Training Type: Implementation Workshop
“Our view is that competence should be presumed, with the burden on the teachers and others around the person to find ways of helping the person communicate” (Rubin et al, 2001). As clinicians, teachers, aides, and parents, we all seek the measure of success in the classroom that ensures a more inclusive environment; one that fosters these students’ emerging AAC skills, supports growth and provides opportunities for inclusive interactions with a variety of people. This workshop is designed to walk you through incorporating building blocks for success using AAC in the classroom to support communication, participation and positive behavior. Throughout the day, we will gather information specific to your AAC user. By the end of the day, you will have created one lesson/teaching plan supporting the use of AAC during an academic activity. You will leave this session with specific strategies, plans, and resources to use when you return to your classroom, and new ideas for teaching others to better support the use of AAC!
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Course Content Level: Intermediate
ASHA CEUs: 0.5
Date & Time: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM ET
Location:NCATP Raleigh Center 4900 Waters Edge Dr., Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, United States
Cost: Free of Charge
Open Seats: 15
Presenter: Patrick Brune
Patrick Brune, MS CCC-SLP, has over 25 years of clinical experience in the area of AAC. He has been working with Tobii Dynavox for the past 7 years and is part of their Training and Implementation team. His focus has been on developing tools and supports that create successful communication opportunities for all our customers. Patrick has presented at local, national and international conferences about AAC topics.
This event is offered for ASHA CEUs