Practical AAC Organization & Implementation Across School Activities

AAC 2.0 Review & Continued Discussion

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Registration Closed.
Agency: CESA 8
Agency Contact: Brenda Jozwiak-Boldig
Agency Assistant: Sue Schuettpelz 920-855-2114 Ext. 232
Location: CESA 8
223 West Park Street
Gillett, WI 54124
Facility: Aspen
2/10/2020 09:00 AM - 02:30 PM Registration begins at 8:30

Tess Heckel, CESA 8 Assistive Technology Coordinator and licensed SLP., will be our presenter.

9:00-11:30:  AAC 2.0- Review and Continued Discussion on Practical AAC Organization and Implementation Across School Activities

  • Review of basic foundational principles on use of core vocabulary within augmentative and alternative communication (AAC)
  • Ongoing discussion on how to support AAC implementation for student communication participation across daily school activities with an emphasis on functional core word use
  • Focus on practical strategies to model and teach core language, create communication opportunities, and set student expectations for students who use AAC

11:30 - 12:15 Lunch

12:15-2:30:  Supporting Communication Development for Emerging Communicators with Complex Access- Collaboration Across Disciplines: OT, PT, ST, and VI

  • Discussion of the crucial insights and roles that OTs, PTs, and VI related service staff contribute to support total communication development for students with complex communication needs- such as orthopedic, muscular coordination, sensory, and/or visual impairments
  • Exploration of emergent communicator access methods, AAC options, and teaching strategies that can support laying foundational skills to support expanding communication

Target audience: SLP's, paraprofessionals, and Special Ed. teachers are encouraged to attend along with your district  OT. PT, or VI teacher.  Teamwork!

Please remember to bring along a fully charged device, as plug-in sources are limited.


$50.00 per person for PDforSESS member.districts.  (Professional Development for Sp. Ed. Student Services).  

$100.00 per person for non-member PDforSESS.


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