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Thursday, July 12, 2012

SCAAC-N Summer Quarterly Meeting, July 24, 6:30 (Pasadena)

On Tuesday, July 24, Darlene Hanson and Rebecca Liu will be speaking with the Southern California AAC Network on how Augmentative Communication and Assistive Technology can support a full inclusion experience.  Join us at Villa Esperanza Services in Pasadena!

Rebecca is now a high school student, in Pasadena, who has minimal use of her speech.  She has been using low tech and high tech systems for all of her education.  We will talk about the progressions, the support, and variety of systems that have accommodated her, and others, to participate in the school experience and to grow in the area of communication.  

Darlene Hanson has been a Speech and Language Pathologist for 20 years, working with individuals with severe communication impairments. Her expertise in working with individuals who are “non verbal” and use alternate modes of communication, as well as in the area of speech development for persons with severe motor apraxia as it relates to autism. She worked in the public school setting as a school based clinician and program specialist, taught university level courses at Chapman University. 

Participation is FREE! as always. Bring a colleague.

Location: Villa Esperanza Services Conference Room
2116 E. Villa Street, Pasadena, CA

Time: Tuesday, July 24, 2012
          6:30-6:45 Networking
          6:45-8:00 Presentation

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