Implementing AAC for Emergent Communicators (Syracuse NY) Private

Formation Sur Place
jeudi 27 juin 2019

Type de formation: Implementation Workshop


This implementation-based workshop will focus on the emergent communicator and how we can best provide Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) supports and strategies that help them realize their communication potential. Participants will review the stages of pre-intentional and intentional communication. Participants will then learn about low and high-tech AAC communication supports with the goal of moving our emergent communicators toward symbolic communication.

Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion, participants will be able to:

  • List three characteristics of an emergent communicator
  • Identify two assessment tools for assessing emergent communication skills
  • Identify two high-tech AAC solutions that can be implemented with the emergent communicator

Check-in begins at 8:00 am

This course will be offered for 2.5 Certification Maintenance Hours

Location:  Syracuse Central School District

Professional Development Center

1005 West Fayette Street - Suite 1D

Syracuse, NY 13204


Contact: Susan Trumble



Niveau du contenu du cours: Introductory

Date & Heure: jeudi, juin 27, 2019 08:30 - 11:15 ET


Syracuse Central SD Professional Development Center  1005 West Fayette Street,  Syracuse,  New York  13204,  United States

Coût: Gratuit

Places disponibles: 24

Formateur: Amber Dollar

Amber Dollar M.Ed, is a seasoned educator and administrator with over twenty years experience in public education. Prior to joining Tobii Dynavox, Amber served in the public schools in numerous roles including teacher, special education coordinator, transition specialist, AT supervisor, and curriculum writer. Now Amber is a Learning Program Manager on the Learning Services team. In this role, she develops and facilitates virtual and on-site learning and creates implementation resources for families and professionals. She also presents at local, national, and international conferences about educational and AAC topics. Amber's contact information is

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