Webinars: Specialized Communication for Case Managers

This is a special two-part set of webinars for case managers, and others, in Maine who work with people with intellectual disabilities.

Specialized Communication for Case Managers Part 1: Speaking with People with Intellectual Disability

Program Description

computer keyboardRecorded: October 17, 2017 – In this webinar, case managers and others learn about the kinds of communication barriers typically encountered when working with people with intellectual disability (ID). Most of the time will be spent on strategies to make communication happen more easily with some discussion of ways to work cooperatively with residential and group home staff to maximize the client’s communication success.

Recording: Part 1

Maine AEM and Maine CITE recording webinars are now being served using the Kaltura media hosting services of the University of Maine. For participants needing Captioning, we recommend enlarging the video player to full size and use the CART captioning that is embedded in the recording – see additional directions for using captioning.

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Resources – Part 1

Specialized Communication for Case Managers Part 2: Getting Hearing and Communication Services for Clients

Program Description

Recorded: October 26, 2017 – In this webinar, case managers and others learn about the various communication services available to clients with intellectual disability (ID), how they are funded and the process for obtaining them.

Topics covered include hearing aids and hearing assistive technology, communication therapy and communication assistive technology and recreational opportunities to increase communication that would require funding.

See the handouts and archived resources below

Presenter

Dr. Romy Spitz is the statewide consultant to the Office of Aging and Disability Services on deafness, hearing loss and non-traditional communication strategies. She works with state and contracted agencies to ensure that people with hearing and communication barriers have equal access to the same services as those who do not. She is also Adjunct Professor of Linguistics at the University of Southern Maine specializing in neurolinguistics.

Recording – Part 2

Maine AEM and Maine CITE recording webinars are now being served using the Kaltura media hosting services of the University of Maine. For participants needing Captioning, we recommend enlarging the video player to full size and use the CART captioning that is embedded in the recording – see additional directions for using captioning.

Please feel free to contact us if you have difficulties viewing this media.

Resources – Part 2

 

Revised: 10/17/2018