Speech / language impaired

AAC Developing Participation: Part 1: Getting Started

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
10 am Pacific, 1 pm Eastern

AbleNet University presents the first of a 5 part series on AAC.

The purpose of Part 1: Getting Started is designed to help practitioners and parents answer the question, “What am I supposed to do?” Drs.

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