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Virtual Day with the Experts: Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Free
AAC Day with the Experts

Learn about the latest advances in augmentative and alternative communication and hear from a panel of experts — individuals who use AAC and family members.

Saturday, October 15, 2022 | 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Live via Zoom

When: Saturday, October 15, 2022
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code
About: Learn about the latest advances in augmentative and alternative communication and hear from a panel of experts — individuals who use AAC and family members.
Registration: Click here to register
Live Broadcast: Live Online via Zoom – Register to obtain Zoom code
Download: 2022 Program & Schedule (pdf)

Schedule & Program

9:00–9:15 am Welcome & Update on AAC Program
Jennifer Seale, PhD, CCC-SLP, Director, Communication Aids & Systems Clinic
9:15–9:45 am A Drive Through AAC Communities: Learning Why it is so Important to be in Communities on this Journey
Mike Hipple, self-advocate
An overview by Mike Hipple, a young man with a physical disability who has used assistive technology

and AAC since 1998 to communicate with his family and community. He is an active and engaged

member of the AAC community and started the Wisconsin AAC Network in 2015 to help everyone have a

voice in the AAC and assistive technology communities. He will share about AAC resources in Wisconsin

and at the national level that help families connect and create communities around AAC
9:45–10:15 am Literacy for AAC Users
Lauramarie Pope. MS, CCC-SLP & Savanna Brittlebank, MS, CCC-SLP, Penn State
The presentation will provide information about literacy for AAC users and utilizing existing literacy
features within current AAC systems. Tips and tricks to use at home in shared storybook reading will be

shared.
10:15–11:00 am PANEL DISCUSSION — A panel of experts that includes individuals who use AAC and family members
who share about their lived experiences

Details

Date:
October 15
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Zoom
1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705 United States

Organizer

Teresa Palumbo
Phone:
608-263-5837
Email:
palumbo@waisman.wisc.edu
View Organizer Website