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Implementation Workshop

Implementing AAC for Emergent Communicators (Bremerton, WA)

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
 
Location:
Teaching and Learning Center
1400 NE McWilliams Road 
Bremerton, WA  98311

Questions?  
Contact: Kristine Bengen
kristine.bengen@tobiidynavox.com
360-319-0394

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
40

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
8:45 am - 11:30 am PT

Date
Thursday, March 14, 2019

Location
Teaching and Learning Center
1400 NE McWilliams Road
Bremerton, WA 98311
United States

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Implementing AAC for Emergent Communicators (Bremerton, WA)

Thursday, March 14, 2019 8:45 am - 11:30 am PT

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