Webinar Series – “Communication Devices Part 1: Overview, Tools and Myths About AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication)”
Wednesday, April 6, 2022, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
A family-centered webinar series on communication devices that enhance or supplement verbal speech or written language and how to identify what might benefit your child
Join Family Matters Parent Training & Information Center for “Communication Devices Part 1: Overview, Tools and Myths About AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication)” on April 6 from 12 – 1:30 p.m.
Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) is any form of communication that enhances or supplements verbal speech or written language. This family-focused workshop will discuss the many ways that a child communicates and how to identify if your child may benefit from AAC.
Presenter Heather Miller Schwarz, M.S., CCC-SLP, will discuss tools, strategies and myths that will be helpful for participants to know as they begin to explore the exciting options of AAC.
Schwarz is a speech-language pathologist with over 20 years of experience working with individuals with complex communication needs. She has worked in public school, private practice and non-profit settings and has participated as a member of IEP and assistive technology teams. Her areas of interest continue to include pediatric speech-language disorders and assistive technology for individuals of all ages and abilities.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
There will be two more webinars in this series:
- “AAC Evaluations – What to Expect and What to Ask” on April 13
- “AAC Implementation and Carryover” on April 20