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Learn and Practice: Comm., Read, & Write – Huntsville, AL (Private)

Description

This workshop will focus on strategies that build communication and learning skills for students with complex needs.  Of focus will be a review and implementation of strategies for developing academic areas of reading and writing while utilizing communication partner strategies, modeling, and implementation of low-tech literacy supports. Throughout the day, this workshop will highlight how these strategies can be utilized within naturally occurring learning environments, such as play-based activities and joint book reading interactions. 

Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion, (1) Participants will be able to utilize two communication systems to model a book read aloud activity. (2) Participants will be able to utilize two communication partner strategies that support a small group language activity (everyday activity, play-based activity, book read-aloud). (3) Participants will choose two low-tech literacy solutions to support writing skill development for the complex learner.

Address:
University of Alabama - Huntsville
Shelby Center for Science and Technology - 301
Sparkman Drive NW
Huntsville, AL  35899

Questions? 
Contact:  Elizabeth Stewart
Email: elizabeth.stewart@tobiidynavox.com   
Phone:  205-535-2805
 
This course will be offered for 6 Certification Maintenance Hours.  A Certificate of Completion will be provided to each participant at the completion of the course. 

Training type
Rett U

Open seats
8

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.

Price
Free of charge

Time
8:30 am - 4:30 pm ET

Date
Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Location
U of A - Huntsville
Sparkman Drive NW
Huntsville, AL 35899
United States

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Learn and Practice: Comm., Read, & Write – Huntsville, AL (Private)

Tuesday, December 04, 2018 8:30 am - 4:30 pm ET

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