Tobii Dynavox: Empowering Communication and Literacy (Chapel Hill NC)

On location training
Thursday, February 27, 2020

Training Type: Implementation Workshop

Description:

NOTICE: Thank you for your interest in joining our US Core Tour training event. This event is currently sold out. We want to support you in learning Snap + Core First and the benefits it provides to children with complex communication needs. Please email (jim.tignor@tobiidynavox.com) if you would like to be contacted if there is a cancellation. 

 

Join us as we explore evidence-based approaches for supporting both communication and literacy development for children with complex communication needs. We will discuss Snap Core First communication software and associated Tobii Dynavox literacy tools to support symbol-based communicators and their communication partners. We will target specific strategies that can positively impact engagement, literacy, and growth. Following the course, you will have an opportunity to visit our AAC stations for hands-on application.


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

·        Discuss how AAC impacts language development, literacy and social skills

·        Identify the five key communication tools in a robust AAC solution

·        Identify how Snap Core First supports growth, engagement and literacy

·        Discuss three key implementation strategies to support AAC users

·        Identify three steps for supporting shared reading to increase literacy


Check-in begins at 8:00 am


Complimentary lunch will be provided to attendees


At the completion of the training, there will be an optional hands-on session from 4:00 - 5:00


Location:

The Event Center at Extraordinary Ventures

200 S. Elliott Road – Great Hall

Chapel Hill, NC 27514


Questions?

Contact: Jim Tignor jim.tignor@tobiidynavox.com 919-260-3756


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.


Registration on a computer rather than a mobile device is recommended.


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This course will be offered for 0.55 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area).

Course Content Level: Introductory

ASHA CEUs: 0.55

Date & Time: Thursday, February 27, 2020 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM ET

Location:

The Event Center at Extraordinary Ventures  200 S. Elliott Road,  Chapel Hill,  North Carolina  27514,  United States

Cost: Free of Charge

Open Seats: 0

Presenter: Patrick Brune

Patrick Brune, M.S., CCC-SLP has over 30 years of clinical experience in the area of AAC. His focus has been on developing tools and supports that create successful communication opportunities for all our customers. Patrick is a member of the Learning Services Team for Tobii Dynavox.

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