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Implementation Workshop

Communicating with Core Vocabulary in Snap + Core First (Boulder CO)


In this session, we will review a core word strategy approach supporting both communication and literacy development for individuals with complex communication needs. Based on best practices, participants will review research and strategies to support core vocabulary for communication as well as core word lesson plans to support literacy development. We will review the Snap + Core First communication software and demonstrate how to target core vocabulary in communication activities across learning environments.


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

  • Review three language characteristics of a core word strategy
  • Describe three targeted activities that support communication with core vocabulary across learning environments
  • Describe two types of implementation strategies that support literacy development through core word vocabulary


Check-in begins at 8:00 am


Location:Boulder Valley School District

6500 E. Arapahoe Avenue

Boulder, CO 80303



Contact: Mary Eadie 720-594-9871 


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.


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

Training type
Implementation Workshop

Mary Eadie
Mary Eadie M.A., CCC/SLP, Ed.S. Assistive Technology, is a Regional Solutions Consultants for Colorado. She began working for Tobii Dynavox in January 2011. Mary received her M.A. in Speech Pathology from Western Kentucky University and she also holds a specialist degree in Assistive Technology from the University of Kentucky. Prior to coming on board with Tobii Dynavox, Mary spent 15 years providing speech pathology services, with an emphasis on AAC, to individuals of various ages and disabilities. Mary enjoys traveling, crafts and spending time with her family.

Free of charge

8:30 am - 11:15 am MT

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Boulder Valley School District
6500 Arapahoe Rd. P.O. Box 9011
Boulder, CO 80303
United States

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Communicating with Core Vocabulary in Snap + Core First (Boulder CO)

Thursday, September 19, 2019 8:30 am - 11:15 am MT

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