Call for Proposals
Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is a great opportunity to advocate and create an interdisciplinary approach to accessibility and Universal Design.
On Monday, December 4, 2017, SAS will be hosting a poster presentation in the Van Vliet Complex (rooms 2-610 and 2-605, Social Street and Main Gym), from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy free popcorn, and engage with professionals in the field, and learn from presenters dedicated to original research on disability and accessibility.
This year's poster presentations include:
- A Social Model: Building Inclusive Communities Through Service and Outreach (Peter Anto Johnson)
- An Introduction to ISTAR - Institute for Stuttering Treatment and Rehabilitation (Torrey Loucks and ISTAR staff)
- Assistive Technology Training for Students with Disabilities at Post-Secondary Institutions (Lauren Goegan, Lily Le, Devon J. Chazan, and Lia M. Daniels)
Developing Accessible Apps Through Co-Design with Deaf Children (Eric Lam and Stephanie Yong)
- Evaluation of P.I.E.C.E.S. to Manage Responsive Behaviours (Juanita Gnanapragasam, Ashley Pike, Lynne Moulton, Mary Roduta-Roberts, Aruna Mitra, Steven Friesen, and Suzette Bremault-Phillips)
Missed Opportunities for Winter Inclusion at the University of Alberta (Vanessa Zembal, Dr. Megan Strickfaden, and Dr. Kristof van Assche)
Reflections: Michael's Story - Using Digital Storytelling to Bridge Experiences and Open Dialogue Between Autistic Persons and Dental Care Providers (Michael Frost and Patrick von Hauff)
Results from the Provincial Transportation Needs Assessment: Persons with Disabilities - Rural and Urban Alberta (Emily Hussey, Dr. Bonnie Dobbs, and Tara Pidborochynski)
Stumps as Kitchen Tools (Alexis Hillyard)
The Need for Research on Communication Accessibility for Autistic People (Anemone Cerridwen)
The Western Canadian Centre for Deaf Studies (WCCDS): Who We Are and What We Do (Natalia Rohatyn-Martin, Lynn McQuarrie, Linda Cundy, Domenique Gasden, Eric Lam, Stephanie Yong, and Tara Fleckenstein)