Feb 04, 2019

Building Bridges Accessible and Assistive Technology Conference

Building Bridges Accessible and Assistive Technology Conference

“Making Learning Awesome for All”

April 16, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

#BB2019

Grant Wood AEA
4401 Sixth St. SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Keynote & Featured Speaker
Chris Bugaj, Assistive Technology Professional

Featured Speaker
Erin Sheldon, Literacy and Language
Development Specialist for Assistiveware

The Building Bridges Accessible & Assistive Technology Conference will provide the opportunity to see firsthand the latest in accessible and assistive technologies (AT), practices, and services for school-age students.

This conference event will serve as a unique opportunity for area education professionals, parents, administrators and service providers to exchange and gather information on the current status, consideration and use of a wide variety of accessible technology supports and tools.

In addition, opportunities for district leaders to cast a vision for the provision of accessible instructional materials and supports will be shared. The sessions presented at the Building Bridges Accessible and Assistive Technology Conference are divided into five main focus areas which include: Accessible Embedded Technologies; Augmentative and Alternative Communication; Assistive Technology for Improved Access, Leadership and Instructional Design for All. Join us for a day filled with exciting learning and conversation. Lunch is included with your registration.

Keynote & Featured Speaker
Chris Bugaj, Assistive Technology ProfessionalChris Bugaj, Assistive Technology Professional who is an assistive technology specialist, speech-language pathologist, ISTE author, international presenter as well as a co-host of the Talk with Technology podcast.

Featured Speaker
Erin Sheldon, Literacy and Language Development Specialist for AssistivewareErin Sheldon, is a literacy and language development specialist for Assistiveware. She is the mother of a teenage daughter diagnosed with autism and Angelman syndrome. She is an advocate for inclusive schools and communities. She earned her master’s degree in Education studying the learning needs of students with complex disabilities.

Target Audience
K-12 Administrators, General and Special Education Teachers, Media Specialists, Paraeducators, Reading Support, Parents, Social Workers, Speech-Language Pathologists, Psychologists, OT/PT, Consultants

Registration
https://aealearning.truenorthlogic.com
Course Number: 167794
Registration Deadline: April 2, 2019
Credit: None
Fees:
• Participant total fee: $85.00
• Registration is not complete until all fees are paid in full.

Registration Information
GWAEA Professional Learning
319-399-6767 or 800-798-9771, ext. 6767 or gwaeapd@gwaea.org