On location training with Tobii Dynavox

Workshop: Supporting Communication with Core Vocabulary in Snap + Core First. Inverness, Florida.

On location training
Friday, May 18, 2018

Training Type: Implementation Workshop


Course Description: In this session, we will review a core word strategy approach supporting both communication and literacy development for individuals with complex communication needs.  Based on best practices, participants will review research and strategies to support core vocabulary for communication as well as core word lesson plans to support literacy development.  We will review the Snap + Core First communication software and demonstrate how to target core vocabulary in communication activities across learning environments. 

Learning Objectives:  Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Review 3 language characteristics of a core word strategy
  • Describe 3 targeted activates that support communication with core vocabulary across learning environments.
  • Describe 2 types of implementation strategies that support literacy development using core words.

District Services Center
Upstairs Conference room
1007 W Main St., Inverness, FL, 34450  

Presenter: Patrick Brune M.S., CCC-SLP.  Patrick has provided assessment, therapy, and consultation services for children and adults with severe speech and language disabilities for over 25 years. He worked as a clinical supervisor for Queens College, in New York, and as a related service provider for the NYC Department of Education, providing AAC support for preschool and school age students. Patrick is a member of the Tobii Dynavox Training and Implementation team and has presented and completed workshops nationally and internationally.

Course Content Level: Introductory

ASHA CEUs: 0.25

Date & Time: Friday, May 18, 2018 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

Cost: Free of Charge

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

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