Monday, March 15, 2010

TACA will meet this Saturday

The McHenry County chapter of Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) will meet this Saturday in Crystal Lake. If you are interested in autism or in communication technology, join them to hear Hilary Hoffstetter, a consultant from DynaVox, and Shannon Brooke, a speech language
pathologist from Easter Seals in Waukegan.

Topic: Augmentative Communication Technology

Saturday, March 20, 2010
Time: 4:30-6:00PM
Home State Bank
611 S. Main Street
Community Meeting Room on Basement Level
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Hilary Hoffsetter and Shannon Brooke will speak about low- and high-tech assistive communication technology and systems that are available for any non-verbal individual, not just those with autism. Devices will be available to handle and try out at the meeting. Hilary and Shannon will also be discussing how to determine the type of assistive technology that is appropriate for the non-verbal person in your life and how to know when someone is ready for a new communication strategy.

For more information check

Sorry, child care is not available at the meeting.

If you have questions, please contact Linda at 847-922-5392 or

TACA —Talk About Curing Autism is a non-profit organization composed of parents of children with autism who volunteer to help other parents of children with autism. Check out their website at

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