The Tobii Dynavox Discovery Lab uses lecture and case studies to LEARN about communication,
access and education solutions for students with complex needs. You will then make your way
through 3 interactive lab stations and DO guided hands‐on activities. Opportunities to APPLY
your knowledge in practical ways will be provided. And you'll leave the session with a handful of
resources and practical tips that can be used the very next day!
Sample event schedule‐ requirement is 3.5 hours
9:30-10:30 Communication, access and education solutions for students with complex needs
10:45-12:00 Discovery Lab rotations – hands, eyes and experience with products and software
exploring & learning!
12-12:30 Closing/Questions and Answers/Next Steps
This course will be offered for 0.3 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area).
After graduating with a degree in education, LuAnne DeVall spent many years working to educate students, whether it was a special needs or a general classroom, to help them understand the required topics. Her experience includes working with adults and children with disabilities that include: CP, Intellectual Disabilities, Autism, ALS , Apraxia, Dysarthria and more. LuAnne joined the Tobiidynavox team in June 2010. Her interest in the position was peaked, when she learned the multiple avenues of communication offered in the Tobiidynavox devices. In the past six years she has been a guest presenter at UVA, Longwood University, JMU and Radford University in the graduate speech program. Her number one goal is education – education about the process to receive a device, the benefits of having a device, as well as education for everyone to know how to help the user Communicate with Confidence and Connect and Belong.
Discovery Lab Quicksburg, VA
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 9:00 am - 12:30 pm ET