Boardmaker Online in the Secondary Classroom

Length: 1 hour

Presenter: Sandy Klindworth M.S. CCC-SLP

Format: External


Training Type: Boardmaker Software Family


Training Type:Boardmaker Online

Description: You know Boardmaker Online as the go-to for creating symbol-based materials to use with your students to support communication, emotional regulation, positive behavior, and instruction. If you work with secondary students, you know that symbol supports are not just for students in primary grades. Come to this webinar to learn how to use Boardmaker Online to support your secondary students. We will explore shared activities that are already made, and we will use activity starter templates to create activities that are engaging, instructive, and age-appropriate for your tweens and teens. .1 ASHA CEUs offered.

Participants will be able to: Provide 2 examples for each category of the following categories of visual supports: environmental, communicative, regulatory, and instructional. List 3 considerations for providing age-appropriate instructional materials in secondary classrooms. Describe the process for finding activities on the Boardmaker Online Community that are appropriate for secondary students. List 4 activity starter templates within Boardmaker Online for creating instructional activities for secondary students.

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 TobiiDynaVox.

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).

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