Deaf Rights Symposium: Session Schedule

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Day 1: Friday, August 18, 2017



7:30-8:30 AM Breakfast
8:30-10:00 AM Opening Plenary
Dr. Michael Argenyi - Boston School of Public Health
10:00-10:20 AM Break
10:20-11:50 AM
Effective Communication and Video Remote Interpreting
Howard A. Rosenblum
Caroline Jackson
Fair Housing Testing Combats Fair Housing Discrimination Against the Deaf Community
Ken Walden
Mary Rosenberg
Effective Communication and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Rachel Arfa
Rachel Weisberg
ADA Basics
Shannon Moutinho
12:00-1:30PM Lunch & Entertainment
1:40-3:10 PM
Toolkit to Accommodations in Higher Education
April Maman
Overview of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Traci Goodrich
Mardjon Hedayati
Andrew Daley
Mental Health and Deafness
Paul May
Complications of Working with Trilingual Interpreters and Certified Deaf Interpreter
Juan Bernal
Carmen Aguilar
3:10-3:30 PM Break
3:30-5:00PM
Reading Between the LED Lines: Captioning vs. American Sign Language Interpretation at Theatre Events
K. Crom Saunders
Americans with Disabilities Act and Criminal Justice
Rachel Arfa
Rachel Weisberg
Access in the Educational Setting
Howard A. Rosenblum
Caroline Jackson
Health Literacy and Deaf People
Teri Hedding
5:00-7:00PM Opening Reception



Day 2: Saturday, August 19, 2017



7:30-8:30 AM Breakfast
8:30-10:00 AM
Self-Advocacy In Employment
Howard A. Rosenblum
Caroline Jackson
Police and the Deaf Community
Jose Rios
Health Literacy and Deaf People (Repeat Session)
Teri Hedding
Fair Housing Testing Combats Fair Housing Discrimination Against the Deaf Community
(Repeat Session)

Ken Walden
Mary Rosenberg
10:00-10:20 AM Break
10:20-11:50 AM
Uh, Why are Certified Deaf Interpreters and Deaf Language Models Here Even Though We Have Interpreters?
Patrick Fischer
Deaf-Blind Rights: A Road Least Traveled
Ryan P. Odland and Chriss Woodfill
Deaf People Still Have Rights In Prison
Howard A. Rosenblum
Caroline Jackson
It Takes Three of Us: Theatrical ASL Interpreting
Matt Andersen
12:00-1:30PM Lunch & Keynote

Keynote Leah Katz-Hernandez, former West Wing Receptionist for the President

1:40-3:10PM
Service Animals and Federal Law
Peter Berg
Systematic Change through Legislative Advocacy
Corey Axelrod
Jason Altmann
Differences in ADA understanding between hearing managers and the advocates who train them
Hayley Stokar
A Retrospective Look at Language Accessibility in the Deaf Community: Are We Invisible?
Paul May
3:10-3:30PM Break
3:30-5:00PM
Panel: "ADA Progress: A Conversation with Stakeholders"
Panelists:
5:00-7:00PM Dinner Break
7:00-9:00PM ASL Improv show
Performers: Wink, K. Crom Saunders and Patrick Fischer

Day 3: Sunday, August 20, 2017



7:30-8:30 AM Registration & Breakfast Closing Plenary

Closing Plenary Robin Jones - Great Lakes ADA Center

8:30-10:00 AM
Up On Stage! Access for the Deaf
Patrick Fischer
From Filing a Complaint to Resolution: Understanding the Process
Benro Ogunyipe
Complications of Working with Trilingual Interpreters and Certified Deaf Interpreter
(Repeat Session)

Juan Bernal
Carmen Aguilar
Differences in ADA understanding between hearing managers and the advocates who train them
(Repeat Session)

Hayley Stokar
10:00-10:20 AM Break
10:20-11:50AM
Police and the Deaf Community
(Repeat Session)

Jose Rios
Deaf-Blind Rights: A Road Least Traveled
(Repeat Session)

Ryan P. Odland and Chriss Woodfill
Access in Museums: The Art Institute's Gallery Tour
Jonathan Sondergeld
Cicely Boggan
Jennifer Hart
Your Day in Court: How do I talk with the judge?
Carla Mathers
 

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Mon Jul 17, 2017