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Speak for Yourself Workshop
March 30, 2017 @ 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
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
To download the event flyer, please click here.