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Unlocking Voices Through Writing: The Overlooked AAC Tool Shannon Paige MA, CCC-SLP
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Writing, beyond handwriting, is a complex communication process that is learned and shaped over time. It involves the use of text and allows for improved self-expression, increased independence, and active participation in the community. It is an expected outcome of our current education system yet many students with disabilities, especially those with complex communication needs, have limited access to writing tools, writing opportunities, and writing expectations. This session will highlight the importance of including access to the letters of the alphabet in combination with other symbol sets when developing communication systems, highlight alternative writing tools, and it will provide simple strategies that can be applied early and across settings to promote long-term writing expectations and writing habits to support communication.

Important Session Information:


Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Thursday, June 19, 2025

Session ID:
512230
Credits Available:
(3) CEU
Seats Available:
97
Fee:
$0.00
Contact Person:
Melanie Cowart
Instructor(s):
Kimberly Sleeper
Date Time Location
6/20/2025 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM Region 05 ESC site - No Room Needed

350 Pine Street Suite 500 Beaumont, TX 77701 | Phone: 409-951-1700
350 Pine Street Suite 500 Beaumont, TX 77701
Phone: 409-951-1700
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