Grant Wood Area Education Agency and the University of Iowa Center for Assistive Technology Education & Research Presents:
The 2017 “Building Bridges: Eastern Iowa Assistive Technology Conference” will provide an opportunity to see first-hand the latest in assistive technologies (AT), practices, and services for school-age students with disabilities. This AT conference will serve as a unique opportunity for professionals, parents, administrators and service providers to exchange and gather information on the current status and assistive technology tools available for consideration.
Tuesday, April 25 • 9:30am - 10:20am
Switch Access on the iPad, Android and Chromebook - Options, Troubleshooting and More!

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With new changes in the OS on both the iPad and Android platforms switch access possibilities have certainly evolved! Learn how to pair and connect switches on iPad and Android tablets, assigning switch actions in IOS 9 and Android OS 5 Lollypop and customize settings for Auto Scan and Two Switch Step Scanning. Learn how to utilize Recipes in IOS 9 on iPad as well as customizing VoiceOver on the iPad and Talkback on the Android. Chromebook options will include direct connect, Bluetooth switches, using a head mouse, switch options and online sites with switch accessible programs. Also demonstrated will be troubleshooting tips and tricks, working with the variety of switch solutions on the market, why won't my switch connect and more!

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Dan Herlihy

Technology Integration Specialist, CTS, Inc.
Dan Herlihy has worked in the education field for over 35 years, from Wilderness Programs for at risk students, Special Education classrooms, Network Administrator, Assistive Technology Resource Specialist and currently providing AT training and professional development for schools... Read More →

Tuesday April 25, 2017 9:30am - 10:20am

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