Creating the Right Environment for Successful AAC Use in the Classroom with Location Awareness


May 4, 2017, Online


Learn about the newest technology for AAC users – Location Awareness with Beacons. As educators, it is imperative that we are fluent in the use of digital devices. It is our job to teach our students how to be independent AND to help them develop functional skills with technology. This webinar is designed to improve your digital fluency and show you how to teach appropriate iPad behaviors to student with special needs. Participants will also get some hands on training on how to bring the environment into the AAC through location awareness technology built in to SuperSpeak AAC.

Katrine Gulstad Pederson

Kirsten McLoud

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Participants will learn about the newest technology for AAC users – Location Awareness with Beacons. 
  2. Participants will be able to identify ways to make iPad time interactive.
  3. Participants will learn tangible tips for using the iPad for free time vs. structured time.
  4. Participants will learn how to bring the environment in with location awareness technology built into SuperSpeak AAC.
  5. Participants will learn tips to teach appropriate interaction with the iPad.


This activity is offered for up to 0.1 CEUs (1.0 hour of instruction). To register for CEUs:
  1. Download, and complete the following forms.
  2. Save the files names: 170504_CTG_Lastname-Firstname
  3. Send both files to
  4. CEU certificate will be sent after submitting the two forms

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