AEMing for Success October 18th and 19th 2022

Crown Plaza, Baton Rouge




12:00 PM  – 8:00 PM


1:00 PM  – 4:00 PM

Open Their World with Just a Little Room

Susie Thomas


6:00 PM  – 9:00 PM

Day 2


7:00 AM  – 8:00 AM

Opening Session

8:00 AM – 8:20 AM


Session 1 

8:30  AM – 9:30 AM

AAC and Early Intervention: Getting Started

Kelly Ryan

Writing Can Be FUN!!

Lynn Dunn

The TVI’s Role in Supporting Students with CVI: A Collaborative Teaming Approach

Cindy Champagne & Janet Bernhardt

Turn Learning ON-OperatioN Toy Adapt

Tammy Dupre, Patty Lagron 

Partner Assisted Scanning, Indicating Response, Alternate Pencils

Elizabeth Ardoin

Session 2

10:00 AM- 11:00 AM

All About That Braille

Krystal Guillory & Kristen Sims


Language Rich Environment

Candi Harbison

I “FEEL” the “NEED” to Move

Leslye Barnes

No Velcro!: Creating Digital Behavior Management Tools

Katie Sample & Theresa Robinson

Overview of the NLS E-Reader

Jill Dunaway

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Lunch & Key Note Speaker

Lynette Fonteno

More Information

Session 3

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

Introducing Alternative Access for Students with Complex Bodies

Christie Rowzee

Integrating Language into Play and Daily Routines: Keeping It REAL Simple for DHH Infants, Toddlers, and Families

Lacey Wood

Don’t Break the Bank! Economical activities to use with a lightbox

Susie Thomas

What is Structured Discovery?

Kristen Sims

Session 4

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM

Tactile Communication

Justin Sims & Nabiha Mujahid

STEM in the D/HH Classroom? How!?!

Harry Wood

The Fear of Being a new TVBI

Robin Grantham

Game Development in the Classroom

Brett Grayson

NRMA National Reading Media Assessment

Casey Robertson