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Friday
13
APR

Communication Sciences and Disorders Workshop

07:30
16:00
Worcester State University
Event organized by Worcester State University

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The Nuts and Bolts of Successful AAC Implementation

Content focused on the principles of successful implementation of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). The presenters identified barriers to successful AAC implementation, provided examples of effective implementation of AAC, and discussed AAC implementation across settings and devices to meet the needs of individuals served.

This course is offered for 0.6 CEUs, Intermediate level, Professional area.

Presenters:

Nerissa Hall, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ATP, is a certified and licensed speech-language pathologist, the co-founder of Commūnicāre, LLC, and an Assistive Technology Practioner. She specializes in augmentative and alternative communication, assistive technology, telepractice, and tele-AAC. She practices in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Nerissa is an affiliate of ASHA Special Interest Groups 12: Augmentative and Alternative Communication, and 18: Telepractice.

Hillary Jellison, M.S., CCC-SLP, ATP, is a certified and licensed speech-language pathologist, an Augmentative Communication Specialist, and an Assistive Technology Practitioner. She is the co-founder of Commūnicāre, LLC, a company specializing in augmentative and alternative communication and innovative therapeutic services. Hillary provides specialized consultation, intervention, and training services in the state of Massachusetts. Hillary is an affiliate of ASHA Special Interest Groups 12: Augmentative and Alternative Communication, and 18: Telepractice.

For more information and to register, visit https://www.worcester.edu/Communication-Sciences-and-Disorders-Workshop/