2018 AAC In the Cloud Conference Schedule

All session titles will be links to the presentation videos

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Day 1 June 26, 2018

11:30AM ET

Welcome and opening remarks

12 PM ET

Susan Berkowitz: Moving Beyond Single Words With AAC

Patricia Gutierrez: Available AAC Resources in Spanish
**Presentation will be in Spanish**

Lucas Steuber: Incorporating Personal Identity Into a Communication Device

1 PM ET

Bonnie Mintun & Jamie Crum:  Supportive Training With Active Respect -- a STAR Approach to Training AAC Support Teams

Rachael Langley: 5 Fixes for Common AAC Problems

Scot Wahlquist:  Intro to CoughDrop -- Create, Collaborate, & Communicate through the Cloud

2 PM ET

Amanda Samperi: Executive Function and AAC

Heidi LoStrocco: AAC Top Ten List -- Combining the System and Implementation in a Recipe for Success

Mike Cole:

 What to Consider When Considering AAC Apps

3 PM ET

Melissa Hoffmann: Collaboration Between Clinic and School in AAC

Amy Goldman:

AAC in the IEP

Sarah Weber:  Make Your Modeling Meaningful -- Tools and Tips for Aided Language Input

4 PM ET

Josey Kahn, Jennifer Cook, Tristan Dick

Empowering Paraprofessionals to support AAC Usage

Deidre Dobbels & Kelly Key:

Strategies to Increase AAC Modeling in the Classroom

Bill Binko:
Working With High School Teams to Create Assistive Technology

5 PM ET

Erin Sheldon:
Descriptive Teaching at Home --  Modeling for Interaction

Shaun Pearson:
More than One Way to Complain: Helping AAC Users make feelings known

Alyssa Hillary:

AAC in the Classroom...for the Teacher

6 PM ET

Chloe Rothschild & Lydia Wayman: AAC and Verbal Individuals -- How AAC Impacted Our Lives

Jodi Melendez:  

Making Modeling Fun at Home

Elisabeth Nuboer:
Helping Patients Preserve Their Vocal Legacy

7 PM ET

Hack night (on Slack) & Lightning Talks

Day 2 June 27, 2018

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12 -1 PM ET

Keynote: Dana Nieder, author of the blog “Uncommon Sense”

1 PM ET

Jill Senner, Matt Baud & Shelley Harris:  Overcoming Barriers to Communication

Rachel Madel:

10 Cardinal Rules for AAC Implementation

Bill Binko:

Visual Supports Using LessonPix

2 PM ET

Kathryn Helland:  AAC and the Transition to Adulthood

Brian Whitmer: What’s New With CoughDrop

Nicole Wingate & Angie Sheets:  Tell Me More -- Descriptive Teaching Methods for Instructors of AAC users

3 PM ET

Jenna Williams:

Supporting Emerging Communicators

Audra Vanderland: Something’s Wrong -- Using AAC to Support Children With Challenging Behaviors

Christine Baudin:
Comparing & Contrasting Common Robust AAC Apps

4 PM ET

Susan Norwell:

AAC Considerations in Teaching Reading and Writing

Kelly Fonner: Alphabet Books and AAC Implementation

Amanda Hartmann:

Building Language in AAC

5 PM ET

Chana Feinstein:

How to Get Beginning AAC users to Interact With You

Miriam O’Sullivan: Children With Autism as AAC App Designers

Amber DeVine-Stinson:  When More is BETTER -- Increasing Motor Automaticity and Decreasing Page Navigation

6 PM ET

Wrap Up & Breakout Groups (check Slack for details)