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Speak for Yourself Workshop

March 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

FREE ACAT CLINIC

Speak For Yourself : A Parent’s Guide to Augmentative-Alternative Communication

Presented by the Kennedy Day School at Franciscan Children’s

THURSDAY, MARCH 30
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Franciscan Children’s
Chamberlain Conference Center
30 Warren St.
Brighton, MA 02135

Presenter: Emily Bright, M.S., CCC-SLP, is a Speech-Language Pathologist at Franciscan Children’s where she provides speech and language services to children ages 3-22 as part of the Kennedy Day School and Outpatient programs. Emily is also the Coordinator of the Augmentative Communication/ Assistive Technology (ACAT) Clinic at Franciscan Children’s.

This free workshop will cover:
• Overview of Augmentative Alternative (AAC)strategies and technology, from low to high-tech methods
• Information and resources for parents of children with complex communication needs
• Explanation of feature-matching process and steps for obtaining funding for AAC equipment
• Device demos and opportunity for hands-on exploration of a range of AAC systems

Enjoy complimentary refreshments and raffles!

Please RSVP to Lynne Goyuk, Educational Admissions and Outreach Specialist
Phone: 617-779-1113
E-mail: LGoyuk@FranciscanChildrens.org

To download the event flyer, please click here.

Details

Date:
March 30
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Organizer

Lynne Goyuk
Phone:
617-779-1113

Venue

Chamberlain Conference Room at FC
30 Warren St.
Brighton, MA 02135 United States
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