AAC Device Selection
What your supplier can do to support YOU!
In Partnership With
Develop a broad understanding of the AAC process from assessment through to implementation, particularly focusing on how your supplier can work with you to help achieve AAC device trial success!
Increase awareness of the AAC Process: from assessment to implementation
Understand your role in optimising your AAC device trials
Understand the role of your supplier in supporting your device trials
Apply your learning to 3 case studies
Know where to look for more information when you’re considering an AAC Device trial
Who is This Workshop For?
This workshop is for any person new to the AAC process, or wanting to know more about the role of the supplier in AAC device trials.
This webinar will be helpful if you are a speech pathologist, family member, or educator who is considering or completing an AAC device trial.
This workshop was recorded live for AGOSCI in October 2020.
Your registration gives you access to a recording link and the slide handouts.
About the Presenters
Leanna Fox trained as a Speech Pathologist at Sydney University. She has been working in the area of complex communication needs since 2004 both abroad and locally. Her current role at Liberator Pty Ltd includes providing clinical services in the area of disability including therapy, supervision and training regarding AAC.
Charlene Cullen has been a speech pathologist working in the disability sector with children and adults for over 20 years. She is currently working as an assistive technology consultant with Link Assistive and has a strong passion in the area of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and assistive technologies. These include eye gaze technology, alternative access options, environmental control, mounting solutions and an interest in the area of voice banking. Charlene enjoys supporting people with complex communication needs and/or physical impairments, their families, therapists and community supports through demonstrations of products, supporting trials, training, workshops, exhibiting at conferences and presenting papers both nationally and internationally.
Karyn Muscat is a speech pathologist and clinical team leader at Zyteq. Karyn has specialised in assistive technology for people with complex communication needs in her speech pathology clinical work. In her previous roles, Karyn has worked in private practice, within the Department of Education and the Communication Access Network – a specialist service for adults who use AAC. Karyn has a special interest in the use of eye-gaze and other technology to support both in-person and online communication.
AGOSCI has proudly partnered with three major Australian suppliers to present this information and is thankful to these suppliers for donating their time to create and deliver the content presented in this workshop.
AGOSCI is an independent body and does not endorse individual products or brands.
AGOSCI acknowledges the presence and contributions of all suppliers and resources available in the Australian AAC marketplace.