HELIX Conference

AAC and AT for Students with Deaf-Blindness and Multiple Disabilities

  • September 15th, 2017
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Presented by: Christopher Russell

This session will focus on an overview of multi-modal Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC), including no-tech, light-tech, and high-tech communication systems. The emphasis will be on considerations for selecting, designing, and implementing student-centered communication systems for learners with dual sensory loss and a range of multiple disabilities.

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Teachers who work with students who are blind or visually impaired, Teachers who work with students with hearing loss, Teachers/other professionals who work with students who have sustained traumatic brain injury, Speech Therapists, General Education Teachers, Supervisors/Administrators, Assistive Technology Specialists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, School Counselors, School Psychologists, Parents, and Paraprofessionals

Credits Offered: Act 48, ASHA, ACVREP, Psych

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