2019 Conference Recordings Instructions

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Your Video Account Info

Everyone who signed up for the virtual conference for either real-time access during the AHEAD conference, or purchased on-demand access to the videos after-the-fact*, has been set up with an account on our Adobe Connect server, the location for viewing the conference videos. If you have registered for either of these options and have not received an email from our Connect system with login information, you can still log into the system using your user name (your user name is your email, the one you provided when you registered for the Virtual Conference or for on-demand access to the videos) and your temporary password is "AHEADV2019" You will be prompted to change your password once you log into our Connect server.

*(Note that there can be a delay of a few days from the time you purchase on-demand access and the set-up of your account. Contact Howard Kramer by email or voice (303-492-8672) if you have any questions about the set-up of your account.)

Accessing Videos

The links to all the videos are listed below. You can view the conference videos by selecting the link provided under each title. After selecting any of videos you will then be taken to our Connect server to enter your username and password. Once you are logged into our Adobe Connect server you should not be re-prompted for your login during the current session or if you come back to the list of sessions and select another video.

Which Videos Can I Watch?

You can watch any videos that were streamed during the live event. If you have any questions please email Howard Kramer for assistance.

Virtual Main Conference

Opening Plenary — Students with Disabilities are an Asset to Universities

(broadcast: July 18, 9:00 - 10:30 am)

View "Opening Plenary" Recording

1.1 -- Assistive Technology: An Essential Tool to Support Students in College

(broadcast: July 11, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm)

View "Assistive Technology" Recording

1.9 -- Cripping Campus: Disabled Student Activism and Leadership in Disability Cultural Centers in Higher Ed

(broadcast: July 11, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm)

View "Cripping Campus" Recording

2.6 -- Individualization, The Interactive Process and Fundamental Alteration

(broadcast: July 11, 2 - 3 pm)

View "Individualization, The Interactive Process" Recording

2.9 -- Universally Designing Student Services - What Are We Doing Right? What Can We Do Better? How?

(broadcast: July 11, 2 - 3 pm)

View "Universally Designing Student Services" Recording

A2 -- Everyday Ableism - Exploring Disability Bias and Microaggressions

(broadcast: July 11, 3:30 - 5:00 pm)

View "Everyday Ableism" Recording

A5 -- Online Access & Accommodations: We've Been There, Done That

(broadcast: July 11, 3:30 - 5:00 pm)

View "Online Access & Accommodations" Recording

3.1 -- Comprehensive Accessibility Training Means Everyone, Including Students

(broadcast: July 12, 11 am - 12:30 pm)

View "Comprehensive Accessibility Training" Recording

3.4 -- Neurodiversity and the College Campus

(broadcast: July 12, 11 am - 12:30 pm)

View "Neurodiversity" Recording

4.2 -- Disability Justice and Ableism in Higher Education

(broadcast: July 12, 2:00 - 3:00 pm)

View "Establishing a Successful Accessible Media" Recording

4.6 -- At the Intersection of Disability and Conduct

(broadcast: July 12, 2:00 - 3:00 pm)

View "At the Intersection" Recording

B2 -- Know Your WHY to Excel at Your WHAT

(broadcast: July 12, 4:00 - 6:00 pm)

View "Know Your WHY" Recording

B3 -- Building a Campus-wide Universal Design Framework from the Ground Up

(broadcast: July 12, 4:00 - 6:00 pm)

View "Building a Campus-wide" Recording

5.2 -- Collaboration Across Campus

(broadcast: July 13, 9:00 - 10:00 am)

View "Collaboration" Recording

5.5 -- Using Data to Gain Support for Your Growing Needs

(broadcast: July 13, 9:00 - 10:00 am)

View "Using Data" Recording

6.8: Disability Rights are Civil Rights: Infusing Disability Justice Into Average DS Offices

(broadcast: July 13, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm)

View "Disability Rights" Recording

6.9 -- All Aboard the Hot Mess Express: A Group Model for Executive Functioning Impairments

(broadcast: July 13, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm)

View "All Aboard the Hot Mess" Recording

7.2 -- Inclusive Leadership

(broadcast: July 13, 2:00 - 3:00 pm)

View "Inclusive Leadership" Recording

7.8 -- DS' Role in BIT & the FERPA Myths Interfering in Supporting Students in Crisis

(broadcast: July 13, 2:00 - 3:00 pm)

View "DS' Role" Recording

8.5: Best Practices for Notetaking Accommodations: Research, Practices, Policies, and Technology

(broadcast: July 13, 3:30 - 5:00 pm)

View "Best Practices for Notetaking" Recording

8.10: How to Read YOUR State Law Regarding Animals on Campus

(broadcast: July 13, 3:30 - 5:00 pm)

(coming soon)

Connect Player Accessibility

Adobe Connect is screenreader accessible, more or less, although access can sometimes be cumbersome and some controls on the player, such as the control for advancing the timeline, are not accessible by the keyboard. For those using screenreaders, we suggest consulting the following tips for accessing the Connect interface. off-site link


All the sessions during the Virtual Conference were captioned using real-time captioning. These captions are shown in the caption pod during playback of any of the session recordings. The size and location of the caption pod cannot be changed during playback.

Questions and Help

Contact Howard Kramer by email or voice (303-492-8672) if you have any questions or run into any issues accessing the videos.