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
AAC Science Groups: Interacting with Language and Literacy

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AAC is fun with science! The target of this session is to build a framework for group sessions to target language, literacy, and social interactions while using science as the motivator. This session will outline several science experiments that are fun, easy, and engaging. The experiments can be done with school-age students regardless of their level of technology or alternative/augmentative communication (AAC) use.

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Whitney Achenbaugh

Speech-Language Pathologist, Grant Wood AEA
Whitney Achenbaugh, M.A., CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist and member of the AAC Resource Team for Grant Wood AEA. She has worked with numerous students with complex communication needs (CCN) and alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) users ages preschool through... Read More →
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Debora A. Downey

AAC Service Faciilitator, The Center for Disabilities and Development
Debora is the facilitator of the AAC Service at Center for Disabilities and Development, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.  She has extensive experience in teaching and has been a frequent presenter on the topic of AAC at national conferences as well as published in a variety... Read More →

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

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