Expanding AAC: Accessible Strategies for Functional Communication
May 5–17, 2021 | Online Conference
With online conferences you get the convenience of at-home learning combined with real-time access to speakers. Add these dates and times to your schedule!
All times listed are Eastern time.
This online conference will utilize live video chats. During each live chat, expert presenters and a moderator will address participant questions. A recording of each chat will be available for on-demand viewing. We encourage participants to attend live if at all possible, but if you have a schedule conflict, please post a question on the discussion board and then watch the chat recording before the last day of the conference. You may claim credit whether your question is addressed or not.
|Tuesday, May 11, 2021|
|1 p.m. – 2 p.m.||Vicki Clarke, MS, CCC-SLP, and Caroline R. Musselwhite, EdD, CCC-SLP
Topics: Moving Toward a Robust AAC System and Effective, Engaging AAC Instruction
|3 p.m. – 4 p.m.||Gail M. Van Tatenhove, MS, CCC-SLP, and Vicki Haddix, MS, CCC-SLP
Topics: AAC Intervention as Language Intervention: Building on What You Know and Improving AAC Implementation With Effective Collaboration
|Wednesday, May 12, 2021|
|12 p.m. – 1 p.m.||Ashley Larisey, MS, CCC-SLP and Kate R. Ahern, MS
Topic: Developing Engaging AAC Sessions for Secondary and Post-Secondary Students and Supporting AAC Learning at Home
|2 p.m. – 3 p.m.||Kathy L. Howery, PhD, and Cynthia J. Cress, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topics: Creating AAC-Friendly Environments and Building Early Communication Skills: Matching AAC Strategies to Developmental Needs
|Thursday, May 13, 2021|
|11 a.m. – 12 p.m.||Kelly Fonner, MS, Sarah Gregory, MS, CCC-SLP, and Hannah Foley, BA
Topics: Integrating AAC in School Settings and Engaging and Manageable School-Based AAC Telepractice
|5 p.m. – 6 p.m.||Lauren S. Enders, MA, CCC-SLP, and Lesley E. Mayne, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topics: Setting Goals for Students Who Use AAC and Planning AAC Intervention for Children With ASD
|Friday, May 14, 2021|
|12 p.m. – 1 p.m.||Matthew R. Baud, MS, CCC-SLP, Jill E. Senner, PhD, CCC-SLP, and Gloria Soto, PhD
Topics: Effective Practices in AAC Assessment and A Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Approach to AAC