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Expanding Student’s Communications with the P.O.D.D. webinar

Date: October 15, 2014

Time: 5:00-6:00

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Karen Foreman, MS., C.C.C. SLP,Internet 501

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The P.O.D.D. System (Pragmatic Organization Dynamic Display) is a paper-based multiple communication board system designed by Gayle Porter.  The P.O.D.D. provides a series of communication books that grow with the language abilities of the student.  It integrates the pragmatic function of communication within the system.   This webinar will provide an overview of the P.O.D.D., navigation of the different layouts and how to teach students to use the P.O.D.D. to communicate for a variety of pragmatic reasons. 


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Karen is a Speech Language Pathologist and an Augmentative Communication Specialist for the Special Education Technology Center.  She also works as a Speech Language Pathologist at Pioneer School District.  Karen has a diverse background as a Speech Language Pathologist and has worked in hospitals, clinics, home health, skilled nursing facilities, public schools, and private practice.  She has worked in the field of augmentative communication since 1984.  She has a Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology and has worked in Olympia, Shelton, San Diego, and Rochester England. 

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