AAC

Sorting through AAC Options (Apps / Devices): Making Educated Choices

Thursday, October 30th, 2014
1 PM Pacific, 3 PM Eastern

AbleNet presents Debby McBride.

After you evaluate an individual who would benefit from AAC options, how do you decide which AAC solution best meets the individual’s functional communication needs? This webinar provides resources to help you decide what the optimum solution is, whether it is an AAC App or an AAC device.

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Who is ASHA and What Should an SLP Know About AAC?

ASHA is the American Speech-Languarge-Hearing Association. ASHA has a special intersest division for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and is a leader in defining best practices.

ASHA's AAC Division has a position statement on AAC.

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AT for Common Core College and Career Readiness for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
4:30 PM Pacific, 7:30 PM Eastern

Communication competency is key to success. AbleNet presents.

From AbleNet: Part 1: Communication

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Social Communication and AAC/SGDs

Thursday, June 12th, 2014
9 AM Pacific, 12 PM Eastern

AbleNet presents a consideration of the totality of communication for people using AAC and speech-generating devices.

The acquisition of social skills is critical in the successful academic inclusion and competitive employment of all individuals, and especially those with disabilities.

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AAC Treatment and Data Collection

May 28, 2014
9 AM Pacific, 12 PM Eastern

AbleNet presents factors in consideration of AAC features.

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Adapting Early and Emergent Literacy Activities and Materials to Assess and Provide Intervention For Children With Complex Communication Impairments

March 18, 2014
10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern

AbleNet presents a case study involving an adapted literacy assessment and systematic instruction conducted via telepractice in a young male with complex communication needs.

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Advancing Communication and Choice-Making Skills Aided with Technology

Thursday, December 5th, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

AbleNet University presents a session on how best to meet the significant communication needs of children with severe and multiple disabilities.

 

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Increasing Communication Skills in Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Group Homes

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

AbleNet University presents a range of no tech and low tech options, and even some high tech possibilities through Medicaid funding.

AbleNet University presents Susan Berkowitz, M.S.,C.C.C,SLP. This webinar speaks to the unique challenges of working with adolescents and adults who live in group homes for persons with developmental disabilities.  You will look at the variety of communicative functions and behaviors exhibited and the drawbacks of the structure of these settings.

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SoundingBoard App- Bigger and Better! from AbleNet

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
2 PM Pacific, 5 PM Eastern

This free app has gotten a makeover! SoundingBoard is a communication system that is simple to program and use. Some of the new options include better graphics, screen rotation, new lay-outs, larger message board, and much more.

AbleNet presenter Mo Buti, M.Ed, has been in the field of special education for over 22 years, working with children with severe and profound, moderate, mild and autism disabilities. She has the Director of Special Education degree and certificate from the state of Illinois and her type 75 certificate. She was a teacher, a consultant and now an administrator.

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