Tobii Dynavox: Empowering Communication and Literacy (NYC, NY)

On location training
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Training Type: Implementation Workshop

Description:

Join us as we explore evidence-based approaches for supporting both communication and literacy development for children with complex communication needs. We will discuss Snap Core First communication software and associated Tobii Dynavox literacy tools to support symbol-based communicators and their communication partners. We will target specific strategies that can positively impact engagement, literacy, and growth. Following the course, you will have an opportunity to visit our AAC stations for hands-on application.

 

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

·        Discuss how AAC impacts language development, literacy and social skills

·        Identify the five key communication tools in a robust AAC solution

·        Identify how Snap Core First supports growth, engagement and literacy

·        Discuss three key implementation strategies to support AAC users

·        Identify three steps for supporting shared reading to increase literacy

 

Check-in begins at 8:00 am

 

A light breakfast and snacks will be provided to attendees

 

At the completion of the training, there will be an optional hands-on session from 4:00 - 5:00

 

Location:

Bryant Park

Grand Ballroom

54 W. 40th Street

New York NY 10018

 

Questions?

Contact: Michelle Lowry michelle.lowry@tobiidynavox.com 347-640-1857

 

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 0.55 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area).

Course Content Level: Introductory

ASHA CEUs: 0.55

Date & Time: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM ET

Location:

Bryant Park  54 W. 40th Street,  New York,  New York  10018,  United States

Cost: Free of Charge

Open Seats: 0

Presenter: Patrick Brune

Patrick Brune, M.S., CCC-SLP has over 30 years of clinical experience in the area of AAC. His focus has been on developing tools and supports that create successful communication opportunities for all our customers. Patrick is a member of the Learning Services Team for Tobii Dynavox.

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