CUSTOMIZE WITH SHOGUN
Skip to Main Content

Pathways for Core First

Pathways for Core First® is a free learning guide for our Snap Core First® communication app to help parents, caregivers and communication partners achieve their goals. It features intuitive video examples, lesson plans, an interactive goals grid for tracking progress and addressing behavioral challenges, and a suite of supporting digital and printable materials to help you along the way. With Pathways, you will have an expert guide to help you get the most out of Snap Core First.

Overview

  • Overview
  • Specifications

A guide to communication success

Pathways offers step-by-step instructions for using Snap Core First.

Teacher and student using Tobii Dynavox Pathways Online for Core First AAC resource

Growth

Whether your child is learning to communicate with core words or already building sentences, Pathways for Core First will show you how to:

  • Set-up & customize Snap Core First
  • Try Snap Core First with your child
  • Learn partner communication skills
  • Teach your child daily life skills
  • Edit items like grid size and buttons

Tobii Dynavox Step-by-step icon

Step-by-step

Tobii Dynavox Path to literacy icon

Path to literacy

Tobii Dynavox Video instructions icon

Video instructions

Tobii Dynavox Companion tool icon

Companion tool


Unlock AAC

Getting Started in Tobii Dynavox Pathways Online for Core First

Engaging and simple

With an intuitive dashboard and Getting Started walkthrough videos, you can get up and running with examples supported by scripts and videos, all while encouraging communication and interaction.


Set-up and instructions

Step-by-step instructions and videos will walk you through setting up your device and practicing with it.

Young man using Tobii Dynavox Pathways Online for Core First

Teacher and student using lesson plan in Tobii Dynavox Pathways Online for Core First

Video tutorials

Pathways for Core First shows you how to implement Snap Core First with real-world video examples for each lesson plan and materials.


Partner skills

Communication is a two-way street, and being a good partner is even more important when developing new skills. Pathways teaches skills proven to facilitate engagement, communication, and language growth.

Video tutorial in the Tobii Dynavox Pathways Online for Core First

Engage and excel

Our goal for every communicator is literacy, independence and engagement. Pathways offers practical advice for the communication partner to help reach this goal.

Customized set-up in the Tobii Dynavox Pathways Online for Core First AAC resource

Set-up & orientation

Find step-by-step instructions on how to set-up your device with Snap Core First and begin using it. Discover tutorials to help you learn how to be a strong communication partner and how to help your communicator begin using Snap Core First.


Lesson plans

Lesson plans are available for growing skills in a variety of areas. They include one Core First Learning lesson that covers 12 of the first core words. Each of the core words is complemented with three books.

Communication partner modeling lesson plan in Tobii Dynavox Pathways Online for Core First

Tobii Dynavox modeling instructions in the Tobii Dynavox Pathways Online for Core First

Cheat sheets

Written instructions can be viewed and downloaded easily. You'll learn what to do, tips for implementing skills, and how to create and recognize a communication opportunity. Step-by-step instructions for programming topics or messages and changing grid sizes will help you customize based on your communicator’s interests.


Videos

Videos complement the information so that you can visually reference how to accomplish tasks and skills such as setting up the device, editing and learni

Boy using video tutorials in the Tobii Dynavox Pathways Online for Core First

Model

Pathways for Core First Gray Background Icon

Tobii Dynavox Pathways for Core First


System
Requirements

Operating System

Window 7 or higher
Mac OS 10.12.6 or later

Browser

Chrome v73 or later
Firefox v66 or later
Microsoft Edge v18 or later
Safari v12.1 or later


Software

Languages

English
German
Spanish
Swedish
Norwegian