THE TWELFTH ANNUAL COLEMAN INSTITUTE NATIONAL CONFERENCE

The State of the States in
Cognitive Disability and Technology: 2012

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2012
The Westin Westminster Hotel, Westminster, Colorado

AGENDA

8:00

REGISTRATION WITH CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:30

WELCOME AND OVERVIEW OF THE CONFERENCE

Enid M. Ablowitz ( bio   ) , Associate Director, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities

Claudia L. Coleman ( bio   ) , Founding Donor, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities

8:45

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE STATE LEGISLATURES?

William Pound ( bio   ) , Executive Director, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), Denver, Colorado

9:10

THE STATE OF THE STATES IN DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES 2012: IMPACT OF THE GREAT RECESSION AND ITS AFTERMATH

David Braddock, PhD ( bio   ) , Conference Chair, Associate Vice President, University of Colorado; Professor/Executive Director, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities

9:40

RECENT ADVANCES IN CLOUD COMPUTING

William T. “Bill” Coleman III ( bio   ) , Founding Donor, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities; Partner, Alsop-Louie Partners; CEO and Chairman, Resilient Network Systems, San Francisco, California

10:05

MORNING POSTER AND EXHIBIT SESSION

Interdisciplinary research and demonstration projects involving CU faculty, graduate students, academic and commercial partners, and exhibitors

10:50

ARTICULATING A RIGHT TO TECHNOLOGY ACCESS FOR PEOPLE WITH COGNITIVE DISABILITIES

Peter Blanck, PhD, JD ( bio   ) , University Professor, Chairman, Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

11:15

CO-OCCURRING INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY AND MENTAL HEALTH DISORDERS: A BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL FRAMEWORK

Robert Fletcher, DSW ( bio   ) , CEO and Founder, NADD: An association for persons with developmental disabilities and mental health needs, Kingston, New York

11:40

BRAIN INJURY: STATE OF THE FIELD

David B. Arciniegas, MD ( bio   ) , President, International Brain Injury Association; Professor of Psychiatry, Chair in Brain Injury Medicine, Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Institute for Rehabilitation and Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

12:05

LUNCH WITH HOSTED ROUNDTABLES

1:05

COGNITIVE TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO

Cathy Bodine, PhD ( bio   ) , Associate Professor/Director, Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Advancing Cognitive Technologies (RERC-ACT II), Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine

1:40

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN WASHINGTON AND THE STATES?

Moderator and Panelist: Sue Swenson ( bio   ) , Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, USDHHS

Panelists:
Marty Ford, JD
 ( bio   ) , Chief Public Policy Officer, The Arc

Clayton Lewis, PhD ( bio   ) , Consultant, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

Renee Pietrangelo, PhD ( bio   ) , Chief Executive Officer, American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR)

Mary Kay Rizzolo, PhD ( bio   ) , Associate Director, Institute on Disability and Human Development; Research Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

2:40

AFTERNOON POSTER AND EXHIBIT SESSION

3:20

TECHNOLOGY IN COGNITIVE DISABILITY, MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING

Moderator and Panelist: Tamar Heller, PhD ( bio   ) , Professor/Head, Department of Disability and Human Development; Director, Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Aging with Developmental Disabilities, UIC

Panelists:
Michael Lardiere
 ( bio   ) , Vice President of Health Information Technology and Strategic Development, The National Council for Community and Behavioral Healthcare

Marcia Scherer, PhD, MPH ( bio   ) , President, Institute for Matching Person and Technology; Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Rochester

4:05

CONFERENCE SUMMATION

Technology to Promote Health, Well-being and Social Integration for People with Cognitive Disabilities

Moderator and Panelist: Bill Coleman ( bio   )

Panelists:
Peter Blanck, PhD, JD
 ( bio   )

Michael Wehmeyer, PhD ( bio   ) , Professor of Special Education, University of Kansas; Director, Kansas University Center of Excellence on Developmental Disabilities; immediate Past President, American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)

4:55

BRUCE BENSON, PRESIDENT, UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO

5:00

CONCLUSION

Special Thanks To Our Conference Sponsors

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