Friday, August 21, 2015

Assistive Technology Training Classes

 Assistive Technology Training Classes
Taught by Tobii Dynavox

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015, 12 PM EST – FREE CEUs Available!
Scanning Considerations for a High Tech Device
In this session, we will review both familiar and new scan setting features in Compass for the TSeries devices. We will discuss ways to introduce scanning when training an individual and consider a variety of pre-programmed pagesets that are organized specifically for scanning and/or have preset features to support more efficient message retrieval. This course is offered for .1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).  
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Wednesday, September 9th, 2015, 12 PM EST
Compass - Let's Review Core First
Core First is Tobii Dynavox's own Pageset centered around core words. Presented in a variety of layouts to facilitate development and meet access needs, Core First has two key options: the Fitzgerald Key and Keyboard Core. Join us in this session to review the communication potential.
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Wednesday, September 14th, 2015, 12 PM EST

Back to School with Communicator 5
This session is for the Teachers and Therapists who have students using the Communicator 5 software, and will focus on the easy to use edit tools. We will review the existing content and page set activities that can be customized to support back to school routines. Suggestions will be provided to support individuals at all communication levels.
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Monday, September 28th, 2015, 12 PM EST – FREE ASHA CEUs Available
Compass - Teaching Social Skills to Individuals Using AAC
During this session, we will present a framework for identifying social competence needs and discuss specific goals to target social communication. We will explore a variety of features in high tech communication devices used to address social communication, expressive and receptive language, and behavior and emotional regulation. Case studies and video examples will be utilized to help attendees personalize the goals and strategies. This course will be offered for .1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
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Thursday, October 15th, 2015, 12 PM EST – FREE ASHA CEUs Available
Focus on the Functional: Compass Stroke & Brain Injury Persona
Persons with aphasia (PWA) have unique perspective, skills and needs that require unique features and tools in AAC. The Compass Stroke & Brain Injury Persona and supporting resources were designed with these in mind. Learn how to use these communication tools and resources to maximize your client's participation in their life. This course will be offered for .1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area).   
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