AAC Talks 2024 Elevating Voices: Empowerment Through AAC


Session Dates

Friday May 10, 2024 8:45 AM - 3:45 PM - Webinar

Join us for the sixth annual AAC Talks Web Conference! This event offers evidence-based practices, practical ideas, strategies, and resources to engage students with complex communication needs through augmentative-alternative communication (AAC) systems. Our theme, Elevating Voices: Empowerment Through AAC, encourages participants to explore innovative solutions and perspectives in AAC implementation, empowering students and amplifying their voices across diverse settings. National and local presenters will discuss a variety of topics including the importance of person-centered practices honoring the uniqueness of individuals, how a variety of communication partners can be empowered to support the use of a range of communication methods, evidence-based practices, and practical ideas on how to develop and implement lessons that include a variety of AAC strategies and devices.


At the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Identify two effective strategies for communication with AAC users.
  • List two methods to support emergent AAC users in fostering communication skills.
  • Describe the benefits of AAC users taking an active role in educating their communities about AAC, disability, and inclusion.

Target Audience

Teachers, administrators, speech-language pathologists, school psychologists, behavior analysts, teachers of the visually impaired, related services professionals, consultants, training and consultation staff, early interventionists, paraprofessionals, family members, anyone interested in supporting those who need augmentative/alternative communication

Topics Covered: Assistive Technology

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Kim Clemens, at 610-878-7210, or kclemens@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:



Multiple Presenters

Event Contact:


Kim Clemens

Content Contact:

Tammy Thompson-Cooke

Additional Info

Session links to be accessed through Schoology.