DSHA Virtual Evening Meeting: Disability and Artificial Intelligence: Promises and Pitfalls

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DSHA Virtual Evening Meeting: Disability and Artificial Intelligence: Promises and Pitfalls

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  • May 7, 2024
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Delaware Speech-Language-Hearing Association
presents A Virtual Evening Meeting

Disability and Artificial Intelligence: Promises and Pitfalls

Andrew Jenks, PhD

Tuesday May 7th, 2024
6:00 p.m-7:30 p.m.

Course Description
This session addressed an important paradox in conversations around Disability
and Artificial Intelligence: disabled people are simultaneously expert users,
testers, and beneficiaries of technology which makes information more
accessible to the general public, yet are most likely to be left out of critical
decision-making processes about the adoption and use of these technologies.

Learning Objectives
After attending this session, participants will be able to:

● Define and discuss a disability studies approach and its applicability to their practice

● Locate sites in their practice where they can make small, meaningful changes to
support and empower their clients

● Identify potential sites for the incorporation of AI into their practice, as well
sites where AI has already become integrated.

Schedule
6:00 pm – 6:10 pm Introductions and Zoom chat storm
6:10 pm – 6:25 pm Disability Studies at a glance
6:25 pm – 6:40 pm Small group activity (Zoom rooms) – How can we incorporate a
Disability Studies perspective in our work
6:40 pm – 6:50 pm Whole group debrief
7:05 pm – 7:15 pm Disability and AI
7:15 pm – 7:30 pm Whole group discussion on AI and disability in the profession

Location
Virtually via Zoom

Register
Register online by Wednesday May 1st, 2024: https://dsha.org/events
Members should login before attempting to register.
Cost: Members= Free , Non-Members=35$

A link will be sent to registered attendees only, the day before the event.
Partial credit will not be awarded, attendance will be monitored throughout the presentation.
A post-test will be sent to all attendees during the event and must be completed
and returned to DSHA within 48 hours of the event in order to receive a certificate
of attendance.
Additionally, in order to receive a certificate of attendance, an attendee must be a
registered DSHA member or, pay the non-member registration fee in advance of
the event. Failure to meet one of these conditions will result in the attendee not
receiving their certificate of attendance and their attendance will not be reported
to ASHA.

DSHA will not contact attendees to obtain fees or send reminders regarding
completion of post-tests. If you are uncertain of your DSHA membership
status please reach out to kelanderson05@yahoo.com.

Speaker Biographies
Andrew Jenks currently works as an Educational Assessment Specialist at the
University of Delaware’s Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning.
His scholarship and public speaking focus generally on disability and more
specifically on questions of equity and access in social, political, economic,
and educational context. He has published within the field of Disability
Studies and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) in
internationally leading journals and collaborates regularly with stakeholders
in the US and internationally on projects related to disability rights,
inclusion, and access.

DISCLOSURE: The DSHA conference committee members have no financial or
non-financial relationships to disclose.

Financial:  Andrew Jenks is a salaried employee at University of Delaware’s Center
for Teaching Assessment and Learning. He is being provided an honorarium for
this Presentation.

Non-Financial: none

Continuing Education Units
.15 CEUs will be earned for attendance and successful completion of post presentation testing


An annual ASHA CE Registry fee is required to register for ASHA CEUs.  Contact
the ASHA CE Division (1-800-498-2071 ext. 4219) for CE Registry fee
subscription information.


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