Training Type: Implementation Workshop
This implementation-based workshop will focus on the emergent communicator and how we can best provide Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) supports and strategies that help them realize their communication potential. Participants will review the stages of pre-intentional and intentional communication. Participants will then learn about low and high-tech AAC communication supports with the goal of moving our emergent communicators toward symbolic communication.
Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion, participants will be able to:
Course Content Level: Introductory
ASHA CEUs: 0.25
Date & Time: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 12:30 PM - 03:15 PM PT
Location:Chula Vista Elementary School District 84 E. J ST., CHULA VISTA, California 91910, United States
Cost: Free of Charge
Open Seats: 7
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.