National Events

National Events

The 2024 Conference builds on a tradition of providing a comprehensive examination of the most current uses of technology by persons with disabilities and the professionals who work with them.

Find more information on the Closing the Gap conference website.

October 22-25, 2024

Join the Teaching Learning Coaching conference, where passionate educators gather annually. Engage in meaningful connections, draw inspiration from shared experiences, and gain expert insights to enhance student achievement, drive meaningful learning outcomes, and reach your goals.

Find more information on the Teaching Learning Conference webpage.

October 27-29, 2024

The ASHA Convention is one of the largest professional development events for audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; and speech-language pathology and audiology assistants.Bringing together approximately 15,000 attendees, the annual Convention offers more than 2,500 sessions eligible for ASHA continuing education credit covering the latest research, clinical skills, and techniques in communication sciences and disorders.

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December 5-7, 2024

The 2024 conference theme Reach new heights for students continues a path that started two years ago. In 2022, the conference theme Reimagine was an invitation to educators around the world to take what we learned from the pandemic and reimagine how we might change and improve possibilities for educators and students alike. We followed in 2023 with Evidence into Action, speaking to the power of evidence-based practices and how Learning Forward bridges research and

December 8-11, 2024

ATIA 2025 is where the assistive technology community will gather, January 30–February 1, in Orlando, Florida and virtually! Over the past 25 years, the ATIA conference has been the leading community-building and learning event for all things AT.

CONNECT with thousands of assistive technology practitioners, teachers, parents, caregivers, persons with disabilities, and more.

DISCOVER new technologies

January 30 - February 1, 2025

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