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.
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.
Course Content Level: Introductory
Date & Time: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM CT
Location:Northtown Library 711 County Rd 10 NE, Blaine, Minnesota 55434, United States
Cost: Free of Charge
Open Seats: 20
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.