[Athen] [Aheadmembers] Accessible Instructional Materials and Technology in Higher Education

Lissner, L S. (Scott ) lissner.2 at osu.edu
Mon May 11 08:57:53 PDT 2015

What session do you have me down for. I want to tweak my slides.

L. Scott Lissner,
The Ohio State University
ADA Coordinator and 504 Compliance Office
Associate, John Glenn School of Public Affairs
Lecturer, Knowlton School of Architecture, Moritz College of Law & Disability Studies
Board, Center for Disability Empowerment
State HAVA Committee & Columbus Advisory Council on Disability Issues
Past President, AHEAD

(614) 292-6207<tel:(614)%20292-6207>(v); (614) 688-8605<tel:(614)%20688-8605>(tty) (614) 688-3665<tel:(614)%20688-3665>(fax); Http://ada.osu.edu<http://ada.osu.edu/>
154 West 12th, Columbus, Ohio. 43210

On May 5, 2015, at 10:35 AM, Lucio, Emily Singer <LUCIO at cua.edu<mailto:LUCIO at cua.edu>> wrote:

Registration is filling up fast. Please remember to encourage others at your institution to attend. Bring two people with you and get a discount!


Accessible Instructional Materials & Technology Summit
Sponsored by C-AHEAD, MD-AHEAD and AHEAD
Thursday, June 18th and Friday, June 19th, 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Sheraton Columbia Town Center
10207 Wincopin Circle
Columbia, MD 21044

A 2 Day conference that will bring together national figures in accessibility issues from the Civil Rights Division, US Department of Justice, the National Federation of the Blind, the United States Access Board and The Association on Higher Education and Disability.

The speakers will address our obligations for accessibility of all types of instructional materials and on developing an institutional plan for accessibility of instructional materials and technology and how we can work collaboratively to address those expectations.

Speakers include:

· Eve Hill- U.S. Department of Justice

· Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum, Attorney, Brown Goldstein & Levy

· Scott Lissner- Association on Higher Education and Disability

· Mark Riccobono- President, National Federation of the Blind

· Bruce Bailey, Accessibility IT Specialist, U.S. Access Board

· Jonathan Lazar, Director of Information Sciences Program, Towson University

· Steve Nodine, Director of Distance Education, George Mason University

· Ron Stewart, Managing Consultant for AltFormat Solutions, LLC

June 18, 2015
8:30 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 am: Welcome
9:30 am: Introduction
10:00 am: Setting the Stage: Legal Precedents & Higher Education Obligation
10:45 am: Break
11:00 am: The Civil Rights of Accessible Instructional Technology
11:45 pm: Questions and Discussion
12:30 pm: Lunch- panel of students telling their stories
2:00 pm: A Model Plan
3:30 pm: Questions and Discussion
4:00 pm: Closing Comments & Adjournment

June 19, 2015
8:30 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 am: Welcome
9:30 am: Introduction
10:00 am: Understanding the Standards
10:45 am: Break
11:00 am: A University Perspective
11:45 pm: Questions and Discussion
12:30 pm: Lunch- Creating an Accessibility Conscious Culture for Online Faculty
2:00 pm: Bringing it all Together, How to Create a Fully Accessible Higher Education Environment
3:30 pm: Questions and Discussion
4:00 pm: Closing Comments & Adjourn

Continental breakfast and lunch provided each day

Who should attend:

· Presidents

· Provosts

· Chief Student Affairs Officers

· Faculty Senate Chair

· Financial/Purchasing Officer


· University/College Counsel

· Online Learning Director

· Online faculty course developers

· Library Director/Dean

· Disability Services Director/staff

· ADA Coordinator

· Advising/Counseling staff

· Web Director/ Marketing Director

Emily Lucio
Disability Support Services
The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Ave. NE
201 Pryzbyla Center
Washington, DC 20064
Phone 202-319-5211
Fax 202-319-5126
Email: lucio at cua.edu<mailto:lucio at cua.edu>

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