AAC in Early Childhood: Myths and Realities


September 28, 2017, Online


AAC itself is a complex field and implementing speech-generating devices with very young children requires a high level of training and expertise. This webinar will provide a foundation upon which participants can continue to develop their skills and knowledge base with this special population.

Andrea Schario, M.A., CCC-SLP

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Participants will be able to identify three common myths related to AAC use in early childhood.
  2. Participants will be able to describe three benefits and drawbacks of using iPad-based AAC platforms.
  3. Participants will be able to define multimodal communication and describe what this might look like for a young child with developmental delays.
  4. Participants will be able to identify two examples of age-appropriate goals when using a speech-generating device with a 2 year old child with developmental delays.


This activity is offered for up to 0.2 CEUs (1.5 hours of instruction). To register for CEUs:
  1. Download, and complete the following forms.
  2. Save the files names: 170928_CTG_Webinar_Lastname-Firstname
  3. Send both files to ceus@aacinstitute.org
  4. CEU certificate will be sent after submitting the two forms

Note: If any difficulty is encountered in using this form, write to ceus@aacinstitute.org to request an alternative file format.