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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
Supporting all Learners - A Look at Text Complexity

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This session will focus on tools to support all learners in gaining information from material by adjusting the text complexity without altering the meaning of the text. Providing options for different levels of text allows students to gain information at a point where they can best comprehend the material while supporting vocabulary development and increasing grammatical structures. Participants will leave with a list of apps/extensions, websites, and AEA Online resources that support leveling of text.

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Lea Ann Peschong, M.S., CCC-SLP,

Speech-Language Pathologist/Special Education Tech and AT Team Member, Area Education Agency 267
Lea Ann Peschong is employed at AEA 267 as a Speech Language Pathologist with a special assignment of Assistive Technology. As an Assistive Technology Team Member, Lea Ann works with IEP teams, 504 teams, educational staff, families, and students with disabilities to address r... Read More →

Amanda Honnold

School Psychologist, Area Education Agency 267
I have worked at AEA 267 for 16 years and have been a member of the Assistive Technology team for 14 years. I work with preschool - high school students at the West Marshall school district in State Center, Ia. I received my Specialist in Education degree from the University of... Read More →
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Tiffanie Zaugg

AT Coordinator, Prairie Lakes AEA
Tiffanie is the Assistive Technology Coordinator at Prairie Lakes AEA. Tiffanie has been in education for 18 years and was previously a special education consultant, special education teacher, and general education teacher. Tiffanie resides on the state's Assistive Technology Lea... Read More →

Tuesday April 25, 2017 2:10pm - 3:00pm
Grant Wood

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