Individuals Who Use AAC and the Transition To Adulthood





Presented by: Rebecca Eisenberg, M.S. CCC-SLP

Bio: Rebecca Eisenberg is a speech-language pathologist and has worked in a variety of settings including day habilitation programs, public and private schools, clinics, group home, and private homes since 2001. She is currently part of the tech team at WIHD in Valhalla and consults with schools on how to implement AAC in the classroom. Rebecca works with adults with developmental disabilities and trains individuals, their families, and staff to implement AAC in their home and community.  Rebecca is also a children’s book author and a certified autism specialist.

Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Rebecca Eisenberg is paid a percentage of sales from this presentation. She has authored games/materials related to this topic, for which she receives royalties.

Nonfinancial: No relevant relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

Course Description: In this course, participants will learn about working with AAC users at the high school level. This course is intended to help speech language pathologists understand the transition process and how to facilitate success for these students. Funding options, transition strategies and therapy tools that are helpful for students at this level are discussed.

Learner Outcomes

1. After this course, participants will be able to list three funding options for an AAC user transitioning into adulthood.

2. After this course, participants will be able to list the three factors that help contribute to a successful transition for students using AAC.

3. After this course, participants will be able to list four different options for students using AAC post- graduation.

4. After this course, participants will be able to list three therapy tools that will help our students using AAC that are transitioning.

Course Agenda

0-10 minutes Introduction and Transition Defined

10-20 minutes Evaluation and Funding For Students Transitioning

20-30 minutes What Are The Post Graduation Options

30-40 minutes Vocabulary Selection

40-50 minutes Support System and Communication Partner

50-60 minutes Key Factors For Success

60-70 minutes Goals/ Therapy Materials

70-80 minutes Case Studies

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Course Participation Requirements
Login and logout times will be recorded and documented. To complete the course, include your ASHA information when registering, view the course videos, take the quiz. When you have completed these requirements a certificate will be available in your profile.  

ASHA CE Registry Submission: After you complete all pieces of the course, you will be directed to fill out a form regarding ASHA CEUSs. Once you fill out the form indicating that you would like your participation reported to ASHA, ABA Speech will prepare to automatically submit your information to the ASHA CE Registry once completion requirements have been met (i.e. pass all assessments and complete program evaluation). ABA Speech submits this completion information monthly [on the 15th of the month]. Please allow three weeks from the submission date by ABA SPEECH for the course and ASHA CEUs to appear on your ASHA transcript.

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This course is offered for .10 ASHA CEUS, (Introductory Level, Professional Area)


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