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Pathways for Core First

Pathways Online 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

Accessible directly from your browser, Pathways gives you step-by-step instructions to use Snap Core First.

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Growth

Whether your child is learning to communicate with core words or building sentences, Pathways Online for Core First will help you successfully guide your child by showing you how to:

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

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Step-by-step

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Path to literacy

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Video instructions

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Companion tool


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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.

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

Video tutorials

Pathways Online 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.

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Engage and excel

Our goal for every communicator is literacy, independence and engagement. Pathways shows the communication partner how to accomplish that, no matter how much AAC experience you’ve had.

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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 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.

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

Cheat sheets

Written instructions can be viewed and downloaded for quick reference. You will learn what to do, tips for implementing the skill, and how to create and recognize a communication opportunity. Step-by-step instructions for skills such as programming topics and messages and changing grid sizes will help you to implement and customize the skills 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 skills and learning how to model.

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Model

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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


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Languages

Dutch
English
German
Spanish