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December 11-13 2018

PALSS Standard Content

Bruce Baker, AM, LHD, (Hons. caus.)
Debbie Witkowski, MA, CCC-SLP
Tracy Kovach, PhD, CCC-SLP
Russell Cross, BSc (Hons.), DipCST, MRCSLT

Each PALSS event regularly includes presentations of Bruce Baker’s work and presentations by Debbie Witkowski, Russell Cross, and Tracy Kovach. The seminar includes theoretical and practical information regarding vocabulary selection, language development and building competence for individuals who use AAC. In addition, the importance of building motor automaticity when using AAC systems will be discussed. Participants will also have the opportunity for hands-on practice with the UNITY® language system.

 

Guest Presenter Topic:

Training the Trainer: Pre-Service Instruction of Minspeak®

Meher Banajee, PhD, CCC-SLP

Dr. Banajee is a professor at Louisiana State University. Her presentation will focus on how to teach the Minspeak language system using adult learning strategies at the pre-service and in-service level.

This seminar is by “invitation only” and is designed for those who are involved in teaching others about AAC and specifically the Minspeak language system.

Please contact rmcgough@minspeak.com if you are an educator that is interested in attending this seminar.