Envision Access Conference
Envision Access Conference:
Supporting Students with Disabilities in the Tri-State
Live Captioning provided by Premier Visual Voice.
Ohio University is committed to providing programs and services that are accessible to all participating individuals. If you would like to request and accommodation for this event please contact Robert Pleasant at firstname.lastname@example.org or Teresa McKenzie at email@example.com.
For more information:
How do I get the Credit?
Register to attend the conference
Sign-in at each session-See Moderator
Forms will be verified and CEU's will be confirmed following the conference. CEU certificates will be mailed to attendees.
Friday, March 24, 2017
Schedule of Events
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions 3
Concurrent Sessions 1 (9:15 am – 10:15 am)
1A: Promoting Transition to Postsecondary Education: Creating Opportunities For participants. – Collins Center Classroom A
1B: Transition Services through Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) –
Collins Center Classroom D
Concurrent Sessions 2 (10:45 am – 11:45 am)
2A: WHERE I’M GOING, WHERE I’M FROM – Collins Center Classroom A
2B: Same Path, Different Shoes: The Educational Journey for Students with Autism – Collins Center Classroom D
Lunch and Keynote Address (11:45 am – 1:00 pm) Riffe Rotunda
Concurrent Sessions 3 (1:15 pm – 2:15 pm)
3A: The IEP and Secondary Transition – Collins Center Classroom A
Bridget Stephens, M.Ed., Lecturer, Special Education, Patton College of Education, Ohio University
3B: Assistive Technology and Higher Education - Collins Center Classroom D
Chris Linscott, Accessibility Coordinator, Ohio University
Conference Expectations & Goals
Create a networking event that helps to foster working relationships between guidance counselors, interventions specialists, and higher education accessibility/disability services administrators
Accessing and embracing the use of technology.
Learn best practice related to students with disabilities.
Develop community connections to increase educational attainment for students with disabilities.
Who Should Attend
Deaf Services Center
Representative: Traci Bulen
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Established in 1991, Deaf Services Center (DSC) is the only non-profit comprehensive services center of its kind in central Ohio. With a mission “To empower the Deaf and Hard of Hearing people and to promote access to communication, services and events in the community,” DSC serves interpreting and speech-to-text needs in Northwest, Central and Southeastern Ohio. Additionally, our Community Resource Department programs include Deaf Leadership, Deaf Kids Teen Club, Deaf Equipment Modification Program and the Regional Infant Hearing Program. We would be honored to serve your needs. For more information visit our website at dsc.org or contact us directly at 614-841-1991.
Representative: Christine Doody
Contact Information: Christine.email@example.com
At Kurzweil Education, we believe every learner deserves the opportunity to unlock their potential. Our literacy technology offers multisensory approaches to reading, comprehension, study skills, writing, and test-taking so everyone can become independent, confident learners who can achieve rigorous academic goals.
Ohio University Southern
Representative: Oreatha Murray
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Premier Visual Voice
Representative: Margaret Downs and Hugh Downs
Phone: 216- 246-9477
Premier Visual Voice specializes in CART and captioning services. Located in Ohio, we provide accurate translation of the spoken word and offer excellent customer service to all of our clients. Diligence, knowledge, and hard work are just a few of the assets that aid in our excellent services.
Margaret Downs, a legally blind real-time captioner, began Premier Visual Voice in May of 2012 and has been providing speech-to-text services since 2011. Being legally blind from a very young age, Margaret has first-hand experience and understanding of how crucial communication access is for everyone.
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