On location training with Tobii Dynavox

Communicating with Core Vocabulary in Snap + Core First Blaine, MN

On location training
Friday, October 12, 2018

Training Type: Device Training


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 Outcomes:

1.     Review three language characteristics of a core word strategy.

2.     Describe three targeted activities that support communication with core vocabulary across learning environments.

3.       Describe two types of implementation strategies that support literacy development through core word vocabulary.

Certificates of Attendance will be available to use as continuing education documentation for clinical maintenance hours.

All participants are encouraged to bring an Ipad, windows 10 tablet (download the free SNAP + Core First App and the free Pathways for Core First App) or bring a Tobii Dynavox Indi, I 110 or I Series with Snap + Core First to get hands on experience.  

For questions, please email Dannel Friel at dannel.friel@tobiidynavox.com

Course Content Level: Introductory

Date & Time: Friday, October 12, 2018 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM CT


Northtown Library  711 County Rd 10 NE,  Blaine,  Minnesota  55434,  United States

Cost: Free of Charge

Open Seats: 6

Presenter: Dannel Friel

Dannel Friel, Northeastern MN Solutions Consultant at Tobii Dynavox. She started providing assistive technology support in 1988 at Gillette Children's Hospital and joined Tobii Dynavox in 1997. Dannel's passion is assisting with all things related to AAC including assessment, the funding process, implementation, training and in-services for those supporting children and adults with severe speech and language disabilities.

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