Speaking

I speak primarily about Apple’s mobile technologies for children with special needs. I’m passionate about sharing information related to children being mobile learners. If you’re interested in booking me to present a webinar, workshop or conference, please contact me at eric@ericsailers.com to discuss fees.

Here is a list of my previous speaking engagements:

North Platte Public Schools, North Platte, NE, Nov., 2011
iPad for Children with Special Needs (All day hands-on workshop)

CSHA District 8, Santa Ana, CA, Oct., 2011
iPad for Children with Speech-Language Needs (3 hrs.)

Closing the Gap Conference, Minneapolis, MN, Oct., 2011
Preconference hands-on iPad workshop 1 (presented by David Niemeijer, Mark Coppin, Eric Sailers, Jennifer Marden, Martijn Leopold, Cathy Kingeter): PC-2 An Introduction to the iPad and iPod touch as Assistive Technology Solutions. Monday, Oct 10 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

Preconference hands-on iPad workshop 2 (presented by David Niemeijer, Mark Coppin, Eric Sailers, Jennifer Marden, Cathy Kingeter): PC-13 In-Depth Exploration of Some of the Most Advanced Assistive Technology iPad Apps. Tuesday, Oct 11 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

Lab by Mark Coppin, Cathy Kingeter, Jennifer Marden, David Niemeijer, Eric Sailers: In-Depth, Hands-On Exploration of Leading iPad Assistive Technology Apps (Two Block Session). Wed, Oct 12, 2011 from 8:00 am – 10:30 am.

Session by Mark Coppin, Jennifer Marden, David Niemeijer and Eric Sailers: Effectively Using the iPad 2 with Communication Apps: Proloquo2Go, ArtikPix and Pictello. Wed, Oct 12, 2011 from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm.

Lab by Jennifer Marden, David Niemeijer, Eric Sailers: In-Depth, Hands-On Exploration of Leading Speech Sound and Story Apps for iPad (Two Block Session). Wed, Oct 12, 2011 from 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm.

Lab by Mark Coppin, Cathy Kingeter, Martijn Leopold, Jennifer Marden, David Niemeijer, Eric Sailers: AAC on the iPad: Hands-On with the Latest Proloquo2Go (Two Block Session). Thu, Oct 13, 2011 from 8:00 am – 10:30 am.

Lab by Mark Coppin, Cathy Kingeter, Jennifer Marden, David Niemeijer, Eric Sailers: In-Depth, Hands-On Exploration of Leading iPad Assistive Technology Apps (REPEAT) (Two Block Session). Fri, Oct 14, 2011 from 8:00 am – 10:30 am.

Lab by Mark Coppin, Cathy Kingeter, Martijn Leopold, Jennifer Marden, David Niemeijer, Eric Sailers: AAC on the iPad: Hands-On with the Latest Proloquo2Go (REPEAT) (Two Block Session). Fri, Oct 14, 2011 from 11:00 am – 1:30 pm.

SWAAAC, Denver, CO, September, 2011
Implementing iPod touch and iPad for Children with Special Needs (All day hands-on workshop)

MAHEC Webinar, August, 2011
iPod touch and iPad for Pediatric Communication Disorders (2 hrs.)

AssistiveWare’s Assistive Technology Webinars, July-August, 2011
Proloquo2Go webinar series – 6 parts for professionals and 4 parts for users, family, and caregivers
Recorded series posted to iTunes as video podcasts

ISTE, Philadelphia, PA, June, 2011
App-solutely Changing Special Education: Leading the iPad Revolution (1 hr.)
Co-presenters: Meg Wilson, Scott Meech, David Niemeijer

SWAAAC Summer Symposium, Denver, CO, June, 2011
iPod touch and iPad for Assistive Technology (All day hands-on workshop)

New Vision Children’s Services, Temecula, CA, May, 2011
iHave a Voice – iTunes, iOS devices, and apps for organization and social skills (3 hrs.)   

Arizona Speech-Language & Hearing Association Conference, Tempe, AZ, April, 2011
iPod touch and iPad for AAC, Articulation, and Language Therapy (1.5 hrs.)

Minnesota Speech-Language & Hearing Association Conference, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN, April, 2011
iPod touch and iPad for Children in Speech-Language Therapy: AAC, Articulation, & Oral-Language Solutions (two 3 hr. sessions)

California Speech-Language & Hearing Association Conference, Los Angeles, CA, March, 2011
iPod touch and iPad for Children with Special Needs: AAC, Articulation, & Language Therapy Solutions (1.5 hrs.)

California State University of Northridge Conference, San Diego, CA, March, 2011
Effectively Implementing Communication Apps for iPad: Proloquo2Go, ArtikPix, and Pictello (1 hr.)
Co-presenters: David Niemeijer & Mark Coppin

Autism Society of America, San Diego, CA, January, 2011
iCan Communicate – iPod touch and iPad Apps for Organization, Social Language, Literacy, and AAC (6 hrs.)
Co-presenter: Susan Berkowitz

Closing the Gap Conference, Minneapolis, MN, Oct., 2010
iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad as Assistive Technology: From AAC to Planning Tool (All day hands-on workshop)
Co-presenters: David Niemeijer, Mark Coppin, Jennifer Marden

In-depth hands-on with iPod touch Assistive Technology Apps (2.5 hrs)
Co-presenters: David Niemeijer, Mark Coppin

iPod touch and iPad for Children with Special Needs: AAC, AT, and More (1 hr.)
Co-presenter: Mark Coppin

North Coastal Consortium for Special Education, San Diego, CA, Oct., 2010
iPod touch and iPad for Children with Special Needs (two 3 hr. sessions)

Autism Society of America, San Diego, CA, July, 2010
iPod touch and iPad for Children with Autism (3 hrs.)

Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists Conference, Orlando, FL, May, 2010
Speech-Language Pathology Sharing 2.0 (1 hr.)

iPod touch Applications for Speech-Language Pathology (1 hr.)

Assistive Technology Workshop, San Diego, CA, April, 2010
iPod touch and iPad for Children with Special Needs (2 hrs.)

California State University San Marcos Workshop, San Marcos, CA, April, 2010
iPod touch and iPad for Students with Special Needs (1.5 hrs.)
Co-presenter: Cheryl Lee

California State University of Northridge Conference, San Diego, CA, March, 2010
Basics Proloquo2Go Lab (1 hr.)
Co-presenters: David Niemeijer, Samuel Sennott, Mark Coppin

Advanced Proloquo2Go Vocabulary Lab (1 hr.)
Co-presenters: David Niemeijer, Samuel Sennott, Mark Coppin

Discovering iPod touch Applications as Assistive Technology for Students with Special Needs (1 hr.)
Co-presenters: Samuel Sennott, Mark Coppin

Using iPod touch Applications as Assistive Technology for Students with Special Needs Lab (1 hr.)
Co-presenters: David Niemeijer, Samuel Sennott, Mark Coppin

AT Sharing 2.0 (1 hr.)

Computer-Using Educators Conference, Palm Springs, CA, March, 2010
iPod touch: Mobile Solutions for Special Needs Students (1 hr.)

Resource Sharing 2.0 (1 hr.)

Closing The Gap Conference, Minneapolis, MN, October, 2009
Using the iPhone and iPod touch as Assistive Technology: From AAC to Planning Tool and Beyond (all-day)
Co-presenters: Samuel Sennott, David Niemeijer

Speech-Language Pathology Sharing 2.0 (1 hr.)

Computer-Using Educators Conference, San Diego, CA, October, 2009
Bling Your Blog (1 hr.)

Assistive Technology Workshop, San Diego, CA, March, 2009
Wiimote Whiteboard (1 hr.)

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