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AT Conference Speaker Information and Handouts

NOTE:  The audio portion of sessions marked with speaker icons Image of a speaker below are or will be available in realaudio format at the EASI web site.  At the time of this posting, February 14, 2001, the keynote address, "Challenges of Higher Education..." and "Advanced Distance Education Tools for All Our Learners" have been posted on the EASI site.  The remainder of the sessions should be posted in the next few weeks.  Contact Dick Banks at EASI [e-mail below] if you have questions on the posting schedule. 

Listen to sessions from the conference on EASI
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Dick Banks, Chief Information Officer, EASI
Web Site: http://www.rit.edu/~easi
Email: dickbanks@charter.net

Accessible Web Site Creation, Simplified (Hands-On)
Nov. 15, 9:30 - 12:00 Noon

Accessible Web Site Creation, Advanced Design (Hands-On)
Nov. 15, 1:15 - 3:45

Special Session: Accessible Web Site Creation - Advanced Topics and Q&A for Experienced Web Programmers
Nov. 15, 4:00 - 5:00

Tools for Testing the accessibility of Web Pages
Nov. 16, 11:00 - 12:00 Noon
Image of speaker - Session can be heard in realaudio format
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Renee Clark, Western Regional Manager
Freedom Scientific - Learning Systems Group
Email: renee@arkenstone.org

Addressing Reading Challenges with Wynn
Nov. 17, 11:00 12:00
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Eric Damery, Vice President International Sales
Henter-Joyce, a subsidiary of Freedom Scientific, Inc
Web site: http://www.hj.com
Email: ericd@hj.com
JAWS for Windows
Nov. 15, 9:30 - 3:45

Special Session: Magic for Windows, Hands-on Overview
Nov. 15. 4:00 - 5:00

The New Features of JAWS for Windows
Nov. 16, 4:00 - 5:00

The New Features of the MAGic Screen Magnification Program
Nov. 1, 1:45 - 2:45
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Pamela Francis, Training Coordinator
Northeast Technical Assistance Center at NTID/Rochester
Email: nggncp@rit.edu

The C-Print System:  A Communication Access Tool
Nov. 17 9:45 - 12:00
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Faith Gross
Colorado Regional Affiliate to the ADA Technical Assistance  Center (ADATAC)
Email: faithgro@sni.net

David Christensen and Mike Sentel
D avid_Christensen@ed.gov
USDE, OCR
Federal Law and Access to Technology
Nov. 16, 11:00 - 2:15
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Laurie Harrison, Resource Coordinator
Adaptive Technology Resource Centre, University of Toronto
Email: laurie.harrison@utoronto.ca
How To Teach Over The Web, Accessibility
Nov. 15, 9:30 - 12:00
Image of speaker - Session can be heard in realaudio format

Advanced Distance Education Tools for All Our Learners
Nov. 16, 9:45 - 10:45
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Janice Hertz
Director, Products Technology Team within the Accessible Technologies Group
Microsoft Corporation
Email: jhertz@MICROSOFT.com

Keynote Address
Nov. 16, 8:45 - 9:30
Image of a speaker - Session can be heard in realaudio format
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Lanne Lancaster, Technology Specialist
Community College of Aurora
Email: lanne.lancaster@cca.cccoes.edu

Composition vs Dictation When Using Voice Recognition
Nov. 17, 9:45 - 10:45
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Panel Discussion: Models of AT Service Delivery in the Post-Secondary Setting
Nov. 16, 4:00 - 5:00

Ron Stewart, Coordinator,
Northwest Center for Technology Access
Oregon State University
Email: Ron.Stewart@orst.edu

Leah Vickery, ATACP Trainer
Center on Disabilities
California State University, Northridge
Email: leah.vickery@csun.edu

Nancy Kaufman, Director
Disability Access Center, University of Northern Colorado
Email: nlkauff@Bentley.univnorthco.edu

Faith Gross
Colorado Regional Affiliate to the ADA Technical Assistance  Center (ADATAC)
Email: faithgro@sni.net

John Slatin, Ph.D.
Director, Institute for Technology and Learning
University of Texas at Austin
Email: jslatin@mail.utexas.edu

Susie Bell
Director, Computer Access Centers - CCCOES
susie_b@cccs.cccoes.edu

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Mary Ann Keatley, Ph.D., CCC
Certified Neurotherapist
NeuroHealth
Email: MAK7448@aol.com

Laura Falconer, MA CCC-SLP
NeuroHealth

Cognitive and Alternative Strategies for the Treatment of Neurological Disorders
Nov. 17, 8:30 - 9:30
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Zuhair Mah'd, Assistive Technologist
Access to Jobs
Email: zuhair@accesstojobs.com

How the Web Works as an Equalizer for Persons with Disabilities
Nov. 17, 1:45 - 2:45
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Jim Misner, President
Beyond Sight
Email: jim@beyondsight.com

New Technology for Individuals with Low Vision and Blindness
Nov. 17, 8:30 - 9:30
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Marcia Norris, Training Specialist
California Community Colleges High Tech Center Training Unit
Email: mnorris@ginko.htctu.fhda.edu

Assistive Technologies for Students with Learning Disabilities
Nov. 16, 2:30 - 5:00

The Alternate Media Guidelines of California Community Colleges
Nov. 17, 11:00 - 12:00
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John Slatin, Ph.D.
Director, Institute for Technology and Learning
University of Texas at Austin
Web Site: http://www.ital.utexas.edu
Email: jslatin@mail.utexas.edu

Focus on Participation: Making the Electronic University Accessible
Nov. 16, 1:15 - 3:30
Image of a speaker - Session can be heard in realaudio format
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Ron Stewart, Coordinator,
Northwest Center for Technology Access
Oregon State University
Email: Ron.Stewart@orst.edu

Leah Vickery, ATACP Trainer
Center on Disabilities
California State University, Northridge
Email: leah.vickery@csun.edu

AT Issues in Postsecondary Education: Making the Classroom and Campus
Accessible
Nov. 15, 1:15 - 3:45

Challenges of Higher Education (when dealing with adaptive technologies in
the university environment)
Nov. 16, 9:45 - 12:00 Noon
Image of a speaker - Session can be heard in realaudio format

Accommodations for Print Disabilities
Nov. 17, 8:30 - 10:15

For more information: Oregon State University's Technology Access Program _______________________________________________________________________

Viki Vogli-Phelps
Outreach Director
RBF&D
Email: rfbd1@excite.com

Recorded Textbooks and the Future in Digital Talking Textbooks for the
Blind And Students with Learning Disabilities
Nov. 16, 9:45 - 10:45
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Lissette Volkmar
Arizona State University
Email: Lisette@asu.edu

Creating and Maintaining Accessible Libraries
Nov. 16, 1:15 - 3:30
Image of a speaker - Session can be heard in realaudio format
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Charles E. Wright, Project Coordinator
University of Northern Colorado (UNC)
Email: cwright@vision.unco.edu

Nathan Lowell
University of Northern Colorado (UNC)

Stephanie Roberts, Project Coordinator
University of Northern Colorado (UNC)

Design of Accessible Web Sites for Distance Education
Nov. 17, 1:45 - 2:45
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