Training Type: Discovery Lab
Course Description: Using lecture and case studies, participants will LEARN about communication, access and independence solutions for adults using symbol-based communication and adults using eye gaze access and/or text-based communication. Each section will include interactive lab stations for you to DO with guided hands-on activities. Opportunities to APPLY your knowledge in practical ways will be provided. Each participant will leave the session with a handful of resources and practical tips that can be used the very next day!
1. Describe 2 communication needs as it relates to adults who are most appropriate for symbol based AAC.
2. Describe 3 communication needs as it relates to adults who are most appropriate for text based AAC.
3. List 2 real life needs for each adult population – adults using symbol based AAC and adults using text-based AAC.
Program Completion Requirements: 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.
Course Content Level: Introductory
ASHA CEUs: 0.4
Date & Time: Thursday, October 04, 2018 01:00 PM - 05:15 PM ET
Location:St. Ann's Community HR/IT Training Room A 1500 Portland Ave, Rochester, New York 14621, United States
Cost: Free of Charge
Open Seats: 4
Presenter: Loyal Truong
Loyal has prior experience as an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) evaluator and trainer serving clients of the Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center in Los Angeles and the Assistive Technology Exchange Center (ATEC) in Orange County, California. As a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) and Assistive Technology Professional (ATP), Loyal served children and adults with Cerebral Palsy, ALS, Traumatic Brain Injury, spinal cord injury, and other medically complex needs focusing on communication and computer access. Loyal’s passion for his clients and AAC technology led him to the Learning Services Team at Tobii Dynavox where he currently supports internal and external customer training and implementation needs as a Learning Consultant.