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AAC Toolkit for Adults with Acquired Disorders
Tue 7 February 2017, 13:00 – 16:00 GMT
This session aims to empower SLTs working with adults and provides you with a range of skills to add to your ‘AAC toolkit.’
You will take a way a copy of the presentation with the aim of disseminating this to your colleagues via a training session within your own team, so they can be empowered too!
To provide an overview of both low tech and high tech AAC.
To explain the range of access options for AAC (both low tech and high tech)
To guide participants in assessing for AAC needs.
To empower participants to support individuals using aided communication.
Delivered by: Josh Mars and Vicky Johnson
General - These sessions are aimed at those who may work with AAC/EC on an occasional or even regular basis and have a reasonable awareness and understanding of AAC/EC assessment and technology (e.g. Specialist school therapists, teachers, adult community therapists) Some prior knowledge of AAC terminology is assumed but a glossary of terms and background information will be provided before the session.