Session 4A - Why Didn’t I Think of That?: Engaging Activities for Students with Complex Communicatio

Speakers: Rachel Smolen and Lauren S. Enders

Session Description:
Looking for ways to engage your learners with complex communication needs (CCN)? We have the activities for you! Come learn ways to spice up your language therapy/teaching toolbox and follow your students’ lead.  During this session, we will explore fun and reusable activity ideas within a fast-paced (and sometimes silly) resource-sharing session.

Speaker Bio:
image of Rachel SmolenRachel Smolen, M.S., CCC-SLP, is a licensed and ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist currently working as a full-time Augmentative and Alternative Communication specialist on the Assistive Technology Team for the Bucks County Intermediate Unit in Bucks County, Pennsylvania; she holds an Assistive Technology Graduate Certificate. Rachael has 22 years of experience serving students with a variety of physical and cognitive disabilities and has presented on topics related to these needs at local and national conferences.