Switch skills to support early education and progress towards AAC
March 10 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Parents’ Evening Training
Date: Tuesday 10 March
Venue: The Thorpe Room, Garston Fire Station
with Lynsay McFarlane-Shaw, OT and Laurel Allen, SLT
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
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.