The Association on Higher Education And Disability is pleased to announce its thirty-fifth annual conference to be held in vibrant New Orleans, Louisiana, July 9-14, 2012. The Association provides opportunities for professional development to those who work to facilitate the development of usable, sustainable and inclusive higher education environments for students, faculty, and staff with disabilities and who believe society is ultimately enriched by human difference.
The annual conference is the Association’s hallmark event and draws participants from around the world who represent education, government, legal, research, and technology fields, among others. Attendees come together for an exciting mix of learning, policy development and face-to-face networking.
The New Orleans 2012 AHEAD Conference has been designed to develop professional competencies, challenge perspectives on disability, and influence practices. Intention drives and designs change.This conference will explore how designing with intention leads to campus communities that are diverse, inclusive, accessible, and equitable, which thereby influences perceptions of disability, social change, and the overall educational environment.
Call for proposals and conference registration here: http://www.ahead.org/conferences/2012