About Katie Lyon

Katie is a speech pathologist and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) consultant who has been working with young children and adults with complex communication needs for the past 13 years. She has had worked in various roles including Coordinator of the Non-electronic Communication Aid Scheme and Regional Communication Service in Victoria as part of the state-wide Communication Access Network. She has a keen interest in supporting families, teachers, direct support workers and therapists to access information about AAC and assistive technology through education and training. She has been working part-time with Spectronics and part-time with the Communication Resource Centre at Scope in Victoria.

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Meet our newest member of the family…the AAC Ferret!

Meet our newest member of the family…the AAC Ferret!

The Spectronics Consultancy Team are pleased to introduce the newest member of the team – the AAC Ferret! He really is a very helpful little guy for all of those people out there trying to find their way through the hundreds of apps supporting¬†communication available for the iPad. Do you support people with communication difficulties? Do know someone …

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Chatable has arrived!

Chatable has arrived!

The brand new AAC app from Therapy Box, has just been released on the App Store – (literally hours ago!) and we were lucky enough to get our hands on a copy to check it out. Therapy Box are well known for their quality AAC apps such as the text based , and Scene & Heard which focuses …

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Apps to Support Key Word Sign in the Australian Context

Apps to Support Key Word Sign in the Australian Context

This webinar will explore the apps that can be used to support the use of Key Word Sign in the Australian Context.

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iPad Basics 101: Out of the Box Tips for Successful Implementation with IOS7 Update

iPad Basics 101: Out of the Box Tips for Successful Implementation with IOS7 Update

This webinar is designed for the beginners out there! Are you new to the iPad? An updated version of the iPad Basics 101 webinar with relevant iOS7 content including a brief overview of switch control.

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Using iPads to Create Video Modelling Interventions

Using iPads to Create Video Modelling Interventions

This webinar will outline what video modelling is and why you might want to use it with the people you support who benefit from information being presented visually, including people with Autism Spectrum Disorder. It will outline the different types of video modelling, and highlight why, mobile devices such as the iPad, make it easier than ever to …

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Katie Lyon

Katie Lyon

Katie is a speech pathologist and consultant in inclusive learning technologies and AAC who has been working with children and adults with complex communication needs for the past 13 years. Katie has worked in various clinical and project roles, most recently as coordinator of the Non-electronic Communication Aid Scheme in Victoria. Katie is a trained Key Word Sign …

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