AGOSCI

1 minute read | July 5, 2022

This year's AGOSCI theme is Explore. Engage. Emerge.

Hobart, Australia
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We are looking forward to meeting you at AGOSCI in September! We'll update this page as soon as our sessions are confirmed

A reason to communicate: AAC planning and engagement

Presented by Amanda Hartmann - Monday 5th September: 10:30 AM - 12 PM

This practical workshop will explore the different reasons that we communicate. We will look at how we can use communication functions to set goals, plan teaching and modeling and engage the learner with their AAC.


Support families on their AAC journey

Presented by Amanda Hartmann - Monday 5th September: 1:30 PM -2:20 PM

Every AAC family needs a coach - someone who can cheer them, support them, answer their questions and guide them on this communication adventure. Learn all about it in this practical session.


Don’t stop us now: overcoming barriers to AAC in schools

Presented by Amanda Hartmann and Shannon Braithwaithe - Tuesday 6th September: 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM

Join us as we explore the barriers to getting AAC embedded into schools and into classrooms. We will identify key areas that block progress. We will look at what stops someone picking up and using AAC. We look at skills, knowledge and attitudes, and how this influences school communities and staff’s intrinsic motivation to use AAC.


We’re here to teach: embedding AAC into the curriculum

Presented by Amanda Hartmann and Shannon Braithwaithe - Tuesday 6th September: 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Discover the pitfalls of using AAC in the classroom and the classic mistakes many teachers make when they first start out. Look at specific ways that AAC can be incorporated and used in specific literacy instruction. Let’s get the balance right - see how AAC can be used in real ways in curriculum but also beyond it, in fun and social contexts.

If you would like more information about the event visit the AGOSCI conference website.

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