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AAC from App Selection to Implementation Strategies: Making Language Learning Motivating, Functional and Fun



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AAC from App Selection to Implementation Strategies: Making Language Learning Motivating, Functional and Fun for All

Presenter: Christine Baudin, M.S., CCC-SLP

Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020

: 5:30pm

Conference: 5:45pm - 9:00pm

Member: $60.00

Student Member: $25.00

Non-Member Professional: $85.00

This program is offered for .3 ASHA CEUs Intermediate Level: Professional Area



Christine Baudin, M.S., CCC-SLP, will be receiving an honorarium from LISHA for her presentation.


Christine Baudin, M.S., CCC-SLP, has no non-financial relationships to report. 


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Workshop Coordinator

Allison Lynch, M.S., CCC-SLP
Director of Speech-Language Pathology


This session will cover many important aspects of best practices in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) selection and implementation. Overall page design and the three types of organizational strategies of dynamic display systems will be reviewed. Several popular iOS apps following these strategies will be compared to see how intuitive they really are. Implementation strategies will focus on connection, interaction, and motivating activities while still targeting concept learning. Communication partner support will be emphasized, and strategies will be reviewed that teachers, support staff, and parents can utilize.


Christine Baudin, M.S., CCC-SLP, TSHH is a NYS licensed speech-language pathologist. She earned her master’s degree from Teachers College, Columbia University. Christine has specialized in the area of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) for the past 20 plus years. Christine is also the founder and administrator of several Facebook groups including the popular group: AAC for the SLP, with over 30,000 members to date.

Christine has worked in many settings over the years servicing individuals with complex communication needs including hospitals, AAC evaluation clinics, schools, and students' homes. Currently, she consults for school districts in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, sees students through the NYC DOE as well as privately. Christine does AAC evaluations, consultations, staff development trainings, and sees children for their ongoing Assistive Technology (AT) mandates. Christine's passion is teaching communication partners best practices for implementing AAC. She has done workshops, webinars, and lectured for graduate universities.

Christine most enjoys assisting school teams in implementing best practices with their students with complex communication needs through ongoing consultations and staff development.

**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:

  1. Identify three types of page designs of dynamic AAC Systems.
  2. Identify five common iOS apps and the differences between them.
  3. Discuss partner support strategies that can be utilized by teachers, support staff and parents.


5:30-5:45          Registration

5:45-6:45          Page Design - Thinking of Where you Want to End up before deciding Where to Start

6:45-7:00          Three Types of Page Designs of Dynamic AAC Systems

7:00-7:15          Break

7:15-8:00          Five Common iOS Apps - A Quick Comparison of Proloquo2Go, Snap+Core First, TouchChat with WordPower, LAMP Words for Life, and Speak for Yourself

8:00-8:45          Implementation Strategies: Engaging Ideas and Links for Implementation.

8:45-9:00          Questions and Answers



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


PowerPoint/Handout Presentations will be emailed to confirmed attendees, 72 hours prior to the workshop. 

August 11th, 2020 5:30 PM   through   9:00 PM
Zoom Webinar
United States
Event Fee(s)
Non-Member Professional Fee $ 85.00

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