Illinois Assistive Technology Program

Independent Living Through Technology

Saturday, September 14th

Below please find the IATP's 2019 Conference presentations, handouts, and other materials in an accessible PDF format. Some presentations may not be able to be provided due to accessibility issues that could not be resolved.

9:30 - 10:30

Culturally-linguistically Appropriate AT: The Current Situation and Strategies for Equity, Ellyn McNamara and Angelica Martinez (PDF)

 No Batteries Required, Rita Howells and Rachel Schroeder (PDF)

 APP-ability at Donka, Inc. - Empowering Abilities Through Technology, Samantha Moore and Jared Crimmins (PDF)

Document Accessibility Toolbar for Microsoft Word, Krystal Connolly (PDF)

Acquisition of AT and DME Utilizing IATP Programs, Robin Richard, Nikki Schultz, Jane Teeter, Zack Wright (PDF)

Assistive Technology and Funding Sources, Lynette Strode (PDF)

QIAT-PS: Assistive Technology Skills to Promote Successful Transition, Sayard Bass and Janet Peters (PDF)

Task-Demand Analysis: The Key to AT Consideration, Dan Cochrane (PDF)

Assistive Technology and Education: Everything You Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask, Susy Woods (PDF)

10:45 - 11:45

Customizing Communication Systems for Successful Interactions, Patricia Politano (PDF)

Breaking Down Transportation Barriers, Kara Pierce and Dan Strick (PDF)

Social Security Work Incentives and Healthcare Options for Beneficiaries Seeking Employment, Ron Mulvaney, Janice Williams and Britney Qualls (PDF)

Using AT to Enhance the Safety and Participation of People with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Barbara Doyle (PDF)

Let’s Learn About ABLE Accounts, Rosemary Laudani (PDF)

Socially and Emotionally Prepared - Strategies to Teach Social/Emotional Skills, Tim Kennedy (PDF)

Toolkit for Transition: Preparing Student for Postsecondary Education, Niki Krier (PDF)

The IATP Augmentative and Alternative Evaluation, Marguerite Simon (PDF)

1:30 - 2:30

Makers Session - registered conference participants only (PDF)

Keys to Success — Connecting The Dots!, Earle Harrison (PDF)

Home Services Program 101, Missy Norman (PDF)

Epilepsy and Mood Disorders, Kimberly Janssen (PDF)

What About the Wee Ones?   Assistive Technology in Birth - 3, Maria Matticks

2:30 - 3:30

Makers Session - open to public (PDF)