated Employment (CIE)
  • Native American and State Vocational Rehabilitation Practices
  • Supporting Workers with Disabilities across Employment Settings
  • Transition and Workplace Accessibility

Accepted presenters receive discounted registration fees. Commercial exhibitors selected to present must pay full exhibitor or sponsor registration fees.

For questions or assistance, contact Adi Schaeffer, IHD Events Manager, at; 602-728-9537.

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