Fundamentals of AAC Assessment and Intervention
Presented by Katie Threlkeld, M.S., CCC-SLP
Registration Fee: $247 for Speech-Language Pathologists
RECORDING WILL BE AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 26th, 2022 – SEPTEMBER 26, 2027
After this course, you will be able to…
- Describe components of the Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) assessment process, including the roles of members.
- Identify AAC intervention strategies and described when to use them to meet a user's specific needs (e.g., visual, motor, cognitive abilities).
- Explain features of alternate access methods and how these access methods meet a user's specific needs.
- 0-20 minutes: Introduction
- 20-160 minutes: Neuroanatomy
- 160-190 minutes: Cognition and Language
- 190-230 minutes: Neurology Diagnostics
- 230-305 minutes: Impairments and Diagnoses
- 305-370 minutes: Assessment
- 370-410 minutes: Treatment
- 410-565 minutes: Case Application
- 565-570 minutes: Take Home Messages
RECORDED COURSE AGENDA
0-15 minutes: Introduction & Disclosures
15-60 minutes: Intro to AAC – Terms & Definitions
60-120 minutes: AAC Systems
120-160 minutes: Assessment for Pediatrics (40)
160-200 minutes: Assessment for Adults (40)
200-220 minutes: Alternate Access Methods (20)
220-240 minutes: Day 1 Conclusion and Q&A (20)
September 25th – Day 2
0-15 minutes: 11:00-11:15 AM EST: Review
15-60 minutes: 11:15-12:00 PM EST: Fundamentals of Pediatric Intervention
60-100 minutes: 12:00-12:40 PM EST: Fundamentals of Adult Intervention
100 – 140 minutes: 12:40-1:20 PM EST: Customization & Modification Strategies
140-180 minutes: Setting Specific AAC Assessment/Intervention (40)
180-220 minutes: Case Studies (40)
220-240 minutes: Day 2 Conclusion and Q&A
Speaker Information and Disclosures
Katie Threlkeld, M.S., CCC-SLP, is a licensed, ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist with over eight years of clinical experience. She is a doctoral candidate at the University of Missouri in the Health & Rehabilitation Science program with a research focus on motor speech disorders and auditory-perceptual assessment. Specialized in motor speech disorders, AAC, and aural rehabilitation, Katie has developed proficient skills in these clinical areas providing assessment and treatment for patients across the lifespan. She serves on the ASHA SIG 2 (Neurogenic Communication Disorders) Professional Development Committee and is certified in SPEAK OUT! and LSVT Loud. Katie has presented at the state and national level on topics related to motor speech disorders, AAC, and aural rehabilitation. She is the Educational Program Developer at Forbes AAC, is a mentor for the Medical SLP Collective, and has teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Receives payment from MedSLP Education for this presentation
Paid full-time employee at Forbes AAC (Educational Program Developer)
Receives payment from the Medical SLP Collective as a mentor
Member of American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA), and International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISSAC)
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