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AAC in Practice - Hit the ground running!

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Independent Living Centre, Training Room

The Niche Suite A

11 Aberdare Road

Nedlands, WA 6009

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Starting work in the disability sector?

New to working with AAC?

Getting more referrals for clients with little or no speech?

The ILC are offering a practical 6 part workshop series for Speech Pathologists new to the field of AAC and Speech Pathology Graduates. These workshops are designed to give you confidence, practical strategies and resources to work with clients with AAC needs and their support teams.
The workshop series will run over 6 weeks and will involve information sessions, video examples, practical activities and take away activities each week to consolidate learning.

Target Audience: Speech Pathologists new to working with clients with AAC needs and Speech Pathology Graduates.

Areas covered will include:

- The ‘why’ of AAC, and which clients may benefit from AAC strategies

- AAC assessment and goal setting

- AAC Prescription

- Intervention strategies and practice opportunities

- Getting families and teams on board

- Access to resources, support and ways to stay up to date with AAC

Attendees who complete the training series will be able to:

- Explain the purpose of AAC.

- Identify clients who may benefit from AAC interventions.

- Assess and prescribe AAC.

- Set SMART and family centred goals for AAC.

- Demonstrate use of key intervention strategies including aided language stimulation and the use of prompts and cues.

- Access professional support networks.


This series is run over 6 weeks, every Tuesday evening from 5pm to 7pm in the ILC Training Room.

The dates are: 9th January - 16th January - 23rd January - 30th January - 6th February - 13th February


Registration covers attendance for the series of 6 workshops, and registrations close 5pm Friday 29th December. Early bird prices are available until 5pm Friday 15th December.

If you have any questions or would like to register over the phone please contact ILC's Training and Events Officer on (08) 9381 0600 or training@ilc.com.au.

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