February 2022


Innovation and Connection Conference

This conference will bring together experts in early childhood development to discuss challenges and opportunities for the care and wellness of young children as they grow up in a pandemic. Speakers will discuss the physical and emotional impacts of COVID-19 on children 0-5 and their families and highlight ways in which early childhood personnel and allied health professionals can better support young children's well-being and development through practice and policy.

Session topics include language development, early childhood policy, infant mental health, research and the intersection of disability and other lived experiences. Breakout sessions will provide opportunities to network and share ideas on how to promote early childhood development as we move through the pandemic.

The intended audience is early childhood personnel and allied health professionals (e.g., speech, social work, psychology, other therapists) working with young children 0-5 years).


2022 ATHEN Virtual STEM Accessibility Conference

(2 days)

The Access Technology Higher Education Network (ATHEN) is hosting the first ever Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) Accessibility: Starting with Math virtual conference on February 10th and 11th, 2022! Organizers are striving for a diverse conference where experts can share their best practices, solutions, techniques, etc. for accessing and creating accessible STEM content in higher education. This is going to be exciting, novel, resourceful, and enlightening to all who care about accessible content in STEM fields in higher education. There will be 2 concurrent sessions offered each hour so you have reduced FOMO (fear of missing out).