Strategies for Successful AAC Outcomes


January 18, 2022


It takes a village to support an individual with complex communication needs who uses AAC. The focus of this one-day seminar will be on strategies and supports that facilitate successful AAC outcomes including communication partner training, descriptive teaching, and materials to support language growth.  Realize Language will be demonstrated as a way to monitor progress.  Participants will have the opportunity to converse with an adult who uses AAC. 


Deborah Laurent Witkowski, MA, CCC-SLP

Tracy M. Kovach, PhD, CCC-SLP

Learning Outcomes:

Identify the steps in providing communication partner training to stakeholders.

Describe how to engage in classroom interactions without programming curriculum vocabulary into the device.

Describe how to target learning across Bloom’s taxonomy for early language learners.

Identify 2 tools that can be used to support language growth for individuals who use AAC.


CEUs This activity is offered for up to 0.7 CEUs (6.7 hours of instruction). To register for CEUs:  

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Upon completion of the two forms and passing the quiz, a CEU certificate will be sent

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