Amy G. Dell will be one of the featured presenters at Augcomm New Jersey, a forum on augmentative and alternative communication for parents and professionals.
Dr. Dell is professor & Chairperson of the Dept. of Special Education, Language & Literacy Director, Center on Assistive Technology & Inclusive Education Studies (CATIES), at The College of New Jersey. Dr. Dell, in collaboration with Jerry Petroff and Deborah Newton (Univ of Southern Connecticut), has recently authored the textbook Assistive Technology in the Classroom: Enhancing the School Experiences of Students with Disabilities published by Prentice Hall.
Dr. Dell’s presentation will describe strategies for teachers to use in their classrooms to encourage students to develop and refine their augmentative communication skills. It will explain how to integrate communication objectives into classroom activities and daily routines and how to provide multiple opportunities for students to use their augmentative communication systems throughout the school day.