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Free Workshop: Overview and Introduction to AAC

Gatepath Lange Library

Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT)

Free Workshop: Overview and Introduction to AAC

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Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) methods are used to replace or supplement speech or writing for individuals who experience difficulty using spoken or written language. AAC methods can be utilized to create more inclusive environments and assist in self-expression of individuals with special needs or disabilities.

 

Presented by E. “Betsy” Kelly, MA, CCC-SLP


This workshop will cover:

  • What is Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) 
  • Who might be appropriate for AAC?
  • What about speech?
  • Language vs. Speech
  • When to refer?
  • Where to refer? (Who Practices?)
  • Types of AAC
  • Show and Tell Devices
  • Assessment Overview
  • What do AAC services look like?
  • Resources and Q&A

 

Space is Limited 50 Attendees
Free Childcare with RSVP

Questions? Contact Lisa Valerio, lvalerio@gatepath.org or 650-464-1373.

 

Have questions about Free Workshop: Overview and Introduction to AAC? Contact Gatepath Lange Library

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The Niall P. McCarthy Center for Children & Families
1764 Marco Polo Way
Burlingame, CA 94010

Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT)


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Gatepath Lange Library

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