“Meet Me Where I Am”

Thursday & Friday, April 25 & 26, 2019

The Marriott at Laurel Park Place
17100 Laurel Park Drive North · Livonia, Michigan 48152


All Registration will be made online. Follow the link to register:

Register before April 3, 2019 to avoid additional registration fees

If you are staying overnight room reservations for rooms must be made by April 3, 2019 for conference rate of $127.00.  Attendees are responsible for making own reservations.

Call 800-228-9290 or follow the link: Hotel Registration MAER 2019 Conference




THURSDAY- 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast

Sessions: 8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

FRIDAY- 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast

Sessions: 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


AER Member $160.00 (both days)

$110.00 (one day)

Non-Member $220.00 (both days)

$160.00 (one day)

Students/Parents/Retirees: $110.00* (both days)

$80.00* (one day)

* If you are a student in a university TCVI, O&M, or VRT program, please register under WMU-BLS or Consortium Student tab before April 5, 2019. Special pricing will not be available after that date. Elyse Connors [email protected]

Presenter/Board Member: $100.00 (both days)

$70.00 (one day)

Conference Registration includes continental breakfast & buffet lunch each day,  general sessions and concurrent sessions and hospitality event.

Questions please email: [email protected]

2019 Conference Program Book

Please click on the following link for the 2019 Michigan AER Program Conference Book:

MAER Program Conference Book – PDF/Accessible
MAER Program Conference Book – Word

Conference Documents

Amy Wassmann – ACE’s Trauma on the Whole Child

Apps for All Session Response Form

Dawn Anderson, Sarahelizabeth Baguhn, and Abby Tongue – 3D Printing and Concept Development for Students with Vision Impairments

Dr. Gormezano – Youth Low Vision Program

Julie Burger and Tori Haber – Working with Students who are Visually Impaired with Sensory Needs

Miranda Grunwell – Language Grundwell Document

Miranda Grunwell – Disability Language Quiz

Miranda Grunwell – Poem

Miranda Grunwell – Ableism 101 Workshop

Miranda Grunwell & Leatrice Fullerton – Ableism 101

Naomi Welborn – CVI Accommodation Action Plan

Naomi Welborn – Setting the Scene: The CVI Assessment

Naomi Welborn – CVI Action Plan

Naomi Welborn – CVI Accommodations on the Fly

Priscilla Miley – Grocery Delivery List

Priscilla Miley – VRT Resource List

Rachel Jones – Behavior

Sarahelizabeth Baguhn – Echoidentification: Getting the Most Back From Sound

Susan Langendonk – Strategic Plan

Susan Langendonk – Orientation and Mobility Specialist Association

Bill Robinson, Lisa Kisiel, and Shannon McVoy – The Journey Beyond Secondary Education