Powerful Tools to Grow Language and Adapt Curriculum (Hays, KS)

On location training
Monday, June 3, 2019

Training Type: Implementation Workshop

Description:

Join us in this workshop as we introduce ideas, curricula and materials that will not only meet the needs of each student but will also make your life easier. We will explore the four implementation pillars for supporting individuals with complex communication and learning needs: education, communication, access, and social/emotional learning.  Participants will use Snap + Core First, Boardmaker, and other resources to develop specific strategies for supporting success within each of the pillars, both for the therapy room and the classroom.  After the workshop you will walk away with practical resources to use immediately. 

Learning Outcomes:  Upon successful completion, participants will be able to: 

  • Define complex communication and learning
  • List four implementation pillars for supporting students with special needs
  • Describe three resources to support learning, access, communication, and social/emotional development in the classroom or therapy setting

There will be a $75 registration fee for this event paid to Fort Hays State University.  Upon registration, staff from Fort Hays State University will reach out to registrants to collect payment. 

Fort Hays State University will offer course credit for this training in combination with other activities.  If you are interested in this option, please inquire with the staff who reaches out about payment. 


Check-in begins at 8:30 am 

Location:  Fort Hays State University
Albertson Hall - Room 169
600 Park Street
Hays, KS  67601

Questions?
Contact: Andrew Lewis
andrew.lewis@tobiidynavox.com 
913-225-4004

Participants are expected to be present for the entire program.  Individuals who are not present for the full program will not be recommended for ASHA CEUs.  No partial credit will be provided.

Course Content Level: Introductory

ASHA CEUs: 0.5

Date & Time: Monday, June 03, 2019 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM CT

Location:

Fort Hays State University Dept of Comm Disorders  600 Park Street,  Hays,  Kansas  67601,  United States

Cost: 75

Open Seats: 80

Presenter: Amber Dollar

Amber Dollar M.Ed, is a seasoned educator and administrator with over twenty years experience in public education. Prior to joining Tobii Dynavox, Amber served in the public schools in numerous roles including teacher, special education coordinator, transition specialist, AT supervisor, and curriculum writer. Now Amber is a Learning Program Manager on the Learning Services team. In this role, she develops and facilitates virtual and on-site learning and creates implementation resources for families and professionals. She also presents at local, national, and international conferences about educational and AAC topics. Amber's contact information is amber.dollar@tobiidynavox.com

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