The Conquering AAC Series contains three free on-demand courses that are designed to provide fundamental information for SLPs who are new to Lingraphica and high-tech AAC, and are a great refresher for those who have some experience but want to learn more. By taking these courses you’ll understand:
• The communicative and therapeutic benefits of AAC devices
• Who is a good candidate for an AAC device
• Practical tips for introducing AAC and increasing carryover
• How to create patient-centered goals
• The benefits of involving communication partners
• How to personalize AAC devices
• Using AAC devices in therapy sessions
Additionally, you’ll become eligible to earn up to 0.3 ASHA CEUs at no cost.
Course 1: Getting Started with AAC and Lingraphica
Get a basic overview of Lingraphica AAC and therapy technologies and the research behind them. Learn common AAC myths and realities as well as best practices for introducing AAC to clients and patients.
Course 2: Clinical Practices for a Successful AAC Device Trial
Learn how to clinically implement an AAC device with a patient or client. Get best practices for setting patient-centered goals. And, learn how to encourage use of the device at home and increase success by involving communication partners.
Course 3: Putting AAC Concepts Into Practice
Learn how to program an AAC device for each individual based on a life participation framework. How the device can be used therapeutically. And, watch in-depth device demo, including an explanation of all basic features as well as device personalization instruction.
Lingraphica offers free one-on-one consultations for SLPs who have someone on caseload who might be a good fit for an AAC device but aren’t entirely sure where to start. Call us at 866-570-8775 or visit the link below to get started.