Training Workshops

Getting to know Link Assistive

Our team is available to meet with therapy teams and groups to discuss our services and products. These sessions are free of charge and available in person for Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane or remotely via video calling or teleconference.

Come and Try

Our Team is available to do individual or group sessions to try our products for communication, access and learning. You might like to hold a clinic to try eye gaze, mount communication devices, compare communication devices. These sessions are free of charge and available in person for Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane or if you are outside these cities please contact us for options.

Snap Core First

This 60-minute session is an introduction to the Snap Core First software. These sessions are free of charge and available in person for large groups in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane or if you are outside these cities please contact us for options.

  • Identify key features of the Snap Core First software
  • Identify suitable users of Snap + Core First Software
  • Outline the background research and principles behind the Snap Core First Software
  • Identify the hardware options for Snap Core First software
  • Outline basic settings and editing
  • Explore the teaching and learning materials for Snap Core First – Core First Learning My Tobii Dynavox Community

Anything outside of the introductory information and longer than 60 minutes will incur a training fee. Customised training sessions are available, contact us for a quote.

 

Communicator 5

This 60-minute session is an introduction to the Communicator 5 software. These sessions are free of charge and available in person for large groups in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane or if you are outside these cities please contact us for options.

  • Identify key features of the Communicator 5 software
  • Outline the background research and principles behind the software
  • Identify suitable users of Communicator 5 Software
  • Identify the hardware options for Communicator 5
  • Outline basic settings and editing
  • Explore the teaching and learning materials for within My Tobii Dynavox Community

Anything outside of the introductory information and longer than 60 minutes will incur a training fee. Customised training sessions are available.

 

Grid 3

This 60-minute session is an introduction to the Grid 3 software. These sessions are free of charge and available in person for large groups in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane or if you are outside these cities please contact us for options.

  • Identify key features of the Grid 3 software
  • Outline the background research and principles behind the software
  • Identify suitable users of Grid 3 Software
  • Identify the hardware options for Grid 3
  • Outline basic settings and editing
  • Explore the teaching and learning materials within Smartbox

Anything outside of the introductory information and longer than 60 minutes will incur a training fee. Customised training sessions are available.

 

Learning Eye Gaze – Where to Start and Where to Go Next

This 3-hour training package is tailored for schools, health professionals working with children and parents of children using Assistive Technology.

Key points of this training include:

  • Outline how eye gaze technologies work
  • Identify factors involved in assessing eye gaze suitability
  • Identify goals for trial and intervention with eye gaze technologies
  • Explain how eye gaze skills develop – exploring the eye gaze learning curve
  • Identify activities and technologies for each stage of the eye gaze learning curve
  • Identify how eye gaze can be used to support communication, learning, computer access and environmental control
  • Document and evaluate eye gaze trial and intervention outcomes
  • Identify support materials and resources for eye gaze technologies

Contact us for a quote.

 

Eye Gaze Set Up & Training for Schools

This 2-hour training package is tailored for school staff.

Key points of this training module:

  • Set up and operate eye gaze technology purchased by the school
  • Identify suitable software to meet student learning goals
  • Customise purchased software to student needs

(eg Look to Learn, Sensory EyeFX, Compass, Communicator 5, Grid 3, Snap + Core First)

  • Identify support materials and resources

Contact us for a quote.

 

Eye Gaze for Computer Access – Windows Control

This 2-hour training package is tailored for health professionals working with adult users and users of Windows Control.

  • Key points of this training module:
  • Outline how eye gaze technologies work
  • Identify factors involved in assessing eye gaze suitability
  • Identify the features of Windows Control
  • Apply features to individuals to maximise control and efficiency of computer access

Contact us for a quote.

 

Boardmaker

This training has a several options. Our Team is available to provide introductory, hands on or advanced training in the Boardmaker Studio or Boardmaker Online software.

Introductory Presentation (1.5 hours)

Half Day Workshop (3 hours)

Full Day Workshop (6 hours)

Contact us for a quote and to discuss your training needs.

 

Communication Device Implementation & Assessment

This full day workshop will:

  • Support participants in knowing where to start when implementing AAC for children with complex communication needs and discuss key teaching strategies
  • Explore non electronic and electronic communication options from the Link Assistive product range (including Snap Core First, Grid 3, PODD Compass, Big Macks, Quicktalker).
  • Explore a range of free resources and lesson plans to support the everyday implementation of AAC including Core First Learning, Boardmaker online, Pathways for Core First and Pathways for Snap Scene, MyTobiiDynavox
  • Demonstrate the use of free implementation tools within Pathways for Core First to train others in key communication skills including videos and handouts
  • Demonstrate the use of free assessment tools in writing goals for communication and monitoring progress including Access Screening Tool, AAC Needs Assessment, Dynamic AAC Goals Grid-2 and Pathways for Core First Goals Grid
  • Discuss the research and development of the resources presented
  • Provide practical strategies for using AAC at home and school

Contact us for a quote.

 

Customised Training Packages

Customised training is available in using eye control technologies, augmentative and alternative communication, sensory and interactive technologies, positioning and mounting and all our products. Please contact us for further information.