2014 Conference Virtual Exhibit Hall
Our 2014 Conference Sponsors
Alternative Communication Services, LLC
Booth Number: 32
Alternative Communication Services, LLC (ACS) provides communication text solutions for students who are deaf or hard of hearing in higher education. We not only provide CART, remote CART, captioning and Text Interpreting (TypeWell) for schools, we provide technical support, training and education to everyone involved in the process. Let us show you why we are the alternative!
The Access Text Network
Booth Number: 47
The AccessText Network is the free, on-line service used by leading textbook publishers and over 2,000 colleges around the country that helps ensure college students with print-related disabilities get their textbooks in accessible formats.
Booth Number: 93
DO-IT serves to increase the success of individuals with disabilities in college and careers, using technology as an empowering tool. This year, the DO-IT exhibit features materials from the AccessComputing project, which encourages students with disabilities, including veterans, to pursue fields in computing and IT.
Booth Number: 33
Flashnotes.com has a platform that enables higher-ed disability programs to easily obtain class notes for students with a registered disability. By engaging in a partnership with Flashnotes.com, disability offices can offset program costs, increase note-taker retention throughout the semester and provide their students 24/7 access to critical course materials. Flashnotes.com is the only platform to provide these services for free to disability programs across the country.
Microcomputer Science Centre Inc.
Booth Number: 42
Microcomputer Science has been serving the Special Needs Community at Universities and Colleges since 1980 by providing Adaptive Technology, Consulting, Training, Service and Support. Our goal is to provide Special Needs users with the means to gain “Independence through Technology”, to achieve their goals and better their lives. Clockwork, Database scheduler is one of the products that we distribute nationwide. It is designed for Universities and Colleges Disability and Counseling Centers.
Booth Number: 5
Sonocent develops software that enables students with learning disabilities to create their own notes. Instead of writing notes, students record classes and highlight key parts with color. Sonocent Audio Notetaker combines color, audio, text, images and presentation slides all into a single workspace. Available for iOS, PC and Mac.
Our 2014 Conference Wi-Fi Sponsor
Grand Canyon University
Booth Number: 3
Founded in 1949, Grand Canyon University is a private, Christian university with over 60 online and campus-based degree programs within a dynamic learning environment for both traditional students and working professionals. Our classes involve engaging interaction with classmates as well as individual attention from instructors who care about student success.
Our 2014 Conference Exhibitors
Booth Number: 25
3Play Media provides cost-effective, high quality captioning and transcription services to 500+ customers in higher Ed, government, and enterprise. We also provide interactive plugins that make video searchable and more engaging. Our goal is to simplify the captioning process by integrating with most video players, platforms, and lecture capture systems.
Access Interpreting, Inc.
Booth number: 64
Access Interpreting, Inc is nationwide offering a variety of communication access services only for the Deaf and hard of hearing. Our services include sign language interpreting, Deaf interpreting, Video Remote Interpreting, Communication Access Real-time Translation, Access in Motion, Deaf Culture Seminars and Event Coordination Services.
AMAC Accessibility Solutions
Booth number: 57
AMAC Accessibility is a social change organization providing practical solutions to the real challenges of accessibility. Our e-text, Braille, captioning, assistive technology and accessibility consulting help make it easy and affordable for organizations of all kinds to make their environments, products and services accessible to individuals with disabilities.
Booth number: 24
Ai Squared is a worldwide leader in screen magnification and reading for the visually impaired. Learn about ZoomText for both the PC and the Mac, ImageReader, ZoomText Camera, our Large-Print Keyboards, mobile apps, sitecues for web accessibility and much more. Grab a free trial plus check out our other products.
Automatic Sync Technologies
Booth number: 35
Automatic Sync Technologies’ CaptionSync automated captioning service provides accurately timed captions very quickly, at a fraction of the price of traditional captioning! For Flash, YouTube, iTunesU, Windows Media, QuickTime, Real, as well as DVDs and videotapes. AST delivers quality transcripts produced by professional stenographers, not speech recognition.
BACH to BRAILLE
Booth number: 52
Bach to Braille is a professional Braille transcription service specializing in music, foreign language, mathematical and science textbooks. With over 20 years of combined knowledge and expertise, we are well versed in meeting the needs of visually impaired students on college campuses across the country. Fast service, accurate work and affordable prices.
BAUM Retec, Inc.
Booth number: 15
BAUM USA Specializes in assistive technology solutions for people who are blind or visually impaired. Solutions include refreshable Braille display. Braille note takers, standalone reading machines, and video magnification systems such as the VisioBook S, a very portable and battery powered magnification device. More information available at www.baumusa.com.
Booth number: 31
Bookshare is the world’s largest online accessible library of digital books for individuals with print disabilities. Over 250,000 members enjoy access to a fast-growing collection of over 190,000 digital accessible titles. Bookshare is free for all U.S. students with a qualifying print disability. For more information, visit www.bookshare.org.
Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society
Booth number: 95
Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society (DAPi) is the primary collegiate honorary recognizing high-achieving students with disabilities. Founded in Pennsylvania in 2004, DAPi has over 85 chapters at colleges and universities in 29 states. DAPi provides opportunities for members to enhance development in leadership, education and advocacy.
Booth number: 94
Our roots are in broad captioning and training, but our HEART is in the classroom. Combining great skill and affordable rates is what EduCAPTION is all about. Our team of remote CART writers and remote text interpreters stand ready to show you why we are leaders in training and service.
Booth number: 62
Hamilton Relay provides Telecommunication Relay Services for the State of California including TTY, Voice Carry Over, Hearing Carry Over, Speech to Speech and Captioned Telephone. In addition, Hamilton provides Captioned Telephone Services nationwide as well as mobile and web solutions. For more information please visit www.hamiltonrelay.com.
Kurzweil Educational Systems
Booth number: 65
Kurzweil Educational Systems provides literacy support for post secondary students through its award winning educational software, Kurzweil 3000-firefly. Receiving complete literacy support for reading, writing, study skills, and test taking enables college students to learn alongside their peers and achieve success independently-helping to turn graduation into reality.
National Federation of the Blind of California
Booth number: 61
The National Federation of the Blind of California is a membership organization that raises the expectations of blind people. Through collective action, we advance the vocational, cultural, and social integration of blind people towards equality.
Booth number: 37
Pearson VUE delivers exams through the worlds most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in 175 countries. Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company. GED Testing Service, a joint venture of the American Council on Education and Pearson VUE, offers the only learner-centric program that is recognized and portable from state to state.
Booth number: 67
Accuracy, quality and superior customer service define the post-production captioning process at PostCAP, LLC We can turn any form of on line media or DVD’s into accessible text for your educational institution. If you’re not sure where to start, then start with PostCAP, LLC and we’ll guide you through the process.
Booth number: 2
QuickCaption proudly offers reliable and high-quality real-time captioning and CART services nationwide, both onsite as well as remotely via the internet. In addition, QuickCaption offers prompt and professional video/media captioning and/or verbatim transcription services. Ask about our "mobile" remote CART! If it can be captioned, we can caption it! Please visit us at www.quickcaption.com.
Booth number: 7
Symplicity's Accommodate is a web-based, fully-integrated solution for disability services offices to streamline the approval and delivery of accommodations, manage appointment scheduling and alternative testing spaces, facilitate connections between note-takers and students, manage student records, and run comprehensive reports on-the-fly.
Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education
Booth number: 75/76
The Taishoff Center is committed to inclusive higher educational opportunities for students with disabilities. We offer support, training, and resources to individuals, families, and communities looking for strategies to support college students with disabilities. The center also provides information about parents' rights in education, universal design, accommodations, and other resources.
Booth number: 34
T-Base Communications publishes a full range of educational materials; accessible textbooks, course materials, secure tests and exams, and can accommodate learning online. Our dedicated team both understands, and empathizes with the needs of the end recipient - a student who is in the midst of a very important learning experience who needs access to quality study and learning materials delivered in a timely fashion.
Booth number: 14
Texthelp provides software solutions for the Desktop, Cloud, and iPad-Read & Write Gold for PC and Mac integrates with familiar applications. Read&write for google makes Google accessible to all students, and ireadwrite helps struggling readers and writers on the iPad.
Booth number: 23
Enhanced Vision is the leading developer of innovative products designed specifically for individuals with low vision conditions. Our company offers the most comprehensive line of electronic magnifying solutions including systems with HD and text-to-speech (OCR). For more information, please call 888-811-3161 or visit www.enhancedvision.com
Booth number: 13
Wiley is proud to be the publisher of Disability Compliance for Higher Education, the monthly newsletter combining interpretation of disability laws with practical strategies to accommodate students with disabilities. It includes legal columns, best practices from disability service providers nationwide, quick-hit summaries of disability-related lawsuits and rulings, and more.
Dolphin Computer Access Inc.
Booth Number: 51
Dolphin Computer Access delivers independence to people with visual impairment and learning disabilities through complete access solutions such as Dolphin SuperNova and the ultimate alternative format tool EasyConverter.
Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Booth Number: 98
At nonprofit ETS, we advance quality and equity in Education by creating assessments based on rigorous research. Founded in 1947, ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually-including the TOEFL,TOEIC and GRE tests and the Praxis Series assessments- in more than 180 countries worldwide.
The Christopher Reeve & Dana Reeve Foundation
Booth Number: 16
The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation provides a host of FREE services that include educational materials, a lending library, on line community and peer support programs that assist individuals and their families that are living with paralysis.
Accessing Higher Ground
Booth number: 97
Accessing Higher Ground focuses on the implementation and benefits of:
- Accessible media, Universal Design and Assistive Technology in the university, business and public setting;
- Legal and policy issues, including ADA and 508 compliance;
- The creation of accessible media and information resources, including Web pages and library resources.
Cornell Graduate School of Medical Services
Booth Number: 11
The Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences is a joint program between the Sloan-Kettering Institute and Weill Cornell Medical College that offers 7 PhD and 4 Masters programs. With 250 faculty members and more than 400 PhD students, our student‐to‐faculty ratio ensures close working relationships. Visit http://med.cornell.edu/gradschool for more.
Booth Number: 41
SensusAccess® is a self-service solution that automates the conversion of documents into a range of alternative formats including Braille, mp3, Daisy and e-books in 20+ languages. SensusAccess also converts inaccessible documents such as image-only pdf files into more accessible formats. The service can also provide accessibility services for MOOCS.
University of Wisconsin
Booth Number: 48
Badger Accessibility Services (BAS) is a web-based accessibility resource center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. We provide services for creating accessible audio and text documents. No matter what the disability, our staff will work to provide the classroom materials needed to be successful.
Accessible Information Management LLC
Booth Number: 26
Accessible Information Management provides Disability Service offices with an online database system that manages tracks and provides metrics on all student requests for accommodations and services. Not only does it streamline services, but it also allows students to select accommodations and provides a method of real time tracking of information.
Claro Software LTD
Booth Number: 84
The ClaroRead line of educational software provides reading and writing support tools for struggling learners, ESL students anyone looking to make the writing process easier. Find text to speech, word prediction, spell check and more in one easy to use program at an affordable price.
Booth Number: 85
InClassNotes is a cost effective Section 504 compliance tool providing the display of real-time in class notes that can be viewed and edited by hard-of-hearing, deaf, ADHD, TBI and other types of students with Disabilities in the classroom. InClassNotes does not require institutions to invest in additional expensive equipment.
Alternate Text Production Center of the California Community Colleges
Booth Number: 86
The Alternate Text Production Center is the exclusive provider of electronic textbooks, Braille textbooks and tactile graphics to all 112 California community colleges, the largest post-secondary education system in the nation. The ATPC also services a growing number of fee-for-service clients globally. For more information please visit us at www.atpc.net.
DeafTEC @ RIT/NTID
Booth Number: 4
DeafTEC is a national center funded by the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education program at RIT/NTID. DeafTEC serves as a resource for high schools and community colleges that educate deaf and hard-of-hearing students in STEM-related programs and for employers hiring deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals. Stop by our booth!
Booth Number: 3
Discover Technologies is an Assistive Technology solutions company working with both commercial and government organizations. Our 508 accessibility solution makes SharePoint easy for workers who are blind or visually impaired to use. We are a Managed, Microsoft Certified Gold Partner, headquartered just outside DC in Reston, Virginia.
Duxbury Systems, Inc.
Booth Number: 58
Duxbury Systems makes accessible & easy to use software for braille transcription, editing, production, print to braille translation & braille to print translation for over 140 languages as well as braille math and braille graphics. We even work with all braille! We strive to make our products accessible, so they provide independence and jobs as well as braille. Products include: DBT WIN (soon DBT MAC), Perky Duck, QuickTac, & MegaDots.
Booth Number: 8
Docsoft AV is a hardware/software solution that automatically transcribes, time synchronizes and allows you to caption your multimedia content. This product will also enable you to bring the solution in-house saving both time and money. Through our processes of voice recognition software, Docsoft's accuracy rates are impressive. If you have any questions please come by our booth at AHEAD.
SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf (SWCID)
Coffee Break Sponsor
Booth Number: 6
SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf, located in Big Spring Texas, is the only self-contained Community College for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the United States. We offer preparatory, freshmen and sophomore courses in both arts and science and in the career/technical fields of study which lead to associate degree or certificates.