And this summer we are combining pleasant with useful!

Three days of education and socializing!


Jennifer Abramson (Children's Hospital Boston)

Jennifer Abramson, a speech pathologist at Children's Hospital in Boston, works in the Department of Assisted Communication with children with autism spectrum disorders. Within that program, he evaluates students with autism spectrum disorders who have moderate communication impairments. Along with therapy, it also provides support to their families.

Jennifer is the co-author of the book Enhancing Communication in Individuals with Autism: A Guide to the Visual Immersion System and an instructor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the MGH Institute for Health in Boston. .

Ines Delzotto (Day care center Veruda in Pula)

Ines Delzotto graduated from the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation (ERF) of the University of Zagreb and works as a Master of Educational Rehabilitation at the Day Rehabilitation Center Veruda Pula, where she founded the first official Assistive Technology Cabinet in Croatia, where diagnostics, rehabilitation, counseling and education are carried out. as well as the development of new instruments. She completed her professional specialization in the field of rehabilitation through assistive technology at the Milan Institute for Research and Development.


9:00 - 9:15 Opening of the Summer School
9:15 - 11:00 Jennifer Abramson: Introduction to assisted communication: Continuum of instruments for assisted communication (PECS, TEACCH, TC...)
11:00 - 11:15 Coffee break
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 16:45 Jennifer Abramson: How to make an assessment for the implementation of assisted communication?
16:45 - 17:00 Break
17:00 - 18:00 Jennifer Abramson: Assisted communication through behavioral interventions
18:00 - 18:15 Questions from the audience
9:00 - 11:00 Ines Delzotto: Creating an environment for assisted communication
11:00 - 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 - 12:45 Ines Delzotto: Children with autism spectrum disorders and assisted communication in regular schools: adaptation of curriculum, adaptation of literature and work materials, literacy and assisted communication
12:45 - 13:45 Lunch
13:45 - 14:30 Ines Delzotto: How to make an individual plan and program for the introduction of assistive technology and assisted communication?
14:30 - 14:45 Break
14:45 - 15:30 Ines Delzotto: Assisted communication and people with autism spectrum disorders in adulthood
15:30 - 15:45 Questions from the audience
11:00 - 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 - 13:15 Ines Delzotto: Practical exercises in Grid 3 software
13:15 - 13:30 Closing of the Summer School
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch

During the lecture, translation (with headphones) from English to Croatian will be provided.

All participants will receive a certificate with the specified number of hours and educational outcomes.