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Friday, March 16, 2012

Partner Instruction in AAC - ASHA Online Conference

ASHA Professional Development
ASHA Online Conference
Partner Instruction in AAC:
Strategies for Building Circles of Support

An online conference for speech-language pathologists
Wednesday, June 13–Monday, June 25, 2012
Effective communication partners can make all the difference for your clients who use AAC. Explore ways to build communication support and enhance communication success in this online conference.
Thirteen recorded lectures, available on demand, address topics including:Special Discount for SIG Affiliates
  • How to select the right skills to teach communication partners
  • Evidence-based protocols for partner instruction
  • Working with communication partners of diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Appropriate strategies for communication partners of adults and children
  • Effective techniques for workplace colleagues of persons who use AAC

    ...and much more!Register Now!
Learn from the best
Speakers include prominent clinicians and researchers including David Beukelman, Joanne Lasker, David McNaughton, Rose Sevcik, MaryAnn Romski, Billy Ogletree, and more. You’ll be able to ask them questions in live, text-based online “chats” during the conference.
Why you’ll love the online conference format
  • Recorded lectures are available on demand. Watch them anytime, anywhere! All you need is a desktop or laptop computer. (Sorry, mobile devices and tablets are not supported.)
  • No travel! Participate from home, work, or even the coffee shop!
  • Lots of interaction with speakers. In live, text-based “chats” with the presenters, you’ll get answers to your questions. Plus, discussion threads linked to each lecture will keep you involved in ongoing, topic-focused discussions.
  • Lots of CEUs. We estimate that you’ll be able to earn up to 2.6 ASHA CEUs (26 professional development hours) for this event—nearly enough to satisfy your entire CCC maintenance requirement.
Hurry! Get your special SIG discount—register now!
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