Creating and Using Books in Boardmaker Online

Length: 1 hour

Presenter: Sandy Klindworth M.S. CCC-SLP

Format: External


Training Type: Boardmaker Software Family

Description: Training Type:

Boardmaker Online

Description: Books are an integral part of almost every classroom. Do you wish you were using books more effectively with your students in your setting? Boardmaker Online allows you to create printable and interactive books for your unique classroom; personalized to match your instructional goals and the needs of your students. Whether adapting traditional fictional texts for language and literacy, providing supplemental materials for academic instruction, creating social stories for emotional regulation and behavior support, or authoring individual student stories, there are templates in Boardmaker Online that make it quick and easy for you. This session will review the book templates available with your Boardmaker Online subscription, teach you how to edit them with any content, and provide implementation suggestions for every level.


Participants will be able to:

1. List 4 book templates found in Boardmaker Online and specify how each might be used to support your patients. br>

2. Describe benefits of shared reading activities for patients of any age.

3. Discuss the benefits of using interactive books that allow for recordable response when addressing language, voice, and phonological goals.

Presented by:

Sandy Klindworth is a speech language pathologist with over 30 years’ experience working with children with complex communication needs. Prior to coming to Tobii Dynavox in 2007 she had a long career as a school-based SLP and then worked in her own, AAC-focused private practice. She has been a member of the Boardmaker Implementation Team for 2 years.

Financial Disclosure: Sandy is a full time employee at DynaVox Mayer-Johnson.

Non-financial Disclosure: Sandy has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure::

Because of the unique characteristics of our product(s), this presentation will focus exclusively on the Boardmaker product line and will not include information on other similar communication or educational product(s).

This course is offered for .1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

ASHA CEUs will be available for this recording from September 16 , 2015 to September 15, 2016.

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