2018: Implementing AAC for Emergent Communicators. Georgia Tools for Life, Atlanta.GA.

On Location Training
Friday, July 27, 2018

Training Type: Implementation Workshop


Course Description: This implementation-based workshop will focus on the emergent communicator and how we can best provide augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) supports and strategies that help everyone 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:
Learning Objectives:  Upon completion, participants will be able to:
•     List three characteristics of an emergent communicator
•     Identify two tools for assessing emergent communication skills
•     Identify two high-tech AAC solutions that can be implemented with the emergent communicator population

For questions, please email Denae Morris at Denae.Morris@tobiidynavox.com

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. 


Picture of the ASHA provider certification

This course will be offered for 0.25 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area).

Course Content Level: Introductory

ASHA CEUs: 0.25

Date & Time: Friday, July 27, 2018 09:00 AM - 11:45 AM ET


Georgia Tools for Life  512 Means Street, Suite 250,  Atlanta,  Georgia  30318,  United States

Cost: Free of Charge

Presenter: Patrick Brune

Patrick Brune, M.S., CCC-SLP has over 30 years of clinical experience in the area of AAC. His focus has been on developing tools and supports that create successful communication opportunities for all our customers. Patrick is a member of the Learning Services Team for Tobii Dynavox.

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