AEMing for Success October 23rd and 24th 2023


Crowne Plaza, Baton Rouge


Session 2

10:00 AM –  11:00 AM

AAC Takes a Team

AAC takes a team to be successful. Anyone who has worked with AAC has probably experienced the challenges of getting the team to work as a team. In this session I will share strategies and tips to get your team on board so that we can increase the positive outcomes for our AAC users!

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Shannon Archer

SLP/ AT Specialist

Bio Coming soon

Effective Paraprofessional Practices

Participants will understand perspectives directly from a current paraprofessional as it relates to building student success. Participants will learn key elements to achieve successful working partnerships that result in enhanced learning opportunities for all students. 

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Scott Moerson


Bio coming soon

Participants will be able to describe techniques toward building a strong classroom team in order to promote efficiency in the utilization of AT tools and techniques.

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Katie Sample

AT Specialist for LA-AEM

Bio coming soon

See the Sound: Visual Phonics

Listen in and explore the effective and evidence-based See the Sound: Visual Phonics strategy. This kinesthetic strategy is comprised of 52 hand cues that represent the sounds of the English language and is easily utilized with any curriculum or intervention. 

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Pam  Hughes

Visual Phonics Licensed Trainer 

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 This session explores the strategy and the research behind it. Leave with information on training opportunities.

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Alyssa Hughes

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Have you tried Kami lately? Teacher and student friendly assistive technology tricks

Kami is a very versatile learning platform that can be used for so much more than annotating pdfs! We are going to discuss tips and tricks that teachers can use to support their students with an emphasis on Deaf and Hard of Hearing students and students with learning disabilities in the inclusion and resource settings.


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Teacher of the Deaf

Jessica Paul

Bio coming soon.