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Charles River Center Presents Beyond Requesting: An overview of Communication Possiblities using the iPad

09/04/19
Charles River Center Needham

The Charles River Center will be hosting Jennifer Abramson, MS, CCC-SLP from the Autism Language Program at Boston Children's Hospital on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at the Charles River Center in Needham.

Her presentation will focus on the seven pragmatic functions for which all competent communicators use language, including:  requesting, protesting, commenting/labeling, directives, questions, transitions and social pragmatics.  She will illustrate methods used to promote communication in learners with autism for purposes beyond simple requesting, focusing on the iPad as a comprehensive learning tool.  iPad tips and tricks will be shown, as well as various apps and strategies to support language learning and communication.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Cristina Baez at cbaez@charlesrivercenter.org of by phone at (508) 651-5915 by September 13th. 


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