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Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display Alternative Access

The focus of this workshop is on PODD (Pragmatic Organization of Dynamic Displays) communication books designed for individuals who cannot point directly to a display with their hands. This session is designed for a wide variety of participants, including: speech pathologists, teachers, parents, and professionals specializing in AAC. The content will build on the information relating to the purpose, design principles, intervention strategies and use of PODD communication books covered in the two-day introductory workshop. It is a requirement that attendees have completed the two-day PODD introductory workshop is a pre-requisite for this course. A range of alternative access PODD communication book will be discussed including: eye-gaze (eye-pointing), partner-assisted scanning (visual, auditory, visual plus auditory scanning), combination access, and coded access. The design features to suit, procedures to operate and teach each access method will be presented. Participants will have the opportunity to practice using each access method. This session will not cover the electronic PODDs.

SLPs, teachers, parents, AT Teams








Assistive Technology
Special Education

Dates, Times and Locations

Room Name Workshop Date Begin Time End Time
Education Service Center
Cameron Room
2/22/2019 8:30 AM 4:00 PM

Workshop Contacts

Name Type E-Mail Phone
Marissa Chavana Contact (956) 984-6241
Tere Longoria Contact (956) 984-6206
Perla Pulido Contact (956) 984-6261
Hilda Aguirre Contact (956) 984-6142

Special Accomodations
For requests for special accommodations for this workshop, please contact one of the individuals listed above at least ten (10) business days prior to the workshop date.