Videos of presentations for participatory sessions at #ZeroCon20

This year, we are providing accessible YouTube videos with voiceover of selected conference sessions before the Conference itself. This is to aid participants in understanding some information about these sessions in advance of attending the Conference sessions. Below is a list of Sessions and links to the YouTube playlists where the videos are saved.

Wednesday 19th February 2020

Tools to support communication

Experts present tools
that support communication.

For example, a website
that automatically writes out spoken words.

Or an app to support people
who cannot speak.


Carlos Pereira – Livox

Robert Palmquist – Speechgear

Luke Muleka – Signs Media Limited Kenya

Kalvina Rajendran – Avaz

Juliane Batthyany – Juliane Batthyany – Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Kommunikation mit Schwerhörigen

Thursday 20th February 2020

Making higher education accessible

This session is about
how higher education can be more accessible
for people with intellectual disabilities.
For example colleges and universities.


Amanda Duell-Ferguson – University of Sydney

John Dodson and Aaron Markovits – Taft College Foundation

Benjamin Hozmi – Beit Issie Shapiro

Bryan Dague – University of Vermont

Programmes in higher education institutions for people with intellectual disabilities

4 higher education institutions
present their programmes
for people with intellectual disabilities.
People with intellectual disabilities
can get education for a job.


Wolfgang Plaute, Pädagogische Hochschule Salzburg

Sue Moraska and Sandra Pierce, Houston Community College

Victoria Parker, Universidad Andres Bello

Antonio-Luis Martinez-Pujalte, Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche

Friday 21st February 2020

Making higher education accessible

Job training programmes for people with intellectual disabilities
This session presents different programmes
to support people with intellectual disabilities.
They should gain skills to get a job.


Lara Zeyßig, PIKSL

Tim Neumann, PIKSL Lab Düsseldorf

Claudio Deiuri and Lorenzo Pigatto, Gymnasium Centro Studi e Formazione

Evelyn Awad, Fachschule für wirtschaftliche Berufe der Caritas

Simon Öhe, dafür