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Implementation Workshop

Implementing AAC for Emergent Communicators (Amherst, NY)

Description

This implementation-based workshop will focus on the emergent communicator and how we can best provide Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) supports and strategies that help them realize their communication potential.  Participants will review the stages of pre-intentional and intentional communication. Participants will then learn about low and high-tech AAC communication supports with the goal of moving our emergent communicators toward symbolic communication.

Learning Outcomes:  Upon successful completion, participants will be able to:

  • List 3 characteristics of an emergent communicator
  • Identify 2 assessment tools for assessing emergent communication skills
  • Identify 2 high-tech AAC solutions that can be implemented with the emergent communicator
 
Venue:  The Summit Center Conference Center
              75 Pineview Drive
              Amherst, NY  14228

Questions?  
Contact: Susan Trumble
               susan.trumble@tobiidynavox.com
               585-490-0945

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 0.25 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area).

Training type
Implementation Workshop

Open seats
9

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
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm ET

Date
Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Location
The Summit Center Conference Center
75 Pineview Drive
Amherst, NY 14228
United States

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Implementing AAC for Emergent Communicators (Amherst, NY)

Tuesday, March 05, 2019 12:30 pm - 3:15 pm ET

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