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More Handouts from ASHA 2012 Convention

January 7, 2013 by - Leave your thoughts

More Handouts from ASHA 2012 Convention

Getting to conferences to hear about new developments in AAC is always re-energizing. Here are some of the handouts from ASHA’s 2012 Convention in Atlanta. Edwin and Esther Prentke AAC Distinguished Lecture: Education, Empowerment, and Employment of People Who Use AAC by Jennifer Lowe Using AAC Device-Generated Data to Develop Therapy Sessions by Russell Cross Analyzing Language Development Physically Impaired Children Using AAC Devices by Moniks Ortloff, Paul Andres, Meher Banajee, and Gail Van Tatenhove Teaching Children to Produce Novel Multi-Symbol Questions/Statements via AAC Apps by Jennifer Kent-Walsh, Cathy Binger, Pamela Resnick, and Carolyn Buchanan The App Revolution: Where Are We in the Evolution?  by Elizabeth (Libby) Rush and Celeste Helling

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5 AAC Handouts from the 2012 ASHA Convention

November 30, 2012 by - Leave your thoughts

5 AAC Handouts from the 2012 ASHA Convention

Maybe you didn’t get to the ASHA Convention this year. Or maybe you did, but couldn’t get to all the sessions you had hoped to attend. In either case, we’ve linked to handouts from a number of AAC presentations. Enjoy! AAC in the Common Core State Standards? Karen Erickson, Penny Hatch, Allison Dennis, & Marlene Cummings have your back. This is a project to watch! Janice Light’s presentation on Building Communicative Competence with Individuals who Require AAC: From Research to Effective Practice AAC for Adults With Acquired Neurological Conditions: Today & Tomorrow by David Beukelman, Susan Fager, Julia King, & Karen Hux Analyzing Language Development of Physically Impaired Children Using AAC Devices by Monika Ortloff, Paul Andres, Meher Banajee, & Gail Van Tatenhove Presentation by Cathy Binger and Jennifer Kent Walsh on Selecting Skills to Teach AAC Communication Partners  

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Developing Your PrAACtical Learning and Resource Network

May 5, 2012 by - Leave your thoughts

Developing Your PrAACtical Learning and Resource Network

– Usually, our Strategy of the Month posts focus on things that SLPs and others can do to enhance AAC learning with their clients. In honor of ASHA’s Better Hearing and Speech Month, our strategy focuses on you, the SLP. – Since we started blogging and using social media, we’ve learned a lot about professional learning networks and using the internet more effectively to access resources that enrich our work. That led us to our May Strategy, PrAACtical Learning and Resource Networks. – Our plan is to share an AAC-related resource each day that will help in developing our professional resources. As we tell our graduate students, if you have a well-packed toolkit and you know what to do with those tools, nothing can stop you! – We’ll be sharing resources that build on what you already know about and have, keeping a prAACtical focus, of course –    ... [Read More...]

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5 AAC Things to Do in 15 Minutes or Less

January 6, 2012 by - Leave your thoughts

Explore Janice Light and Kathy Drager’s site on AAC and early intervention. Great information and adorable kids: guaranteed to inspire. Take a look at the white paper on AAC and iDevices by the AAC-RERC. Advocate for full funding for IDEA to make it easier for schools to serve kids with AAC needs. SLPs can do it quickly and easily at this ASHA page. Mentally run through the people you work with who use AAC. Make a schedule to periodically back-up their SGDs and apps. (You’ll thank yourself later.) Check out an EBP map from the National Center for EBP in Communication Disorders

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