Night School Series

Virtual Training
Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Training Type: Webinar


In this workshop you will learn how we can best provide AAC supports and strategies that help the emergent communicator realize their communication potential.

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. 

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

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

·       Describe the communication abilities of an emergent communicator

·       List two assessment tools that can be used to measure current communication abilities and identify opportunities for growth

·       Describe two software solutions that can support an emergent communicator

Picture of the ASHA provider certification

This course will be offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area).

Course Content Level: Introductory

ASHA CEUs: 0.1

Date & Time: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM ET

Cost: Free of Charge

Open Seats: 129

Presenter: Amanda Hobar

Amanda is an experienced Speech-Language Pathologist who has evaluated and treated individuals across the lifespan with a wide variety of disorders. Amanda graduated from UCLA with a B.S in Communication Studies. After graduating she provided training to nonprofits and multinational corporations. She decided to attend graduate school after a family member had aphasia. Amanda earned a M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology and has implemented low-tech and high-tech Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) solutions with pediatric and adult populations while working in private practice, K-12 education, and outpatient settings. Prior to joining Tobii Dynavox, Amanda served as the Director of Learning and Development at a private clinic. Amanda is dedicated to evidence-based practice and has contributed to published research and presented on the topics of AAC, dementia, aphasia and multicultural issues in speech-language pathology.

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