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Spark Inclusion: What's Next?

Cambia Grove 
6 PM - 8 PM 
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oct

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TALK WITH TECHNOLOGY

Talk with Technology (TWT) is an evidence-based program focused on teaching parents and caregivers how to communicate most effectively with their children, who is minimally verbal or non-verbal and, are using a communication device or application.

NEXT UPCOMING TALK WITH TECHNOLOGY COURSE 

September 20th 2017 - November 22nd 2017 
Wednesdays from 10 AM - 12 PM @ PROVAIL 


PROGRAM DETAILS

  • 10-week program, including discussion groups and individualized consultations
  • Program includes up to 8 families; a small number ensures that each parent/caregiver receives customized, individualized attention from the facilitator 
  • Program is facilitated by a PROVAIL speech-language pathologist who is an expert in the field of AAC and evidence-based practices. 
  • Program Cost: $1345 per family


STRATEGIES TAUGHT IN THE PROGRAM INCLUDE:

  • Following their Lead
    Respond to a child's ability to express interests, needs and feelings
  • AAC (Augmentative & Alternative Communication) Modeling
    Use a child's communication device by modeling key vocabulary words so use of AAC increases
  • Friendly Sabotage
    Learn to create opportunities for the child to motivate communication
  • Chain of Cues
    Support the child to build independent communication skills 


WHAT PARTICIPANTS SAY
“This class was the gateway I needed to be able to use the device with my son. Being taught a little of the science behind
AAC first was what I needed to understand as we move forward in our language together. Thank you!”

“This was a wonderful class. I am so much more confident about communicating with my son. I think he feels the
comfort in knowing that as well.”


Interested in the Talk with Technology program? Please contact: 

PROVAIL Therapeutic & Assistive Technology Services 

206.363.7303