Training Type: Discovery Lab
Course Description: You are invited to attend and participate in the exploration of the Snap + Core First communication software from Tobii Dynavox. Using lecture and hands-on exploration activities, 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. Each participant will leave the session with a handful of resources and practical tips that can be used the very next day!
Learning Objectives: Upon completion, participants will be able to: (1) Name three communication tools that can be used to promote language and literacy development with an individual who is using the Snap + Core First communication software. (2) Describe two methods for customizing Snap + Core First communication software to support engagement in routine and novel activities. (3) List three types of positive behavior supports that may be integrated into the Snap + Core First software.
AMVETS - Post 79
1 Superior Drive
Natick, MA 01760
**To maximize your learning potential in this workshop, registrants will need to bring a compatible Tobii Dynavox device, iPad, or Windows 10 computer/tablet with the Tobii Dynavox Snap + Core First app installed**
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: 0.25
Date & Time: Monday, November 12, 2018 12:45 PM - 03:30 PM ET
Location:AMVETS Post 79 1 Superior Drive, Natick, Massachusetts 01760, United States
Cost: Free of Charge
Open Seats: 64
Presenter: Erica Iffland
Erica is a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) and graduate from the University of South Florida. She has treated, assessed and consulted with individuals across the life-span. Erica has worked in early intervention, pre-school groups, out-patient pediatrics, elementary and middle school, as well as adult day program consultation and skilled nursing facility settings.. Through her work, she developed a passion for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and implementation to benefit those with complex communication needs. This led her to Tobii Dynavox’s Learning Services team as a Learning Consultant. In this role, Erica focuses on both the educational and AAC strategies when educating professionals as well as presenting on AAC at local, national, and international conferences.