Mitch Shapiro

Founder, President and CEO · Foundation for Sight & Sound

It's not only through determination that I have overcome challenges, but a vision of who I can become and how I can help others achieve!

Disability Means Ability Volunteerism Non-Profits and Community Development Entrepreneurship

Bern Goosen

Owner · BernGoosen Consulting

“Everyone has mountains to climb .... sometimes those mountains are in our mind ... true triumph is about trying whatever the result.”

Overcoming Barriers Adventure Mt Kilimanjaro Positive Attitude Overcoming Challenges in Business

Stephen Hernandez

Assistant Professor of Specialized Programs in Education · Hofstra University

Stephen Hernandez is a specialist in teacher certification, special education and early childhood special education.

Collaboration Special Education Teacher Certification Early Childhood Special Education

Corinne Catalano, PhD, IMH-E

Adjunct Faculty - Infant & Early Childhood Development - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist with a focus on Inclusive Education

Teacher Preparation and Development Developmental Approaches to Autism Infant Mental Health Inclusive Education

Dean Krusienski, Ph.D.

Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University · VCU College of Engineering

Focusing on neural signal processing and analysis for the development of brain-computer interfaces and neuroprosthetic devices.

EEG Analysis Brain-Computer Interfaces Signal Processing Machine Learning Neuroprosthetics

Faye Matt

Chief Executive Officer · Special Olympics Saskatchewan

Non-profit executive serving people with intellectual disabilities through sport.

Special Olympics Non Profit Management Advocacy Volunteer Administration Sport Administration

Wendy Turner

Professor of History · Augusta University

Dr. Turner focuses on the history of medieval disabilities, mental health, medicine and law.

Medieval Torture Medieval Law Disability Studies History Medieval History

John Robinson

President, CEO and · Our Ability

CEO, Our Ability, Inc.

Advocacy Media Production Video Production

Martha Lyon-Levine

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Psychologist and educational therapist, focusing on learning disabilities and attention deficits.

Early literacy and remedial reading Coordinating educational and psychological interventions Psychological and psycho-eductional assessment of children and adults Program and Curriculum Development

Brandi Simonsen, Ph.D.

Professor of Educational Psychology, Co-Director of Center for Behavioral Education and Research · University of Connecticut

Professor Simonsen is an expert in school, classroom, and student positive behavioral interventions and supports.

School Discipline Student Behavior Seclusion Behavioral Intervention Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Scott Imberman

Professor · Michigan State University

Education expert and economist, focusing on policy issues in K-12 and higher education

Autism Spectrum Disorder Teacher Incentives Education Policy Economics of Education School Choice

Amy Coupal

CEO · Learnography | Curriculum Services Canada

Not-for-profit leader, passionate educator, life long learner

Adult Education Staff Development Instructional Design Workshop Facilitation Curriculum Development

Ryan Penn

President · Mobility123

Safe Living Specialist, CAPS

Aging in Place Caps Safe Living Independent Living Accessible Construction

Michael Campbell, JD

Professor of Law and Director of Interdisciplinary Mental and Physical Health Law Clinic · Charles Widger School of Law | Villanova University

Michael Campbell, JD, is an expert in health care and poverty law.

Poverty Law Health Care Law Elderly and the Law Health Care

Amy Coupal

Chief Executive Officer · My Class Needs Foundation/Learnography/Curriculum Services Canada

Not-for-profit leader, passionate educator, life long learner

Adult Education Teacher Training Public Speaking Teaching Educational Technology

Martha Tingen

Associate Director, Cancer Prevention, Control and Population Health · Augusta University

Tingen is a behavioral nurse scientist targeting the impact of COVID-19 on those who smoke or vape.

Coronavirus Pediatric Research in Prevention Community-Based Prevention Cancer Prevention and Control Tobacco Control

Yin Brown

LPS Greater Toronto Area Project Coordinator · DisAbled Women's Network of Canada

Seasoned program and project manager, dynamic trainer and speaker, and passionate advocate for equity and inclusion.

Customize programs to reach organizational objectives.

Laura Williamson

Director, Center for Bioethics and Health Policy · Augusta University

A leading health ethicist specializing in vaccine hesitancy, addiction research, bioethics and immunization mandates.

Immunization mandates Bioethics Medical Ethics Addiction Research Vaccine Hesitancy

Gregory Ruzzin

Associate Professor of Production, School of Film and Television · Loyola Marymount University

Associate Professor of Production Film & Television at Loyola Marymount University

Directing (Narrative and Documentary) Directing as a Design Medium Documentary Filmmaking Teaching Filmmaking Short Films

Shelly Szarek-Skodny

President · Diversified Health Partners, LLC.

President at Diversified Health Partners, LLC.,

Executive Management Financial Management Healcare Management