Session 2B - Moving Beyond Requesting: An Important Goal

Speaker: Patrick Brune

Session Description:
Learn specific strategies to go beyond requesting - into the world of asking questions, making comments, protesting, expressing opinions, and other communicative functions. This presentation will explore the power of various communicative functions, vocabulary selection, and specific strategies to facilitate communication beyond requesting.

Speaker bio:
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Patrick Brune, M.S., CCC-SLP is a Speech Language Pathologist and has provided assessment, therapy, and consultation services for children and adults with complex communication needs for over 30 years. He worked as a clinical supervisor for Queens College, in New York, and as a related service provider for the NYC Department of Education. Patrick is the Senior Learning Consultant for the Tobii Dynavox Learning Services team and provides AAC implementation support and workshops.