AAC Fears and Myths

September 17, 2014

8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. ET

Sponsored by SIG 12 Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

This live chat event will discuss some of the common fears and myths about augmentative and alternative communication. The discussion will focus on evidence and practical solutions to combat both historical fears/myths (e.g., AAC impede speech development, there are prerequisites to using AAC) and newly emerging fears/myths (e.g., devices are out-apps are in). The following panelists will be available to answer questions:

  • Amy S. Goldman, CCC-SLP, associate professor, Temple University
  • Elizabeth (Liz) Hanson, CCC-SLP, associate professor, University of South Dakota
  • Nicole Dupre, CCC-SLP, assistive technology evaluation facilitator, Houston Independent School District
  • Traci Peplinski, MA, CCC-SLP, clinical service provider in schools and private practice

This free event is open to all ASHA members (it is not offered for CEUs).


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