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Alternative Access to Low Tech Communication Supports webinar

Date: April 23, 2018

Time: 12:00-1:00

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Kristin Leslie ATP, MAT, OTR/Linternet 501

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

Description:

Low tech communication supports are vital for non-verbal students.  There are many options and varieties of low tech systems and supports that are set up for students to point to pictures and/or words.  What about our students who are unable to point?  Join this webinar to view a variety of supports and techniques to encourage and develop communication and participation for students with complex communication needs.  

Learning Objectives:

Participants will learn a variety of low tech communication systems and supports

Participants will learn presentation and training techniques to support non-verbal students with access to low tech supports​

Presenter:

Kristin Leslie is an occupational therapist and an assistive technology professional who has worked in special education in Washington State Public Schools for 19 years.  She is currently the director of the Special Education Technology Center.  Her leadership role at SETC includes providing consultation to administrators and educators on AT procedures and best practices. In addition she actively teaches webinars, in-person classes and consultation on the implementation of assistive technology for children with wide range of physical and cognitive abilities. 

Sarah Kinsella is a Speech-Language Pathologist with

 a passion for Assistive Technology. She holds a Master’s degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences and has worked in the public school setting for 9 years. For the past 4 years she has also served as an Assistive Technology Specialist for her school

 district. She is continually researching and trialing assistive technology for literacy and communication and has a particular interest in collaborating with and supporting others in the area of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).

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