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Introduction to Augmentative and Alternative Communication and AAC Lending Library Resources in Minnesota

This webinar was held 5/12/2010

Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices offer a voice for people who have limited speech and language abilities. This Webinar explored the continuum of tools available that can aid in expressive communication for those who may rely on others to interpret or speak for them. A variety of devices, strategies, and resources were shared. The Webinar also covered how and where to find AAC devices for loan and demonstration through a variety of Minnesota programs.

Agenda

  1. PACER and The Simon Technology Center
  2. What is Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC)
  3. Selecting the Right Device
  4. Low-Tech/No Tech High-Tech Options
  5. Minnesota AAC Lending Library Resources
  6. Webinar Evaluations

Presenters

Meghan Kunz, PACER Center & Bridget Gilormini, PACER Center

Running Time

90 minutes

 

For project evaluation purposes, PACER may email webinar viewers a brief follow-up survey in 3 to 6 months.

This Webinar was funded through the STAR Program by the Rehabilitation Services Administration under the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, as amended in 2004 (p.L. 108-364).

 

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