ATIA 2017 Conference
Where the Assistive Technology Community Meets to…
Network, Learn, and Share
We invite you to attend the world’s most extensive assistive technology conference: ATIA 2017, showcasing international excellence in the field. Come to expand your knowledge or professional development through expert educational sessions, discover the latest in products and systems, broaden your contacts in the community, and share your own expertise.
ATIA 2017 is the place to learn about advances in assistive technology, stay on top of best practices and trends, and network with others who make, sell, deliver, support, teach, test, and use products and systems that enhance life for persons with disabilities.
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Join Us at ATIA 2017
Caribe Royale Hotel and Convention Center – Orlando, Florida
Pre-conference seminars: January 17–18, 2017
Conference: January 18–21, 2017
Save the Date for ATIA 2018
Pre-Conference Seminars: January 30-31, 2018
Conference: February 1-3, 2018
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As a result of attending the ATIA 2017 Conference, participants will be able to:
- Identify one or more assistive technology tools or devices and the companies they are available from.
- Identify one or more assistive technology products that meet his or her own needs or the needs of clients or students.
- Identify one or more best practices or implementation strategies for assistive technology that best meet the needs of their environment (school, home, work or in the community).
- Describe one or more ways to implement AT for individual use or for use by a student or client.
- Learn tips and tricks from networking with speakers and fellow attendees.
Back for the third annual event – held during the ATIA annual conference. Carrying on the tradition started by edcampAccess/Boston and edcampAccessNJ, this will be an unconference devoted to k-12 special education issues and ideas with a focus on teaching all struggling learners and the use of assistive technology. The event in not limited to special educators, all are welcome to attend and share your expertise! Please note: This unconference is not associated with the education program of the ATIA conference and is not eligible for CEUs.
83% of last year’s attendees were extremely satisfied or very satisfied with the overall conference.
“My first ATIA conference energized me! I came back to work on Monday ready to tackle some hurdles I thought were impossible. Knowledge from the conference armed me with new ideas. Cannot wait for next year!”
—Maria G. Trudy, LATS, EDS, OTR/L, Nova Southeastern University
“I had heard from innumerable colleagues that ATIA is the one conference that requires travel that is well worth everything. I couldn’t agree more. I came in curious and left refreshed and excited to try out various items, techniques, and strategies that I had learned.”
—Heather Donatelli, AT Consultant, BCPS
“This conference was probably the best professional conference I have attended. It provided enriching information that was practical and pertinent to the needs of the AAC world. I also thought the location and accommodations were great.”
—Keith Parmerter, Elder, ICAN Arkansas