2100 Wharton Street, Suite 400,
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Tobii Dynavox is the leading provider of touch and eye tracking based assistive technology hardware and software for those with communication and mobility impairments. Tobii Dynavox has helped thousands of individuals with disabilities such as aphasia, autism, cerebral palsy, Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS), muscular dystrophy, Rett syndrome and spinal cord injury lead fuller and richer lives. For over three decades, the company has stood at the forefront of assistive technology and continues to push the boundaries of what is possible for delivering the most advanced, effective and empowering communication and computer access tools available. For more information, please visit https://us.tobiidynavox.com/
Do you have a student who needs support to communicate and learn? Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) might be the answer. Any child whose daily communication needs are not met by natural speech including young children who are delayed in their speech development may benefit from AAC.
When you are first starting out with an AAC device, there are some tips that will help your student use AAC more effectively.
Participants will learn about the importance of modeling for AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) communicators, the benefits of modeling for both the AAC communicator and the communication partner, and the steps to effectively model during meaningful activities. Participants will also learn about specific that could be used when modeling for AAC communicators.
Boardmaker 7 is the world's most accessible education platform. It offers a cutting edge editor, versitile features, easy-to-use templates, and more. Use these resources to learn why Boardmaker has been a "go to" resource for over 30 years, and discover how Boardmaker 7 can support you and your students.
Wondering how you can better support those use benefit from use augmentative or alternative communication or AAC? Join us as we showcase low-tech tools to supplement or aid symbol-supported communication. We will discuss when and how to implement low-tech resources to promote functional communication, language learning, and literacy.
In this session we will discuss the importance of providing all students access to learning materials . You will learn about access methods in Boardmaker that give learners with complex needs a way to manipulate materials and show knowledge. Presenters will model how to interact with activities in each access method. Through videos, you will receive a step by step demonstration on how to set up access methods in the Boardmaker Student Center.
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