Private One-To-One Consult with Kourtney Barnum- Saturday, March 2nd, register here: bit.ly/2DRkt42
Catalina Foothills High School 4300 East Sunrise Drive Tucson AZ 85718
These sessions are one hour in length, though we end formal working ~50 minutes in to allow for questions, feedback and recommendations for next steps. Participants are asked to provide basic information to Kourtney prior to meeting at email@example.com.
Information should include:
- Child/adult’s name - Age - Device – if any - Form of communication - How they communicate “yes” or “no” - Copy of most recent IEP if available - Goals for the session
Possible directions the sessions could take are:
- Exploring eye-gaze on the Tobii eye gaze device which Kourtney will provide - Determining language set to build better communication - Look at reading ability and how best to structure that instruction - Work with writing and the ABC Flipbook to develop/enhance writing skills - Establishing how best to engage the child/adult in communication and interaction - How to play and interact with a younger child ... See MoreSee Less
Communication should be thought of in terms of systems. There are multiple ways to communicate and utilizing these different avenues should be considered depending on the situation and the task at hand.
Watch Susan’s latest video on the various ways one can communicate, and the importance of both soft-tech and high-tech forms as it relates to each student. Enjoy!
(P.S. Check the comments for some free communication tools from our friends at Tobii Dynavox) ... See MoreSee Less
Hey everyone... It is that time again! Team Sparkle will once again be taking on the Ragnar So Cal. This year the course is 185 miles and they will be honoring 185 kiddos! The race is April 12th & 13th but the deadline to sign up for a mile is Wednesday, March 6th! Don't delay...sign your girl/boy up for a mile today at www.gp2c.org/ragnarmile... See MoreSee Less