Lunch + Learn: Tips from an SLP

Welcome to LASARD’s free Lunch + Learn webinar series! Each month, our expert LASARD facilitators or guests will discuss topics like social skills, visual supports, self-regulation tips, communication strategies, and more! These webinars are for educators, families, and anyone else interested. Lunch + Learns happen on the second Friday of each month from 12:00-12:30pm.


Tips from an SLP

This 30-minute Lunch and Learn focuses on communication in the inclusive classroom. LASARD Facilitator Maia Thibodeaux, MS, L/SLP will share strategies that will have everyone talking! She will discuss topics like environmental supports, icon selection, and much more.



Maia collected resources to help you build communication in your classroom! Check out her Google Drive here.

Communication Bill of Rights: These rights are summarized from the Communication Bill of Rights put forth in 1992 by the National Joint Committee for the Communication Needs of Persons with Severe Disabilities.


Strategy Guide: Creating Opportunities for Communication


Meal Time Communication Boards


Save the date for March’s Lunch + Learn

Topic: Transition Planning (Ages 15+) with LASARD Facilitator Amy Dakin and PAY Check Program Director Sue Killam

Date: Friday, March 8, 2024 

This 30-minute lunch n learn kicks of our Family Support Series. We will focus on providing information and resources to families of students that are planning on making the transition from school to life-after school with a focus on post-secondary courses, community skills and employment.

Register here.

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