This is a basic workshop teaching you how to use a PODD communication book as a tool to communicate with kids who have complex communication needs. Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display (PODD) is a means of selecting and organising symbols so that people with complex communication needs can connect with family members, friends and people they meet in everyday life. PODD is an example of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
You will learn:
This workshop provides a fun, friendly environment to practise your PODD skills with help from a speech pathologist at hand.
Auslan and Key Word Signing for use in early childhood settings through a book based approach. We’ll look at useful apps and resources, too. This will be presented by Teachers of the Deaf who work in the Early Intervention Deaf/Hard of Hearing service.
Learn all the fundamentals of programming Proloquo2Go, from setting it up, adding buttons and everything in between. This workshop will ensure your Proloquo2Go app is ready for great conversations.
Your Proloquo2Go is set up and you’re ready to get talking, so now what? Join us to learn how to use this powerful app to have meaningful conversations.
Pictello is a fantastic tool to create social stories, but it can also do so much more! We will share with you how to use Pictello to its fullest for it to be an important part of your AAC toolkit.
This workshop will:
- provide you with a basic grasp of the types of AAC
- demonstrate how it could work for your family, client or pupil
- give you practical strategies to get started.