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Only 4 days left for 40% discount on AHG 2018 audio and video Obtain Access to 99 Hours of Audio and Video from over 120 Sessions   If you did not attend the 2018 Accessing Higher Ground Conference you can now obtain access to the main conference videos and audio* at a discounted rate until February 22. You can also purchase access to the 2018 pre-conference workshop videos. ATHEN and AHEAD members receive an additional 10% discount . Visit the Accessing Higher Ground  conference site   for more information, including  pricing , or  access the registration site  to purchase these resources.  The complete list and description of  2018 sessions  can ...
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Recipients will be recognized at the 2019 AHEAD Annual Conference , Saturday, July 13 in Boston, Massachusetts. Do you know a qualified professional or student who deserves recognition? AHEAD invites you to submit a nomination for someone you feel has gone above and beyond for students with disabilities in higher education. Use this opportunity to draw public attention to the exceptional work and leadership that surrounds us every day! Please sign in to the AHEAD website and review the complete 2019 AHEAD Awards information at: ahead.org/membership/2019-awards-nomination and consider submitting a nomination. All nominations are due by Monday, March ...
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(Only $275 until February 22) Obtain Access to Over 40 Hours of Video from Over 37 Sessions and Over 50 Hours of Audio  If you did not attend Accessing Higher Ground 2018 you can now obtain full access to all the video-recorded sessions for only $275 until February 22. You can also purchase access to the 2018 audio-only recordings for $140. An additional 10% discount is available for AHEAD and ATHEN members. With these 2 options you can obtain access to about 80% of the conference content. This year you can stream both the videos and audio-only content directly through the website. Handouts and slides, when provided by the speaker, are also available ...
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Interested in exhibiting or sponsoring the 2019 Equity & Excellence conference in Boston, MA? You can find full information by visiting our  2019 AHEAD Annual Conference Exhibit & Marketing  page
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HUB Issue 13 is Available!

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A new issue of  The HUB  is now available. Log in to your member account to access The HUB, Issue 13 ! Interested in submitting an article or have an idea for a topic? Please email AHEAD Manager of Communications & Events, Valerie Spears ( valerie@ahead.org ) or give us a call at 704-947-7779. We welcome your feedback! Deadline to submit to The HUB, Issue 14 : Friday, March 29, 2019
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JPED 31(4) is Now Available!

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The latest issue of JPED is now available! To access JPED 31(4) in DAISY, e-text, MP3, or PDF format, log in to your member account and visit: ahead.org/professional-resources/publications/jped/archived-jped/jped-volume-31/jped-volume-31-issue-4 JPED 31(4) Table of Contents Development of a First Year Success Seminar for College Students with Disabilities Sexual Coercion Experiences Among Canadian University Students with Disabilities University Students with Disabilities: Factors that Contribute to Their Self-Predicted Likelihood of Graduation Do Multimedia Instructional Designs Enhance Comprehension in College Students with Dyslexia? Social ...
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Third Annual ADA Cafe

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Join us for the Third Annual ADA Cafe with Scott Lissner! Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 2-3:30 pm EST For the past three years this sold-out event has been a favorite among attendees. Be sure to register soon! Upon registration, attendees will be invited to submit questions of interest to make sure the ADA Cafe covers the topics YOU need! Topics may include: attendance flexibility; extended due dates on assignments; animals and access; conduct and Title IX issues; medical withdrawals; voluntary and involuntary academic suspension or probation; "reasonableness" determinations; distraction-reduced vs. individual room testing. AHEAD members receive a ...
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HUB Issue 12 Available!

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A new issue of  The HUB  is now available. Log in to your member account to access The HUB, Issue 12 ! Interested in submitting or have an idea for a topic? Please email AHEAD Manager of Communications & Events, Valerie Spears ( valerie@ahead.org ) or give us a call at 704-947-7779. We welcome your feedback! Deadline to submit to The HUB, Issue 13 : Thursday,  January 31, 2019
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AHEAD Scholarship Opportunities

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AHEAD offers two scholarship opportunities: One for AHEAD Members and another for Students with Disabilities! Applications are due December 1, 2018 Find full details and application information at ahead.org/about-ahead/scholarships Advanced Academic Study for AHEAD Members Eligibility Employment (at least half time) in a profession directly related to disability in postsecondary education in a postsecondary institution Member of AHEAD for at least one year prior to the time of application (any break in membership cannot exceed one month in duration) Formal acceptance to, or enrollment in, an advanced degree program (MA, PhD, Ed.D) ...
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Enjie Hall Joins AHEAD BOD

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AHEAD is pleased to announce the appointment of Enjie Hall  to the AHEAD Board of Directors ! Enjie is the Director of Campus Accessibility and Student Disability Services at the University of Toledo in Ohio. She is also serving as the University’s ADA Compliance Officer overseeing access to technology and the digital environment, facilities, programming, as well as employee and patient accommodations. Enjie previously worked at The Ohio State University in the Student Life Office for Disability Services and is a licensed professional counselor. She has presented at local, state, and national conferences on a variety of topics relating ...
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JPED 31(3) is Now Available!

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The latest issue of JPED is now available! To access JPED 31(3) in DAISY, e-text, MP3, or PDF format, log in to your member account and visit:  ahead.org/professional-resources/publications/jped/ JPED 31(3) Table of Contents Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Postsecondary Education: From the Editor The Use of a Coaching Model to Support the Academic Success and Social Inclusion of Students with Intellectual Disabilities in Community and Technical College Settings Exploring Barriers for Facilitating Work Experience Opportunities for Students with Intellectual Disabilities Enrolled in Postsecondary Education Programs ...
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Submit your presentation proposal by September 30 for early-bird review. Final proposals accepted no later than October 31. AHEAD enthusiastically seeks proposals that address the full inclusion of students with disabilities in all aspects of higher education. Proposals for concurrent, poster, and preconference sessions are welcome. Proposals will be continually reviewed beginning on September 30. Proposals received early allow the program committee more opportunity for consideration and outreach to proposers. We highly encourage early submission! Not sure where to begin? Check out the Proposal Resources , including a tutorial video on writing learning ...
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Looking for some professional development opportunities this fall? AHEAD has you covered!  In addition to our AHEAD to You and Technology webinar series, we're offering a two-part series about online accessibility.  Attendees have the option of accessing the webinars live and participating in the conversation, or receiving a fully-recorded and captioned Adobe Connect file for viewing at a time that works for you.  Two-Part Online Learning Series You Can Do It All: Online Accessibility Strategies for the Small DS Office Wednesday, October 10, 3-4 pm ET Wednesday, October 24, 3-4 pm ET AHEAD to You Series, Thursdays, 3-4:30 pm ET ...
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Couldn't make it to Albuquerque but wish you could access sessions?  Or, did you attend in person and need a refresher?   You're in Luck! Virtual Conference Video Packages are  NOW AVAILABLE! These videos are a valuable resource for professional development among disability service professionals, campus IT and ADA departments, staff in academic affairs, and more! After purchasing, you'll receive unlimited access to the 2018 AHEAD Opening Plenary and 19 popular sessions at the conference! In-person conference attendees and AHEAD members receive a significant discount.  Find full Virtual Conference Video Package info at:  ahead.org/events-programming/conferences/2018-annual-conference/past-conferences/2018-conference ...
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A new issue of  The HUB  is now available.  Log in to your member account to access The HUB, Issue 11! Interested in submitting or have an idea for a topic? Please email AHEAD Manager of Communications & Events, Valerie Spears ( valerie@ahead.org ) or give us a call at  704-947-7779. We welcome your feedback! Deadline to submit to The HUB, Issue 12: Friday, October 26, 2018
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I hope this message finds you all back on your campuses refreshed and ready to start preparing for the fall semester. I was so impressed by this year's conference sessions and hope that you were able to learn as much as I did! The annual conference is a time of transition for AHEAD. The board meeting that follows the conference is the final for departing board members. Although they are leaving the board, we will definitely be tapping into their knowledge and skills moving forward. The following people have completed their terms on the board: Paul Grossman who has served on the board for six years as a director and has been extremely helpful in providing ...
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AHEAD is excited to announce a NEW, intensive professional development event for those newer to higher education / disability services! The AHEAD Start Academy will offer a foundational experience to disability resource professionals just acquiring or continuing to build fundamental knowledge and skills. For three full days, you'll have the chance to explore, discuss, and apply concepts important to building equity on college campuses.  The Academy is designed to orient, refresh, and engage those new or with up to three years of experience in the field.  The curriculum is based on, but expanded from, the AHEAD Start workshops that have trained over 500 ...
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We're excited to announce that the 2018 Conference App is now available!  With the App, you can access handouts, review the Conference schedule, complete session evaluations, receive notification of last minute changes, and more! Search for "AHEAD 2018" iPhone and iPad users should search in the App Store or can find the direct link here:  https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ahead-2018/id1228151074?ls=1&mt=8 Android users should search in Google Play or can find the direct link here:  https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.appburst.ahead Questions? Contact AHEAD at 704-947-7779 or  ahead@ahead.org #conference #a
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JPED 31(2) is Now Available!

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The latest issue of JPED is now available! To access JPED 31(2) in DAISY, e-text, MP3, or PDF format, log in to your member account and visit:  ahead.org/professional-resources/publications/jped/ JPED 31(2) Table of Contents Student Learning Outcomes for Disability Services: What Evidence do you Have?  From the Editor Use of Student Learning Outcomes in Postsecondary Disability Offices                              Emerging Adults: Perspectives of College Students with Disabilities                                      A Qualitative Investigation of Bullying of Individuals with Disabilities on a College Campus Transitional Challenges for ...
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Dear Fellow AHEAD Members,  We are pleased to announce the two new Directors-at-Large on AHEAD's Board of Directors:  Crystal Hill, University of Central Arkansas Chris Stone, University of North Carolina Wilmington  We are also excited to announce AHEAD's new President-Elect:  Amanda Kraus, University of Arizona We offer our sincere appreciation to all who participated in the election process, as candidates and as informed voters, and hope you will join us in congratulating our new Board members.  Thank you to all for your willingness to play a role in contributing to the leadership of AHEAD
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