AAC USER LECTURE SERIES

“I’VE GOT SOMETHING TO SAY” 

A lecture series presented by people who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication.

All presenters are paid for their presentations. We value their input and believe they should be paid appropriately. Attendance at these workshops ensures that we can continue to provide this opportunity to our presenters.

  • Hear directly from those who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) about a range of topics, including their experiences perspectives, and topics of expertise or interest.
  • Others who use AAC can meet and learn from those who are competent users of their system.
  • A great opportunity for people who use AAC, their families, and service providers to network and socialise.

 

PREVIOUS LECTURES IN THIS SERIES:

AAC IN THE INCLUSIVE CLASSROOM 

Harry, a Year 2 pupil, his mum and his TWS speech pathologist share their experience of AAC in an inclusive classroom.

​​​​Presented by: Harry, Michaela (mum) and Amelia (SP)

Presented on: 27 March 2019

MAX AND CO

An awesome AAC team in a mainstream classroom, paired with a great group of classmates, it’s a recipe for success.

Presented by: Max Price, Pete and Matt (his SSO and teacher)

Presented on: 23 March 2017

OLIVER MILLS

A presentation about finding his voice, his home program and expressing himself creatively.

Presented by: Oliver Mills

Presented on: 1 December 2016

GROWING UP WITH ASD AND FINDING AAC

Brodie and his mum tell of their journey through life and school and what they’ve learned about AAC

Presented by: Brodie Lunn and Zoe Sandell

Presented on: 31 March 2016

THOMAS BANKS

A discussion about being young and having a fun social life

Presented by: Thomas Banks

Presented on: 13 August 2015

‘HEAR ME ROAR – GROWING UP STRONG’

A discussion about self-determination for people with complex communication needs.

Presented by: Margie Charlesworth

Presented on: 9 April 2015

THE IMPORTANCE OF MENTORS IN THE LIFE OF AN AAC USER

Presented by: Melinda Smith

Presented on: 6 November 2014 as part of the SA Mentoring Tour.

Video not available for this lecture.

HOW I BECAME A CHATTERBOX

Presented by: Callaghan Shepherd and his parents, Megan and Grant

Presented on: 22 September 2014

SEXUALITY AND INTIMACY FOR PEOPLE WHO RELY ON AAC

Presented by: Darryl Sellwood

Presented on: 2 October 2013

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