2010 Georgia AHEAD Conference

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Materials

Conference Material in Plain Text

Registration

Participant Deadline April 11th, 2010

  • Participant Registration Form
    • Return completed forms to: Karen Green, Disability Service Office Georgia Perimeter College, 555 N. Indian Creek Drive Clarkston, GA 30021; 678-891-3389 (direct line), 678-891-3082 Fax, email: kgreen@gpc.edu

Speaker Deadline March 29th, 2010

  • Speaker Registration Form
    • Return completed forms to: Kelli Pless, AMAC, 272 W. Hancock Ave. Athens, GA 30620; 706-369-5830 (phone); 706-369-5751 (fax); email: kpless@uga.edu

Cost

  • Discounted Registration cost for AHEAD members. Use the registration form to join GA AHEAD when you register for the conference.
  • $70 registration fee Non-GA HEAD Members
  • $45 registration GA HEAD Members

Georgia AHEAD Membership

  • $75 Institutional Membership
  • $25 Individual Membership
  • $5 Student Membership

When

  • April 21st & 22nd, 2010

Location / Directions

Hotel List

Official Hotel: Call and mention GA AHEAD or Government Rate: $70/night

4615 Chambers Road Macon, GA 31206 Phone: 1-478-788-6226 Fax: 1-478-238-6279

Other Hotels

  • Fairfield Inn by Marriott www.FairfieldInn.com

110 Plantation Inn Drive, Macon, GA 31210 (478) 474-9922 $99.00 - $109.00 (+ Tax)

  • Sleep Inn Macon www.SleepInn.com ‎

140 Plantation Inn Dr., Macon, GA 31210 (478) 476-8111 $59.99 - $79.00 (+ Tax)

  • Baymont Inn & Suites Macon www.BaymontInns.com

150 Plantation Inn Dr., Macon, GA 31210 (478) 474-8004 $69.99 – 84.99 (+Tax)

  • Comfort Suites Macon www.ComfortSuites.com ‎

120 Plantation Inn Drive Macon, GA 31210 (478) 314-5130 $89.99 – $109.99 (+ Tax)

  • Holiday Inn Express www.hiexpress.com

4970 Harrison Road Macon, GA 31206 478-803-0033 Fax: 478-803-0044 Starting at $75.00 (+ Tax)

Agenda

Day 1

  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Check-in/Welcome Coffee Hour & Professional Networking
  • 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM “To AMAC . . . and Beyond!” More on L.E.S.S., Reporting with the Student Accommodation Manager (SAM), and Quicker Files with the AccessText Network, Christopher Lee & Staff, Alternative Media Access Center
  • 10:15 AM – 10:30 AM Break
  • 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM “Shaping Inclusion through Foundational Transformation (ShIFT)” Kimberly Tannery, Valdosta State University
  • ShIFT Slide Handouts
  • 11:45 AM – 12:00 PM Break
  • 12:00 PM – 1:15PM Working Lunch: “To Tweet or Not To Tweet: Strategies for Communicating with Students via Social Media”, Joe Tedesco, Alternative Media Access Center
  • 1:15 PM – 1:30 PM Break
  • 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM “High School, to College, to Work - Assistive Technology All the Way”, Jack Gilson, Vocational Rehabilitation, Assistive Work Technology
  • 2:45 PM – 3:00 PM Break
  • 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM “Sensory Panel: Exploring Vision and Hearing Accommodations/Services”, Paul Raymond, Blind Region Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation; Karen Green, Georgia Perimeter College; Jack Gilson, Vocational Rehabiliation
  • 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM GA AHEAD Business Meeting, Election of New Officers

Day 2

Evaluation