Say What?!? AAC Assessment and Intervention for Children Who Speak

Thursday, October 11, 2018 3:30 - 5:00 PM Eastern Time Zone

Webinar Code: AT18-WEB19-LB
Webinar Fee: $49

Register Now!

Overview

Speech comprehensibility, how well a child’s speech is understood by a communication partner in a natural context, can be influenced by a number of factors. Children who are poorly understood by some partners or in some contexts may benefit from AAC. Assessment and intervention in this population will be discussed.

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will be able to define speech comprehensibility.
  2. Participants will be able to identify two factors that can affect speech comprehensibility.
  3. Participants will be able to identify a tool for measuring speech comprehensibility.
  4. Participants will be able to list at least three AAC intervention strategies for children with poor speech comprehensibility.

Speakers

Jill Senner

Owner/Director
Technology & Language Center, Inc.
Jill E. Senner, PhD, CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist with 20 years of experience working with children with complex communication needs. She is the owner/director of Technology and Language Center where she specializes in providing augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and assistive technology (AT) services including assessment, consultation and training, and workshops/lectures. Dr. Senner has presented at numerous national assistive technology conferences and has taught graduate courses in AAC and swallowing disorders. She has published research in the areas of AAC, siblings and disability, and swallowing disorders in cerebral palsy.
Speaker Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes
Speaker Non-Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes

Matthew Baud

AT Coordinator/SLP
Niles Township District for Special Education
Matthew R. Baud, MS, CCC-SLP, has been working with AAC for the past 15 years. He currently is the Assistive Technology Coordinator at Niles Township District for Special Education (NTDSE) performing evaluations, trainings and coaching communication partners. Matthew also has his own AAC private practice working with individuals with complex communication needs from birth through adulthood. He is an adjunct professor at Saint Xavier University where he teaches a graduate course in AAC and has presented at national and state conferences. Matthew has published research in the area of AAC.
Speaker Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes
Speaker Non-Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes

Strand

Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Target Audience

AT Professionals

Experience Level

Intermediate

Register Now!

Member Directory