Class Details

Event Description

 

What SLPs Need to know about Seating, Positioning and Movement webinar

Date: April 7, 2020

Time: 12:00-1:00

PresenterLocationEvent LimitEvent Hours
Brenda Del Monte, MA-CCC-SLP, AAC Specialistinternet 501

Registration Information:
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Contact: e-mail Sue Wright at the SETC office to register, wrightsu@cwu.edu

Description:

This class will look at access in a way you may have never seen before. The best technology in the world will go 'untouched' if access is not established properly. But access doesn't happen without proper seating and positioning. Understanding the basic principles of seating and positioning can drastically increase your students' level of alertness and put your students in a learning state of mind. Join this webinar to walk through the basics and learn simple positional changes can increase skills in all areas – even and especially communication. 

 

Objectives

Participants will understand the Basic Principle of Seating for Access.

 

Participants will learn three ways to increase the level of alertness in students that appear tired and unmotivated.

 

Participants will learn three ways to use movement to keep students ina learning state for longer periods of time. 

Presenter:

Brenda Del Monte, MA, SLP-CCC, has been working as a therapist for over 18 years. Brenda received her undergraduate degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of Washington and her Masters in Speech-Language Pathology at Western Washington University. She has worked with children and adults with multiple disabilities since 2003. Brenda owns Technically Speaking, PLLC, a company that serves those who use AAC.  As an expert in AAC, Brenda contracts with Advanced Therapy Solutions to evaluate, train and treat those with multiple disabilities and complex medical conditions. 

Brenda serves as a practice scholar research mentor at Northern Arizona University’s OTD program. Brenda has taught courses for Central Washington University, Arizona State University Speech-Language Pathology SLP Master's Program and Northern Arizona University Occupational Doctoral students.

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