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Every Move Counts
Clicks & Chats: Sensory-Based Approach Communication & Assistive Technology

Every Move Counts

Important Session Information:

This series of four, half-day workshops present non-traditional assessment and intervention strategies appropriate for the development of communication in individuals having complex access needs, significant cognitive disabilities and/or autism. Information is relevant to the needs of those individuals who are currently unable to communicate their wants and needs spontaneously in their environment, regardless of age or severity of physical and/or cognitive differences. Techniques incorporate current research in the areas of communication, education, and sensory integration.

The training is presented over 4 sessions of 3 hours + 30 min each. 

Session 1: Jan 10  Research and Theory

Session 2: Jan 31  Assessment

Session 3: Feb 21   Implementation of Counts

Session 4:  Mar 21   Implementation of Clicks and Chats 

Workshop includes four, 3-hour sessions, discussion and video clips of examples. Participants should register with at least 1 other educator in other disciplines (i.e., TVI, PT, OT SLP, O&M, classroom teacher, etc.) from their LEA to make a team of 2+. Participant teams should select a student to apply what they learn from each session and bring their experiences and questions to the subsequent session

Workshop is appropriate for professionals including speech/language pathologists, special education classroom teachers, occupational therapists, physical therapists, teachers of students with visual impairment, orientation and mobility instructors, direct care staff, and paraprofessionals.

**Each individual must register individually to receive attendance/organizational credits. 

**You can register more than one team per district (a team can be 2+ with a maximum of 5 per team). Each team should consist of no more than 2 disciplines. Each team will need to attend all 4 sessions. 

Participants will be expected to be actively engaged with each other and the presenter during each session. All sessions can be attended in person at Region 10 ESC or virtually together as a team.  If participating virtually, all cameras will be expected to be on during the virtual sessions. This is a mandatory requirement for receiving credit.  

This training has a limit of 30 teams and each team will receive a set of materials. 

TSHA, ACVREP and PT CEU’s will be submitted for approval. 

Region 10 credit will be given for attendance. 

Registration for this session has ended

Session ID:
Credits Available:
(12) CEU
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Heidy Carrillo
Alexa Poynor
Cathryn King
Jyutika Mehta
Shelley Ratcliff
Date Time Location
1/10/2023 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Ellis Room
Region 10
400 E. Spring Valley Road, Richardson, 75081-5101
2/21/2023 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Dallas Room
Region 10
400 E. Spring Valley Road, Richardson, 75081-5101
3/21/2023 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Dallas Room
Region 10
400 E. Spring Valley Road, Richardson, 75081-5101
4/18/2023 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Ellis Room
Region 10
400 E. Spring Valley Road, Richardson, 75081-5101
Region 10 Education Service Center
Second Location
400 E. Spring Valley Rd.
904 Abrams Rd
Richardson, TX 75081-5101
Richardson, TX 75081
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