Conducting an AAC Assessment (Columbia, SC)

On location training
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Training Type: Implementation Workshop


Individuals who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) are all unique. They have individualized sensory, motor, cognitive, and language needs, as well as individual strengths.  It can be difficult to adequately determine the needs and areas of strength when conducting an AAC evaluation.  In most cases, standardized assessment tools are not appropriate for the AAC assessment. This presentation provides an overview to conducting an AAC evaluation. It highlights consistent aspects to help make the process more approachable, while still accommodating the uniqueness of the individuals being evaluated. 

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

  • Define feature matching within the AAC assessment.
  • Provide two external/environmental considerations that can improve access during AAC assessment. 
  • Provide two device modifications that can improve communication success during AAC assessment.
  • Identify two resources/strategies to prevent device abandonment.
Check-in begins at 8:45 am

Location:  (Directions)
Palmetto Richland Campus
Med Park 2 Building
2 Medical Park Road
Columbia, SC  29203

Contact: Courtney Grant

Participants are expected to be present for the entire program.  Individuals who are not present for the full program will not be recommended for ASHA CEUs.  No partial credit will be provided.

Course Content Level: Introductory

ASHA CEUs: 0.25

Date & Time: Wednesday, May 01, 2019 09:00 AM - 11:45 AM ET


Palmetto Richland Campus  2 Medical Park Road,  Columbia,  South Carolina  29203,  United States

Cost: Free of Charge

Open Seats: 1

Presenter: Patrick Brune

Patrick Brune, M.S., CCC-SLP has over 30 years of clinical experience in the area of AAC. His focus has been on developing tools and supports that create successful communication opportunities for all our customers. Patrick is a member of the Learning Services Team for Tobii Dynavox.

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