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:
Course Content Level: Introductory
ASHA CEUs: 0.25
Date & Time: Tuesday, July 23, 2019 12:45 PM - 03:30 PM ET
Location:Autism-Services, Inc. 40 Hazelwood Drive, Amherst, New York 14228, United States
Cost: Free of Charge
Open Seats: 2
Presenter: Karen Rodgers
Karen Rodgers M.S., CCC-SLP has many years of experience in the rehabilitation setting providing assessment, therapy, and consultation to pediatrics and adults with wide variety of diagnoses and disorders. A primary focus for practice includes the area of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and supporting her patients’ successful communication. Karen is a member of the Tobii Dynavox Learning Services Team where she develops and conducts internal and customer trainings, creates implementation resources, and presents at conferences about AAC topics.