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Abilities Expo

Abilities Expo is about bringing necessary products and services together under one roof for the community of people with disabilities, their families, caregivers, seniors, and healthcare professionals.

San Mateo October 27-29, 2017; DC Metro December 1-3, 2017; Toronto January 19-21, 2018; Los Angeles February 23-25, 2018; NY Metro May 4-6, 2018. Learn more at Abilities Expo.

Closing the Gap 35th Annual Conference

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington located just 10 minutes west of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport

Pre-conference: October 16-17, 2017 | Conference: October 18-20, 2017

Lear more conference information at Closing the Gap.

17th Annual Coleman Institute Conference on Cognitive Disability & Technology 2017

Omni Interlocken Hotel - Broomfield, Colorado

Conference: November 2nd, 2017

Call for papers is now open. Proposal deadline is June 22, 2017.

The Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities works to catalyze and integrate advances in technology that promote the quality of life of people with cognitive disabilities and their families. Cognitive disabilities include; intellectual disability (ID), Alzheimer's, brain injury, stroke, and serious, persistent mental illness. Join innovators engaged in working with Cognitive Disabilities and Technology in a Conference designed to inform about recent advances related to the field of cognitive disabilities and technology. Learn more about the Coleman Institute Conference. 

ATIA 2018

Assistive Technology Industry Association Annual Conference

Caribe Royale Hotel and Convention Center – Orlando, Florida

Pre-Conference: January 30-31 | Conference: January 31 – February 3

Call for Presentations is now open and will be closing June 16, 2017.

Early registration will open this summer. Learn more conference information at ATIA’s website.

CSUN 2018

33rd Annual conference of California State University Northridge Center on Disabilities

Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel San Diego, CA

Pre-Conference: March 19–20, 2018 | Conference: March 21-23, 2018

Call for Papers Dates:

Science/Research Journal Track: August 24, 2017 - September 12, 2017

General Sessions Track: September 14, 2017 - October 3, 2017

Learn more conference information at CSUN.

ISAAC (International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication)

ISAAC’s biennial conference will be held July 21-26, 2018 in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

The International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC) works to improve the lives of children and adults who use AAC. ISAAC’s vision is that AAC will be recognized, valued and used throughout the world. ISAAC’s mission is to promote the best possible communication for people with complex communication needs.  Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) helps millions worldwide who cannot rely on their natural speech to communicate. Learn more at