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AAC for Adults with acquired communication disorders- Assessment and Imple...
Mon 22 August 2016, 09:30 – 16:00 BST
This session will provide an overview of aided communication and provide participants with an understanding of the overall AAC picture, the range of aided communication options, and key factors in supporting individuals in their use of aided communication. This session is aimed at Speech and Language therapists and other professionals with a remit, specialism or special interest in AAC who work with adults with acquired communication disorders.
It will include case presentations and an opportunity for participants to discuss clients they are involved with (please bring along any cases you would like support with)
- To provide an overview of AAC and a detailed understanding of aided communication
- To provide an overview of theoretical models of AAC and AT and decision making
- To give participants a basis for understanding the decision making process related to AAC
- To allow participants to support individuals using aided communication
Specialist- These courses are aimed at those who work with AAC/EC on a regular basis and have several years experience.
Participants are assumed to have a good prior knowledge of AAC terminology as well as a range of AAC/EC assessments, hardware and software. Participants will likely have some or sole responsibility for AAC/EC provision as apart of their job role.