Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Communication and Technology Workshop

Can technology help my family member communicate and learn?

On Tuesday, October 25th, The Arc will be hosting a "Communication and Technology" workshop to help expand your knowledge and answer your questions on the latest tools and applications for improving communication skills.

The workshop will be held from
6:30-8:30pm at The Arc's Dan Godwin Center, 2602 McLeod Road, Bellingham. For more information, call Monica (360) 715-0170, ext. 303 or email monicab@arcwhatcom.org.

The workshop will be presented by:
Linda Schleef is a lecturer for Woodring College of Education’s (WCE) Department of Special Education at Western Washington University. She serves as the Coordinator for WCE’s Ershig Assistive Technology Resource Center, which features support technologies for pre-12 students with diverse learning needs.

Gail Noble-Sanderson is a Clinical Educator and Adjunct Faculty Instructor in Western Washington University’s Communication Sciences and Disorders Department. She was the Director of Rehabilitation Services at Skagit Valley Hospital and previously with the Children’s Neurodevelopmental Program at St. Joseph’s Hospital. She has also worked as a school speech therapist.

For more discussion on the technology topic, there also will be a "Coffee & Connections" on
Friday, October 28th from 10am-1pm. This is a unique opportunity to have a relaxed visit with trained advocates and parents and receive support and information for your individual needs. Please stop in for as little or as long as you wish.

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