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.
Course created on June 2, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to list 3 AAC software options that are currently available.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 3 strategies for choosing AAC for students.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify ineffective ways of supporting learners who use AAC.
|5-15 Minutes||AAC school-based framework|
|15-20 Minutes||AAC application overview|
|20-30 Minutes||Strategies for getting started with AAC|
MA CCC-SLP, BCBA
Rosemarie Griffin, MA, CCC/SLP BCBA, is an ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Podcast Host, and Product Developer. She divides her time between a public school and her own private practice- ABA SPEECH. She is passionate about helping autistic individuals find their voice and become more independent communicators. Rose loves sharing information through her weekly podcast- Autism Outreach and is also an invited speaker at the local and national levels.
Anne is an ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist with a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Nova Southeastern University. She is an award-winning blogger and international speaker. She has worked as a speech therapist for a Title I school for the past 11 years. She is currently the Assistive Technology Lead serving 19 schools in Phoenix. Anne is passionate about AAC and loves the challenge of finding the best communication support system for her students.
Anne Page - Financial: Anne Page is founder of the "Beautiful Speech Life" website, which sells materials and trainings for SLPs who work with AAC. Nonfinancial: Anne is creator of the Beautiful Speech Life blog.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented jointly by SpeechPathology.com and ABA Speech, LLC.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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0.05 ASHA CEUs
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