Share your research, insight, learning, and experience as part of the 2019 AAC in the Cloud conference. This free, online conference aims to benefit everyone connected to augmentative and alternative communication.
AAC in the Cloud 2018 had nearly 4000 registered attendees and sessions have been viewed more than 20,000 times.
Bring AAC into the spotlight and help others build their AAC prowess by submitting your presentation idea for this year's AAC in the Cloud conference.
Presentations will be carried online so a solid internet connection and webcam are required. Presentations should be 45-50 minutes long and should focus on a topic with a strong connection to AAC (augmentative and alternative communication).
The live presentations will be recorded and remain available for public view on the conference website (aacconference.com) for no less than six months.
Presenters will be featured on the AAC in the Cloud conference website and may be highlighted on CoughDrop and AAC in the Cloud social media prior to the conference. Recorded presentations may also be featured through CoughDrop and AAC in the Cloud channels following the conference.
Submissions will be accepted February 4 - March 29.
Presenters will be notified no later than April 12 of their acceptance status.
The conference will be held June 25-26 from 12pm - 7pm ET each day.
If you have questions or concerns contact Melissa DeMoux at email@example.com
1. AAC for families2. Encouraging sibling support for an AAC user3. AAC at home4. AAC for adults5. Communication following a stroke6. Available AAC resouces7. Getting started -- how to begin with AAC8. Modeling/ aided language stimulation -- at home, in the classroom, etc9. Integrating AAC into an IEP10. Applying for grants for AAC11. Getting AAC covered by insurance or navigating device funding options12. Literacy/reading and AAC13. Building an AAC vocabulary14. Most important AAC tips or things to remember15. Getting a parent/teacher buy-in for AAC 16. Creating a solid AAC support team17. AAC for bi-lingual families18. Getting beyond single word communications19. Choosing AAC symbols or images20. AAC and switch access21. AAC and eye gaze22. AAC for specific diagnoses (autism, aphasia, cerebral palsy, TBI, etc)23. Lessons you've learned from your AAC experiences24. AAC for specific age groups (pre-school, teens, elementary age, adult, etc)25. Other AAC topics from your experience or expertise26. Core Vocabulary27. Creating an AAC inclusive environment28. Siblings and AAC29. AAC in school/college/workplace/playground30. AAC for fun -- how to engage & help others as well
**Remember: While CoughDrop is sponsoring this conference, we aren't limiting presentations to CoughDrop-specific sessions (although we'd love to have you use CoughDrop as part of your talk). Your session doesn't need to mention CoughDrop at all, and don't be afraid to mention other products or vendors. We're looking for AAC-oriented topics that will be a benefit the AAC community as a whole.