AAC Speaker Connection Launch – September 8th

The AAC Speaker Connection AAC Speaker Connection (USSAAC) is a web-based portal enabling businesses, schools, organizations, and other entities to find and engage individuals who use AAC as invited speakers for their classroom, organization, clinic, workshop, conference, or other event. Topics will vary, but may include perceptions, opinions, strategies, tools, and personal and professional experiences. …

AAC & Heritage languages

About the Presenter: Janet Callahan, parent and Mechanical engineer with nearly 10 years supporting an AAC user. Novice homeschool teacher and Lakota language learner. Seminar Description: A discussion on Indigenous languages, bilingual AAC, and “heritage languages." Moderated by:  Betsy Caporale Participants Will: 1. Become familiar with heritage and indigenous languages. 2. Learn about the needs…

Uncensored AAC: Exploring AAC Access to Profanity and Slang

SEMINAR DESCRIPTION: Profanity, swearing, and slang are often considered “taboo”, yet they are aspects of social communication. Research even shows that children have a repertoire of 30-40 taboo words when they enter school. There is normative data to reflect use of profanity and other “taboos” across the lifespan. Despite its prevalence in everyday communication, AAC…

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