AAC Conference 2013

Nebraska Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Summer Conference
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.

Conference Objectives

  • 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

Speaker
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.

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This course is offered for .7 ASHA CEU’s
(Intermediate level, Professional area)

Sponsored by
Speech Language Pathology
UNMC Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI)
The Munroe Meyer Institute Guild
Dynavox Technologies
Talk To Me Technologies

Location
Storz Pavillion, Clarkson Hospital
Omaha, NE

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).

Agenda

Brochure

Registration Fee
$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

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