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  • Zadar, Croatia
  • 25 - 29 June 2018
  • 4 AT and AAC Experts
  • 4 Countries



5 days of Practical Education on the Assistive Technology and AAC



This Summer we combine Education and Vacation! Five days of Education and Networking with AT and AAC Experts - in one of the Most Beautiful Mediterranean Cities! If you work with Assistive Technology this is an Ideal Opportunity for You.



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Schedule

In each day there are lectures covering theoretical parts and practical examples and a practical workshops where all participants will have the opportunity to create communication materials in small groups and work with a variety of assistive technologies.

+ Simoultaneous English and Croatian translation (with Headphones)!

Click on the each day and see the whole schedule!

DAY 1 - Technology Overview: AAC, Environmental Control, Computer Access

08.30 a.m.   Registration

09.00 a.m.   ATAAC Summer School Opening

09.15 a.m.   Simple Communication Devices - Static Communicators (Ian Bean)

10.00 a.m.   Coffee Break

10.15 a.m.   Advanced Communication Devices - Dynamic Communicators (Kasia Łuszczak)

11.00 a.m.   Boardmaker (Nemanja Šević)

11.50 a.m.   Break

12.00 p.m.   Environmental Control (Miroslav Vrankić)

12.30 p.m.   Computer Access (Ian Bean)

01.00 p.m.   Lunch Break

02.00 p.m.   Practical Workshops

04.00 p.m.   Summary and closing the First day

DAY 2 - Assessment, Work Methods and Case Studies

09.00 a.m.   Day 2 Intro

09.15 a.m.   Methods of assessing users of assistive technology (Ian Bean)

10.00 a.m.   Coffee Break

10.15 a.m.   Case Studies (Kasia Łuszczak)

11.00 a.m.   Grid 3 (Nemanja Šević)

11.50 a.m.   Break

12.00 p.m.   Methods for Encouraging and Maintaining Motivation (Ian Bean)

01.00 p.m.   Lunch Break

02.00 p.m.   Practical Workshops

04.00 p.m.   Summary and closing the Second day

DAY 3 - Communication with "Touch" Devices

09.00 a.m.   Day 3 Intro

09.15 a.m.   Creating a Communication Initiative (Ian Bean)

10.00 a.m.   Coffee Break

10.15 a.m.   Tobii Dynavox Indii - communication tablet (Kasia Łuszczak))

11.00 a.m.   Communicator 5 (Miroslav Vrankić)

11.50 a.m.   Break

12.00 p.m.   Snap + Core First (Kasia Łuszczak)

12.30 p.m.   Case Studies - with "Touch" Devices (Kasia Łuszczak)

01.00 p.m.   Lunch Break

02.00 p.m.   Practical Workshops

04.00 p.m.   Summary and closing the Third day

DAY 4 - Communication with Users with Motor Disabilities

09.00 a.m.   Day 4 Intro

09.15 a.m.   Strategies for Communicating with the Eyes (Kasia Łuszczak)

10.00 a.m.   Coffee Break

10.15 a.m.   Mounting and positioning of Communication Devices (Nemanja Šević)

11.00 a.m.   Calibration and settings of the Eyegaze Devices (Kasia Łuszczak)

11.30 p.m.   Gaze viewer (Kasia Łuszczak)

11.50 a.m.   Break

12.00 p.m.   Look to Learn (Kasia Łuszczak)

12.30 p.m.   Inclusive Eye Gaze Learning Curve (Ian Bean)

01.00 p.m.   Lunch Break

02.00 p.m.   Practical Workshops

04.00 p.m.   Summary and closing the Fourth day

DAY 5 - Assistive Technology in Kindergartens and Schools

09.00 a.m.   Day 5 Intro

09.15 a.m.   Best Tips & Tricks in Inclusive Classroom (Ian Bean)

10.00 a.m.   Coffee Break

10.15 a.m.   Strategies: How to work with Preschool Children (Ian Bean)

11.00 a.m.   ABC Maestro - Software for Learning How to Type and Read, Clevy Keyboard, Clevy Maestro Dislection Kit, Optima Trackball, Optima Joystick, Orbitrack, Quha Zono (Miroslav Vrankić)

11.30 a.m.   Serwantess Communicator (Miroslav Vrankić)

11.50 p.m.   Break

12.00 p.m.   Interactive Board as Irreplaceable Educational Tool (Ian Bean)

12.30 p.m.   Ideas for Switch-activities (Ian Bean)

01.00 p.m.   Lunch Break

02.00 p.m.   Practical Workshops

04.00 p.m.   Closing the ATAAC Summer School + Certificates


What are You Going to Learn?

• What are the Newest Solutions in the field of Assistive Technology that Facilitate Education and Communication with Children and Adults with Communication Difficulties

How to Work with AAC Softwares (Boardmaker, Boardmaker Speaking Dynamic Pro, Grid 3, Tobii Communicator 5, Snap + Core First)

• How to Effectively Apply Educational Softwares (ABC Maestro, Senict etc.)

• How to use the software for Learning the Law of "Cause and Effect" (Look to learn, Senict, Inclusive Eye Gaze Learning Curve etc.)

• How to use AAC Devices (Static Communicators, Touch devices - Toby Dynavox Indii, Eyegaze devices, Switches etc.)

• How to use Devices for Alternative Access to Computer (Eyegaze Devices, Keyboards, Trackball, Gyroscopic mouse, Joysticks, and Switches)

• How to Properly Mount Devices for AAC



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What Practical Skills You Will Gain?


• Using the AT and AAC tools for Assessment (+ useful tips and tricks world experts)

• Creating a Communication Initiative

• Encouraging and Maintaining Motivation

• Modeling the Use of the AAC System

• Creating Templates for Playing and Communication in Different Softwares

• Correctly Adjusting Settings on Different devices and software in order to adapt them to individual needs



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Location

Pricing

  • ONE PERSON
    336.00
    Attendance at ATAAC Summer School 2018 for One Person.
    1 PERSON
  • GROUP
    1549.00
    Attendance at ATAAC Summer School 2018 for Five People.
    5 PEOPLE

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