Completing an AAC Assessment (Midland, TX)

On location training
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Training Type: Implementation Workshop

Description:

Determining how to complete a comprehensive Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) assessment can be daunting. Join us as we discuss AAC assessment considerations, feature matching, and the stages of completing a thorough AAC evaluation from identifying a candidate to writing a report.


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

      Identify who could be considered a candidate for an AAC assessment

      Discuss the stages of an AAC Assessment

      Match features of an AAC device to an individual’s needs and strengths

      Discuss potential AAC goals based on four areas of competence


This course is being offered for 2.5 CMH (Certification Maintenance Hours)

A certificate of attendance will be provided at the end of the session.


Participants are expected to be present for the entire session.  Registration on a computer rather than a mobile device is recommended.


NOTE: If you are not registered in the Region 18 system, you must contact them before registering for this training event. Call Region 18 at 432-563-2380 and ask for the Registrar to be entered in the Region 18 system.


Check-in begins at 8:30 am


Location:

Region 18 Education Service Center

2811 La Force Blvd. - Conference Room C/D

Midland, TX 79706 


Questions? 

Contact: Betsy Walker - betsy.walker@tobiidynavox.com 214-354-6912


Course Content Level: Introductory

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 09:00 AM - Wednesday, November 27, 2019 11:45 AM CT

Location:

Region 18 Education Service  2811 LaForce Blvd,  Midland,  Texas  79706,  United States

Cost: Free of Charge

Open Seats: 57

Presenter: 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 amber.dollar@tobiidynavox.com

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