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Webinar Recording - Count down to a new year for communication and literacy

  • 30 Nov 2021
  • 6:00 PM (AEDT)
  • 31 Dec 2023
  • 7:00 PM (AEDT)
  • Recording - available to view online



Count down to a new year for communication and literacy

AGOSCI presents this webinar in partnership with Tobii Dynavox and LinkAT


Webinar Overview

Are you looking for fun and real-life opportunities to expanding literacy, language, and social skills? Facebook, Instagram, TikTock and Google Home along with other social media and home automation tools offer unique opportunities to address your client’s interests as well as their goals (e.g., sight word recognition, spelling, initiating communication, sentence structure, choosing appropriate communication strategies/tools). From logistical and security considerations to goal writing, join us in harnessing these resources to creatively enhance communication and literacy skills with a holiday theme.

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate the natural fit of five social media or home automation tools to language, literacy and social goals.
  • Develop or identify one activity using social media or home automation for your client.
  • Identify the location of important security and privacy features in prominent social media apps.
  • Describe software and/or hardware needed to make use of five social media and/or home automation tools.

Who is this for?

Therapists, teachers and anyone supporting AAC users.

Workshop Details

This webinar was recorded LIVE on November 29th, 2021

This registration gives you access to the recording link, and a PDF of the handouts.

About the Presenter

Bethany Diener is a speech-language pathologist who has specialized in providing AAC services for adults and children with a variety of diagnoses and in many environments for over 30 years. As the Manager of Implementation Resources for Tobii Dynavox, she participates in product development and creates training and implementation resources.  Bethany has spoken nationally and internationally on a variety of subjects related to augmentative communication and communication needs of individuals with severe communication impairments. She is dedicated to encouraging independence and successful use of augmentative-alternative communication by augmented communicators and their communication partners. 


AGOSCI has proudly partnered with Tobii Dynavox and LinkAT to present this information to our Australian Audience. AGOSCI would like to thank both parties for their support of our education and event calendar. 

AGOSCI is an independent body and does not endorse individual products or brands.

AGOSCI acknowledges the presence and contributions of all suppliers and resources available in the Australian AAC marketplace.

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