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