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AAC: USING A TOTAL COMMUNICATION APPROACH IN CLASSROOMS

AAC: USING A TOTAL COMMUNICATION APPROACH IN CLASSROOMS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
This webinar is suitable for primary school teachers and SNAs working with non-speaking or minimally speaking autistic students in both mainstream and specialist settings.
 
In this workshop, Amy will discuss using a Total Communication approach to support your students in using Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) systems. With many students presenting with a need for AAC support, Amy will discuss how you can learn more about AAC, who it is suitable for and how to get started in the classroom, including free classroom resources. Amy will explain all forms of AAC, from Lámh to high tech AAC systems such as iPads and TD Snap. Learn practical Neurodiversity Affirming strategies and gain confidence to support all AAC users. This would be suitable for anyone wanting to learn more about AAC and supporting their non/minimally speaking students. 
 
Presenter Bio
 
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Amy is a graduate of the Masters in Speech and Language Therapy in the University of Limerick where she graduated in 2010, having completed her Degree in Early Childhood Studies in UCC. Amy has spent her career to date specialising in her passion in supporting Autistic and neurodiverse children, teenagers and adults. Amy has extensive and international experience as a specialist SLT in a range of disability and education teams in Ireland and New Zealand, where she worked for the Ministry of Education. Amy has also worked as Clincal Lead SLT in the NCSE and brings an understanding of both the clinical and educational aspects to supporting autistic students.  Amy is passionate in educating and updating other professionals’ knowledge with new information and supporting families to advocate for their child’s needs.
 

Event Information

Event Date 13-06-2024 7:00 pm
Event End Date 13-06-2024 8:00 pm
Cut off date 21-06-2024
Individual Price €10.00
Location Online Webinar

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