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Please join us for an online AAC awareness day! This free event will be run by your Liberator Consultant Speech Pathologists, Emily Swanson (SA) & Delara Kapadia (WA). There will also be the opportunity to learn more about AAC and put theory into practice.

10:00am-1:00pm (WA)

11:30am-2:30pm (SA/NT)

12:00pm-3:00pm (Tas)

This event is aimed at people who want to learn more about AAC, such as:

  • Speech Pathologists (new graduates, new to AAC, or just wanting a refresher)
  • Teacher and Learning Support staff who support students using AAC systems.
  • Speech Pathology & other therapy/education students
  • Parent, carers and support workers of AAC users
  • people who use AAC (or who want to!)
  • other professionals working in the field

We will cover topics to build your awareness & understanding of AAC including;

  • understanding speech & language development, and how this relates to AAC
  • choosing words & layouts for an AAC system
  • communication partner strategies & best practice for implementation
  • setting goals & measuring progress - getting the most out of your device
  • You’ll also get the chance to meet Joseph Harrall (WA ambassador) and hear about his experience as an AAC user.