Seeking Nominations for:
The Prentke AAC Distinguished Lecture
hosted by: ATIA
Sponsored by: PRC-Saltillo
The 24th Annual Edwin and Esther Prentke AAC Distinguished Lecture will be presented at the ATIA 2021: AT Connected virtual event. This is the first time this exciting presentation by a person who communicates using an AAC device will be hosted by ATIA and the first time it will be held online.
ATIA is seeking nominations for this prestigious award. Nominators, or sponsors, may nominate anyone they believe fulfills the criteria listed below. Individuals may nominate themselves if they fulfill the criteria.
The nominee must:
- Be a person who uses AAC
- Have public speaking experience and the ability to engage in an interactive question-and-answer session with the audience
- Have made a unique contribution to the field of AAC or had a unique experience as a person who uses AAC
Please note: Past nominees may be nominated. Past recipients of the award are not eligible to be re-nominated.
$2,000 Award and Complimentary Registration to ATIA 2021: AT Connected
The recipient receives a $2,000 award generously donated by the Lecture sponsor, PRC-Saltillo. The recipient and two guests receive complimentary registrations to ATIA 2021: AT Connected provided by ATIA.
Nominations must be received by November 30, 2020.
The recipient will be informed of his/her selection for the lecture by December 10, 2020. The recipient must accept/decline the invitation by December 14, 2020. All nominees will be informed of the selection of the recipient by December 15, 2020.
The lecture is part of the ATIA 2021: AT Connected virtual event and is scheduled for Thursday, February 4, 2021 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time. The activity will be held online in a Zoom Webinar Room and closed captioning will be provided. ATIA Staff will provide technical support and there will be a Moderator to assist the speaker during the session.
The lecture must meet all standards for learning activities offered for ASHA continuing education units including Learning Objectives.
Please email ATIA21Virtual@atia.org with any questions about the Nominations process.
Word Document Form Download: Prentke AAC Distinguished Lecture Nomination Form