Back to School with Boardmaker Online II

Length: 1 hour

Presenter: Stephanie Ekis

Format: External


Training Type: Boardmaker Software Family


Join us for Part II of our Back to School with Boardmaker series!   We will share MORE practical strategies for supporting your students with special learning needs using symbol-based materials.  We will review both print and interactive activities to support math, science, and social studies standards, and discuss ways to implement into individual, small group or classroom lessons throughout the school day.

Upon completion of this session participants will:

  • Describe the benefits of using symbol-based materials to support students with special needs.

  • List 4 ways that symbol-based instructional materials can be used to increase classroom participation.

  • Compare and contrast print versus onscreen activities.

Stephanie Ekis, MS CCC-SLP has provided assessment, therapy, and consultation services for children and adults with severe speech and language disabilities for over 20 years. She is currently the Manager of the Training and Implementation department at Tobii Dynavox and has a passion for teaching others how to deliver successful and meaningful AAC services.

Financial Disclosure:     ­­­­­­­­­­Stephanie Ekis is a full-time employee of Tobii-Dynavox. 

Non-financial Disclosure: ­­­­­­­­­­Stephanie has no relevant non-financial relationships.

Content Disclosure: Because of the unique characteristics of our product, this presentation will focus exclusively on the Boardmaker product line and will not include information about other communication or educational products.

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“I’m a teacher and my classroom is filled with a range of students with different needs and goals. Boardmaker Studio lets me create and adapt materials that support all of them with tools that let me add symbols to stories and create labels in multiple languages.”
– Marietta

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