Event Date(s):
April 16, 2013 - 08:00 to April 17, 2013 - 18:00


The tenative program for the 13th Annual Multiple Perspectives Conference on the campus of the Ohio State University has been set. Registration opens on Thursday February 21st and this year's event promises to be an impressive collection of presentations that delve deeply into issues concerning disability, social justice, access, and inclusion as well as where these areas intersect in our everyday lives.  See below for a tenative list of presentations as it is probably wise to start planning!

 

SECTION 504 AT FORTY: AN OVERVIEW OF THE HISTORY OF DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION ISSUES FOR HIGHER EDUCATION
The Ken Campbell Lecture on Disability Policy Laura Rothstein, Professor and Distinguished University Scholar, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville
DISABILITY HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES
Dr. Kim Nielsen, Professor of Disability Studies at the University of Toledo
DON’T CALL ME INSPIRATIONAL
The Ethel Louise Armstrong Lecture On Disability Art & Culture Harilyn Rousso, President of Disabilities Unlimited Consulting Services, Activist, Author & Painter.
AUDIO DESCRIPTION: THE VISUAL MADE VERBAL
Joel Snyder, President, Audio Description Associates; Director, Audio Description Project, American Council of the Blind. An introduction to the principles of description for people who are blind or have low vision, how to produce quality description and how description can boost literacy and social interaction.
DISABILITY (OUTSIDER) ART.
Brenda Jo Brueggemann, PhD. Professor, English & Disability Studies, Ohio State University “Constructing James Castle, 1899-1977: A Deaf Boy’s Schoolwork”. Victor M. Espinosa, PhD, Lecturer, Sociology, Ohio State University “Framing Martín Ramírez, 1895-1963: Outsider Art, Migration, Institutionalization, and the Politics of Artistic Recovery
CONSTRUCTING DISABILITY AS AN IDENTITY: A STUDY OF INDIAN ADOLESCENTS
Sandhya Limaye, Ph.D., Fulbright Fellow, University at Buffalo (2012-13), Center for Disability Study, University at Buffalo And Associate Professor and Chairperson, Center for Disability Studies and Action, School of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India
ART SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL: WHEN RHETORIC MEETS TOURETTE’S, AUTISM, AND BIPOLAR DISORDER
Wendy L. Chrisman, Ph.D., Faculty; Skylar Bridges, Student; Jean Paul Senior Student; Kyle Boganwright, Student – Columbus College of Art & Design
PROMOTING THE IDENTITY OF THE DISABLED THROUGH COLLEGE BROCHURES
Mr. Arish Jamil & Ms. Linda A. Sheldon, Manager Accessible Design & Construction - Emory University
EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES: A RETROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY.
Danielle Ruderman, Graduate Assistant Counselor at The Office for Disability Services at The Ohio State University
ADULT AUTISM: ADVOCACY AND SUPPORT
Tom Fish and Cortney Drake, Nisonger Center at The Ohio State University and member of the local chapter of ASAN (Autism Self Advocacy Network)
UNDERSTAND OUR COMPLEXITIES, BUT SEE OUR POTENTIAL: INCLUSIVE POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION
Heidi Brett Mendez, M.Ed., Director of the Transition and Access Program, Adjunct Professor and Diane Clouse, M.Ed. Graduate Assistant, Adjunct Faculty and Doctoral Student - University of Cincinnati
ORGANIZE YOUR LIFE WITH ACCESSIBLE iOS APPS
Nolan Crabb, Director of Assistive Technology, ADA Coordinator’s Office, The Ohio State University & James R. Westmoreland
TECHNOLOGY FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS: A HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE WITH THE iPAD
Julie Lowe Program Director of Hattie Larlham’s Early Intervention and Recreational Services & Ashley Robinson, Program Coordinator of Hattie Larlham’s Autism Preschool.
HATE CRIMES: PREVENTION AND RESPONSE
Panel facilitated by Daedra Anita McGhee, Conciliation Specialist in the Community Relations Service of the U.S. Department of Justice
EXPLORING RETALIATION WITHIN AND WITHOUT DISABILITY: STRATEGIES FOR ADVOCATES
Jota Borgmann, Senior Staff Attorney, MFY Legal Services, Inc
EXCLUSION THROUGH INCLUSION: THE STATUS AND FUTURE OF AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE
Austin Kocher, ASL Interpreter, PhD Student, The Department of Geography, The Ohio State University & Marla Berkowitz, Senior Lecturer of American
DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE: THE IMPACT ON INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES
Tonia Lake, Training and Technical Assistance Director, Ohio Domestic Violence Network; Becky Perkins Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence & Stephanie Smith Bowman, CHOICES
MOVING STUDENTS BEYOND "TALKING A GOOD GAME" TO EXAMINING UNCONSCIOUS FORMS OF OPPRESSION
Kathleen M. Hulgin, Ph.D. Associate Professor College of Mount St. Joseph & Peg Gutsell, Ed.D., LPCC Principal, Inclusive Quality
TOP TEN MICRO-INEQUITIES: THE BARRIERS TO INCLUSION
Natalie Holder-Winfield, Esq., QUEST Diversity
MUNICIPAL HOUSING POLICIES AND ZONING PRACTICES THAT HARM PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN OHIO
John Zimmerman, Vice President of Miami Valley Fair Housing Marti Goetz, General Manager of Miami Jim McCarthy, President/CEO of Miami Valley Fair Housing Center William Johnson, Retired, and part-time Management and Development Consultant
WHITE GUILT AND “GUILTABILITY” IN ALICE WALKER’S MERIDIAN
Tiffany M. B. Anderson, PhD Youngstown State University
VETERANS AND THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
Michele Crew, Outreach and Training Coordinator, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
CONCEPTUALIZING BARRIERS FACING DISABLED WORKERS
Kathleen R. Johnson, Ph.D Dept. of Management & Karen A. Couture, Dept. of psychology; Keene State College
PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER: DISABILITY, EMPLOYMENT AND INDEPENDENCE.
Lisa Meeks, Case Western Reserve University
YOU CAN ASK YOUR BFF ANYTHING; BUT NOT DURING A JOB INTERVIEW!
Doug Goeppner, MSW, LSW, ADA coordinator

For more information on registration and session locations, visit the OSU ADA homepage