coleman 2014

 

Omni Interlocken Hotel
Broomfield, Colorado

   
   
7:45 REGISTRATION
COLEMAN INSTITUTE & ANCOR TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE
 

Coffee Service, with exhibitor and poster displays
Centennial Ballroom and Lower Level Lobby

8:30 CALL TO ORDER AND OPENING REMARKS
 

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

8:50 THE DECLARATION OF THE RIGHTS OF PEOPLE WITH COGNITIVE DISABILITIES TO TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATION ACCESS: ONE YEAR HENCE
 


Moderator and Participant:

Shea Tanis, Ph.D., ( bio   )
Associate Director for Research, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities

David Ervin, ( bio   )
CEO/Executive Director, The Resource Exchange

Margaret A. Nygren, Ed.D., ( bio   )
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)

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

 

View an introductory video for the Declaration.

9:30 “eQUALITY: THE STRUGGLE FOR WEB ACCESSIBILITY BY PEOPLE WITH COGNITIVE DISABILITIES”
 

Peter Blanck, Ph.D., J.D., ( bio   )
University Professor, Chairman, Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University

Presentation of the Coleman Institute commissioned new Cambridge University Press book by the author. Conference participants may receive a special Coleman Institute Conference edition at the morning or afternoon book-signing sessions. (Limited Supply)

9:40 COLEMAN INSTITUTE & ANCOR TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE
 

Technology Showcase
Centennial Ballroom, Main Floor

Posters
Lower Level Lobby

Book Signing, “eQuality: The Struggle for Web Accessibility by People with Cognitive Disabilities”
Interlocken Lobby, Main Floor

10:10 MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS
 

Please see the separate Breakout Schedule and Narrative for titles, presenters, and room locations.

11:00 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: AN EMPIRICAL PORTRAIT OF FAMILIES AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES IN THE UNITED STATES
 

Susan L. Parish, Ph.D., MSW,( bio   )
Nancy Lurie Marks Professor of Disability Policy; Director, Lurie Institute for Disability Policy; Associate Dean for Research, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University

11:30 A DIALOGUE ON TECHNOLOGY, INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY, AND FAMILIES
 

Sue Swenson, ( bio   )
Deputy Assistant Secretary, US Department of Education Office on Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

Marilyn C. Wolf, Ph.D., ( bio   )
Professor, Rhesa “Ray” S. Farmer, Jr., Distinguished Chair in Embedded Computing Systems, Georgia Institute of Technology

12:00 COLEMAN INSTITUTE & ANCOR TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE
 

Complimentary lunch, with exhibitor and poster displays
Centennial Ballroom and Lower Level Lobby

1:00 SOCIALLY ASSISTIVE ROBOTICS: FUTURE DIRECTIONS IN PERSONALIZED REHABILITATION AND CARE
 

Maja Matarić, Ph.D., ( bio   )
Professor and Shan Soon-Shiong Chair in Computer Science, Neuroscience and Pediatrics; Vice Dean for Research, Vierbi School of Engineering; Director, Robotics and Autonomous Systems Center, University of Southern California

1:30 “SELFIE ADVOCACY?” – INTRODUCING MULTIMEDIA ADVOCACY APPROACHES FOR PERSONALIZED EDUCATION AND SELF-DIRECTED SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE WITH COGNITIVE DISABILITIES
 

Andrew Minnion, Ph.D.( bio   )
Director, Rix Research Centre, University of East London, United Kingdom

David O’Hara, Ph.D. ( bio   )
Chief Operating Officer, Westchester Institute for Human Development

Session Video (best watched along with the session slides)
2:00 LEGAL ASPECTS OF INTERNET ACCESS FOR PEOPLE WITH COGNITIVE DISABILITIES
 

Peter Blanck, Ph.D, J.D., ( bio   )
University Professor, Chairman, Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University

Blake Reid, J.D., ( bio   )
Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Colorado Boulder School of Law

2:30 COLEMAN INSTITUTE & ANCOR TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE
 

Technology Showcase
Centennial Ballroom, Main Floor

Posters
Lower Level Lobby

Book Signing, “eQuality: The Struggle for Web Accessibility by People with Cognitive Disabilities”
Interlocken Lobby, Main Floor

3:00 AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS
 

Please see the separate Breakout Schedule and Narrative for titles, presenters and room locations.

3:45 THE POWER OF TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION TO ENHANCE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
 

Henry Claypool, ( bio   )
Executive Vice President, The American Association of People with Disabilities

4:00 FIRESIDE CHAT: REFLECTIONS ON THE DAY
 

Moderator and Participant:

William T. “Bill” Coleman III, 
( bio   )
Founding Donor, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities; Partner, Alsop-Louie Partners

Sue Swenson, ( bio   )
Deputy Assistant Secretary, United States Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, US Department of Education

Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D., ( bio   )
Professor of Special Education, University of Kansas; Director, Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities

Frances W. West, ( bio   )
IBM Chief Accessibility Officer

4:45 CLOSING REMARKS
 
5:00 COLEMAN INSTITUTE & ANCOR TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE
 

Technology Showcase and Exhibitor and Poster Displays
Centennial Ballroom, Main Floor, and Lower Level Lobby