We are very excited to offer the USSAAC’s Webinar series for 2018 with the support of ISAAC. We have seven webinars planned for the year! Our excellent presenters provide information about variety of topics. CEUs are included for USSAAC members as a member benefit. For non-members, CEUs are available for $25 for each webinar. Proof of payment will be required at the time CEUs are requested.
Archived Webinars All previously broadcast webinars are available on the ISAAC website: https://www.isaac-online.org/english/news/webinars/
Upcoming Webinars for 2019
Presented by: AAC Diaster Relief Committee
Date & Time: September 19th, 2019 @ 7:00pm
All USSAAC stakeholder groups should prepare for disasters. This webinar focuses on actions/ resources key to disaster preparation, response, relief and recovery. We will highlight a family’s perspective and discuss the importance of planning, as well as staying flexible. We will also discuss long term recovery issues and the emotional toll disasters inflict on those… Read More »
Past Webinars for 2019
Presented by: Kevin Pitt
Date & Time: March 27th, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Individuals with neuromotor impairments such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and locked insyndrome can present with a range of impairments impacting AAC intervention. To help support AACaccess, this seminar will provide an overview of non-invasive brain-computer interface (BCI)techniques for individuals with severe physical impairment, along with assessment considerations,and future directions for integrating BCI into clinical practice.
Presented by: Kathy Howery
Date & Time: May 8th, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Mental health as an area of concern and focusing schools is being recognized around the world.There is a growing understanding that emotionally healthy students are more likely to be successfulin school and in life. But what of students who require AAC?This session will raise this issue through stories shared by augmented speakers and connect this tothe newly revised Communication Bill of Rights (Brady, et al., 2016).
Date & Time: June 4th, 2019 @ 6:00pm
We will explore the development and use of AAC symbols across diverse languages and cultures.
The experience of developing the Arabic Tawasol open symbol set led directly to the creation of
Global Symbols with participatory approaches to localization and contextualization of symbols to
reflect community needs. All symbols, tools and training resources are published openly, resulting
in collaboration with international agencies to increase AAC usage globally.
Presented by: USSAAC Advocacy Committee
Date & Time: July 24th, 2019 @ 7:00pm
On August 1, 2019, NY Medicaid will begin use of revised SGD guidelines. This seminar will review the changes to the required SLP evaluation, trial and report to allow the transition to the new guidelines be as smooth as possible.