Lots of people have difficulty filling out forms and worksheets. As more students and adults are identified as having learning disabilities and differences, it becomes crucial to create accessible educational materials (AEM). Individuals with learning difficulties like dysgraphia and dyslexia can use assistive technology to complete worksheets on a screen - this allows people to type answers, and access additional supports like voice dictation and word prediction.
All behavior is communication! If you care for or work with a nonverbal child or a child with communication difficulties, this workshop from Sasha Long, founder of The Autism Helper, can help you find practical ways to improve behavior. The Autism Helper Workshop presented by Little TN Valley will be held in Knoxville on Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm and in Murfreesboro on Friday, June 7, 2019 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.
If you're an SLP in Tennessee, TAASLP (TN Association of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists) is conducting a survey on working conditions and caseloads. TAASLP is looking to address the issue with the state and needs data. Please email Kandysue Savage at firstname.lastname@example.org to participate. Please feel free to forward and share this email and information. It would be very helpful!
The TN Deaf-Blind Project is excited to announce that David Brown will be returning to Nashville on February 14th, 2019 to present to families and professionals on sensory hierarchies, environmental adaptations, individual motivators, and postural needs. David is an expert in the field in working with children with dual sensory loss, including CHARGE Syndrome and a wonderful speaker, you don’t want to miss!
TOM:Vanderbilt is a Vanderbilt student org that groups together teams of Makers and Need-Knowers (individuals with disabilities) to create assistive technology solutions to challenges these individuals face on a daily basis. We want to share our projects with you in our showcase at the Wond'ry!