“The Wonderful World of Jan van Dijk and Child Guided Conversations”
This session will focus on all of the tools and ways that Dr. Jan van Dijk used to connect with children with deafblindness and complex needs. Dr. van Dijk was a renowned expert in the field of deafblindness and was known for his ability to connect with children by following the lead of the child. Information on the book Child-guided Strategies: The van Dijk Approach to Assessment, will be presented in addition to understanding how conversation and communication are much more then spoken language.
Thursday, June 4th, 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. EST