Augmentative and Alternative Communication Supports for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

April 14, 2015, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
3rd Floor, Large Conference Room
Baltimore, Maryland 21211

For children with severe communication impairments, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) can provide another means for connecting with family members, friends and teachers. This presentation will help parents and family members understand the AAC evaluation process, the importance of linking assessment results to intervention, the range of options for AAC supports, and how to obtain funding for these supports.

Presenters

Melissa Subock, MS, CCC-SLP

Melissa is a speech-language pathologist who has worked at Kennedy Krieger Institute's Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) since 2010. She specializes in evaluating and treating children with emerging communication skills from infancy through adolescence.

Sharon Conty, MS, CCC-SLP

Sharon is a speech-language pathologist who has worked at Kennedy Krieger Institute's Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) since 2014. She specializes in evaluating and treating children with emerging communication skills ages 3 through 18. Prior to working at CARD, she worked with adolescents in a specialized education school for students 6 through 21 years of age.

This presentation is for parents, family members and professionals. The training is free but registration is required to attend.

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