2015 AHEAD Conference Handouts

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Concurrent Block 1

#1.1 Into The Wild: Becoming Facilitators of Change (previous title: There Will be Blood)

#1.2 OCR Year in Review


#1.3 Introduction to Disability Studies: What Every Professional Wants to Know

#1.4 Negotiating Accommodations with Faculty…with Confidence!!!

#1.5 Exploring our Identities and Privilege in Service to Social Justice

#1.6 Advancing Technology Use Beyond Tradition

#1.7 Creating Accessible PDF Documents


#1.8 Going Beyond the ADA Case Studies: An Interactive Workshop

#1.9 CANCELLED: Math Redesigns, Learning Strategies, Accommodations, and Substitutions for LD/TBI/ADHD/PTSD Students


#1.10 Top Ten Tools to Create your ASD Toolbox

#1.11 Post Production Captioning: What's the Big Deal?


#1.12 Disability Services and Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities - An Online Module


#1.13 How to Apply Principles of Universal Design in Teaching: Online and in the Classroom

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Concurrent Block 2

#2.1 AHEAD: Getting the Most from Your Organization


#2.2 We're from the Government. How Can We Help You?


#2.3 Re-thinking the Disability Paradigm: A Conversation to Have with Faculty and Staff

#2.4 How to Win Over Faculty and Influence Campus Culture


#2.5 S(EXploring) Disability: Normalizing Disability and Sexuality

#2.6 Computer-Based Testing: Advances in K12 and Implications for Higher Education

#2.7 Open Source Web Accessibility Auditing Tools

#2.8 Assuring Access for Deaf Students with Multiple Disabilities in Practice

#2.9 Campus "Word Maps" Orientation Information for Blind/Visually Impaired: A Non-Technical Application

#2.10 Access Abroad Accommodations and Faculty-Led Programs

#2.11 From Combat to Classroom - Student Veterans with PTSD/TBI

#2.12 Beyond Accommodations: How Academic Coaching Supports College Success for Students with Disabilities

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Concurrent Block 3

#3.1 The Student Interview: A Tool for Gaining Essential Information

#3.2 Sneak Preview: New Resource for Accommodating Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing


#3.3 Integrating Disability Studies and Disability Services: At the Intersection of Theory & Praxis


#3.4 Transformational Leadership in Disability Services: How to Respond when your Iceberg is Melting


#3.5 Capitalizing on the Sustainability Movement: Reinforcing the Importance of Accessibility and Inclusion on Your Campus

#3.6 How to Evaluate Technology for Accessibility

#3.7 Creating Accessible Emails


#3.8 Bridges from College to Career for Students on the Spectrum

#3.9 Accommodated Testing: The Quest for Equity

#3.10 Building Allies: Embedding Disability in Diversity and Social Justice Education and Training

#3.11 Overcoming Obstacles to Writing for Students with Learning Disabilities

#3.12 Aligning Disability Services With College Cultures: What Will Work On Your Campus?

#3.13 30 Ways to Retain Students and Support Universal Design on Your Campus


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Concurrent Block 4

#4.1 Disability Services: Roots in the American Civil Rights Movement; Future in Educational Reform and Improvement

#4.2 Dogs, Cats, & Hedgehogs: Accommodating Students with Service and "Assistance" Animals


#4.3 Discovering our Pasts: Using Archival and Oral History Research in Disability Services

#4.4 Strategically Managing Your Office and Planning for the Future

#4.5 Ensuring Every Voice is Heard

#4.6 How to Sustain Standardized High-Quality Electronic Formats for Students with Disabilities: A Training Program

#4.7 Post-Production Captioning: Tools of the Trade!


#4.8 Conduct and Students on the Autism Spectrum

#4.9 Outside the Box but All In: Creating a Consortium to Provide Universal Design to All Students


#4.10 Unraveling the Complexities of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Documentation in College Students

#4.11 It's a Brave New (Virtual) World

#4.12 Up, Up, and Away AKA A One Year Transition Pilot For Success


#4.13 Students with Disabilities: Peer Mentoring for College Success

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Concurrent Block 5

#5.1 Of Bricks and Mortar; Collaboration and Access

#5.2 DOJ on Testing Accommodations for Standardized Examinations: Recent Developments and Guidance


#5.3 The Tropes Trap: Cultural (Mis)Representations of Disability

#5.4 Working Together: Involving Your Whole Campus in Providing Access

#5.5 Socially Just Disability Awareness Programming


#5.6 Do Content and Readers Play Well Together: Testing Mainstream Reading Systems for Accessibility

#5.7 Accessible Online Maps: Placemarks to the People!

#5.8 Beyond Accommodations: Strategies for College Students with LD and/or ADHD

#5.9 Adapting Chemistry Laboratories for Undergraduate Students with Disabilities

#5.10 Internships, Co-ops and Clinic Accommodations

#5.11 Campus-Wide Universal Design Software Implementation

#5.12 What's In a Name: Implications of Position Titles in Disability Resources

#5.13 Faculty Engagement Through Universal Design For Learning: Towards the Vision of an Inclusive Campus Culture

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Concurrent Block 6

#6.1 An Essential and Strategic Role for Disability Services: Faculty Developer

#6.2 The Legal Year in Review

#6.3 The Tension Disability Studies Creates in the Academy


#6.4 Strategies for Successful Supervision and Team Collaboration

#6.5 Welcoming and Effectively Including International Students with Disabilities in Your Institution

#6.6 Lessons Learned: How the University of Colorado Boulder is Addressing Digital Accessibility

#6.7 Able Player: A Fully Accessible Media Player for Higher Ed

#6.8 What Could we Possibly Have in Common with the NCAA?

#6.9 Knowledge is Power: Tips for Deconstructing Research Articles and Finding Useful Information

#6.10 Owning Our Stories: Expanding the Diversity Dialogue on Campus


#6.11 Improving Systemic Access for Positive Post-school Outcomes with Deaf/Hard of Hearing Individuals

#6.12 Engaging University Personnel Through Discussions/Trainings for Working with Students with Autism

#6.13 Students' Perceptions of Their Academic Success Attributes: A Four-Year Study

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Concurrent Block 7

#7.1 Am I on the Right Track?

#7.2 Interactive Panel Discussion of Reasonable Accommodations in Law School Environments


#7.3 You Say Tomato: A Workshop on Bridging the Gap between Disability Services and Studies


#7.4 How important is Building Trust and Credibility? Let us Count the Ways


#7.5 Trans* and Disabled 101: A Practitioner's Guide for Getting it Right


#7.6 Small School; Big Changes: Growing Your Higher Ed Assistive Technology Program

#7.7 What's AT? I'm Not a Tech Geek - HELP!

#7.8 Establishing a Campus-Wide Approach for Addressing Food Allergies and Celiac Disease in Higher Education

#7.9 Hybrid Model of Academic Advising as Intervention for College Students with ADHD

#7.10 Using Campus-Based Data Strategically: Learning from the Experts

#7.11 Project Access: Promoting an Inclusive Learning Environment for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students


#7.12 Using Work Life Balance to Improve Consulting Skills

#7.13 Better UDL Practices: Considering the Trauma Histories of Students with Disabilities

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Concurrent Block 8

#8.1 Technology: AT, EIT, and What You Need to Know

#8.2 The Trials and Errors and Fun of Managing Modified Attendance Accommodations

#8.3 Exploring the Intersections of Disability with Other Identities and Experiences

#8.4 CANCELLED: Identifying and Changing Habits as a Key to Individual and Organizational Change


#8.5 Best Practices for Accommodating Students in Health Science and Professional Schools


#8.6 Technology Roundtable


#8.7 Understanding the Student Experience: Using Central Access Reader (CAR)


#8.8 CANCELLED: The Answers Aren't in the Back of the Book or in the Computer


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Poster Sessions

Closed Captioned Videos in Online and Hybrid Courses: Does Captioning Really Make a Difference in Students' Learning

A DSS Office's Journey Down the Documentation Review Highway


The intersection of disability and environment: A case study of two individuals on an accessible earth science fieldtrip


Accessibility: It's a Campus Thing

Athletic Rivalries and Web Accessibility: Who is in the Sweet 16 this Year?

Comprehensive Services Aimed at the Transitional Needs of Veterans/Wounded Warriors in Higher Education


Creating Accessible Engineering Labs: An Accessibility Checklist

Generation Access: Why You Should Know & Care About Study Abroad


Pre-enrollment Considerations of Undergraduate Wheelchair Users and their Post-enrollment Transitions

The Let Me Learn Process©: A System of Learning that Promotes Autonomy and Inclusion for Postsecondary Students

Today's College Student with Blindness/Low Vision: Holistic Education Practices


Universal Design for Learning in Distance Education: From Concept to Practice


Students with Disabilities and STEM: Lessons from a Decade of NSF Funding

Sustainability, Access, and Retention for Students With Disabilities at the University of Nairobi

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Lunch and Learn Sessions

#LL1 An Overview of the New MS in Disability Services in Higher Education

#LL2 Clockwork Enterprise Solutions: Disability Services Management System

#LL3 Flashnotes Online Notetaking Service


#LL4 Shifting Disability Support Services to a Coaching Mindset

#LL5 Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology in Post Secondary Project: Updates and Lessons Learned


#LL6 Student Learning and Program Outcomes – Applicable to Disability Programs?

#LL7 Claro: Effective Multi-Sensory Solutions for Reading and Writing, Visual Brainstorming and Building Writing Confidence


#LL8 Clockwork Enterprise Solutions: Disability Services Management System

#LL9 Rethinking College: A Film and Teaching and Advocacy Tool

#LL10 How Sonocent Audio Notetaker Helps Students with Disabilities Take Notes Completely Independently


#LL11 Strategies for Developing and Maintaining a Disability Services Student Advisory Board


#LL12 Writing for the AHEAD Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability

Publishers' Display List & Order Form (PDF Format)

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