Hey Tek-Ninjas, today's article is a distilled version of a really fantastic flyer put together by our very own North Carolina Augmentative Communication Association (NCACA) to generate greater awareness of October being Communication Awareness Month here in NC. What a wealth of information they have culled together for us.
If your a NC resident and you work with children or adults with communication issues, you need to become a member. NCACA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information and support to nonspeaking individuals, their families, and the professionals that serve them. An annual membership is only $25! You will be hard pressed to find a better deal anywhere!
link for 50 PrAACtical things to do in celebration of AAC Awareness Month.
AAC-RERC has a variety of recorded webcasts that address AAC needs of children and adults
CLICK HERE FOR AAC-RERC
AbleNet has a variety of recorded communication webinars conducted by leaders in the field. Here are some of the titles: SoundingBoard App - Bigger and Better. AAC Developing Participation, AAC for Aphasia.
ATC offers a variety of webinars. Recorded AAC webinars address the needs of all ages. Titles include: Core Vocabulary Across Everyday Settings, iPads and Communication Apps: Making a Good Choice. The iPad and Communication Transitions.
Dynavox offers a variety of online trainings which include recorded classes. Topics include: Boardmaker, Literacy, and Dynavox AAC Devices.
PRC offers online training. Current online trainings include: AAC Evaluations: Painting a Successful Submission, and 10 Tips to Help Grow Language. There is a cost.
NCACA does not endorse any particular vendor, and these are only samples of trainings available online.
Developed by the North Carolina Augmentative Communication Association Education Committee - http://www.ncaca.info. October 2013