Calendar of Events

Twenty-Third Annual UW Computer Fair
March 19 - 20, 1997
Seattle, Washington. Presentations and demonstrations state-of-the-art technology, including products for people with disabilities. For information call (206) 543-3630; FAX: (206) 685-4045;;
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Conference
March 16, 1997
Tacoma, Washington. Educators and others discuss key issues related to children with disabilities. For information contact CEC, P.O. Box 337, Tacoma, WA 98401-0337; (206) 627-7843.
Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference
March 18-22, 1997
Northridge, California. Presentations by DO-IT and others interested in adaptive technology. For information contact California State University Center on Disabilities, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, CA 91330-8340; (818) 677-2578 (Voice/TTY);
Math Day
March 25, 1997
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. High school students learn how mathematics can be exciting, practical, and rewarding. Keynote address by Dr. Ed Lazowska, Chair, Computer Science and Engineering, UW. For information call UW Educational Outreach (206) 685-6413.
NCCE Conference
March 26-29, 1997
Portland, Oregon. Regional conference for technology-using education. For information contact NCCE, P.O. Box 672, Wenatchee, WA 98807.
Web Access '97
April 7-10, 1997
Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, California. Conference examines the state and extent of access to graphical user interfaces for blind and visually impaired computer users. For information contact Margy Kahn at or Jan McKinley at
PAVE Workshop on Community Liason Training
April 12-13, 1997
Eastern Washington. This workshop by PAVE's Parent to Parent Training Project will assist parents in preparing for IEP meetings. PAVE's Community Liasons are parents who volunteer their time, experience, and knowledge to help other parents. For information contact Washington PAVE, 6316 S. 12th St., Tacoma, WA 98465-1900; (800) 5-PARENT (Voice/TTY).
School-To-Work Transition Conference
April 21-23
Spokane, Washington. Conference will provide an opportunity to educators, counselors, administrators, labor representatives, employer representatives, and parents to learn about models, strategies, and concepts addressed by Goals 2000, School-To-Work, and Tech Prep. For registration information contact Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, Education and Work Program, 101 S.W. Main Street, Suite 500, Portland, OR 97204; (503) 275-9598 or (800) 547-6339 ext. 598;;
Society for Disability Studies Annual Conference
May 22-25, 1997
Minneapolis, Minnesota. For information call (617) 523-3429 (Voice) or (617) 523-3682 (TTY).
President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities
June 4-6, 1997
Washington, D.C. For information contact Betsy Friedman or Patrick Charles Hayes at
The Duncan Seminar: Adaptive Technology, Choices, Priorities & Opportunities
June 6-7, 1997
Shoreline Conference Center, Seattle, Washington. Principles and problem-solving approaches of adaptive technology, including academic, vocational, social, and recreational issues. For information contact Children's Continuing Medical Education, (206) 526-2501.
National Educational Computing Conference (NECC '97)
June 30-July 2, 1997
Seattle, Washington. National conference about educational applications of computer and network technologies. For information contact NECC, 1244 Walnut Street, Suite A, Eugene, Oregon 97403-2081; (541) 346-2834;
AHEAD (Association on Higher Education And Disability) 1997 Conference
July 15-19, 1997
Boston, Massachusetts. Workshops and exhibits regarding people with disabilities for educators, administrators, service providers, and other professionals. For information contact AHEAD, P.O. Box 21192, Columbus, Ohio 43221-0192; (614) 488-4972 (Voice/TDD);
1997 Youth Leadership Forum for Students with Disabilities
August 4-7, 1997
Sacramento, California. For information call (916) 654-8055, (916) 654-9820 (TDD), or (800) 695-0350.