Training Type: Implementation Workshop
Behavior is communication. This workshop will discuss the relationship between challenging behaviors and the communication needs of the individual using AAC. We will explore strategies to target positive behaviors using both visual and vocabulary supports integrated in the Snap + Core First software. Attendees will also learn how to create, customize, and share supports within the software to help implement these strategies successfully in a variety of settings.
Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion, participants will be able to:
Course Content Level: Introductory
ASHA CEUs: 0.25
Date & Time: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 09:15 AM - 12:00 PM CT
Location:Black Bear Academy 1801 West Byron, Chicago, Illinois 60613, United States
Cost: Free of Charge
Open Seats: 14
Presenter: Erica Iffland
Erica is a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) and graduate from the University of South Florida. She has treated, assessed and consulted with individuals across the life-span. Erica has worked in early intervention, pre-school groups, out-patient pediatrics, elementary and middle school, as well as adult day program consultation and skilled nursing facility settings.. Through her work, she developed a passion for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and implementation to benefit those with complex communication needs. This led her to Tobii Dynavox’s Learning Services team as a Learning Consultant. In this role, Erica focuses on both the educational and AAC strategies when educating professionals as well as presenting on AAC at local, national, and international conferences.