MR. ANINDYA (BAPIN) BHATTACHARYYA
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Instructor, Ohlone College, Fremont, CA – January 2009-present
Teaching a course on deaf-blind interpreting twice a week during the spring semester.
Technology Development and Training Specialist, Helen Keller National Center, Sands Point, NY
Traveling all over the nation to provide consultation and workshops on the latest technology for the Deaf-Blind to professionals working in the Deaf-Blind and related fields.
Teaching Deaf-Blind consumers on-site and off-campus to use computers with access programs and devices.
Researching/evaluating/testing new adaptive technology software and hardware as well as prototypes of new adaptive technology products before they are manufactured.
Supervisor of the Technology Center, Helen Keller National Center, Sands Point, NY – July 2001-September 2005
Supervised the department.
Taught deaf-blind youths and adults to use computers with access programs and devices.
Researched better access for development and production of new software and adaptive technology.
Adaptive Technology Instructor, Helen Keller National Center, Sands Point, NY – February 1999-July 2001
Taught deaf-blind youths and adults to use computers with a variety of access programs and devices.
Intern, Deaf-Blind Contact Center, Inc., Allston, MA – 1997
Lobbied and advocated to state legislators about services for deaf-blind consumers.
Researched on policy processes for recommending new programs and services.
Intern, Arkansas Disability Coalition, Little Rock, AR – 1997
Researched on public policy development for the newly formed Public Policy Consortium Steering Committee.
Assistant Manager, Lotus Developmental Corp, Cambridge, MA – 1991
Worked with Lotus 1-2-3 to sort the records of all projects completed by workers in the Graphic Services department.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock – May 1998
Bachelors degree; Major: Political Science – Minor: Rhetoric and Writing
Grade Point Average: 3.22
2010 Member of the Equipment Program Advisory Committee (EPAC) under the California-based Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP)
2007-Present Member of the Coalition of Organizations for Accessible Technology (COAT) listserv
2002-Present Member of the Accessible Pedestrain Signal Advisory Board
2000-2001 Liaison for the Telecommunications Committee of the American Association of the Deaf-Blind in conjunction with the Telecommunications for the Deaf, Inc.
1999-2001 Board Member for the American Association of the Deaf-Blind
1998 Member of the Web Page Accessibility Committee at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock
1996-1998 Founder and President of Arkansas Deaf-Blind Community
1995-present Mentor for DO-IT Scholars at the University of Washington, Seattle
American Association of the Deaf-Blind Conference, Columbus, OH – 2000
Keynote Speaker – “What the Latest Technology Can Do for Deaf-Blind People&quto;
First Deaf-Blind International-Asia Conference, Ahmedabad, India – 2000
Plenary Speaker – “Deaf-Blind Today”
Telecommunications for the Deaf, Inc. Conference, Seattle, WA – 1999
Helen Keller World Conference, Paipa, Colombia – 1997
Keynote Speaker – “Deaf-Blind Students Seek Higher Educational Opportunities”
International Golden Key National Honor Society Conference, Atlanta, GA – 1997
National Coalition on Deaf-Blindness Conference, Washington, DC – 1997
Lecturer for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock – “Tips on Higher Education”
American Association of the Deaf-Blind Convention, Tulsa, OK – 1996
Keynote Speaker – “Computer Technologies for the Deaf-Blind”
University Affiliated Program of Arkansas Conference, Little Rock, AR – 1995
Keynote Speaker – “The Success of Students with Disabilities”
Regional Conference of the Deaf-Blind, Chicago, IL – 1995
Keynote Speaker – “Deaf-Blind Students at College”
Conference for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors, Los Angeles, CA – 1995
Keynote Speaker – “Assertive Behaviors”
Assistive Technology 95,” Boston, MA – 1995
HONORS AND AWARDS
1998 Appreciation plaque; dedicated service – Arkansas Deaf-Blind Community
1998 Jeff Ledbetter Award; public service – Department of Political Science at the University of Arkansas
at Little Rock
1998 Appreciation plaque; dedicated service – Deaf Trojans Club
1996 Stacy Willis Scholarship for Disabled Students – University of Arkansas at Little Rock
1996 National Federation of the Blind Scholarship
1996 Pauline Hoeltzel Award; outstanding junior and community service – University of Arkansas at Little Rock
1994 Arkansas Governor’s Committee on Persons with Disabilities Scholarship
1993-1998 Chancellor’s List – University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society
Golden Key National Honor Society
National Coalition on Deaf-Blindness
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