Nebraska Augmentative and Alternative Communication
June 14, 2013
Practical Language-Based Interventions for Clients using
Augmentative & Alternative Communication”
This course will present guidelines for evidence-based interventions to maximize language and communication outcomes for individuals who use AAC.
- Explain the importance of language interventions for individuals who have complex communication needs
- Describe skills that should be targeted in language intervention for individuals who have complex communication needs
- Demonstrate effective instructional procedures for direct and communication partner interventions
- Describe at least three possible outcomes of language intervention for individuals with complex communication needs
Jennifer Kent-Walsh, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is an Associate Professor and the Director of the FAAST Assistive Technology Demonstration Center in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Kent-Walsh is currently the principal investigator on several AAC research and service-delivery grants.
This course is offered for .7 ASHA CEU’s
(Intermediate level, Professional area)
Speech Language Pathology
UNMC Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI)
The Munroe Meyer Institute Guild
Talk To Me Technologies
Storz Pavillion, Clarkson Hospital
Directions and Parking
Directions to the conference from 1-80, exit at 42nd Street to the north. Take a left on Leavenworth St. and then a right on 45th Street. You will need to park in lot 17 on your left. Shuttle services will be provided from lot 17 to the Storz Pavilion (drop off – Clarkson Hospital entrance). The shuttles will run continuously from 7:15 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. and then again at the end of the conference (see map).
$100 for professionals*
$50 for students
(A reduced fee may be available for persons who use AAC & their families. Please contact Rose Kratochvil at (402) 559-6460 for more information.)
*$125 after 5/31/13