2024 Exhibitor Directory

2024 AHEAD Conference Sponsors

Glean logo
Glean (Overall Conference Sponsor)
Booths: 23, 24, 25 & 26
Website: www.glean.co

Glean, the #1 trusted note taking, recording, and study tool, empowers independent learning. For 15+ years, we’ve partnered with you to easily administer critical accommodations. Our award-winning, ethically-developed technology is rooted in learning science to help students succeed.  Discover why Glean makes 95% of students better learners at 1700+ institutions.

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ReadSpeaker (Overall Conference Sponsor)
Booths: 27 & 28
Website: www.readspeaker.com/education

With 25 years of expertise, our text-to-speech solutions and voice-enhanced learning tools help make academic content accessible and engaging for a diverse population of learners. Integrated directly in learning platforms, or as an individual tool, ReadSpeaker provides easy-to-access and easy-to-use text to speech for any content, on any device, including assessments, assignments, and quizzes.

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GrackleDocs (Digital Accessibility Sponsor)
Booths: 36 & 37
Website: www.grackledocs.com
GrackleDocs (Grackle) is a pioneering software and services company dedicated to enhancing digital accessibility. At the heart of our mission lies a commitment to ensuring that digital content is easily accessible and navigable for everyone, regardless of any physical or cognitive disabilities. At GrackleDocs, it’s our mission to create strategies and tools to help ensure all forms of digital content are accessible. Through our proprietary products and industry expertise, we help organizations of all sizes build and implement sustainable strategies to ensure their clients can engage with their content in a barrier-free way.

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AccessAble (Gold Sponsor)
Booth: 31
Website: www.AccessAbleUSA.com
www.AccessAbleUSA.com works globally with 100+ universities supporting equity of experience. Producing Detailed Access Guides to every building on campus - beyond just the entrance – 1000s of photos, measurements and details are collected. Developed by, with and for Disabled people, AccessAble was trusted by 6 million people in the last year alone.

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EdPros (Gold Sponsor)
Website: www.edpros.com
Booth: 38

EdPros is Higher Education’s premier partner for disability resources and accessibility support and expertise. Our Community of Experts supports the full range of needs for your office, including case management and accommodation support, consulting and external reviews, procuring accessible textbooks, alt format materials, and more.

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MatchWare (Gold Sponsor)
Booth: 20
Website: www.matchware.com
The award winning "MindView" mind mapping software is a comprehensive visual learning tool designed to help students develop and present ideas visually and then export into several different formats (Google, MS Office etc.) MindView is based on the proven mind mapping theory and enhances creativity, clarifies thinking and improves understanding of the subject at hand.  

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Medicat (Gold Sponsor)
Booth: 3
Website: www.medicat.com

Medicat is a comprehensive campus software platform designed to serve accessibility, health, and counseling staff. We help your team streamline administrative tasks, manage student accommodations, and boost outcomes across campus. Our integrated system ensures efficient and effective support that your staff and students can rely on.


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Otter.ai (Gold Sponsor)
Booth: 29
Website: otter.ai
More than 2000 universities, colleges, and community colleges have partnered with Otter.ai to enhance accessibility for students, faculty, and administrators. Otter uses AI to provide real-time notes, captioning and automatic slide capture to makes lectures, classes, and meetings more inclusive, both in-person and virtually.

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Phonak (ALD Sponsor)
Booths: No Booth
Website: www.morethanahearingaid.com

The mission of the Phonak Work Life team is to provide innovate hearing solutions, accommodations on guidance, and education on 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.

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Symplicity (Gold Sponsor)
Booths: 21 & 22
Website: www.symplicity.com

Symplicity Accommodate helps institutions streamline workflows to quickly deliver accommodations and ensure student success and compliance with university policies and governmental regulations. Modernize the process with a fully ADA-compliant interface that allows students to seamlessly submit requests, connect with note-takers/transcribers, check out assistive devices electronically, and more.

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Speechify (Gold Sponsor)
Booth: 4
Website: www.speechify.com 

Speechify turns any student's reading (documents, web pages, PDFs, books, and more) into audio with the most human-sounding AI voices available. Built by a dyslexic founder, Speechify is a student-first application with more than 250 thousand 5-star reviews. Easily set up Speechify on iPads, Web, Mac, Chrome, iOS, and Android.

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Epilepsy Foundation of America (Wifi Sponsor)
No Booth
Website: www.epilepsy.com

The Epilepsy Foundation, in collaboration with our community and network partners, connects the people, data and resources needed to address challenging health problems associated with seizures and the epilepsies—and promotes education, policy, research and systemic change that will foster measurable and sustainable improvement for all people living with epilepsy.


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Hardeman Realtime Inc (HRI CART) (Captioning Sponsor)
Booth: 34
Website: www.hricart.com

Hardeman Realtime Inc. (HRI), founded in 1992, provides exceptional communication access services in CART Captioning, TypeWell, VRI, video captions, and transcription. Ranked #102 among the Southeast’s fastest-growing privately held companies, HRI attributes its success to pairing 300+ highly qualified providers with dedicated account managers for any meeting, event, or class.


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Accessibility Information Management (AIM) logo
Accessibility Information Management (Virtual Mini-Conference Sponsor)
Booth:  No Booth, Stone Room
Website: www.accessiblelearning.com

Connect with AIM to revolutionize student accommodation management! Introducing the latest release, V5, experience a refreshed design, cutting-edge features to increase efficiency and centralize office processes providing the data you need with ease. Current customers can discuss upgrades, while new users are invited to demo our state-of-the-art system.


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The Neurodiversity Alliance  
Website: www.thendalliance.org

The Neurodiversity Alliance mission is to improve the educational experience and outcomes of students who learn differently, while growing the movement for a more equitable and inclusive society for all. Our programs are designed to equip high school and college students with the tools needed to launch neurodiversity-focused clubs on their campuses, while building community and facilitating peer-to-peer support.


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Mid-Atlantic Interpreting Group (MAIG)
Website: www.maigsolutions.com

MAIG provides professional American Sign Language (ASL), Video Remote Interpreting (VRI), Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART), transcription, and 508 compliance services to consumers requiring accessibility and accommodations.


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2024 Conference Exhibitors




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Allyant
Booth: 32
Website: www.allyant.com

Allyant is the world’s premier, most comprehensive Accessibility Solutions Provider, enabling any organization—regardless of size, industry, or location—to deliver fully compliant, accessible communications, support people with disabilities, and ensure equitable access to information for all.


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CIDI (The Center for inclusive Design and Innovation at Georgia Tech)
Booth: 39
Website
: www.cidi.gatech.edu

CIDI – The Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation - provides high-quality, accessible, and inclusive products and services. We are a non-profit membership driven entity at Georgia Tech and our services range from braille and eText to digital compliance. CIDI can be your one-stop shop for affordable accessibility.

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ClockWork (TechnoPro)
Booth: 12
Website: www.clock-works.us

Looking to enhance your student disability services? Look no further than ClockWork! Our digital platforms are tailor-made for Disability Support Services departments, streamlining departmental procedures and offering timely assistance to students. With seamless integration and on-demand data, ClockWork makes it easy to prioritize what matters most. And now, with VA Works, managing VA benefits is a breeze. Reach out to us today and experience the difference!

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Deaf Services Unlimited
Booth: 1
Website: www.deafservicesunlimited.com

DSU makes access to ASL interpreting and captioning services easy. We’ve worked with higher education institutions for nearly 30 years and have facilitated conversations in classrooms, auditoriums, labs, and libraries. Our interpreters and captioners facilitate communication between Deaf and hearing individuals throughout the educational environment, both academic and extracurricular.

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Disability Access Information and Support (DAIS)
Booth: 15
Website: www.daisclasses.com
Disability Access Information and Support (DAIS) provides online professional development courses, virtual presentations, program reviews, and more to institutions of higher education and professionals in the field of disability services. DAIS President Jane Jarrow welcomes the opportunity to provide technical assistance to the DSS community. 

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DO-IT
Booth: 16
Website: www.washington.edu/doit

DO-IT serves to increase the success of individuals with disabilities in college and careers. The exhibit features materials designed to engage faculty, staff, and students nationwide in efforts to make higher education content accessible to all. 





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Echo Labs logo
Echo Labs
Booth: 7
Website: ei.ai
Making content available to all students, regardless of language, learning style, or hearing ability is at the core of what drives Echo Labs. Let's make education accessible for everyone. Echo Labs  Echo Labs | Captioning for Higher Education

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Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Booth: 35
Website: www.ets.org/disabilities
As the world’s largest high-stakes testing agency, ETS works to advance quality and equity in education by providing fair and valid assessments, research and related services. The Office of Disability Policy (ODP) at ETS is committed to providing reasonable testing accommodations for candidates with documented disabilities and/or health-related needs

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Habitat Learn, Inc.
Booth: 17
Website: www.habitatlearn.com
Habitat Learn offers innovative software and services to support students. Our flagship app, Messenger Pigeon, goes beyond note-taking and transcription, fostering inclusive learning by enabling students to capture, organize, and engage with content. With a user-friendly interface and multimedia support, Messenger Pigeon elevates the learning experience for all.

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Hamilton CapTel
Booth: 6
Website: https://hamiltoncaptel.com/

Hamilton® CapTel® is dedicated to delivering innovative solutions that make telephone calls accessible and reliable for people with hearing loss. The ability to listen and read captions of what’s said using a captioned telephone, smart device or Cisco® business phone provides confidence and independence on every call.


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Jamworks
Booths: 9 & 10
Website: www.jamworks.com
Built specifically for education, Jamworks is a powerful AI notetaking toolkit that automatically turns lectures into useful study materials – such as well-organized notes, summaries, video chapters, interactive flashcards and a personalized AI chatbot to support students in over 400 institutions around the world with inclusive access to education.

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JST Coaching & Training
Booth: 18
Website: www.jstcoaching.com

JST Coaching & Training, the leading authority on coaching for neurodivergent learners for over 25 years, provides research-based higher education coach training for DR professionals. Learn core coaching skills and strategies essential in helping students improve self-advocacy, critical thinking and self-determination skills leading to increased success and persistence to graduation.

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Karasch & Associates logo
Karasch: Captioning, ASL, Transcription
Booth: 19
Website: www.karasch.com
Get accurate live captioning (CART),
enterprise-grade transcription,
professional American Sign Language (ASL Interpreting)
and more accessibility solutions at Karasch.com
Perfect for events, classes, trainings, and meetings.
Ensure your sessions run smoothly with robust 24/7 worldwide tech support.
Schedule easily and expect confirmation within minutes here.
Trusted by professionals like you for 44+ years.

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Landmark College Institute for Research and Training
Booth: 30
Website: www.landmark.edu/PD

Landmark College Institute for Research and Training conducts research and develops innovative practices to improve teaching and learning for college students with learning disabilities, ADHD, and autism. The Institute provides training through workshops, Summer Institute, and an online Certificate in Learning Differences and Neurodiversity with specializations including Postsecondary Disability Services.

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National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC) logo
National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC)
Booth: 14
Website: www.nationaldeafcenter.org

The National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC) is a technical assistance and dissemination center funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). NDC’s mission is to share information, networks, and strategies to improve continuing education and training for deaf people.


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Partners Interpreting, LLC
Booth: 5
Website: www.partnersinterpreting.com
Partners Interpreting (PI), a full-service signed language interpreting and captioning company, has been recognized as a quality service provider in providing interpreting, real time captioning (CART/C-Print/TypeWell), post-production captioning, video remote interpreting and Sign Language/English translations at 100-plus colleges and universities, and more than 500 organizations and businesses nationally.

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Pro-AT Group
Booth: 11
Website: www.pro-atgroup.com
Here at Pro-AT Group we strive to develop innovative Assistive Technology solutions to help combat the difficulties students face. Our products can support a wide range of neurodivergent students. At this event we will be showcasing Pro-Study that supports students with research and Pro-Revise that supports students with their revision.

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Sensory App House Ltd logo
Sensory App House Ltd
Booth: 2
Website: www.sensoryapphouse.com
Sensory Readable for Windows takes text-to-speech and visual readability to the next level. This innovative, cost effective software from Sensory App House provides spoken feedback of the words under the mouse cursor. It can assist with reading difficulties, slow reading speeds, and all who need to listen to their computer.

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Texthelp
Booth: 13
Website: www.texthelp.com

Texthelp creates technology that helps build confidence with reading, writing and math. Understanding and being understood is vital for us all. When we understand, we are more confident. Opportunities open up, and we can achieve more than we thought. It means we’re more likely to succeed.

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Think College logo
Think College
Booth: 8
Website: www.thinkcollege.net
Think College is a national organization dedicated to developing, expanding, and improving inclusive higher education options for people with intellectual disability. With a commitment to equity and excellence, Think College supports evidence-based and student-centered research and practice by generating and sharing knowledge, guiding institutional change, informing public policy, and engaging with students, professionals and families.

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YuJa  
Booth: 13
Website: www.yuja.com

YuJa is a leader in ed-tech solutions. Our platforms provide organizations of all sizes with tools to educate, engage, and inspire and collaborate. We serve learning enterprises within all sectors, including higher-ed, K-12, government, healthcare, nonprofit and corporate. We have legal headquarters in Delaware with primary U.S. offices in Silicon Valley, California, and Canadian offices in Toronto.


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