Integrating AAC into the Classroom webinar
Date: February 11, 2020
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|Brenda Del Monte, MS., C.C.C. SLP,||internet||50||1|
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Over 25% of the AAC evaluations completed in Arizona are in Whether you are part of a special education or general education classroom, communication is happening all day long. Join me to look at the student's day and identify areas in which AAC could be utilized, and when low tech or other options would best meet their communication needs. Teachers and paraeducators do not have time or the skills to 'edit on the fly' so let's be sure that expectations are realistic and appropriate vocabulary is available all the time.
Participants will identify three new areas in which AAC could be implemented into a students day
Participants will identify functional vocabulary to target in multiple settings and therefore increasing success.
Participants will understand why and when to use low tech vs high tech to meet communication needs throughout the school day.
Brenda Del Monte, MA, SLP-CCC, has been working as a therapist for over 18 years. Brenda received her undergraduate degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of Washington and her Masters in Speech-Language Pathology at Western Washington University. She has worked with children and adults with multiple disabilities since 2003. Brenda owns Technically Speaking, PLLC, a company that serves those who use AAC. As an expert in AAC, Brenda contracts with Advanced Therapy Solutions to evaluate, train and treat those with multiple disabilities and complex medical conditions.
Brenda serves as a practice scholar research mentor at Northern Arizona University’s OTD program. Brenda has taught courses for Central Washington University, Arizona State University Speech-Language Pathology SLP Master's Program and Northern Arizona University Occupational Doctoral students.