Fall 2016 Conference Schedule

Wednesday, November 2
Time and Duration Session Type Session Description
9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Networking and Check-In
10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions Breakout 1: Alternative Formatting: Textbooks in Sign Language (Daynia Daby and Kristiana Nelson)

Breakout 2: Creating Transformative Student Learning Experiences (Earlee Kerekes-Mishra and Tay McEdwards)

11:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. Break
12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch and Late Check-In
1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Welcome and Attendee Introductions
1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Keynote Universal Design for Teaching and Learning (Dr. Wendy Harbour)
3 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Full Session Field Experience Policies and Practices for Students with Disabilities (Rick Muthiah)
4:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. Break
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Banquet at Hallmark Resort
Thursday, November 3
Time and Duration Session Type Session Description
7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Breakfast and Disability 101 Optional Session: Disability 101 (Hilary Gerdes and Christina Bruck)
9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Breakout Sessions Breakout 1: Effective Collaboration with Community Partners (CORE Representatives: Jewls Harris, Morgan Oliveira-Rincon, Samantha Smith, and Earlee Kerekes-Mishra)

Breakout 2: Panel on University Housing Access (Jen Dugger, Louann Brant, Gabriel Merrell, and Annie Jenkins)

10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Full Session Facilitating Autonomy: Optimizing AT Assessment and Support (Michele Bromley)
12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Business Meeting
1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions Breakout 1: A Collaborative Partnership in Deaf Youth Transition (Kathryn Eckert-Mason, Rebecca Emmert, and Miranda Featherstone)

Breakout 2: Transparency in Learning and Teaching: A Universal Design Method of Making Assignment Expectations Explicit (Lorie Fontaine)

2:45 p.m. to 3 p.m. Break
3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Full Session The Neuroscience of Mindfulness Meditation: Wiring the Brain for Academic Success (Tyan Taubner)
5 p.m. Dinner on your Own
8 p.m. Bonfire (weather permitting)
Friday, November 4
Time and Duration Session Type Session Description
7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Breakfast and ListServ in Real Time Optional Session: ListServ in Real Time (TBD)
9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Full Session Office of Civil Rights (OCR) Overview (Tim Sell)