Training Type: Implementation Workshop
In this session, we will review a core word strategy approach supporting both communication and literacy development for early communicators. 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 demonstrate how the Snap + Core First communication software can target core vocabulary in communication activities across learning environments. Furthermore, we will focus on additional assessment and intervention supports for encouraging language growth for the emergent communicator and how augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) supports and strategies to help realize their communication potential.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Course Content Level: Introductory
ASHA CEUs: 0.5
Date & Time: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM ET
Location:East Falls Conference Center 3300 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19129, United States
Cost: Free of Charge
Open Seats: 18
Presenter: Lindsey Frohn
Lindsey worked in a rehabilitation hospital for over six years as a pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) before joining Tobii Dynavox. While working with a wide variety of diagnoses and disorders, she developed a passion for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) to increase her patients’ abilities to communicate successfully. Lindsey is presently a Learning Consultant with the Learning Services team at Tobii Dynavox. In this role, she develops and facilitates internal and external customer training and implementation resources. Lindsey also presents at local, national, and international conferences about AAC topics.