On location training with Tobii Dynavox

Implementing Augmentative & Alternative Communication for Emergent Communicators. IATP.Springfield.IL

On location training
Monday, July 16, 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 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 a member of the Tobii Dynavox Learning Services Team.

Questions? Contact  .  Email: Justine.Thole@tobiidynavox.com   Call: (412) 209-6556
 

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. 


 

Course Content Level: Introductory

ASHA CEUs: 0.25

Date & Time: Monday, July 16, 2018 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM CT

Location:

Illinois Assistive Technology Program  1 West Old State Capitol,  Springfield,  Illinois  62704,  United States

Cost: Free of Charge

Open Seats: 9

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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