Communicating with Snap + Core First

On Location Training
Friday, February 14, 2020

Training Type: Discovery Lab

Description:

In this workshop learn how to make AAC a SNAP for you, the communicator and all those that support them. SNAP + Core First is built for communication success: growth, engagement, and literacy.  BEST OF ALL IT IS EASY TO USE AND PERSONALIZE; family members, support staff, teachers and SLPs can make changes, add pages and even find vocabulary in minutes. It comes with Core Words that continuously builds vocabulary and skills by introducing new vocabulary systematically and purposefully.  SNAP + Core First has topic pages that make real-time conversations possible!  Start at the level that works best for the communicator. Wait there’s more; you will also get implementation ideas, videos of how-to’s, goals and lesson plans to support those goals that can be accessed anywhere anytime.

PART 1: Making Core Approach Approachable with Snap + Core First and Pathways
Review the 3 key factors to aid in the Implementation of a core vocabulary approach to increase communication for those using Snap + Core First.

PART 2: Tips and Tricks for Snap + Core First
Using lecture and demonstration, participants will learn about the communication solutions of Snap + Core First that support communication engagement, literacy and language growth. Techniques for customization, simplification, and implementation will be our focus. 

Course Content Level: Introductory

Certificates of Attendance will be available to use as continuing education documentation for clinical maintenance hours.
All participants are encouraged (but not required) to bring an iPad, Windows 10 tablet or computer (download the free SNAP + Core First App and the Pathways for Core First App) or bring a Tobii Dynavox device to get hands on experience. Devices will be available to use if needed.

or call 720-594-9871
Mary Eadie@tobiidynavox.comFor questions, please email 

Course Content Level: Introductory

Date & Time: Friday, February 14, 2020 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM MT

Location:

Centennial BOCES  2020 Clubhouse Drive,  Greeley,  Colorado  80634,  United States

Cost: Free of Charge

Open Seats: 14

Presenter: Mary Eadie

Mary Eadie M.A., CCC/SLP, Ed.S. Assistive Technology, is a Regional Solutions Consultants for Colorado. She began working for Tobii Dynavox in January 2011. Mary received her M.A. in Speech Pathology from Western Kentucky University and she also holds a specialist degree in Assistive Technology from the University of Kentucky. Prior to coming on board with Tobii Dynavox, Mary spent 15 years providing speech pathology services, with an emphasis on AAC, to individuals of various ages and disabilities. Mary enjoys traveling, crafts and spending time with her family.

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