On location training with Tobii Dynavox

Implementing AAC for the Emergent Communicator, Kansas City, MO

On location training
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Training Type: Implementation Workshop

Description:

Course Description: This implementation-based workshop will focus on the emergent communicator and how we can best provide supports and strategies that help realize their communication potential.  Participants will review the stages of pre-intentional and intentional communication as well as low and high tech AAC communication supports with the goal of moving our emergent communicators toward symbolic communication.
 
Learning Objectives:  Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • List 3 characteristics of an emergent communicator
  • Identify 2 assessment tools for assessing emergent communication skills
  • Identify 2 high-tech AAC solutions can be implemented with the emergent communicator population. 
Presenter: Lindsey Frohn, M.S., CCC-SLP.  Lindsey has worked in a rehabilitation hospital for over 6 years as a pediatric speech-language pathologist.  While working with a wide variety of diagnoses and disorders, she developed a passion for AAC to increase her patients’ abilities to communicate successfully. She is presently a member of the Clinical Training & Implementation Team where she develops and conducts internal and customer trainings, creates implementation resources, and presents at conferences about AAC topics.

Location: Ability KC, 3011 Baltimore Ave, Kansas City, MO 64108

 Questions? Contact Andrew Lewis.  Email: andrew.lewis@tobiidynavox.com  Call: (913) 225-4004
 

Course Content Level: Introductory

ASHA CEUs: 0.25

Date & Time: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 09:00 AM - 11:45 AM CT

Cost: Free of Charge

Open Seats: 22

Presenter: Lindsey Frohn

Lindsey worked in a rehabilitation hospital for over six years as a pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) before joining Tobii Dynavox. While working with a wide variety of diagnoses and disorders, she developed a passion for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) to increase her patients’ abilities to communicate successfully. Lindsey is presently a Learning Consultant with the Learning Services team at Tobii Dynavox. In this role, she develops and facilitates internal and external customer training and implementation resources. Lindsey also presents at local, national, and international conferences about AAC topics.

This event is offered for ASHA CEUs

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