Transparent Lab: Trialling and Choosing Alternative Augmentative Communication Devices

Trialling and Choosing Alternative & Augmentative Communication Devices

This workshop will equip clinicians with the knowledge of AAC devices for working with clients. We will cover purpose-built AAC systems, as well as discussing mainstream technology options, such as mobile devices. Considerations for assessing the suitability of both purpose-built and mainstream technology based AAC systems will be discussed. The selection and trial process for AAC systems will be highlighted. Alternative access options will also be covered throughout the workshop. Participants will leave the workshop with; an understanding of the principles concerning the prescription of AAC systems for adults, an understanding of purpose-built and mainstream technology based AAC options, hands-on experience of at least 3 different AAC systems, and useful resources and tips.

When: 18 October 2013 (registrations close 20 September 2013)
Time: 9.00am – 4.00pm
Where: LifeTec, Brisbance, Level 1 Reading Shopping Centre, Newmarket.
Cost $198 per person.

To register for either workshop, please complete the registration form in the link below, and return to us via fax 07 3552 9088 or email education@lifetec.org.au. If you would like further information, please call 1300 885 886 or visit the website. Please distribute this flyer to any person or organisation that may be interested in our service.

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