The Nation's Premier Autism and Disabilities Conference

November 15-17 | Columbus, OH

November 15-17 | Columbus, OH

The Nation's Premier Autism and Disabilities Conference

Summit on Sensory Disabilities


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2017 Summit on Sensory Disabilities

Literacy Begins with Access

9:45 am –12:45 pm | Friday, November 17th

The Summit is designed for education professionals serving individuals who are deaf/hard of hearing or blind/visually impaired. Summit participants will:

  • Explore best practices with a specific focus on literacy
  • Learn from experts in the field in a moderated panel discussion
  • Participate in roundtable discussions facilitated by experts in the field
  • Network with state and regional partners
  • Engage with assistive technology (AT) vendors supporting individuals with sensory disabilities

Additionally, The Outreach Center for Deafness and Blindness and Assistive Technology and Accessible Educational Materials (AT & AEM) Center will provide an update of their activities over the past year and share newly developed resources. Join us for an informative and highly interactive morning!

The 2017 Summit on Sensory Disabilities is presented and hosted by The Outreach Center for Deafness and Blindness and AT & AEM Center at OCALI.

The 2017 Summit on Sensory Disabilities is free and open to all professionals and parents who work with or support individuals who are deaf/hard of hearing or blind/visually impaired.


Agenda

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Centers Update – Video update The Outreach Center for Deafness and Blindness and AT & AEM Center team members
  • Panel Discussion – Professionals in the area of sensory disability and accessibility will participate in a facilitated discussion around the topic of literacy and sensory disabilities
  • Round Table Literacy Q & A – Professionals from the panel will facilitate round table discussions with opportunities for audience members to connect with the panel members and personnel from The Outreach Center for Deafness and Blindness and AT & AEM Center
  • Closing and Evaluation