Monday Oct 26th
Augmentative and Alternative Communication(AAC) consist of devices, systems, strategies and tools that support building both receptive and expressive language skills. Sessions will consist of devices and strategies to support AAC users.
Tuesday Oct 27th
Assistive technology (AT) is any item, piece of equipment, software program, or product system that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of persons with disabilities.
Wednesday Oct 28th
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
The topics will cover servicing children with a variety of hearing levels, focusing on students who are Deaf or hard of hearing. This will include reading curricula and strategies, to improving communication and establishing connections with students who are Deaf with additional disabilities, and more.
Thursday Oct 29th
The sessions will address services and devices that support VI students with partial sight and blindness.
Friday Oct 30th
Vendor showcase will spotlight current trends in assistive technology devices and services.
Thursday & Friday Oct 29th-30th
We are pleased to offer, as part of our conference, training on Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). The 2-day session “Evaluation, Teaching Materials and Strategies for Students with Cortical Visual Impairment”, presented by Diane Sheline, will take place over two days (Thursday Oct. 29th and Friday Oct. 30th).
This session requires a separate registration. Space is limited to 100 and preferential registration is given to Louisiana Educators and Parents.
6 ACVREP credits are available for participants who complete both full days of this session.