Wednesday, May 15, 2024 | 6:00 – 7:30 PM CST
This training is open to THERAPY 2000 / Green Apple Therapy therapists, as well as those outside of T2K/GAT!
CEU/CCU Hours: 1.5 CEUs approved by TSHA, TOTA, TPTA
Cost & Registration:
Note: This is Session 3 of 6. Session 1 is required prior to any of the following 2-6.
Facilitator: Ashlyn Hudson, MOT, M.Ed
Ashlyn Hudson is a cheerleader at heart and a special educator and occupational therapist by training. She holds a M.Ed. from Texas Women’s University and a MOT from University of Texas Medical Branch. Throughout her career she has found passion in providing support for access and independence in the classroom, home and community while working with a wide range of individuals with diverse abilities and ages.
Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) allows individuals without reliable means of using spoken language to have a voice. When these individuals have complex bodies in addition to complex communication needs, finding a means of accessing these AAC systems can feel daunting. This session will focus on eye gaze access and how it can support access for communication. An overview of settings to support successful access in addition to a systematic approach to teaching the use of eye gaze skills will be covered.
Following this session, participants will be able to: