TFL Webinar: Generative Vocabulary for Successful Communication

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Generative Vocabulary for Successful Communication

Thursday November 19, 2015

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Presenters:

Pat Satterfield, Center for AT Excellence, a Tools for Life Network Partner

Beth Saunders, AAC Consultant

Description:

Communication is important for everyone, but especially crucial for individuals living with various disabilities. Join us for a webinar that will explore successful communication options and its importance for everyday activities and tasks. This presentation will focus on the importance of selecting appropriate vocabulary for successful, functional communication through active involvement. Discussion will center on the role of communication partners, barriers to success, and general beliefs about communication. Presenters will share examples showing a variety of vocabulary files, including updates to NovaChat, one of many alternative augmentative communication (AAC) devices available. Strategies and tips on how AAC users can experience successful communication whether they are in school, in the community, at home, or in the workplace.

[Media: | Generative Vocabulary for Successful Communication PDF Presentation]

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