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Implementation Workshop

2018: Communicating Beyond Requesting (St. Mary's Hospital, Athens, GA)

Description

Course description:  Where do you typically start when introducing augmentative and alternative communication (AAC)? If you are like most people, you probably start with activities where an individual can request a motivating object or action. But, what happens next? In this session, we will help you develop strategies that go beyond requesting; into the world of asking questions, making comments, protesting and expressing opinions. We will use lecture, discussion, video examples, and small-group activities to explore the power communicative functions, vocabulary selection and teaching strategies to facilitate communication beyond requesting.

Learning Outcomes: (1) Name two communicative functions beyond requesting and describe why they are powerful. (2) Identify two different communication tools that support interactions beyond requesting. (3) List two partner communication strategies that will facilitate communication beyond requesting.

Address:  
St. Mary's Hospital
1230 Baxter Street
Athens, GA  30606

Questions? 
Contact:
Denae Morris
email: denae.morris@tobiidynavox.com
phone: 470-347-0951

Participants are expected to be present for the entire program.  Individuals who are not present for the full program will not be recommended for ASHA CEUs.  No partial credit will be provided.

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This course will be offered for 0.5 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area).

Training type
Implementation Workshop

Open seats
10

Presenter
Lindsey Frohn
Lindsey Frohn is a speech-language pathologist experienced in a rehabilitation setting working with a wide variety of diagnoses and disorders including TBI, stroke, Down syndrome, and autism. Lindsey developed a passion for AAC early in her career to increase her patients’ abilities to communicate successfully. She is a member of the Tobii Dynavox Learning Team where she develops and conducts trainings, creates implementation resources, and presents at conferences about AAC topics.

Price
Free of charge

Time
9:00 am - 3:30 pm ET

Date
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Location
United States

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2018: Communicating Beyond Requesting (St. Mary's Hospital, Athens, GA)

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 9:00 am - 3:30 pm ET

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