8:00 AM – 8:30 AM  

8:30 AM – 9:45 AM

Session 1: Shared Reading and Predictable Chart Writing

Tammy Dupre


In this session, we will take a look at embedding communication instruction into shared reading and writing lessons. (1.25 CEU)

10:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Session 2: Switch Access

Justin Sims


Participants will learn how to build a road map to utilize indirect access devices. This session will include goal writing and implementation techniques. (1.25 CEU)

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Lunch (on your own)

12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

Session 3: Building AAC Capacity

Katie Sample and Justin Sims


In this session, participants will discuss the importance of administrative and teacher support and how to achieve it. Participants will learn creative AAC inclusion opportunities and innovative activities for AAC awareness. (1.25 CEU)

2:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Session 4: Ethical Language for High-Risk Populations: Understanding Cultural Prevalence

Katie Sample


This session will focus on the ethical considerations of functional vocabulary for children in at risk populations particularly female complex communicators. Participants will discuss issues of assault in this population. Participants will identify how to support these students with functional vocabulary and language tools.
(1.25 Ethics/1.25 Cultural-DEI CEU)