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AAC Communicator Profile
Presented by Trina Becker, MS, CCC-SLP, Beth Bergstrom, MS, CCC-SLP
Course: #10553Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Categorization of users of augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) to determine an appropriate path for intervention is discussed in this course. Three communicator categories and a tool to assist in determining an AAC communicator's profile based on prognostic indicators and linguistic skills are described.

AAC: Taking the ‘OMG’ out of Report Writing and Treatment Planning
Presented by Kim Winter, MA, CCC-SLP
Course: #10536Level: Intermediate1.5 Hours
This course describes how to document augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) assessment outcomes and treatment planning for adult clients, in order to obtain funding of a speech-generating device (SGD) via Medicare or other third-party payers. Medicare SGD coverage, access methods to assess, required evaluation report elements, and client competencies to target in goals and treatment are discussed.

Textbook: Achieving Communication Competence
Presented by Yvonne Gillette, PhD, ASHA Fellow
Course: #10517Level: Advanced15 Hours
Based on the textbook, Achieving Communication Competence, this course describes a three-step process to create an effective intervention plan for people with severe communication disabilities. Assessment of environmental factors and communication skills, implementation and modification of intervention plans, and progress reporting are discussed.

Textbook: AAC in the Schools - Best Practices for Intervention
Presented by Gloria Soto, PhD, Nancy B. Robinson, PhD, CCC-SLP, Professor Emerita
Course: #10519Level: Intermediate8 Hours
Based on the textbook AAC in the Schools: Best Practices for Intervention, this course is a comprehensive guide for systematically overcoming barriers in the school for students who use AAC. Curriculum-based assessment tools are discussed, along with methods for aligning intervention goals with general education standards, developing lesson plans, and adapting curricula for students with AAC needs.

Autism Outreach Podcast: Getting Started With AAC
Presented by Rosemarie Griffin, MA, CCC-SLP, BCBA, Anne Page, MS, CCC-SLP
Course: #10161Level: Introductory0.5 Hours
Alternative Augmentative Communication (AAC) can be used for students with varying needs. This podcast discusses a wide variety of AAC applications, supporting users of AAC in schools, and pointers for getting started with AAC.

Emergency Preparedness & AAC: Essential Roles & Resources for SLPs
Presented by Carole Zangari, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL, Wendy Quach, PhD, CCC-SLP, Amy Miller Sonntag, SLPD, CCC-SLP
Course: #10065Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Users of augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) are highly vulnerable in emergency situations and may lose access to their AAC supports and devices during the process of rescue, relief, and recovery from disasters such as floods, wildfires, earthquakes, and hurricanes. This course discusses key roles for SLPs and provides information about free and low-cost resources that clinicians can use to support their clients with AAC needs as they prepare for and recover from disasters.

Screen Use in Children and Impact on Development: What has Changed?
Presented by Angie Neal, MS, CCC-SLP
Course: #10037Level: Introductory1 Hour
According to the American Medical Association, too much screen time for children can lead to adverse effects, including poor sleep, delays in social and learning skills, obesity, and behavior problems. However, the pandemic has led to a 50-60% increase in children's screen time. This course provides updated information about children and screens, explains the reasons for increased referrals, and shares practical strategies for minimizing negative consequences of screen use.

AAC: Early Intervention and Transition
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS, Jill Tullman, MS, CCC-SLP
Course: #9926Level: Advanced3 Hours
Master skills to implement in your practice immediately with continued Master Class. This three-hour master class addresses the complex needs of children with multiple disabilities in the early intervention setting, including successful transition to school. A multi-disciplinary approach to augmentative-alternative communication (AAC) and interventions are addressed and case studies are included.

Communicative Functions and AAC: Quick Tips to Move Beyond Requesting
Presented by Rebecca Eisenberg, MS, CCC-SLP
Course: #9950Level: Introductory0.5 Hours
This 30-minute Fast Class describes various communicative functions and how they relate directly to users of augmentative/alternative communication (AAC). It discusses aided language input and ideas for targeting a variety of communicative functions during AAC therapy.

20Q: Pediatric Augmentative and Alternative Communication Service Delivery: Key Considerations
Presented by Jennifer Kent-Walsh, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA, Cathy Binger, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #9944Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course provides an overview of contemporary considerations in pediatric augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) service delivery for speech-language pathologists and related professionals. Scope of practice and client profile information are covered, along with key topics in AAC assessment and intervention.

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