2021 Assistive Technology Summer Institute Schedule

Conference Schedule

Date(s) of Conference: June 14, 15, 17 & 18, 2021

Day 1 – June 14, 2021 – Transition & Student Empowerment

TimeSessionPresenter(s)
9:30 am – 10:45am EDTInclusive Higher Education in KentuckyJohnny Collett – Deputy Director, University of Kentucky Human Development Institute (HDI)
11:00 am -12:15pm EDTStudent EmpowermentDavid Beach, PhD, MRC – Director, Disability Resource Center at the University of Kentucky

Day 2 – June 15, 2021 – Farming Panel Discussion & Accessible Documents

TimeSessionPresenter(s)
9:30 am – 10:45am EDTFarming with a Disability – Panel DiscussionModerator TBD
11:00 am -12:15pm EDTAccessible Word & PDF Documents (Title TBD)TBD, Oklahoma Able Tech 

Day 3 – June 17, 2021 – Augmentative and Alternative Communication Devices

TimeSessionPresenter(s)
9:30 am – 10:45am EDTAAC: Don’t Let Them Leave Without It!Jacqui Kearns, Ed.D, Director UK-HDI TAALC Project
11:00 am -12:15pm EDTThe Art of the AAC AssessmentKarissa Riter, M.S., CCC-SLP, ATP, Wendell Fosters Campus

Day 4 – June 18, 2021 – DIY Assistive Technology during COVID-19

TimeSessionPresenter(s)
9:30 am – 10:45am EDTDIY Assistive Technology: “Sugru” Rush!Patrick Kitzman, PhD, PT, Professor, UK Department of Physical Therapy, and a select group of PT Students from the University of Kentucky
11:00 am -12:15pm EDTDIY Wheelchair MaintenanceRobert Meehan, ATP – NuMotion