Training Type: Discovery Lab
Course Description: You are invited to attend and participate in the exploration of the Snap + Core First communication software from Tobii Dynavox. Using lecture and hands-on exploration activities, participants will learn about the communication solutions of Snap + Core First that support communication engagement, literacy and language growth. Techniques for customization, simplification, and implementation will be our focus. Each participant will leave the session with a handful of resources and practical tips that can be used the very next day!
Learning Objectives: Upon completion, participants will be able to: (1) Name three communication tools that can be used to promote language and literacy development with an individual who is using the Snap + Core First communication software. (2) Describe two methods for customizing Snap + Core First communication software to support engagement in routine and novel activities. (3) List three types of positive behavior supports that may be integrated into the Snap + Core First software.
Fairfield Inn & Suites (Marriott)
6611 Edgemere Blvd.
El Paso, TX 79925
Contact Lisa Cisneros
**To maximize your learning potential in this workshop, registrants will need to bring a compatible Tobii Dynavox device, iPad, or Windows 10 computer/tablet with the Tobii Dynavox Snap + Core First app installed**
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: Friday, September 14, 2018 01:00 PM - 03:45 PM MT
Cost: Free of Charge
Open Seats: 8
Presenter: Leigh Cooley
Leigh joined Tobii Dynavox after spending eight years specializing in the implementation of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) within a school setting. She has prior experience as an educator assistant in elementary and intermediate special education. While at Tobii Dynavox, Leigh spent two years as a regional Sales consultant, working with clients ranging in age from infant to geriatric. Currently, Leigh is a Learning Consultant on the Learning Services team at Tobii Dynavox where she leads the Sales New Hire program in addition to developing and facilitating trainings and implementation resources. She also presents at local, national, and international conferences about AAC topics.