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AT Online webinar: Tobii Dynavox: Empowering Communication and Literacy

July 28 at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT

Family Connection of South Carolina is not affiliated with this webinar.

Date: July 28th, 2020

Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm ET

ASHA CEUs: 0.55 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area)


Course Description: Join us as we explore evidence-based approaches for supporting both communication and literacy development for children with complex communication needs. We will discuss Snap Core First communication software and associated Tobii Dynavox literacy tools to support symbol-based communicators and their communication partners. We will target specific strategies that can positively impact engagement, literacy, and growth. Following the course, you will have an opportunity to visit our AAC stations for hands-on application.

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

  • Discuss how AAC impacts language development, literacy and social skills
  • Identify the five key communication tools in a robust AAC solution
  • Identify how Snap Core First supports growth, engagement, and literacy
  • Discuss three key implementation strategies to support AAC users
  • Identify three steps for supporting shared reading to increase literacy

Presenter: Patrick Brune, M.S., CCC-SLP is a Speech Language Pathologist and has provided assessment, therapy, and consultation services for children and adults with severe speech and language disabilities for over 30 years. He worked as a clinical supervisor for Queens College, in New York, and as a related service provider for the NYC Department of Education. Patrick is a member of the Tobii Dynavox Learning Services team, providing implementation support and workshops.

Disclosures: Financial Disclosure: Presenter is a full-time employee of Tobii-Dynavox. Non-financial Disclosure: Presenter has no relevant nonfinancial relationships. Content Disclosure: Because of the unique characteristics of our product, this presentation will focus exclusively on the Tobii Dynavox product line and will not include information about other communication or educational products.


July 28
9:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
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