2020 Exhibitor Directory

As the conference approaches, you will be able to view all of our wonderful sponsors, vendors, and partners, preview their websites and find contact information. Many of our vendors have products that make our lives and the lives of students easier. Thank you to our sponsors for supporting AHEAD and accessibility, and for making some of our conference possible.

Conference Sponsors

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Alternative Communication Services, LLC
Website: www.acscaptions.com
Alternative Communication Services (ACS), provides CART Captioning, Text Interpreting, and sign language solutions (VRI) for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. As the leader in these services, ACS is the sought after solution for classroom accessibility, graduation events and sporting arenas. We also provide technical support, training and education to everyone involved in the process.


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Ansrsource 
Website: www.continualengine.com
Continual Engine and ansrsource bring together decades of educational content experience with artificial-intelligence-enabled, scalable learning automation solutions. Our products use artificial intelligence (AI) and automation for image and PDF remediation and to fuel workflow optimization, making content accessibility faster, more intuitive, of more consistent high quality, and significantly more affordable. Contact Information: Vijayshree Vethantham,  VP Partner Engagements, Continual Engine


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CommonLook
Website: www.commonlook.com
CommonLook® is a world-leading provider of software products and professional services enabling government agencies and corporations to meet their obligations for electronic document accessibility to achieve compliance accessibility standards, including WCAG, PDF/UA and Section 508. CommonLook also leads in PDF accessibility through contributions from its key executives to standards-setting entities. Contact Information: info@commonlook.com, 202-902-0988

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Equidox by Onix Networking Corp
Website: https://equidox.co/
Equidox by Onix™ is a PDF remediation software solution that uses Smart Detection Tools to convert inaccessible PDF documents into WCAG 2.0 AA-compliant HTML and accessible PDF and ePUB2 content. Equidox features AI-powered Table and List Detectors that can save you up to 85% of your time on remediation. Contact Information: EquidoxSales@onixet.com; Pat Needles, Executive Director of Sales; Dan Tuleta, Sales Engineer.

 
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JST Coaching 
Website: www.jstcoaching.com/coaching-skills-for-higher-education-professionals
Coaching helps students move towards their goals with greater self-awareness and self-determination. Service providers can incorporate coaching skills for more successful outcomes with students, increasing retention and persistence to graduation. Learn the benefit of research-based student success coaching skills training for your team from the pioneer in student and ADHD coach training.

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Maximus
Website: www.maximus.com
For more than 40 years, Maximus has partnered with state, federal and local governments to provide communities with critical health and human service programs. We leverage our extensive experience to develop high-quality services and solutions that are cost effective and tailored to each communities' unique needs.

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Note Taking Express
Website: www.notetakingexpress.com
Note Taking Express is a platform and a service. With a mixture of human and artificial intelligence, you can take notes as you record, or send your project to a professional and receive summary notes later. Contact Information: info@notetakingexpress.com, 888-762-2966






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OrCam - Transform The Way You Read! 
Website: www.orcam.com/en
OrCam Read is for auditory readers that face reading challenges.
A handheld reader that seamlessly reads text aloud - from printed or digital screen in real-time. OrCam’s products can support you in education, employment and improve quality of life. For more information: contact Oded Tsin at oded.tsin@orcam.com.


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Phonak
Website: www.us.morethanahearingaid.us
Our mission is to provide innovate hearing solutions, accommodation guidance, and education for students transitioning to post-secondary education and the workplace. We believe that a holistic approach is necessary which considers solutions beyond a hearing aid. Contact Information: Bill.bielski@sonova.com



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ReadSpeaker
Website: www.readspeaker.com/blog/industries/learning/
ReadSpeaker’s suite of audio-enhanced reading, writing, and learning tools improves learning outcomes for students while meeting accessibility requirements and the needs of a growing percentage of learners. As a global voice specialist, we provide natural-sounding, lifelike digital voices that can be integrated with all major Learning Management Systems. Contact Information: paul.stisser@readspeaker.com



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Sonocent
Website: go.glean.co/free-trial
From the team behind Sonocent Audio Notetaker comes the next innovation in note-taking technology. Glean is our new web app designed to help students take great notes from class and you to gain better insight into effective note taking support. Empower students to reach their learning potential with structured notes.

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Symplicity
Website: www.symplicity.com
Symplicity Accommodate helps institutions manage accommodations and resources for students with disabilities to ensure student success and compliance with university policies and governmental regulations. We encourage students to self-advocate through learning access plans, online requests, and access to resources. Accommodate is the most intuitive and supported product in the market. Contact Information: info@symplicity.com.

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TechnoPro Computer Solutions USA (ClockWork)
Website: www.clockworks.ca
ClockWork is the most versatile software available that's specially designed to meet the custom needs of Student Services department in Universities and colleges across North America. Assisting staff with their daily workload emphasizing ease of use, confidentiality, reporting, a customizable environment. Now available as a hosted solution. Contact Information: George Melendy, ClockWork Enterprise Management Consultant, 866-960-8776 x380, 416-522-3363.


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Verbit 
Website: https://verbit.ai/
Verbit is the leading interactive transcription and captioning solution. Verbit’s in-house, AI-based technology is able to transform both video and audio in both post-production or real-time formats into 99% accurate captions and transcripts at quick turnaround times. Verbit integrates with key LMS, video conferencing and video hosting platforms to provide students with the power to better understand their coursework and professors while providing accessible materials via interactive, collaborative transcripts of courses. Contact Information: Michal@verbit.ai.

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Wiley
Website: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/19438001
Disability Compliance for Higher Education, a monthly publication from Wiley, gives you the information and tools you need to do your job. We bring you best practices and legal updates so you can ensure your students and staff get the support they need for success. Contact Information: Joan Hope, Editor.

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Conference Exhibitors

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Accessible Information Management, LLC
Website: www.accessiblelearning.com
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.

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Center for Inclusive Design & Innovation
Website: www.cidi.gatech.edu/ahead2020
The Center for Inclusive Design & Innovation (CIDI) is a services and research center dedicated to accessibility. Serving educational institutions for over two decades, our team of experts provide services in braille, e-text, captioning, assistive technology, student accommodation management, and more. Visit our website for more information and a tour! Contact Information: cidi-support@design.gatech.edu, 404-894-8000, 866-418-2750


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Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society (DAPi)
Website: www.deltaalphapihonorsociety.org
Join a dynamic and growing organization! Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society (DAPi) is the premiere collegiate, academic honor society in the country for high-achieving students with disabilities. With over 160 chapters in 35 states and DC, DAPi provides opportunities for leadership, advocacy and education in disability issues, and offers an annual scholarship for undergraduate members. Dr. Edith F. Miller, Co-founder/ Membership chair. Contact Information: dapihonor@msn.com.

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Hamilton CapTel
Website: https://hamiltoncaptel.com/
Hamilton® CapTel® is dedicated to delivering innovative solutions that

Hearing loss can lead to feelings of isolation and a disconnect from what matters most in life. Hamilton® CapTel® makes it possible to listen and read captions of what’s said on the telephone – ensuring confidence and clarity on every call and it’s more accessible than ever. Learn more at HamiltonCapTel.com. Contact Information: 877-455-4227, info@hamiltoncaptel.com.



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National Braille Press
Website: www.nbp.org
National Braille Press is a non-profit braille publisher and producer of braille materials. NBP creates educational products and programs to support braille literacy in the blind community and to provide access to information that empowers blind people to actively engage in work, family, and community. For more information visit www.nbp.org. Contact Information: Nicole Noble, 617-425-2430.

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National Industries for the Blind
Website: www.nib.org
NIB’s Workforce Development provides people who are blind and visually impaired with a wide range of training and career options that suit their interests, goals, and capabilities. These rewarding and challenging opportunities are helping thousands of people who are blind achieve greater independence through professional employment. Contact information: ESS.info@nib.org

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Sensus Aps.
Website: www.sensus.dk
SensusAccess® is a conversion service for accessible documents and alternate media. SensusAccess® automates the conversion of documents into a wide range of alternate formats including Braille, MP3, DAISY, DAISY math and e-books in 30+ languages. SensusAccess® also converts inaccessible documents into more accessible formats and integrates with popular LMSs through LTI plug-ins. Contact Information: Tanja Stevns,

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Texthelp
Website: https://www.texthelp.com/en-us/ 
Hello we’re Texthelp. We believe that literacy is every student’s passport to academic, social and professional success. It’s our genuine desire to help students understand, learn and express themselves. We create user-friendly literacy and learning solutions, that provide the support each student needs; through reading, writing, math and research features. Contact Information: https://text.help/AHEAD20

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