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Please remember in your travel plans to bring any mobility equipment you may need to help navigate throughout the conference, including between the convention center, hotels, and surrounding areas. If you require help navigating the conference, please see the Attendant and Assistants and Volunteer Assistance sections of this document.
If you indicate that you have accessibility needs when registering an AWP staff member will contact you to follow up to help ensure those needs are met. AWP does not require that any conference attendee disclose a disability; however, we can better meet specific needs if we know well ahead of time that a reasonable accommodation will be needed.
Onsite registration, located in Exhibit Hall A on Level 1 of the Oregon Convention Center, will have an entrance for attendees with disabilities who would prefer not to stand in long registration lines, in addition to a wheelchair-height registration kiosk.
For any questions regarding the registration process, please email the Registration Coordinator, Tiffany Robinson at registration awpwriter.
Onsite Accessibility Contact If you require onsite accessibility during the conference either during regular conference hours or after-hours, please contact Colleen Cable at events awpwriter.
We will have an onsite phone number during the conference where you can reach Colleen Cable with any accessibility questions or concerns. This number will be posted shortly before the conference.
For any questions about conference accessibility prior to the conference, please call Colleen at or email events awpwriter. Onsite Accessibility Tour On Wednesday, March 27, there will be a tour of the Oregon Convention Center for attendees with accessibility needs to see the facility and the associated accessibility features.
This tour will also provide the opportunity to ask questions about conference accessibility.
For more information, please see the conference schedule or email events awpwriter. Accessibility Desk Requests for help are best addressed directly to the Accessibility Desk.
Please see the staff at the Accessibility Desk if you have a request. If you require assistance after-hours, or are unable to get to the Accessibility Desk, please see the Onsite Accessibility Contact section of this document.
AWP conference staffers will be available at the Accessibility Desk from Interpreters can best meet interpreting and CART needs when requests are received for the specific events you will attend in advance. To make a request for an interpreter, contact Colleen Cable at events awpwriter.
AWP makes every effort to accommodate requests that arrive after February 27, but sometimes interpreters are unavailable unless booked well in advance of our conference.
The audio-visual provider requires rooms that utilize Assistive Listening Devices to be assigned no later than 4 days in advance of the event. The device itself will need to be picked up from the Accessibility Services desk prior to attending the event.
Volunteer Assistance Volunteers are available for those who may require assistance throughout the conference.catering for the needs of blind Queensland citizens receive any subsidies from the Queensland Government, particularly for Funds were paid to the Queensland Braille Writing Association as follows, $6,, Towards the construction of Braille House; , $10,, Towards the cost of extensions to Braille House." READY.
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