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PODD: Alternative Access and SGD Training

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Lansing Community College West Campus

5708 Cornerstone Drive

Lansing, MI 48917

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Join Gayle Porter, creator of PODD, for Michigan's first and only Alternative Access & PODD for SGD training this July!

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Gayle Porter and Taylor Educational Consultants have teamed up to provide a unique opportunity to be trained in Alternative Access and PODD for SGD! This two-day training (July 22-23, 2019) will be the first and only Alternative Access training offered in Michigan this summer. If you’ve been waiting for Alternative Access, wait no more—register now to save your seat.

What You Need to Know

✔Attendees must have completed an Introduction to PODD Communication Books training (2 or 3 day)

✔This training is limited to 50 attendees

✔Training takes place on July 22-23, 2019 in Lansing, MI

✔All food and materials will be provided

Day One

Train with Gayle Porter and learn about PODD Communication books designed for individuals who cannot point directly to a display with their hands.

Training content for day one will include:

✔The purpose, design principles, intervention strategies, and use of PODD communication books covered in the two-day introductory workshop

✔Experience with alternative access PODD communication books, including: eye-gaze (eye-pointing), partner-assisted scanning (visual, auditory, visual plus auditory scanning), combination access, and coded access

✔Design features to suit along with procedures to operate and teach each access method

✔Opportunities for each participant to practice with each access method

Day Two

Attend an in-depth workshop with Gayle Porter focused on the design features of PODD page sets to suit speech generating devices (SGDs).

Training content for day two will include:

✔Similarities, differences, and variations in vocabulary organizations needed to capitalize on—and accommodate for—the innate differences between paper books and electronic devices

Taylor Educational Consultants is proud to host Michigan’s only Alternative Access training with Gayle Porter. Register now to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity in advance of the 2019 school year. Space is limited!

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