ASHA Approved Autism Workshops

first_imgTwo Young Girls Walking to SchoolLanguage Acquisition through Motor Planning WorkshopThis comprehensive LAMP training program is designed for SLPs, family members, and therapists who want to learn new AAC skills and strategies that can enhance the lives of ASD individuals. The workshop examines the current research and the history of augmenting speech for people with ASD. Participants will study communication assessment and augmentative implementation procedures, with an emphasis on the use of multi-modal communication systems.Prior to this workshop, the trainer, also a licensed SLP, will work with three clients from the hosting facility, and videotape the consultations. These videos will be used throughout the workshop to facilitate discussion and point out key elements of the therapy approach.All participants will receive a complimentary copy of the LAMP Training Manual, which provides detailed instruction on using leading AAC devices to encourage the development of communication among those with ASD.Upcoming workshop schedule:October 21-22, 2010 in Terre Haute, IN – Language Acquisition through Motor Planningpresented by: Lindsey Cargill, M.A., CCC-SLP December 8-9, 2010 in Berea, OH – Language Acquisition through Motor Planningpresented by: Janie Cirlot-New, M.S., CCC-SLP & Lynn McConnell, M.S., CCC-SLPAbout the Center for AAC and Autism – The new Center for AAC and Autism, online at , is dedicated to helping children with autism learn to communicate through the power of alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) devices.  The Center for AAC and Autism was developed to support clinical research aimed at the effective implementation of AAC within the autism arena; facilitate sharing of best practices and success stories among clinicians and families; and teach AAC strategies for promoting language development in those with autism through Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP).To learn more about the Center for AAC and Autism, please visit:, or call toll-free at (866) 998-1726.To register for the workshops, please visit Share this…TwitterFacebookPinterestLinkedInEmailPrint RelatedTwo FREE PRC WorkshopsNovember 8, 2010In “Conferences and Events”Free AAC Workshop in NoblesvilleMarch 3, 2010In “Conferences and Events”Prentke Romich Company (PRC) Assistive Technology TrainingFebruary 4, 2011In “Conferences and Events”last_img read more

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