Come Join the Communication Matrix Community of Practice (Part 3 of 3)

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 3:30 - 5:00 PM Eastern Time Zone

Webinar Type: Archive
Webinar Code: AT16-WEB09-AR
Webinar Fee: $49

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The Communication Matrix Community of Practice is an online virtual community developed to share information about the Communication Matrix and provide additional resources. This session will provide an overview of the Community of Practice, its features and use and a summary of the types of information and data that can be acquired from the Community site.

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will be able to describe the features and uses of the Communication Matrix Community of Practice virtual community website.
  2. Participants will be able to use the Communication Matrix Community of Practice website to find ideas and concepts to help their students with complex communication needs to develop new communication skills.
  3. Using the Shared Science feature of the Communication Matrix Community of Practice site, participants will be able to locate specific data regarding the communication profiles of students with a variety specific and rare conditions that affect their communication skills. 


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M Gayl Bowser

Independent Consultant
Assistive Technology Collaborations
Gayl Bowser, M.S, currently works as an independent consultant and is an adjunct faculty member for the Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) at the University of Wyoming. Her work focuses on the creation of service systems that encourage the integration of technology into educational programs for students with disabilities. Formerly the Coordinator of the Oregon Technology Access Program (OTAP) and the State of Oregon’s Specialist in Assistive Technology, Gayl currently provides assistive technology consultation, training and technical assistance throughout the United States and internationally. Gayl has co-authored numerous publications about assistive technology services including Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology, Education Tech Points: A Framework for Assistive Technology and Assistive Technology Pointers for Parents and Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology: A comprehensive guide to assistive technology services.
Speaker Financial Relationship Disclosure: No
Speaker Non-Financial Relationship Disclosure: No


Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Target Audience

OTs, PTs, Rehab Engineers

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