Assistive Technology and Accessible Media: Fifth Annual Conference
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James Bailey
University of Oregon
E-mail: jbailey@darkwing.uoregon.edu

So How Do You Decide How You Deliver Services?
November 8, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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Dick Banks
EASI
E-mail: dick@easi.cc

EASI: The National Center for Accessible E-learning
November 8, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Karen Boyd
University of Colorado - Boulder
E-mail: karen.boyd@colorado.edu

Rex Moers
Sprint
E-mail: mitchell.r.moers@mail.sprint.com 

Deaf & HOH Communication Double Session: Accessing Telecommunications: Functional Equivalent?
November 8, 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
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Joan E.Bradley
Ohio State University
Email: bradley.l@osu.edu

Build It Yourself! Making and using Three-dimensional Models to Teach Science to Students with Disabilities
November 7, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Dr. David Braddock
The Coleman Institute

Research Frontiers in Cognitive Disability and Technology: CU's Coleman Institute
November 7, 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. 

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Sue Byerley
CU-Colorado Springs
Email: sbyerley@uccs.edu

Mary Beth Chambers
CU-Colorado Springs
Email: mchamber@uccs.edu

EASI: Commercial Library Databases and Users with Visual Disabilities: Are Vendors Committed to Accessibility?
November 7, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

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Alan Cantor
Cantor + Associates Inc.
E-mail: acantor@interlog.com 

Lab: Introduction to Keyboard-only Access to Windows
November 7, 9:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Speech Recognition: An Accommodation Planning Perspective
November 7, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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Keyboard Virtuosity: Customizing Windows for Mouse-Free Operation
November 8, 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
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Wendy Chisholm
World Wide Web Corsortium (W3C)
E-mail: wendy@w3.org

Lab: Evaluation and Repair Tools for Accessible Web Content
November 7, 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
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Renee Clark
Freedom Scientific, Learning Systems Group
E-mail: reneec@freedomscientific.com

Lab: Using WYNN – A Hands-On Lab
November 7, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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John Clinebell
The SALT Center
E-mail: johnc@v.arizona.edu

Lab: Succeeding in Authoring Websites that are Accessible to Screen-readers and Text Browsers
November 7, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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Nicole Coleman
CU-Boulder
E-mail: nicole.coleman@colorado.edu

Special Lab: Accessible Web-CT
November 8, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lab: Building Web Sites for Accessibility Using Macromedia Dreamweaver MX
November 8, 1:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
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Dan Comden
University of Washington
Web Site: http://staff.washington.edu/danc/
E-mail: danc@u.washington.edu

Create Accessible Videos
November 7, 4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
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Bryna Coonin
East Carolina University
Email: cooninb@mail.ecu.edu

EASI: Now I See It, Now You Don't: A Report on the Virtual Reference Environment
November 7, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Joan Cunningham
Kurzweil Educational Systems, Inc.
E-mail: joan@kurzweiledu.com

Lab: Read for Success: Kurzweil 3000 in Today's Learning Environment
November 8, 8:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

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Lisa Dignan
Laramie County Community College
Email: ldignan@lccc.cc.wy.us

Patty Pratz
Laramie County Community College
Email: ppratz@lccc.cc.wy.us

Transitions: Leading Students Toward the Next Chapter of Life
November 8, 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
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J. Trey Duffy
University of Wisconsin-Madison
E-mail: jtduffy@facstaff.wisc.edu

Alice Anderson
University of Wisconsin-Madison
E-mail: alice.anderson@doit.wisc.edu

Developing and Implementing a Campus Web Accessibility Policy: Trials and Tribulations
November 8, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

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Jim Eliot
RFB&D

Access to the Printed Word – Audio Books for Students Who Cannot Effectively Read Standard Print
November 7, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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Geoff Freed
National Center for Accessible Media (NCAM)
E-mail: Geoff_Freed@wgbh.org

NCAM: MAGpie (Media Access Generator) Hands-on Training
November 6, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

PIVot: MIT's Accessible Web-based Tutor
November 7, 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

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Jim Fruchterman
Benetech
Email: jim@benetech.org

NCAM: Bookshare.org: Online Books for People with Disabilities
November 7, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

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John Gardner
Oregon State University (OSU)
E-mail: John.Gardner@orst.edu

Carolyn Gardner
ViewPlusTechnologies, Inc.
E-mail: carolyn@viewplustech.com

Accessible Web Graphics Made Easy
November 8, 1:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
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Mike Gold
Virginia M. Woolf Fondation
E-mail: mgold@text-key.com

Help with Publications if the Type is Too Small
November 8, 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
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Robert Gattis
RM DBTAC
E-mail: rhgattis@mtc-inc.com

Cristi Harris
RM DBTAC
E-mail: charris@mtc-inc.com

A Roadmap For Achieving Accessible Websites and Distance Learning: A Case-Study of Higher-Ed Institutions
November 8, 1:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
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Phillip A. Hyssong
Vice President, Caption First, Inc.
Email: PhilHyssongCFI@aol.com
Web Site: http://www.captionfirst.com/

Educational CART and Captioning -- The future is remote!
November 7, 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

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Sean Keegan
HTCTU
Email: skeegan@ginko.htctu.fhda.edu

Gaeir Dietrich
HTCTU
Email: skeegan@ginko.htctu.fhda.edu

Alternate Media Exchange and Distributed Scanning Network:  A model for developing alternate media resources
November 7, 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

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

Computer-Assisted Training & Cognitive Rehabilitation in Traumatic Brain Injuries
November 8, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
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Cath Kilcommons
Colorado State University
E-mail: cath.kilcommons@CAHS.Colostate.edu

From the Grassroots Level: Web Accessibility Success Stories at CSU
November 8, 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

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Andrew Kirkpatrick
National Center for Accessible Media

NCAM: SALT – Specifications for Accessible Learning Technologies
November 7, 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

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NCAM: Access to Web-based Rich Media
November 8, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

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Randy Larscheidt
Adaptive Technologies
E-mail: sales@adaptive-technologies.com

NaturallySpeaking Preferred vs. Pro: Reasonable Accommodation or Enhanced Productivity
November 8, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Robert LeBlond
Beyond Sight, Inc.
E-mail: bob@beyondsight.com

Latest Innovations in Blindness Technology
November 8, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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Jill Lenz
Colorado State University
E-mail: jill.lenz@colostate.edu

From the Grassroots Level: Web Accessibility Success Stories at CSU
November 8, 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

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Margaret Londergan
Indiana University
E-mail: londerga@indiana.edu

High Speed Electronic Text Creation and Management;  Students Benefits, Administrative Issues, and Ways to Share
November 7, 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

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Scan, Read Achieve…Updates to the Electronic Text Boost for Students
November 8, 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

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Karen McCall
Karlen Communications
E-mail: martha@iprimus.ca

Lab: Creating Barrier Free Instructional Design
November 7, 8:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Lab: Creating Accessible Tagged Adobe PDF Files
November 7, 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

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Ken Nakata
U.S. Department of Justice
E-mail: Ken.S.Nakata@usdoj.gov

Federal Disability Law & Information Technology in the University Setting
November 6, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Making Web pages conform to the 508 Standards
November 7, 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

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Bob Regan
Macromedia
E-mail: bregan@macromedia.com

Using Macromedia Tools & Rich Media to  Create Accessible Learning Objects - Hands-on
November 6, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Lecture: NCAM: Using Macromedia Tools & Rich Media to Create Accessible Learning Objects
November 7, 3:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
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Ken Rutherford
Co-Founder Landmine Survivors Network
Web Site:  http://courses.smsu.edu/krr889f/homepage.htm
E-mail: mailto:kenrutherford@smsu.edu

Keynote Speaker
November 6, 7:45 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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Axel Schmetzke
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
E-mail: aschmetz@uwsp.edu

EASI: Strategies for Creating a Barrier-Free Virtual Library Environment
November 7, 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

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John Slatin
University of Texas at Austin
E-mail: slatin@mail.utexas.edu 

Introduction to Web Accessibility for People with Disabilities
November 6, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Tim Spofford
Office fo Civil Rights (OCR), U.S. Department of Education
E-mail: tim.spofford@ed.gov

Lecture: Section 504 and Access to Information Technology
November 6, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Section 504 and Access to Information Technology
November 8, 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
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Skip Stahl
CAST
E-mail: sstahl@cast.org

NCAM: Teaching Every Student: Mind, Media and Instructional Design
November 7, 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m
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Ron Stewart, Director Northwest Centers for Technology Access
Oregon State University
E-mail: Ron.Stewart@orst.edu

EASI: Library Database Accessibility - A Usability Study
November 8, 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

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Stephen Sutter
CreateAbility Concepts, Inc.
E-mail: StephenMSutter@aol.com

Virtual Computer Assisted Transcription (VCAT) - a wireless,  on demand transcription service for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing
November 8, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Todd A. Van Wieren
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
E-mail: Toddvw@iup.edu

Managing Assistive Technology at the Small to Medium Sized State University: DSS Advisors’ Perspectives
November 7, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

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