Sponsored by a grant from the
Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council

Watch our words presents several trainings each year to the public and to groups.  For more information about upcoming trainings, or to request a training in your area,  contact Sarah Buluran  


Speaker's BureauWOW Speaker's Bureau

WOW members are experienced presenters on a variety of life and disability topics.

  • Life through our eyes

  • Classroom success

  • Developing talents

  • Employment

  • Including people with disabilities in your organization

  • Using assistive technology more effectively

  • Many more

Please contact Sarah Buluran  to tell her of your group's needs

Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council Forum
August 30, 2010 in Fort Collins, CO


Watch Our Words (WOW), one of the Council's current grantees, gave a presentation to about 20 people at the Council Forum in Ft. Collins.  WOW members spoke of the value of the group's monthly meetings and regular trainings.  Many attendees had questions on communication for themselves or others. 

Autism Society of Boulder County Lecture Series
Debby McBride, MS, CCC-SLP & Mike Hoover of Watch Our Words Colorado

(WOW) presented on Augmentative Communication: Communication Through 

Technology at January's ASBC lecture series.


Mike described developing communication with Debby during their years together in Texas, then the giant leap forward after utilizing Facilitated Communication and augmentative devices in the early 1990's.  


Debby presented strategies and tools which facilitate and promote communication with a variety of individuals in a variety of situations. She demonstrated different devices and gave information on how to learn more about device use.  Debby assesses individuals  at Boulder Community Hospital's Mapleton Center weekly.

Mike Hoover At Metro State Mike Hoover presented information about the uses of communication devices in regular education classes to Metro State College education students in August. Dr. Carroll received the set of W.O,W. training DVDs for future use.

WOW members presented at the Cultural Competence Conference in Denver.

Their discussion of ways to include people who use communication devices  generated much interest. The presenters also responded to questions about their disability labels and how developing communication has helped others understand how to more fully assist them in their lives.




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