Audience: All therapists – PT/OT/ST
CEU Hours: 3 CEUs approved by TSHA, TOTA, TPTA
Cost: free for THERAPY 2000 / Green Apple Therapy employees only
Facilitators: Miranda Flores, M.A., CCC-SLP & Ashlyn Hudson, MOT, M.Ed
AAC is communication and communication happens ALL DAY! Yet, not everyone feels equipped to support AAC communication. Join us for a session that helps therapists identify how to incorporate AAC beyond speech therapy sessions, to support communication with OT/PT, at home and in the community. Through lecture, discussions, and examples, participants will learn evidence-based strategies for modeling, prompting, and engaging AAC users in a variety of activities as well as how to collaborate with other professionals and family members to incorporate AAC throughout an AAC user’s day. Participants will have the opportunity to develop activities and ideas through group discussion and using job aides provided. Skills learned will enable participants to make best-practice decisions for AAC implementation and support.
Following this session, participants will be able to: