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ATIA (Assistive Technology Industry Association) 2004 Conference

ATIA 2004 serves as a forum for the Assistive Technology community to participate in presentations and discussions about new technology, practical applications, and services.

A hands-on lab will also provide an opportunity to experiment with and evaluate the latest assistive technology devices and software available.

Sessions which may be of particular interest include:

  • Thursday 15 January, 08:00-09:00 - Alternate Assessment and / or I E P per Electronic Portfolio - delivering F A P E by M Hannum of the University of Tennessee.

  • Thursday 15 January, 15:45-16:45 - Adobe Acrobat Makes P D F Files Accessible by G Pisocky of Adobe.

  • Thursday 15 January, 15:45-16:45 - The National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard - What Does It Mean? by S Stahl of CAST, G Moulton of Microsoft, D Schleppenbach of LLC, M Rothberg of NCAM and M Bausch of NATRI.

  • Friday 16 January, 08:00-09:00 - Web Accessibility: Guidelines, Policies, and Advocacy by J Brewer of W3C.

  • Friday 16 January, 13:15-14:15 - Future Proofing Your A T Product: Emerging Interoperability Specifications by J Treviranus of University of Toronto.

  • Friday 16 January, 15:15-16:15 - Standards and Inclusion - A Canadian Perspective by D Finn of Industry Canada.

  • Saturday 17 January, 08:00-09:00 - Assistive Technology and Information Technology Interoperability by J Perritt of IBM and R Marsden of Madentec.

  • Saturday 17 January, 09:15-10:15 - A Curricular Approach to Including ALL Students Using Assistive Technology by M Sagstetter of AbleNet.

  • Saturday 17 January, 09:15-10:15 - Practical Solutions for Developing an Accessible and Usable Web Site by C Earl and E Neal of American Foundation for the Blind.

  • Saturday 17 January, 10:30-11:30 - Dyslexia, E-Learning and E-Skills by E A Draffen of University of Sussex.

Date: from 14 January, 2004 to 17 January, 2004
Venue: Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, Florida, America.
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