Presentations


Peer Reviewed:

  • The revolution is inclusion: Trends in arts, education, accessibility, and disability. Association for Arts Administration Educators annual conference, Madison, WI, May 31, 2019.
  • Encouraging access, participation, and a culture of inclusion in the arts, Ohio Music Education Association Annual Conference, February 12, 2018.
  • Residencies. Data. Impact. Department of VSA and Accessibility, The Kennedy Center webinar, December 2017.
  • Arts and autism ambassador training. Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disabilities conference, Austin, TX, August 8, 2017.
  • Residency, data, and impact: What a three-year quantitative evaluation study revealed. VSA Intersections conference, Austin, TX, August 7, 2017.
  • Raising the curtain on accessibility: How to create a culture of inclusion for patrons and artists, with G. & G. Harshaw. Arts MidWest annual conference, Columbus, OH, August 29, 2017.
  • How arts organizations are opening doors to people with disabilities: And how you can help. Multiple Perspectives annual conference, Columbus, OH, April 12, 2017.
  • Making the intangible, tangible: Quantifying the impact of an arts residency program. VSA Intersections conference, Pittsburgh, PA, August 5, 2016.
  • Supporting youth with autism through the arts: An Ohio research initiative, VSA Intersections: Arts & Special Education conference, Washington, DC, August 2013.
  • Empowerment through art: Journey of an ADA mural, Brain Injury Association of Ohio Annual Conference presentation, Columbus, OH, November 1, 2010.
  • Teaching curriculum inclusively through the arts, with D. Mortland, VSA International Arts Education conference presentation, Washington, DC, June 13, 2010.
  • The value of a university student and community docent program. Social, Theory, Politics and the Arts conference presentation, Baltimore, MD, October 16, 2008.

Invited Speaker:

  • Moderator: The Shadow Whose Prey Becomes the Hunter theatre performance discussion. Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH, February 15, 2020.
  • Engaging students with disabilities in multi-disciplinary arts education. With Fry, I., Hughes, C., Laukkanen, S., McCleese, D. Conference for Community Arts Education, National Guild for Community Arts Association, Austin, TX, November 2019.
  • Cultural accessibility. Fairfield County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Lancaster, OH, July 9, 2019.
  • Access and action. Webinar for Federal Reserve Bank/Board, April 30, 2019.
  • Customer service for people with sensory needs. Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH, April 22, 2019.
  • Business of art: Arts and accessibility. Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, OH, April 8, 2020.
  • Historic Ohio can still be accessible Ohio. Ohio Local History Alliance Chapter Meeting, Massillon, OH, April 6, 2019.
  • Special needs and the arts. Cleveland Arts Education Consortium, Cleveland, OH, February 12, 2019.
  • Make your marketing more accessible. Webinar for Ohio Arts Council, January 17, 2019.
  • Intentional inclusion: Start with an access audit. ArtsNow, Akron, OH, January 15, 2019.
  • Accessible marketing. Beck Center for the Arts, Lakewood, OH, November 27, 2018.
  • Spectrums of accessibility and disability. Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH, November 13, 2018.
  • Accessible arts for all students. Columbus City School Unified Arts K-12 training, Columbus, OH, November 6, 2018.
  • Including disability, US District Court, Southern District of Ohio, Columbus, OH, October 31, 2018.
  • So much to discover: Research on accessibility in Ohio, with M.A. Wojton, ACT Dis/Ability Conference and Festival, Columbus, OH, September 27, 2018.
  • Emerging trends and future directions in arts education and special education Panelist with J. Crockett, et. al. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, VSA Intersections conference, Atlanta, GA, August 6-8, 2018.
  • Accessibility thoughts and trends. Greater Cincinnati Alliance for Arts Education, Cincinnati, OH, March 27 & August 1, 2018. 
  • Museums and accessibility. Ohio Museums Association workshop series, with M. Cosgrove Rauch, J. Ehrenfeld, D. Mortland, Athens, Canton, Cincinnati, Columbus, Fremont, OH, June 2018.
  • Thoughts on access, autism, action. Keynote address, A Piece of the Puzzle. Sandusky State Theatre, Sandusky, OH, April 7, 2018.
  • Accessible events: A little more planning, fewer surprises, happier attendees. Ohio Arts Council webinar, March 29, 2018.
  • Accessibility 201: Relax and create sensory friendly experiences, Ohio Arts Council webinar, April 20, 2017.
  • A culture of access: Making museums inclusive. Ohio Museums Association conference, Toledo, OH, April 3, 2017.
  • Partnership + Access = Progress. You can, too, with M. Uline Olmstead. Ohio Museums Association pre-conference session, Toledo, OH, April 2, 2017.
  • Increasing access: Opening doors for people with disabilities. Ohio Arts Council webinar, November 17, 2016.
  • A dialogue about including people with disabilities. Ohio History Connection Dialogues on Inclusivity Series, Columbus, OH, June 20, 2016.
  • The art of successful partnerships panel. Creative Ohio: Transforming communities conference, Columbus, OH, December 15, 2015.
  • Greater Columbus Arts Speak out! testimony, House Finance Subcommittee Higher Education, Ohio House of Representations, Columbus, OH, March 17, 2015.
  • Accessible arts & institutions, Greater Columbus Arts Council, Orgs Under 500K workshop, Columbus, OH, January 22, 2014.
  • Accessing arts/administration, Barnett Seminar Series, inaugural session, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, February 20, 2014.
  • Disability culture. Columbus College of Art and Design, Saturday Morning Art Class Faculty Training, Columbus, OH, January 18, 2014.
  • VSA Ohio & accessibility, Mayor’s Consumer Advisory Council, Columbus, OH, October 2012.
  • Advocacy is FUNdamental, with D. Collins, Columbus Arts Marketing Association presentation, Columbus, OH, February 20, 2008.
  • Understanding Title I, Part D Subpart 1 and 2 Counts and Allocations, with S. Lampron, client presentation, American Institute for Research, Washington, DC, August 2006.