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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 • 12:40pm - 2:00pm
From Paper to Electronic: Instant Access to Classroom Content

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Do your students need access to printed materials such as worksheets, reading assignments or quizzes right now! Learn how to utilize programs and apps combined with document cameras, and more that can read text on a printed page on the fly without scanning or saving, or take a picture using your tablets or cell phone of a printed document, save it to the cloud for access by your entire class, utilize apps and extensions to read it aloud, save it as a PDF, translate the text into another language, and even read aloud in that language. Now need to write, draw or fill in the blanks on those documents? Apps and programs with TTS and easy to use options for typing, writing, drawing, using voice recognition to answer questions, recording your own voice directly onto the page 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 12:40pm - 2:00pm
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