Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
Workshop at Vanderbilt University
Friday, March 3, 2017
AAC For All: Supporting Students with Evidence-Based Practices Across Settings
Denise Bryant, M.A., CCC-SLP – AAC Assessment – Augmentative and Alternative Communication Assessment: Essential Knowledge when Assessing Children with Developmental Disabilities
Amanda Oakes, M.S., CCC-SLP – AAC Goal Setting – Goal Writing: Tools for Generating Functional Goals for AAC
Lisa Wallace, M.S., CCC-SLP – AAC and Autism – The ABCs of using Picture Based Communication Systems with Young Children with ASD
Kerry Hankins, M.A., CCC-SLP – AAC Group Therapy – Collaborative and Functional Approaches to Intervention and Play Skills with Complex Communicators
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. • Rooms 235/237 (Second Floor), Vanderbilt Commons
Teachers, speech-language pathologists, and other clinicians who work with children who use AAC face a wide variety of diagnoses, settings, and needs. This workshop will provide a useful toolkit of information for working with children who use AAC, including assessment, goal setting, and group therapy. A special session on AAC and Autism will be included. Speakers are all senior speech-language pathologists at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
For more Information and to register:
Call (615) 322-8240. Space is limited. Register on the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Website.
Registration Deadline is, Friday, February 24, 2017.
The workshop fee includes lunch/breaks and instructional resources. This course is offered for a maximum of 0.6 ASHA CEUs (intermediate level; professional area).
Co-sponsored by: Department of Special Education, Vanderbilt Peabody College · Department of Hearing & Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center · Vanderbilt Consortium LEND · Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities · Technology Access Center · Tobii Dynavox · Assistive Technology Works