Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
Workshop at Vanderbilt University
Presentation: Friday, March 26, 2010, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
A Parent’s Journey with AAC
Location: Mayborn Room 204, Peabody College
Keynote Speaker: Robert Rummel-Hudson
Author of Schuyler’s Monster: A Father’s Journey with His Wordless Daughter
Open to everyone. No fee. Registration required. May attend presentation without attending Saturday’s Workshop.
- 6:00-6:05 - Welcome
- 6:05-6:45 - Robert’s journey
- 6:45-7:25 - Questions
- 7:25-7:30 - Closing remarks
Workshop: Saturday, March 27, 2010, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
We Dance, We Sing, We Do All Kinds of Things | Using Assistive Technology with Young Children with Multiple Disabilities
Location: Room 8380 Medical Center East, South Tower, Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center
Karen Casey, M.S., CCC-SLP (over 25 years of experience with assistive technology)
This workshop will cover a wide range of strategies and easy-to-use communication systems, including low to high assistive technology options, designed to increase communication opportunities for children with multiple disabilities.
For speech-language pathologists, special educators, other professionals in related fields, students, parents, and family members. * May attend workshop without attending Friday’s presentation. This workshop will be offered for .6 ASHA CEU’s (intermediate level; professional area).
Early Bird Registration (by March 15): $175 professionals, $50 students/parents, Additional $25 for late registration. $125 Group Rate for 2 or more persons from the same agency or organization. * Workshop fee includes: lunch/breaks, two CDs of instructional resources, and make-and-take materials.