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Unveiling the World of AAC Applications: A 4-Part Exploration of Features and Functions

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Presenters:  Ali Barragato, M.S., CCC-SLP and Jennifer Johnson, M.S., CCC-SLP  

Dates:

  • Monday, July 8, 2024 – “Proloquo2Go”
  • Monday, July 15, 2024 - "TouchChat”
  • Monday, July 22, 2024 – “GoTalk NOW”
  • Monday, July 29, 2024 – “ TD Snap”

*Your registration includes all four (4) sessions. Partial Credit will be available if you miss a complete session*

Sign-In: 6:45pm

Workshop: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Member: $65.00

Student Member: Free

Non-Member Professional: $90.00

**Meets CTLE Requirements if documented with the ASHA CE Registry**

Disclosures:

Financial Jennifer Johnson, M.S., CCC-SLP will be receiving an honorarium from LISHA for her presentation. Jennifer is also an employee of Nassau BOCES and an independent contractor at North Shore Speech-Language Associates under the directorship of Paula Okin. 
Ali Barragato, M.S., CCC-SLP will be receiving an honorarium from LISHA for her presentation.

Non-FinancialJennifer Johnson, M.S., CCC-SLP has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Ali Barragato, M.S., CCC-SLP has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Location: 

Zoom LIVE Webinar

Workshop Coordinator:

Christine Bonagura, M.S., CCC-SLP
Director of Speech-Language Pathology

Overview

This 4- part series will provide an overview of the following AAC applications: Proloquo2Go, TouchChat, GoTalk Now, and TD Snap. Basic programming will be reviewed, and key characteristics of each application will be discussed. At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will develop a greater understanding of each application, which is beneficial in feature matching for students’ communication use and therapeutic intervention practices.

Presenters

Alessandra Barragato is a Speech and Language Pathologist for Nassau BOCES and has been providing therapy to children and young adults for over 20 years. Her current role as Augmentative and Alternative Communication Evaluator and Trainer has enabled her to work with school and home educational teams across school districts in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Alessandra has been a continuing education instructor for over 10 years and is currently teaching for One Step Ahead Professional Development, Long Island Institute of Professional Studies, and Nassau Tract.

Jennifer Johnson has worked as an SLP since December 2000. For 22 years, Jennifer provided evaluations and therapies to students aged 10-21, with a variety of intellectual and developmental disabilities and complex communication needs, including many AAC users, at the Nassau BOCES Rosemary Kennedy School located in Wantagh, New York. Jennifer is currently a member of the Nassau BOCES AAC Evaluation and Training Team, providing AAC evaluations to students in all school districts across Nassau County who need an augmentative or alternative method for communication, and training in the implementation of AAC systems to school district staff members and parents. Jennifer also works as an independent contractor at North Shore Speech-Language Associates under the directorship of Paula Okin since January 2021 providing therapy in private home settings, and privately through her own personal practice. Jennifer recently received her School Building and School District Leadership certifications through The College of Saint Rose CITE Program.

**LISHA speaker selection does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or procedures. We reserve the right to substitute speakers due to circumstances beyond our control.**

Learning Objectives

Participants will:
●    Develop an understanding of the following AAC applications: Proloquo2Go, TouchChat, GoTalk Now, and TD Snap.
●    Discover specific features of the AAC applications.
●    Learn strategies to incorporate the AAC applications into therapeutic practices.
●    Investigate associative resources and material provided by each application’s manufacturer.

Agenda

7:00-7:05    Introduction Communication Application
7:05-7:20    Programming Tips and Tricks
7:20-7:35    Investigation of Specific Features
7:35-7:50    Implementation Beyond Requesting
7:50-8:00    Question and Answer

Confirmation

Confirmations of registration can be obtained at www.lisha.org or Email at info@lisha.org

Cancellations

Cancellations are refundable if received seventy-two (72) business hours prior to the event. Please note: Registrants will receive a certificate of completion when the course has been successfully completed.

Handouts and Zoom Link

PowerPoint/Handout Presentations and Zoom Link will be emailed to confirmed attendees 72 hours prior to the workshop. If you do not receive the Zoom link, please contact us at info@lisha.org or call 516-626- 8000. Someone will be able to help you up until the start of the workshop.

 



 

 

 

 

When
July 8th, 2024 6:45 PM to July 29th, 2024 8:00 PM
Location
Zoom LIVE Webinar
NY
United States
Event Fee(s)
Professional Fee $90.00
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