P.G. Chambers School presents:
AAC with EASE: Educate, Achieve, Support, Engage
Tuesday, October 17, 2023 | 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Registration Fee: $150 (Seats are limited)
P.G. Chambers School (15 Halko Drive, Cedar Knolls, NJ 07403)
This comprehensive overview of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) for individuals with complex communication needs covers a wide range of topics, including AAC assessment, implementation, and coaching strategies. Participants will learn about a variety of robust language systems and alternative access methods. This will be a hands-on workshop.
8:30 AAC Overview and Implementation
9:30 15 Minute Break
9:45 Assessment, Apps, and Access
11:45 Break for lunch (lunch not provided)
12:45 Promoting Pragmatic Skills for AAC Users
1:30 15 Minute Break
1:45 Partner Training/Coaching
Participants are expected to be present for the entire presentation. Individuals who are not present for the full presentation will not be recommended for ASHA CEUs. No partial credit will be provided.
This course is intended for speech-language pathologists; occupational therapists; teachers; paraprofessionals; directors of special services; school administrators; social workers; psychologists; and case managers.
Kristin Geraghty, MS, CCC-SLP | Dana Hall, MS, CCC-SLP
Christine Ingilizyan, MS, CCC-SLP | Jennifer Jacobs, MS, CCC-SLP
Kathleen Lynch, MS, CCC-SLP | Laura Valerio, MS, CCC-SLP
- Describe two evidence-based strategies to support AAC implementation.
- List at least three robust AAC systems.
- Identify three ways to promote pragmatic language skills with an AAC user.
- Apply two coaching strategies for communication partners working with AAC users.
Financial Disclosures – All presenters are employed by the P.G. Chambers School. Non-financial Disclosures – There are no non-financial disclosures to disclose.
Questions? Email Lauren Duffy at firstname.lastname@example.org.