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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 • 2:10pm - 3:00pm
On-Screen Keyboards for Tablets & Chromebooks - Customizing your Screen

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On-Screen keyboards can provide visual supports for writing via color coded keys, alternate fonts, larger keys, and even handwriting recognition allow students to use a stylus to write. Other support tools include word prediction, voice recognition in keyboards on all platforms, mathematical symbols and even a Sign Language Emoji's and animated GIFs keyboard. Learn how to download, install and activate them including adjusting the order of keyboards that can be displayed on iPads, changing on the fly on Android tablets, customizing and setting defaults, customizable keyboards for Mac and PC, international keyboard keys and layouts and more.

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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 2:10pm - 3:00pm
Autumn/Revere/Stone

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