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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.
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Tuesday, April 25 • 10:30am - 11:20am
Research Tools - Apps, Extensions and More

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Whether researching online using an iPad, Chromebook, computer or tablet, having the right tools for support, as well as search tools can have a big impact on access, organization, presentation of information and success. This session will cover online search sites and search tools, Chrome Extensions, apps for tablets, as well as tools embedded within programs. Some students need visuals, others key facts to help them organize. Learn how they can capture information with the source automatically cited, work with side by side windows for researching and note taking, tools providing text to speech for struggling readers and more.

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avatar for Dan Herlihy

Dan Herlihy

Technology Integration Specialist, CTS, Inc.
Dan 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 and learning centers. He presents nationally and internationally and has written articles for national publications, books on technology integration and tools for access, and produced... Read More →


Tuesday April 25, 2017 10:30am - 11:20am
Autumn/Revere/Stone

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