Communication

New AAC Funding Source in California

Thursday, January 8, 2015
1:30 PM Pacific, 4:30 Eastern

AbilityTools presents a new program from the Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP) for California residents.

AbilityTools hosts a webinar on a new program from the Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP) for California residents in which free devices - including AAC devices - identified as durable medical equipment will be given out at no cost to those who have been prescribed a speech generating device by a licensed medical professional.

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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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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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Archived Webinar on iPads for People with ALS

 

The ALS Association webinar recording on iPads For People With ALS is now available on the WebEx service site. It was presented on Monday, September 23, 2013.

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Improving Accessibility for the General Public

Thursday, Sept. 12th, 2013
7 AM Pacific, 10 AM Eastern

FCC speaker series highlights and encourages innovation in accessible communications technologies that benefit persons with hearing and speech disabilities.

Stony Brook University Research Assistant Professor Dr. Yevgen Borodin will deliver a presentation, “Improving Accessibility for the General Public.

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AAC Essentials: Core Vocabulary

 

What is core vocabulary and why is it essential for communication? This concept is essential to successful communication and needs to be more widely known.

Core vocabulary is the small number of words that we use the most often, no matter what the setting, our gender, age, etc. (Cross, Baker, Klotz & Badman, 1997).

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Great YouTube Video Clips on AAC ( Augmentative and Alternative Communication)

Thursday, April 25th, 2013
10:00 AM Pacific, 1:00 PM Eastern

There are hundreds of YouTube clips on using the iPad and other AAC devices. We've searched to find the very best clips that you can use in your work, or to inspire your own postings.

Since YouTube is the second most used search engine on the web, we wondered if the content on Login or sign up for a free membership to register for this training.

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