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TD Snap Core First: Encouraging Literacy, Engagement, and Growth for Symbol Communicators

  • 13 Dec 2021
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (AEDT)
  • Online via Zoom

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TD Snap Core First

Encouraging literacy, engagement, and growth for symbol communications


AGOSCI presents this webinar in partnership with Tobii Dynavox and LinkAT

                 

Webinar Overview

Moving students toward communication independence and conventional literacy is often a primary goal for families and AAC service providers, but it can be a challenge to figure out where to start.  TD TD Snap Core First is a communication solution created specifically to support language and literacy development, encourage interactive social participation, support positive behaviour for symbol-based communication users of all levels and abilities. If you are ready to dig into TD Snap Core First, join us for this interactive webinar focusing on how/why it works, setup and implementation to achieve results for your students.  

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the needs and strengths of symbol-based communicators.
  • List 3-4 benefits of using a variety of communication tools (e.g., Core, Topics, etc.) to support communicators of all ability levels.
  • Describe appropriate ways to customize TD Snap Core First to meet the specific needs of the user.

Who is this for?

Therapists, teachers and anyone supporting AAC users.

Workshop Details

December 13th, 2021

7:30pm - 8:30pm AEDT* Check your timezone!

Online Via Zoom.

About the Presenters

Kristina Rex is a speech-language pathologist and currently a Trainer in the Swedish Sales Team at Tobii Dynavox. She lives in Stockholm, Sweden and has a Master degree in Speech and Language Pathology from Linköping University. She is specialized in AAC and has a wide experience providing consultation services to school personnel in their pedagogical practice and working directly with assessment and therapy for children and adolescents with complex communication needs. She has been invited to speak nationally and internationally on topics regarding AAC, symbol support and inclusion in schools. In her role at Tobii Dynavox, she is continuing this work by providing theoretical and practical training sessions on a variety of AAC topics for families, users and professionals. 


Rita Kou is a Speech-Language Pathologist and is currently a clinical consultant at Tobii Dynavox China. Rita graduated from Boston University, where she gained important and useful AAC skills through working in the special education classrooms at Boston Public School as well as the AAC program at Boston Children's Hospital. With the goal of promoting and facilitating AAC use in Asia, Rita joined Tobii Dynvavox and her current responsibilities include increasing disability and AAC awareness, providing consulting services to AAC users in China, and implementing developing and localizing AAC products. Rita hopes to empower people with different needs to live to their fullest through effective communication and socialization.

Disclosure

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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