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Talk with Technology

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
10:00 am12:00 pm
Prevail: 12550 Aurora Avenue North, Seattle WA 98133

Talk with Technology (TWT) is an evidence-based program focused on teaching parents and caregivers how to communicate most effectively with their children, who is minimally verbal or non-verbal and, are using a communication device or application.

NEXT UPCOMING TALK WITH TECHNOLOGY COURSE 
September 20th 2017 - November 22nd 2017 
Wednesdays from 10 AM - 12 PM @ PROVAIL 

PROGRAM DETAILS
10-week program, including discussion groups and individualized consultations
Program includes up to 8 families; a small number ensures that each parent/caregiver receives customized, individualized attention from the facilitator 
Program is facilitated by a PROVAIL speech-language pathologist who is an expert in the field of AAC and evidence-based practices. 
Program Cost: $1345 per family

STRATEGIES TAUGHT IN THE PROGRAM INCLUDE:
Following their Lead
Respond to a child's ability to express interests, needs and feelings
AAC (Augmentative & Alternative Communication) Modeling
Use a child's communication device by modeling key vocabulary words so use of AAC increases
Friendly Sabotage
Learn to create opportunities for the child to motivate communication
Chain of Cues
Support the child to build independent communication skills 

WHAT PARTICIPANTS SAY
“This class was the gateway I needed to be able to use the device with my son. Being taught a little of the science behind
AAC first was what I needed to understand as we move forward in our language together. Thank you!”
“This was a wonderful class. I am so much more confident about communicating with my son. I think he feels the
comfort in knowing that as well.”