Join Dale for this 60 minute webinar about his lived experience learning of using AAC, including tips on what he's learnt over the years from other people. Dale will share personal experiences over the years and some funny stories as well.
Dale wants to present this webinar because he sees that people have ideas about best ways to teach AAC. Speech-language Pathologists are fantastic but they don’t live with the communication device.
Dale will be talking about his 10 tips for AAC, that will be helpful for families and professionals to hear.
Join Dale and AGOSCI for this AAC Awareness Month webinar!
Dale Gonelli is a communication device owner / communicator. He always loves to do drama and putting on plays. Since the age of 8 he has used a communication device in drama activities. He has performed at the Brisbane Powerhouse, with Contact Inc, and has been a mentor at 'Camp Have a Chat' for many years.
In 2021 Dale started working as a Liberator Ambassador, modelling use of the Minspeak Unity program on the Accent 1400 by using a switch at his knee with a scanning program on the communication device. In 2022 Dale was accepted and completed the Queensland Disability Network (QDN) – Emerging Leaders Program and currently volunteers as a local co-peer group convenor.
Dale has been involved with, attended and given presentations at AGOSCI conferences since 2005. In 2022, Dale joined AGOSCI as an AAC mentor, and continues in that role in 2023. This is Dale's first public presentation as an AGOSCI AAC mentor.
This 60 minute webinar was recorded live on October 6th, 2023 for AGOSCI.
AGOSCI is grateful to Dale for generously sharing his lived experience.
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