Upcoming Meeting

NEW MEETING!!!

Thursday, January 13, 2022 from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. via Zoom

Note that approval for 2 CEU’s from the Maryland Board of Examiners is pending. 

Topic:         Inclusive Tech Features SLPs Need to Know: Let’s empower learners and communicators of all ages and abilities to leverage the benefits of technology

Presenter:  Ms. Joan L. Green, M.A. CCC-SLP

                    Improving Communication, Cognition and Productivity with Tech-Savvy Strategies, Solutions and Support

                    Assistive Technology Specialist & Tech Coach

                    Founder of Innovative Speech Therapy             

Joan Green has been a member of our group for a long time! She is a speech-language pathologist, assistive technology specialist, online tech coach, and mother of 4 young adults. For 35 years, she has helped children and adults with both developmental and acquired disabilities. Joan has written and published 4 books about using technology to improve outcomes. In addition to offering 1:1 tech coaching sessions, she creates online courses and offers free monthly webinars. Her passion is sharing her knowledge of effective strategies for affordable cutting-edge resources that empower families and professionals to improve engagement and achievement. She is passionate about connecting with colleagues and families all over the world to help them leverage the benefits of tech. Joan is originally from Buffalo, NY, received her formal graduate education at Northwestern University, and now lives in Potomac, MD.

To learn more about her private practice and the services she provides online, go to www.innovativespeech.com.

Objectives:  By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  1. Explain why it is important for SLPs to be aware of the many ways everyday technologies can strategically be used to help overcome barriers to communication, literacy, learning and productivity.
  2. List 5 accessibility features that are available at no additional cost using the devices, apps and browsers we already use. 
  3. Describe the SETT approach and the concept of universal design as it relates to using technology to support our clients. 

In order to participate, please complete the following by Saturday, January 8, 2022:

Create a new email addressed directly to argh25@aol.com

  • In the body of your email, please include your full name and the email address to which the Zoom link and your CEU certificate should be sent. 

You will receive a link to the presentation and a link to the follow-up evaluation form, required for the CEU certificate, by Sunday, January 9th.  If you have not received your link by noon on Monday, January 10th, or have trouble opening the links, please email Andee directly at argh25@aol.com by 5:00 PM that day (1/10/22).  

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