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AAC TOPICS/DESCRIPTION/OBJECTIVES

Thursday, February 17

8:30-10:00 (90 minutes of CE time)
Theresa H. Rodgers, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL, ASHA Fellow, L-SLP, EdS (LD)
Title: Ethical Dilemma: Shades of Gray

10:30-12:00 (90 minutes of CE time)
Meredith Hankins, MS, CCC-SLP
Title: AAC and Aphasia
Description: In this course, you will learn that augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) should be introduced at the onset of therapy because AAC for the person with aphasia can support residual natural speech, provide practice in order to improve speech, and help the person with aphasia communicate more effectively across environments. You will also learn specific AAC supports and how they can benefit people with aphasia
Objectives:
Describe the three types of communication supports that can be used to increase communication success for a person with aphasia
List 1 way high-tech communication supports support expression for a person with aphasia
List 1 way high-tech communication supports support comprehension for a person with aphasia

1:00-3:00 (120 minutes of CE time)
Elizabeth Stewart, Ph.D., ATP
Title: AAC and Aphasia
Description: In this course, you will learn that augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) should be introduced at the onset of therapy because AAC for the person with aphasia can support residual natural speech, provide practice in order to improve speech, and help the person with aphasia communicate more effectively across environments. You will also learn specific AAC supports and how they can benefit people with aphasia
Objectives:
Describe the three types of communication supports that can be used to increase communication success for a person with aphasia
List 1 way high-tech communication supports support expression for a person with aphasia
List 1 way high-tech communication supports support comprehension for a person with aphasia

3:30-5:30 (120 minutes of CE time)
Courtney Moss, MEd, CCC-SLP
Title: TBA

Friday, February 18

8:00-10:00 (120 minutes of CE time)
Melissa Pouncey, CCC-SLP
Title: LAMP Training Part I
Description: Using LAMP principles in treating individuals with AAC needs
Objectives:
Describe the five key elements of LAMP
Describe how core vocabulary can be taught through the use of motor planning
►Identify methods of motivating clients with ASD to use AAC through the use of LAMP strategies

10:30-12:30 (120 minutes of CE time)
Melissa Pouncey, CCC-SLP
Title: LAMP Training Part II
Description: Using LAMP principles in treating individuals with AAC needs

1:30-3:30 (120 minutes of CE time)
Melissa Pouncey, CCC-SLP
Title: LAMP Training Part III
Description: Using LAMP principles in treating individuals with AAC needs

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