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Conversations on AAC with Lauren Enders & Lesley Mayne (PD102458)

Presenter(s): Lauren S Enders, MA, CCC-SLP; Lesley E Mayne, PhD, CCC-SLP; Diane Paul, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course Description

This recorded dialogue features two speech-language pathologists, who discuss setting meaningful goals for AAC users; working with communication partners, including family members and peers; selecting developmentally appropriate intervention strategies; relationship-building as a purpose for communication; and more.

The exchange was recorded at the 2021 online conference "Expanding AAC: Accessible Strategies for Functional Communication" and is a companion to two recorded sessions from the conference: Setting Goals for Students Who Use AAC (Lauren S. Enders, MA, CCC-SLP) and Planning AAC Intervention for Children With ASD (Lesley E. Mayne, PhD, CCC-SLP). The dialogue was moderated by Diane Paul, PhD, CCC-SLP.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Describe strategies for working with communication partners to enhance AAC effectiveness
  • Identify developmentally appropriate AAC intervention goals for individuals with different communication challenges

Watch or Listen

There is no slide presentation for this course, so you can watch the discussion or you can listen to it podcast-style—the choice is yours!

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

Related Courses

View all courses from the Expanding AAC: Accessible Strategies for Functional Communication online conference.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): PD102458
Available Through: April 04, 2027