2020 Virtual Conference Handouts

Session handouts will be posted on this page when they become available.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Featured Presentation: Opening Plenary Address

1.1: The Tools, Techniques, and Strategies of Assessment in Disability Resource Offices 

1.2: Explaining Extended Test Time to Concerned Faculty Members 

1.3: Discussion: Leading During and Beyond COVID-19 
  • This is a discussion presentation. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss various leadership topics with facilitators in breakout groups. No PowerPoint slides will be used.
  • 1.3: Handout 1 (PDF)

AHEAD Update, Business Meeting, and Awards Presentation 

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Featured Presentation: The NCCSD and COVID-19: Disability Services Issues from Students, Faculty and Staff 

2.1: Attendance Modification: Considerations and Implementation 

2.2: The PCC Accessibility Council: Creating Structure to Build Institutional Capacity

2.3: Discussion: Accommodation Coordination 
  • No PP or handouts will be used for this discussion. It is an exploration of delivering accommodations. Participants will discuss ideas in facilitated groups organized by institution-size. 

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Featured Presentation: Research Year in Review Through a COVID-19 Lens 

3.1: A Comprehensive Look at Note-Taking Accommodations: From Coordination through Technology

3.2: Decisions, Decisions: Helping Students with Psychiatric Conditions Navigate Disclosure in the Academic Environment

3.3: Discussion: Creative Problem-Solving with Faculty

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Featured Presentation: Legal Year in Review
4.1: Testing PDFs for Accessibility and Standards Conformance 
4.2: Building Strong Relationships in a Virtual World 

4.3: Discussion: Returning to Campus in the Fall

5.1: Collaborating with University Partners for Inclusive Engagement in the COVID Campus 

5.2: Considerations for Online Course Testing and Remote Proctoring after the Pandemic 

5.3: Student-to-Staff Ratios: Caseload Benchmarking and Budget Advocacy for Disability Services 

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Featured Presentation: Everyday Ableism - Exploring Disability Bias and Microaggressions

6.1: Essential Assistive Technology Tools to Add to Your Toolbox

6.2: Service & Assistance Animals in a Changing Landscape

6.3: Discussion: Critical Questions for Clinical Programs

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

Featured Presentation: Accessibility After the Pandemic: What Happens Now? 

7.1: Identifying and Removing Barriers to Access: Using a Framework to Guide Considerations of Complex Requests 

7.2: Tips for Promoting Accessible IT Campus-wide Within the Context of a Universal Design Framework

7.3: Discussion: Single Staff Disability Resource Offices 

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Featured Presentation: OCR Year in Review 
  • This presentation will NOT be available as a recording. The cases on the attached Word document may be discussed, depending on the time available.

8.1: Supporting Students with Autism Through COVID-19 Required Transitions 

8.2: How do I Pin the Interpreter? Can we Use Automatic Captions Instead? FAQ’s for Online Accessibility and Deaf Students

8.3: Discussion: Legal Q&A

9.1: Beyond Accommodations: Collaborating with Teaching and Learning Centers to Create Accessible and Inclusive Learning Environments for All Students Before, During, and After COVID-19

9.2: Nice to (Virtually) Meet You: New Student Interviews in the Age of Social Distancing

9.3: Student with Anxiety and Disability
  • This presentation will not use slides.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Featured Presentation: Leading During and Beyond COVID-19 

10.1: Not 100% Accessible? Develop an Alternate Access Plan Ahead of Time

10.2: Student Affairs Administrators: A Resource for Amplifying the Need for Systemic Change

10.3: Including Students with Mental Health Conditions 

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

Featured Presentation: Individualization, The Interactive Process and Fundamental Alteration

11.1: A Partnership: Disability Support and Housing

11.2: Accessible Online Courses: How to Strategize, Prioritize, and Educate 

11.3: Discussion: Disability, Diversity and Inclusion 

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