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 05, 2019 12:30 PM - 03:15 PM ET
Location:The Summit Center Conference Center 75 Pineview Drive, Amherst, New York 14228, United States
Cost: Free of Charge
Open Seats: 9
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.