• FEBRUARY 24 & 25, 2018

Event Details

Conference Site at GA Tech:

Technology Square Research Building
Building #175
85 Fifth Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

Hotel accommodations:
Hotel accommodations for the event are available at Georgia Tech Hotel across the street from the conference site. Guests can access the Innovations in Education hotel discounts by logging on to our website www.gatechhotel.com, clicking on the “Group Booking Code” at the top of the page and entering the group password – innoedu (lower-case letters only).

We look forward to seeing you!

Educators: Apply for a free ticket here

Conference Schedule

SATURDAY

 

SUNDAY

8:15-8:45

Registration

   

8:55–9:00

Welcome/Intro to our day

Laura Nadine

8:50-9

Opening Remarks

Laura Nadine

 

9-9:30

Jennifer Griffith

Rising Above and Beyond the Look

9-10

Edlyn Pena

Building Capacity to Include Students with Sensory-Motor Differences in Schools and Colleges

 

9:30-10:00

Ivan Riobo and Gregory Abowd

Capturing the Gaze Trajectory and Spelling Automatically while using Letterboards

10-10:20

Noah Seback/Graciela Lotharius

Supporting Quirky Bodies and Great Minds in the Classroom

 

10-10:10

BREAK

 

10:20-10:30

BREAK

   

10:10-11

Michele Kukler

Making it Happen: Honoring Neurodiverse Learners in High School and Beyond

10:30-11:15

Kathy Berger

Understanding and Appreciating the Cognitive Motor and Sensory Processing Differences of our Students

 

11-11:15

Jackson Patton

Soar Above Habits and Take Control

 

11:15-11:30

Heather Patton

More than Meets the Ear

11:15-12

Dillan Barmache/Deborah Spengler

 

11:30-12

Casey DePriest/Tsz-Hei Fatima Chan

Creating Optimal Rhythms:  Unlocking Potential of Non-Speaking Students through Music Therapy and Movement

12-1

Lunch/Community connections

   

12-1

Lunch/Community Connections

 

1:1:20

Reece Blankenship/John McCarty

Let’s Change the Trends

 

1-1:20

Alexandra Davis  and Gabriel Stettner-Auerbach

Real Friendships Between Autistics

1:20-50

Dana Johnson/Kelley Combs

From Chaotic to Organized: How to Support Disorganized Bodies in the Classroom

 

1:20-1:50

Edlyn Pena

Preparing Students who Use AAC for College

1:50-2:35

Brittany Smith, Jill Brownley, Alex Zbeeb, Kelci Richter

How it Works: Practical Applications in the Classroom

 

1:50-2:20

Tristan Draycott

The Right to an Education is the Right To Dream

2:35-3

Payam

Rethinking Autism and Therapeutic Approaches

 

2:20-2:30

Break

 

3-3:10

BREAK

   

2:30-3:15

Panel

Educators and Self-Advocates

3:10-3:55

Susan Lisenby, Kelsey Aughey and Roxy Cuadra

Checking Presumptions At the Door!

 

3:15-3:20

Laura Nadine

Closing Remarks

3:55-4:15

Rishi Jenai

Inclusion and Spelling to Communicate in Public School

 

3:20-4

Rooms Available for Community Connections

Audience can choose: Educators in one room/Self-advocates in other two rooms…

4:15-5

Elizabeth Vosseller/Janine Abalos

Perspectives on Inclusion

       

4:30-5:15

Rooms Available for Community Connections

Audience can choose: Educators in one room/Self-advocates in other two rooms…