Communication Supports-Adult Symbol-Based Comm. (Baldwinsville NY)

On location training
Thursday, August 22, 2019

Training Type: Discovery Lab

Description:

Many adults use symbol supported tools to help them communicate and engage socially. In this interactive discovery lab, using lecture and hands-on application, we will discover augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) solutions using Snap + Core First and Snap Scene to help the adult symbol-based communicator become a more independent communicator. You will leave this course with a variety of solutions to add to your toolbox of appropriate supports for an adult symbol-based communicator.


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

·        Identify three communication needs that arise from the communication challenges that exist for the adult symbol-based communicator

·        Explain three features available within AAC supports that work to meet the communication needs of the adult symbol-based communicator

·        Select an appropriate AAC support to meet a specific need of the adult symbol-based communicator


Check-in begins at 12:30 pm


Location: Baldwinsville Public Library

Community Room 1

33 East Genesee Street

Baldwinsville, NY 13027


Questions?  

Contact: Susan Trumble susan.trumble@tobiidynavox.com 585-490-0945 



Program completion requirements: 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.


Registration on a computer rather than a mobile device is recommended.


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This course will be offered for 0.25 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area).

Course Content Level: Introductory

ASHA CEUs: 0.25

Date & Time: Thursday, August 22, 2019 01:00 PM - 03:45 PM ET

Location:

Baldwinsville Public Library  33 East Genesee Street,  Baldwinsville,  New York  13027,  United States

Cost: Free of Charge

Open Seats: 5

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.

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