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Why AAC Matters - Ethical Solutions for Speech Language Pathologists (1A004)

Speech and language professionals will explore their responsibility in providing tools to support successful communication for the people they serve. Learners will address augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and its connection to the Communication Bill of Rights and the ASHA Code of Ethics. Learners will identify several common misconceptions of AAC, along with the evidence-based benefits of AAC. Finally, learners will apply AAC best practices to advocate for those they serve.

Learning Outcomes:
- Explain two benefits of AAC
- Identify three common misconceptions of AAC
- State two ways to apply AAC best practices to advocate for those you support.

Presenter: Lauren Taylor, M.S., CCC-SLP This content was developed by a team of professionals with experience in learning design, AAC, education, and speech-language pathology.

Disclosures: Financial Disclosure: Lauren is an employee of Tobii Dynavox. Non-financial Disclosure: Lauren 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. Disclaimer: ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.

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