Augmentative Communication and Adaptive Technology Assistant

Augmentative Communication and Adaptive Technology Assistant

LOCATION:

Inclusive Learning, Victor

MANDATE:

To provide support to students who require alternative communication supports, in consultation with SLPs and LSTs

WILL ACCEPT REFERRALS FROM:

Direct requests from SLPS and from LSTs (with SLP awareness)

REFERRAL PROCEDURE:

Contact directly

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE:

  • Works with teachers, EAs, and SLPS, in the integration of visual supports and Augmentative Communication
  • Adapts, installs and provides on-going technical support of Augmentative Communication devices, specialized equipment and access adaptations, to assist students with communication.
  • Provides both formal (workshops) and informal (individual) training to staff in the use of Augmentative Communication equipment, adapted technology, software, visual supports and other related technology
  • Liaises with e-technicians, schools technicians, and SET-BC staff, when equipment is not working correctly
  • Maintains the operation of Specialized Equipment Loan Library

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