We conduct Alternative & Augmentative Communication (AAC) workshops and webinars for parents and professionals. Topics offered:
(1) AAC for Parents: Is AAC for Your Child?
This workshop/webinar is intended for parents of children who are minimally/ non-verbal. It introduces AAC, addresses myths about AAC and suggests ways to support a child's communication.
(2) AAC for Professionals
This workshop/webinar is intended for doctors, speech therapists, occupational therapists, psychologists and special education teachers. It covers introduction to AAC, AAC populations, practical skills to support individuals who use AAC and case studies.
(3) Symbol Based AAC: Skills & Strategies
Want to learn how to use and teach symbol-based AAC systems? In this webinar, we explore the skills and strategies crucial for AAC success, using the following as examples: TalkXpress (a communication book by Deborah), GoTalk 20+ & (a multiple message device) and Proloquo2Go (an AAC app). These skills and strategies can be generalized to other similar symbol-based AAC systems.
(4) AAC Assessment
Want to introduce AAC to your clients but unsure how to assess and prescribe a suitable system? This webinar covers AAC assessment frameworks, assessment process, tools and resources. Participants also discuss case studies and practice how to conduct AAC assessments.
We also support schools and centres by coming onboard to assist you with AAC introduction and implementation needs. Consultancy services include providing training, clinical mentoring, involvement in case discussions, etc.
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