Professional Development

A Step-By-Step Guide to AAC Assessments, Part I: Assessment Process Guidelines *

Presented by Brian St. Geme, M.S., CCC-SLP, AAC Specialist and Elizabeth Uduehi, M.A., CCC-SLP, AAC Specialist (3 hrs)

This presentation will provide the framework for evidenced-based AAC assessments. Each step in the process will be examined in detail. Current tools for conducting the AAC assessment will be demonstrated. Participants will have access to the most up-to-date AAC information and research, AAC Consideration Checklists, guideline handouts, and templates. SPG’s AAC Report Writing Guideline will be shared, which can shape the educationally based AAC Assessment from start to finish. Legally defensible report writing for educational and third party funding will also be reviewed. Time will be allotted to discuss actual students from your district, taking them through the AAC Assessment process.