Mar 05, 2021
Building Bridges 2021: From Surviving to Thriving.
Accessible and Assistive Technology Conference
After a year of overcoming challenges and creating new opportunities, the “Grant Wood AEA Building Bridges Virtual Conference” will provide an opportunity to learn about universal design, accessible and assistive technologies (AT), instructional strategies, and services for learners ages zero-21. This conference event will serve as a unique opportunity for area professionals to gather information on the universal design, consideration, and implementation of a wide variety of learner supports and tools. Join us for online learning sessions throughout the month.
Sessions will include:
• A path to communication & language access
• Tools to support English learners and their families
• More than a feeling: the impact of anxiety & executive function challenges on learning and helpful accommodations for all students
• Rethinking use of the uPAR as a guiding informational tool within MTSS
• Building blocks to AAC implementation
• Dyslexia: facts, instruction & tools to support students
• Built-in accessibility features on chromebooks
• Beyond sensory rooms: addressing the movement needs of students at school
• Using the SDI framework with significant disability students in math (an overview)
• Peer-to-Peer: providing social access for ALL kids
• Chrome extensions to support accessibility and universal design
• Integrating tools into lesson design for all students
*A full schedule with Zoom links, session resources and recordings will be sent to registered participants.
PreK-12 Administrators, AEA Education Consultants, Instructional Coaches, Occupational Therapists, Paraeducators, Parent/Community Members, Physical Therapist, School Psychologists, School Social Workers, Special Education Consultants, Speech- Language Pathologists, Teachers
Jessica Krob, Jonathan Wylie, Kelli Robertson, Stacy Behmer
Registration Deadline: April 27, 2021
Conference Dates: April 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.