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Manning Hall, Room 014

Feb 2017

COYL Interest Meeting Spring 2017

February 9, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Come hear what events we're planning for this semester and share your own interests and ideas! Everyone is invited to attend! There will be baked goods~

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Feb 2019

Designing Enabling Technology with Gary Bishop

February 7, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

WHEN: February 7, 2019, 2-3 pm WHERE: Manning Hall 014 Gary Bishop is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He and his students develop software designed to enable people with disabilities to participate fully in education, literacy and play. He received his PhD at UNC in 1984, worked at Bell Labs and Sun Microsystems before returning to UNC in 1991. Zoom Registration: This talk is a part of an ongoing open series of talks held by Dr. Amelia Gibson…

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Planning for Assistive Technology with Melissa Green and Jim Tignor

February 14, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

WHEN: February 14, 2019, 2-3:30pm WHERE: Manning Hall 014 Melissa Green is a Technology Accessibility Specialist with the University of Alabama Faculty Resource Center’s Technology Accessibility team. A teacher, librarian, and technology enthusiast, Melissa helps to ensure that technology users, including those with disabilities, have a functional and accessible technology experience with the university’s web presence and instructional and emerging technologies. Melissa holds an MEd in curriculum and instruction with a concentration in assistive technology from George Mason University and an MLIS from…

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Literacy and Disability with Karen Diaz and Karen Erickson

February 21, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

WHEN: February 21, 2019, 2-3 pm WHERE: Manning Hall 014   Karen Erickson, Ph.D. is the Director of the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies, a Professor in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, and the Yoder Distinguished Professor in the Department of Allied Health Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a former teacher whose current research addresses literacy and communication for students with significant disabilities, including complex communication needs.   Zoom Registration: This talk is a part of an…

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