Building Blocks to AAC - Block 2: Communication Partner Strategies


In this 90-minute block on augmentative alternative communication (AAC), participants will learn about best practice strategies for the communication partner. This class will cover creating the right learning environment as well as creating communication opportunities. While taking a client-centered approach, participants will learn how to model, prompt and respond during AAC intervention. The class will conclude by reviewing some signs of success. Through demonstration, video and practice exercises, participants will learn about the fundamentals of AAC intervention.

This class is intended for anyone interested in learning about the fundamentals of AAC. It's appropriate for parents and therapy professionals alike.

Devices are not required for this training, but participants are encouraged to bring any AAC system they have in order to get the most hands-on practice with strategies throughout the training. A small set of AAC devices will be provided by the trainer.

Location Webinar

Date 11/16/2021 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Check in 11:45 AM)
Sponsor PRC-Saltiillo
Trainer Jennifer Vallier, MA, CCC-SLP
Contact Jennifer Vallier (312) 848-6902
Principles 1. Support families
2. Active participation
7. Ongoing communication & collaboration
8. Quality services
Credit Hours 1.5 - Intervention
Cost Free
Status Closed