Implementing AAC for Emergent Communicators (Louisville, KY)

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den 5 april 2019

Kurstyp: Implementation Workshop

Beskrivning:

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 1:00 pm 

Location:  
University of Louisville Medical Campus
K Building - room 2038
555 S. Floyd Street
Louisville, KY  40202

Questions?  
Contact: Anya Slinde
anya.slinde@tobiidynavox.com 
502-265-8835

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.

Kursnivå: Introductory

ASHA CEU Poäng: 0,25

Datum & Tid: fredag, april 05, 2019 01:15 - 04:00 ET

Plats:

University of Louisville School of Medicine  401 E. Chestnut,  Louisville,  Kentucky  40202,  United States

Kostnad: Gratis

Öppna platser: 25

Presentatör: 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.

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