DESCRIPTION: Myths are widely held but false beliefs. This seminar will provide an overview of myths that have hampered the use of AAC with children and adults with disabilities. These…
A challenge in both clinical training and clinical practice is the availability of speech generating devices(SGD). The aim of this presentation is to illustrate how PowerPoint can be used to simulate basic SGD functions.
This webinar will review the
eight primary themes identified in the focus group. Several BIPOC AAC users will share their perspectives and
the session will conclude with a question-and-answer segment. Engagement from attendees will be
encouraged during a brainstorm of meaningful action and ways to address the needs of Black, Indigenous,
and People of Color who use AAC.
The BCI-FIT is a
hybrid system combining EEG with other signals such as EMG or eye tracking. This webinar will
include a discussion of clinical screening tools for AAC-BCI use, and a demonstration of how data
is gathered and used to match technology to optimize BCI-FIT performance for individual users.
This webinar will aim to align core vocabulary with typical language development through
understanding when the words on seven core vocabulary lists emerge in typical language
development. Further, we will discuss strategies that SLPs typically use to predict and select
vocabulary for early symbolic communicators who use AAC. Finally, we will discuss vocabulary
prediction for early symbolic communicators who use AAC. In each of these studies, we will attempt
to describe the role of core vocabulary, align findings with language development, and discuss the
clinical implications of the findings.
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