AT Solutions for Communication and AAC (2011)

Author: TechKnowledgy Conference
Description: You are now entering the Virtual TechKnowledgy Conference area for practitioners and families interested in learning more about communication and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). We hope you will visit as many of the webshop sessions as possible. You will notice each webshop specifies an approximate completion time and includes an evaluation. The evaluation is required in order to receive a certificate of participation. You may want to print your certificate and attach it to your conference program thus verifying your conference participation. Enjoy the conference! This conference will remain live from November 10, 2011 through October, 2012.
Webshops:
  1. TARGET AUDIENCE: Communication/AAC, PK-12
    TIME: 15 minutes
    DESCRIPTION: This short webshop will review the three basic components of communication: content, form, and use.
  2. TARGET AUDIENCE: Communication/AAC, PK-12
    TIME: 15 minutes
    DESCRIPTION: This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions to make a tri-fold board for displaying pictures.
  3. TARGET AUDIENCE: Communication/AAC, PK-12
    TIME: 10 minutes
    DESCRIPTION: This video created by Chris Bugaj,Loudoun County Public Schools demonstrates how to use pacing boards for articulation.
  4. As we learn about assistive technology it’s important that we listen to individuals who use it on a daily basis. The following interview is with Johnny Kelley, who will share some of his successes and challenges and how he became a self-determined person, living a fulfilled life. 12 minutes
Tag(s): Assistive Technology Communication/Language Mild/Moderate Disabilities Speech/Language Impairment