Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) assessment is about finding the AAC supports that will help your client communicate more independently. This course lays a foundation for creating successful AAC assessment opportunities with a focus on the client who would benefit from symbol-based supports.
- Identify three benefits of informal assessment for AAC
- Select four components needed to plan a successful communication opportunity within an AAC assessment
- Identify four signs of communication success within an assessment that support AAC decision making
Presenter: Lindsey Frohn, M.S., CCC-SLP has over 6 years of experience as a pediatric speech-language pathologist. While working with a wide variety of diagnoses and disorders, she developed a passion for AAC to increase her patients’ abilities to communicate successfully. She is a member of the Tobii Dynavox Learning Team where she develops and conducts internal and customer training, creates implementation resources and presents at conferences about AAC topics.
Disclosures: Financial Disclosure: Lindsey is a full-time employee of Tobii Dynavox. Non-financial Disclosure: Lindsey has no relevant non-financial relationships. Content Disclosure: Because of the unique characteristics of our product, this presentation will focus exclusively on the Tobii Dynavox product line and will not include information about other communication or educational products.
This course will be offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs
(Introductory level, Professional Area).