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Advanced Pragmatic Organization Dynamic Display (PODD)



This intensive advanced Pragmatic Organization Dynamic Display (PODD) workshop is for people who have completed a two or three day PODD Introductory workshop and are now seeking to further develop their knowledge and skill. Participants will build on current knowledge and fluency using PODD communication books with students who have complex communication needs. Focus will be on building fluency, refining observational assessment and implementation planning skills, and strategies for training communication partners. They will develop strategies for problem-solving more complex challenges with PODD. 

Important Session Information:



This session will be offered for 3.3 ASHA CEUs (Professional area, Advanced level). This will serve as 33 clock hours for state speech pathology license requirements. Participants must arrive on time, return from lunch on time, and stay the entire day for all 5 days to receive ASHA CEUs.
Course Content Disclosure: This presentation will focus on the Pragmatic Organization Dynamic Display (PODD), some information and strategies covered will apply to implementation of other AAC systems.
Linda Burkhart Disclosures: Financial Disclosures- Ms. Burkhart is receiving an honorarium from Region 4 and the Texas Assistive Technology Network for this presentation; Ms. Burkhart has no non-financial disclosures.
Gayle Porter Disclosures: Financial Disclosures- Ms. Porter's employer is receiving an honorarium from Region 4 and the Texas Assistive Technology Network for this presentation; Ms. Porter is the author of PODD and receives royalties from Mayer-Johnson, a Tobii/Dynavox Company, for PODD product sales. Ms. Porter has no non-financial disclosures.
Materials: Participants will receive a copy of the PODD Program (Boardmaker, Boardmaker Plus or Boardmaker with Speaking Dynamically are required to use the PODD Program and are not provided in this training), a 70 Location PODD Communication Book, and a 12 Location PODD Communication Book.
Travel: A hotel map can be found here: http://www.esc4.net/users/Documents/1225_Region_4_Hotel_Map_9-12-14.pdf . US 290 continues to be under significant construction. This will affect both eastbound and westbound commutes. Please plan accordingly: http://traffic.houstontranstar.org/us290.
Lunch will be provided each day.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID:
1208827
Credits Available:
(3.3) ASHA
(33) Clock Hours
(33) CPE
(33) OT Contact Hours
Recommended Event Titles
Texas Assistive Technology Network Statewide Conference
1 session
Seats Available:
12
Contact Person:
Angela Standridge

Instructor(s):
Linda Burkhart, Gayle Porter
Registration Fee:
$750.00
Audience:
Early Childhood Teachers, Personnel Working with Assistive Technology, PPCD Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Speech Language Pathologists
Date Time Location
7/11/2016 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Region 4 ESC McKinney Conference Center - MCC 207
7200 Northwest 100 Drive, Houston, 77092
7/12/2016 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Region 4 ESC McKinney Conference Center - MCC 207
7200 Northwest 100 Drive, Houston, 77092
7/13/2016 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Region 4 ESC McKinney Conference Center - MCC 207
7200 Northwest 100 Drive, Houston, 77092
7/14/2016 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Region 4 ESC McKinney Conference Center - MCC 207
7200 Northwest 100 Drive, Houston, 77092
7/15/2016 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Region 4 ESC McKinney Conference Center - MCC 207
7200 Northwest 100 Drive, Houston, 77092



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