On location training with Tobii Dynavox

Implementing Augmentative & Alternative Communication for Emergent Communicators. (Private:Franziska Racker Centers)

On location training
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Training Type: Implementation Workshop


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. 

Franziska Racker Centers
301 Boiceville Rd.
Brooktondale, NY. 14817


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: Wednesday, August 01, 2018 08:30 AM - 11:00 AM ET


Franziska Racker Center  301 Boiceville Road,  Brooktondale,  New York  14817,  United States

Cost: Free of Charge

Presenter: Holly Schneider

Holly Schneider, MA CCC-SLP, has prior experience as an Elementary & Intermediate English and Language Arts teacher. After graduating in 2000 with a Master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology, she began a clinical career at St. David’s Rehabilitation Hospital, working with clients ranging in age from adolescent to geriatric. Currently, Holly is on the Clinical Training & Education Team at Tobii Dynavox where she develops and conducts internal and customer trainings, creates implementation resources, and presents at local, national and international conferences about AAC topics. Her most recent publication is in JMSLP (Dec 2010).


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