Webinar Series – “Communication Devices Part 2: Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Evaluations – What to Expect and What to Ask”
Wednesday, April 13, 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 2: Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Evaluations – What to Expect and What to Ask” on April 13 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.
Now that you and your educational team have identified that your child may benefit from augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), what is next?
Presenter Heather Miller Schwarz, M.S., CCC-SLP, will walk families through the next steps and what to expect during the AAC assessment process. Participants will learn about and discuss:
- The feature/match assessment
- Strategies that you can employ while trying systems at home
- Helpful definitions to know along the way
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.
This webinar series will wrap up with “AAC Implementation and Carryover” on April 20.