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    OUR Students: Universal Design For Learning — Lee Ann Jung

    Save the Date! Lee Ann Jung is Coming to GWAEA! Lee Ann Jung Ph.D., is the founder and CEO of Lead Inclusion, a program devoted… Read More

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    Grant Wood AEA’s College for Kids Prepares Area Middle Schoolers For a Range of Career Paths

    Each year, hundreds of middle school students from Cedar Rapids and surrounding communities enrich their education with classes they won’t normally attend in… Read More

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    Peer-to-Peer: Providing Access for ALL Kids

    In this session from 2021 Building Bridges, AEA staff members Sydney Hoffman (SLP) and Lindsay Swartzendruber (Autism Consultant) share a short overview of “Peer-to-Peer”, a… Read More

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    Options for Written Expression

    Writing is a complex, expressive skill that can often be the trigger for frustration and student behavior at school. Expression and ‘showing what you… Read More

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    Ways to Build Engagement and Access: MOVE!

    This year, the Grant Wood AEA Motor Team group got together to pilot some work with classrooms on movement and engagement in learning. This group… Read More

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    Peer Mediated Instruction: One Family’s Personal Experience 

    What happens when kids are explicitly taught how to interact with each other in ways that support the development of communication and social skills? Everyone… Read More

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    FREE Registration to OCALICON Ends Soon

    OCALICON, from the folks at OCALI in Ohio, are offering FREE registration for two weeks only to anyone who registers between April 18 and April 30,… Read More

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    Building More Student Engagement and Access with Bookshare: Building Bridges 2022

    For students who might have print disabilities, paper-based books can be difficult or even impossible to read. While students are receiving instruction in… Read More

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    Building Bridges: AAC in General Education Incorporating Peer Modeling

    Great learning opportunities occur everyday in our classrooms, but something else is happening within those four walls. Children are developing friendships and a… Read More

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    Read Across America Day – 2022

    Read Across America Day is a national holiday celebrated each year on March 2nd, the birth date of famous children’s author Dr. Read More