From symbol boards to iPads – engagement, literacy and growth in communication

14:45 - 15:30

This workshop will explore the use of symbols and mainstream technology to support engagement and growth with literacy and communication. Attendees will be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the use of symbols within SEN settings, use simple iPad apps to support symbols in the classroom and show an understanding of the principles of language development and growth for alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) users.

Key stages 1-3

Tina Voizey, Education manager, Tobii Dynavox

Danielle Foakes, Speech and language therapist, Smartbox Assistive Technology