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This 30 minute session will share information to help parents and caregivers focus on using the speech-generating device at home. You will learn simple tips to help you decide what words to teach and how to model those words during your busy family life. This class is designed for families, caregivers, and anyone who wants to learn how to encourage individuals using speech-generating devices to increase their communication skills at home.Host a Class
Wed, Sep 09, 2020
5:00pm - 5:30pm
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5 minutes - Intro and overview of AAC at home
20 minutes - Discussion of communication partner strategies that encourage language use with a speech generating device
5 minutes - Summary and questions
Christine Kramlich, M. Ed.
Christine graduated with her Bachelors of Arts in Special Education from Florida State University with a focus in visual impairment and blindness. She completed a Master of Arts in Special Education from Florida State University with a focus on deaf/blind education. Christine holds a teaching certificate in the State of Georgia with endorsements in visual impairment and deaf/blind education. She is highly qualified to teach all academic areas from grades K-8.
Christine has been employed in a variety of settings as a teacher of the visually impaired for the past 14 years. The first four years were in an itinerant setting where students had a variety of abilities including students who were deaf/blind, blind, visually impaired, at varying levels of intellectual ability and children with autism who ranged in age from 3 to 21. Following this, she worked in a classroom setting for blind and visually impaired children who ranged in age from 5-8 and were learning to read and write using a variety of assistive technology devices. Another itinerant job, similar to the first, was then enjoyed for 4 more years. She was selected as teacher of the year at the South Carolina School for Deaf-Blind during 2000. Finally, Christine taught in a classroom setting for blind and visually impaired children in middle school including a number of students with significant communication disorders. Throughout her teaching career, Christine has been dedicated to implementing assistive technology solutions, including augmentative/alternative communication, in educational programming for use throughout the school day. Additionally, she has personal experience with a family member who is a communication device user.
Financial: Christine Kramlich is a salaried employee-owner of PRC-Saltillo.
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.
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