Infinitec AAC Assessment Series

 

 AAC Assessment Series

                  

                    When:            In Person: 11/9/2018 and 11/30/2018

                    Zoom Calls:  12/19/2018, 1/25/2019, 2/13/2019 and 3/8/2019

Where:           L.E.A.S.E., 1009 Boyce Memorial Drive, Ottawa, IL 61350

Time:             9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Lunch is on your own.)

Cost:             No Cost. A non-refundable $5.00 processing fee will be charged to SLPs using the ASAH registry for CEUs. This fee does not apply to SLPs who independently track their credit hours.

Who Should Attend

This session is designed for AT teams, which include any combination of the following: SLPs; OTs; Sp. Ed. Teachers; PTs; Social Workers and Administrator.

About the Workshop 

This presentation will discuss the augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) assessment process within the education environment. Participants will compare features of current mobile technology apps and dedicated speech generating devices and examine the benefits of matching the technology to the student rather than matching the student to the technology. The steps o fan AAC assessment will be outlined & discussion will focus on evaluation models, tools, formats and recommendations.Participants will walk away with the knowledge necessary to make decisions that best support a student’s communication needs within the classroom.

 Expected Outcomes

  1. Identify the components of a feature match assessment and list three tools to support this process.
  2. Compare and contrast the features of a variety of apps and speech generating devices for communication.
  3. Identify three strategies to promote AAC usage during and after the AAC trial.
  1. Deepen participants’ content knowledge in one or more content (subject) areas.
  2. Will lead to improved learning for students.

 

To register, go to Infinitec Website (http://www.myinfinitec.org/home) Calendar or open registration packet attached. Please fax completed registration form to: 708-444-8460 Attn: Debra or scan and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Workshop Cancellation Procedure:  Please check the website www.myinfinitec.org before coming to trainings to make sure there have been no changes in location or for any weather concerns.

Parking is available in front of the building and on both sides of Boyce Memorial Drive.  Please use front entrance.

Special Needs:  Please notify LEASE if you require special accessibility or accommodations at this event.

For registration, click on flyer.

Event Properties

Event date: 11-09-2018 8:30 am
Event End Date: 11-09-2018 3:00 pm
Location L.E.A.S.E.