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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
Social Media: A Tool for AT & AAC Professional Networking

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Tired of trying to answer your AT/AAC questions using just a basic Google Search? Wish you had easy access to quality AT and AAC resources and information? Well, now you can! Join us for an introduction to a few of our favorite Social Media AT/AAC resources including who to "follow", "like", "listen to" or "download" via Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, Podcasts, and/or Youtube - you choose! We will also highlight a few quality AT/AAC websites & blogs. Expand your AT/AAC networking potential to access, share and learn from other educators. We will even offer some simple social media etiquette and tips to get you started.

Speakers
avatar for Julie Freed

Julie Freed

Assistive Technology Team Lead, Grant Wood Area Education Agency
Julie Freed is a licensed speech language pathologist who graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She has extensive background in the field of augmentative communication and assistive technology supporting students with a wide range of needs for the past 29 years. Curr... Read More →
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Jonathan Wylie

Technology Consultant, Grant Wood Area Education Agency
Jonathan Wylie is a Technology Consultant for Grant Wood AEA in Eastern Iowa. He helps schools integrate technology in an authentic and meaningful way. He is also the co-host of The Edtech Take Out podcast. You can connect with Jonathan on Twitter or via his blog at jonathanwylie... Read More →


Tuesday April 25, 2017 10:30am - 11:20am
Media Center Front

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