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Telehealth and AAC: Feature Matching, Intervention, and Contemporary Issues

Saturday, March 6, 2021


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Please contact the OSHA office at oshaoregon@gmail.com or 503-378-0595 for assistance or additional information.

Registration Rates  

For registrations received on or before February 21:

$55.00 Professional - OSHA Member

$55.00 Professional - Affiliated State Member

$70.00 Professional - Non Member

$35.00 SLPA/Paraprofessional - OSHA Member

$45.00 SLPA/Paraprofessional - Non Member

$15.00 Student - OSHA and/or NSSHLA Member

$25.00 Student - OSHA Member

Add $20 for registrations received after February 21.

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This one-day workshop will focus on serving clients who need augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) support delivered via telehealth. This session will be available as a half-day, virtual continuing education event on March 6, 20221 and led by Brandon Eddy, M.A., CCC-SLP, an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences at Portland State University. He is also an SLP at Shriners Hospitals for Children, and a Research Associate with the REKNEW Lab at OHSU. 

Session Description: 

Speech-language pathologists (SLP) often report limited training in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) (ATIA, 2012; Johnson & Prebor, 2019). Since early 2020, an outbreak of COVID-19 required many clinicians to transfer their caseloads from in-person to telehealth services. Limited training in this service modality may result in additional barriers to high-quality AAC services. The purpose of this presentation is to prepare SLPs to deliver effective AAC assessments and evidence-based interventions via telehealth. Barriers and potential solutions for assessment and treatment will be discussed. The presenter will also review contemporary issues related to telehealth service delivery in AAC.

Please view the conference brochure for ASHA CEU information and speaker disclosures. 

Advancing the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology through education, advocacy, leadership, and collaboration to promote quality services for individuals and communities.

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