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Meet the new DynaVox T10 and PODD Pagesets | July Workshop

Meet the new DynaVox T10 and PODD Pagesets | July Workshop

Join Charlene Cullen, speech pathologist from the Spectronics Consultancy Team, for a free two-hour workshop in Melbourne on Friday 25th July to meet the newest speech generating device from DynaVox. The T10! Along with the Compass app and the just-released Communication Pagesets for Gayle Porter's popular PODD communication system. Where? The Independent Living Centre 705 Princes Hwy Brooklyn, …

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Make amazing music in ALL classrooms for ALL students

Make amazing music in ALL classrooms for ALL students

Imagine your students making unbelievable sounding music by simply moving their hands through laser beams! Play in a group or on their own Record and share their performances With no complicated learning curve to get started – for them or for you! Meet the Beamz Interactive Music System and read on for more info about how it's great …

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Meet our newest member of the family…the AAC Ferret! FREE for its first two weeks!

Meet our newest member of the family…the AAC Ferret! FREE for its first two weeks!

The Spectronics Consultancy Team are pleased to introduce the newest member of the team – the AAC Ferret! He really is a very helpful little guy for all of those people out there trying to find their way through the hundreds of apps supporting communication available for the iPad. Do you support people with communication difficulties? Do know someone …

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Top 10 Tips for getting the most out the ILT2014 Conference | Only three weeks to go!

Top 10 Tips for getting the most out the ILT2014 Conference | Only three weeks to go!

Only 20 days to go now folks! Less than three weeks until the Inclusive Learning Technologies Conference 2014 (#ILT2014) kicks off on 20th May on Queensland's Gold Coast! If you have registered already, see the first article covering the top 10 things you need to do to be sure you get the MOST out of your conference experience. We …

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AAC in classrooms

AAC in classrooms

Students with little or no speech, are often working with their parents and teachers to use a system of AAC (Augmentative and/or Alternative Communication) to communicate. Even in the busiest of classrooms, there are always opportunities to bring AAC in. We need to find ways and create ways, so that students get those multiple and repeated opportunities to …

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Final iPad Workshops in NZ for the year | Autism, Literacy Support, and Proloquo2Go MasterClasses

Final iPad Workshops in NZ for the year | Autism, Literacy Support, and Proloquo2Go MasterClasses

Three ALL NEW workshops supporting use of iPads for learning support in mainstream schools and for supporting students in special education settings are on their way! To be presented by the Spectronics Consultancy Team at the Waipuna Conference Centre in Auckland in the first week of November. When topics will be covered? Monday 4th November iPad MasterClass: Using iPads …

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SENICT News and Resources from Ian Bean, September 2013

SENICT News and Resources from Ian Bean, September 2013

NZ Workshop tour dates and venues     In September, I’m off on a three week workshop tour of New Zealand delivering eight workshops and school consultancies around the country culminating in a keynote session and workshops at the SEPANZ Special Education Practitioners Conference in Auckland. If you are interested in attending one of these exciting workshops, a …

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Proloquo2Go – Release of Version 3

Proloquo2Go – Release of Version 3

These are exciting days…. with the latest version 3.0 of Proloquo2Go hitting the app store for us to update. This major update, brings with it, many new features and additions, and continues to be free for all current users of Proloquo2Go. You can read more about Version 3.0 on the Assistware website – HERE. Or you may even …

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