Finding Resources for Morgan’s Intervention on the Communication Matrix Community

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

Webinar Type: Live Broadcast
Webinar Code: AT18-WEB11-LB
Webinar Fee: $39

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Overview

Now that we’ve assessed our student’s communication strategies and identified appropriate IEP goals, we are ready to identify effective teaching strategies.  The Communication Matrix Community of Practice is an online virtual community developed to share information about the Communication Matrix and find resources to progress from assessment to intervention.  In this third and final session of the three-part webinar series, we will provide an overview of the use of the Communication Matrix Community of Practice and its features. We will also demonstrate ways that information, resources and data can be found on the Community site to help identify activities and strategies that you can use to support children with complex communication needs.

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will be able to sign on to the Communication Matrix Community of Practice site and create an account.
  2. Participants will be able to search the resources in the Communication Matrix Community of practice site in order to identify ideas and activities to use in teaching new communication skills to a target student.
  3. Participants will be able to use the Communication Matrix Community of Practice site to locate research-based information that applies to a specific student.

Speakers

Kelly Fonner

Independent Consultant
Oregon Health Sciences University
Kelly is a self-employed consultant in assistive and educational technology. She is a Special Educator and has a Masters in Educational Technology with emphasis in Rehabilitation/Special Education. Since 1986 she has presented to schools, universities & families in 48 states & internationally on AT, augmentative communication, computer access & electronic literacy.
Speaker Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes
Speaker Non-Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes

Alexandria Cook

Research Assistant
Oregon Health Sciences University
Alexandria Cook is a research assistant for the Communication Matrix projects. Her research interest include speech and language, beginning communicators, cultural differences in special education, and motivation. She is committed offering research and tools to the largest audience (including internationally and rurally) to support individuals with complex communication needs.
Speaker Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes
Speaker Non-Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes

Strand

Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Target Audience

Accessibility Professionals, AT Professionals, Educators, Family Members, Higher Ed Personnel, OTs, PTs

Experience Level

All

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