VIRTUAL TRAINING at Tobii Dynavox: Empowering Communication and Literacy

On Location Training
Monday, March 23, 2020

Training Type: Implementation Workshop

Description:

At Tobii Dynavox, we feel an important responsibility to be advocates for the health and safety of our communities and customers. Given the rapidly evolving situation related to the COVID-19 outbreak, and out of an abundance of caution and respect, we have made the decision to conduct this Core Tour Virtually on March 23 from 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM EST.


To register for this virtual event, we require that you first register here using the green REGISTER button at the bottom of this page. You will also need to quickly register at this link to gain access to the online classroom:  ONLINE CLASSROOM REGISTRATION


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.


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



Questions?

Contact: Todd Hopple todd.hopple@tobiidynavox.com 240-712-0609


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.

Picture of the ASHA provider certification


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


Course Content Level: Introductory

ASHA CEUs: 0.55

Date & Time: Monday, March 23, 2020 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM ET

Cost: Free of Charge

Open Seats: 71

Presenter: Lisa Geary

Lisa M. Geary, M.S., CCC-SLP has over 25 years’ experience in speech-language therapy, teaching, and supervision. She previously served as Clinical Assistant Professor in a university setting where she taught clinical and didactic courses including the graduate augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) class. Lisa also worked for many years in the public school, private practice, and outpatient rehabilitation settings. Lisa is currently a member of the Tobii Dynavox Learning Team where she develops and conducts trainings for professionals and customers.

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