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Thursday, May 17, 2012

JOBS! AAC Consultant, Illinois (FT/PT)

Augmentative/Alternative Communication Consultant Full-time and Part-time 

Available: 08/2012 Closes: 05/24/2012

Job Description:  Augmentative/Alternative Communication (AAC) Consultant
Job Responsibilities: The Augmentative/Alternative Communication Consultant (AAC) supports the NSSED student outcomes vision and helps students become successful, happy adults in home, school, work, and community by providing programs and services that ensure students:
 a) acquire/use knowledge and skills, b) interact well with others and have friends, c) take appropriate action to meet their needs, d) care about and contribute to society, and e) take actions to maintain health and wellness.
The AAC Consultant supports the student outcomes vision by being responsible for the consultation/assessment/training of assistive technology tools and strategies related to communication. Specifically, the AAC Consultant addresses the evaluation of needs related to communication in the selection of appropriate assistive technology tools/devices/strategies for trial, assistance with the selection/organization of vocabulary for communication systems, training, implementation, evaluation of tools in the educational setting.

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