Eye Gaze Tech. for Emergent Communicators (Private) Springfield, VA

On location training
Thursday, August 22, 2019

Training Type: Implementation Workshop

Description:

Participants will explore the functional aspects of eye tracking technology and best practices for getting started. A variety of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) language tools for the emergent communicator who uses eye gaze access will be considered. In addition, communication partner strategies to support successful participation and interaction will be discussed. 


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

  • Identify two AAC language options or communication page sets that can be used with eye tracking technology
  • State two communication partner strategies for successful communication using gaze interaction technology
  • Identify three key technical features that make eye tracking technology successful for emergent communicators


Check-in will begin at 8:30 am


Location:

Instructional Programs Support Center (IPSC)

6732 Industrial Road

Springfield, VA 22151


Questions?  Contact: Alex Kurth alex.kurth@tobiidynavox.com 804-370-6320 


Participants are expected to be present for the entire session. 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 09:00 AM - 11:45 AM ET

Location:

Instructional Programs Support Center (IPSC)  6732 Industrial Road,  Springfield,  Virginia  22151,  United States

Cost: 0.5

Open Seats: 4

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.

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