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Implementation Workshop

Conducting an AAC Assessment (Rockford, IL) Private Session

Description

Individuals who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) are all unique. They have individualized sensory, motor, cognitive, and language needs, as well as individual strengths.  It can be difficult to adequately determine the needs and areas of strength when conducting an AAC evaluation.  In most cases, standardized assessment tools are not appropriate for the AAC assessment. This presentation provides an overview to conducting an AAC evaluation. It highlights consistent aspects to help make the process more approachable, while still accommodating the uniqueness of the individuals being evaluated. 

Learning Outcomes:  Upon successful completion, participants will be able to:

  • Define feature matching within the AAC assessment.
  • Provide 2 external/environmental considerations that can improve access during AAC assessment. 
  • Provide 2 device modifications that can improve communication success during AAC assessment.
  • Identify 2 resources/strategies to prevent device abandonment.
 
Venue:  Rockford Public Schools 205
              Administration Building
              501 7th Street
              Rockford, IL  61104

Questions?  
Contact: Adam Slota
               adam.slota@tobiidynavox.com
               224-221-7042

Participants are expected to be present for the entire program.  Individuals who are not present for the full program will not be recommended for ASHA CEUs.  No partial credit will be provided.

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This course will be offered for 0.25 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area).

Training type
Implementation Workshop

Open seats
32

Presenter
Lindsey Frohn
Lindsey Frohn is a speech-language pathologist experienced in a rehabilitation setting working with a wide variety of diagnoses and disorders including TBI, stroke, Down syndrome, and autism. Lindsey developed a passion for AAC early in her career to increase her patients’ abilities to communicate successfully. She is a member of the Tobii Dynavox Learning Team where she develops and conducts trainings, creates implementation resources, and presents at conferences about AAC topics.

Price
Free of charge

Time
1:15 pm - 4:00 pm CT

Date
Monday, February 11, 2019

Location
ROCKFORD Public School District 205
501 7th Street
ROCKFORD, IL 61104
United States

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Conducting an AAC Assessment (Rockford, IL) Private Session

Monday, February 11, 2019 1:15 pm - 4:00 pm CT

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