AAC and Literacy: How to Get Started (Evansville, IN) Private

Virtual Training
Thursday, April 9, 2020

Training Type: Implementation Workshop


At Tobii Dynavox, we feel an important responsibility to be advocates for the health and safety of our communities and customers. Given the rapidly evolving situation related to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have made the decision to conduct this training virtually for all participants.


After registering for this event, you will immediately receive an email with your Zoom registration. Complete that registration in order to receive your Virtual Classroom link. Remember to check your spam folder for follow up emails.


Contact Haylee Hollifield haylee.hollifield@tobiidynavox.com (502-552-6547) if you have questions. Registration on a computer rather than a mobile device is recommended.


Within this course we will review communication and language as they support literacy development for our AAC communicators.  


Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion, participants will be able to: 

Describe the literacy and language connection

Discuss how core words support powerful communication

Describe the role symbols play in literacy

List two emergent literacy strategies that support individuals who use AAC


Participants are expected to be present for the entire session. No partial credit will be provided. 

Picture of the ASHA provider certification

This course will be offered for 0.25 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area).

Course Content Level: Introductory

ASHA CEUs: 0.25

Date & Time: Thursday, April 09, 2020 08:00 AM - 10:45 AM CT

Cost: Free of Charge

Open Seats: 31

Presenter: Karen Rodgers

Karen Rodgers M.S., CCC-SLP has many years of experience in the rehabilitation setting providing assessment, therapy, and consultation to pediatrics and adults with wide variety of diagnoses and disorders. A primary focus for practice includes the area of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and supporting her patients’ successful communication. Karen is a member of the Tobii Dynavox Learning Services Team where she develops and conducts internal and customer trainings, creates implementation resources, and presents at conferences about AAC topics.

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