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Switch skills to support early education and progress towards AAC with Lynsay McFarlane-Shaw, OT and Laurel Allen, SLT.
March 21, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
This session will cover: play with switch toys, switches for simple Voice Output and beyond, and apps for iPad/tablets and how to use them for learning.
Lynsay and Laurel will discuss key considerations for using switches for early cause & effect learning, to spark communication and developing onto 2 switch use. A variety of switch types will be explored. Ideas for home use will be included.
Also included will be alternatives to traditional or onscreen keyboard access, with options on alternative keyboards and use of stylus for iPad/tablet use.