Diana is presenting to the conference this handy poster & booklet developed in German by her friend and colleague Irene Leber, and now available in English and Croatian. In 30 years as a speech and language therapist, working mostly with children and adults with complex needs, Diana spent 6 years in Germany working in AAC, and is currently part of a Multi-Disciplinary Team at Ambito Beaumont College in Lancaster, UK, supporting young adults with learning and physical needs.
Oct 16th 2019.
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
The ”Assessing & Supporting Communication Poster” and ”Situational Circle” by Irene Leber: Tools to Assist AAC Intervention
In this lecture, you will learn how to use the poster ‘Assessing and Supporting AAC’, a visual guide by Irene Leber.
Key signs to look for in early communication
Questions to ask in assessment
Which AAC approaches to use at each stage
When to introduce symbol systems (photos, symbols)
How to increase communication opportunities (with the Situational Circle)
The Poster brings all this information into one place. It can be wall-mounted for quick reference or is easily portable for discussions wherever you go!