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AAC: Autistic Experience, Research, and Recommendations
April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm CDT$15
AAC: Autistic experience, research, and recommendations
with endever* corbin, an Autistic AAC User
Topic: Evidence-based best practices for Speaking AAC Users across all environments (schools, post-secondary education settings, places of work).
Course Description: This evidence-based, neurodiversity-affirming educational presentation will draw on contemporary research and Autistic AAC user community wisdom, and connect the audience with additional AAC community resources.
Learning Objectives – endever* corbin will:
1) expound on their lived experience as a nearly full-time AAC user
2) present the findings from their participatory research on speaking autistic adults who use AAC
3) recommend best practices for effective and meaningful AAC accommodations and inclusion across the lifespan
Audience: This educational presentation is designed for AAC Users, Therapists including SLPS, OTs, and Mental Health Counselors, Educators, Families, Medical Providers and Medical Staff, Human Resources Managers, and Post-secondary Professors.
Course Includes: Professional Development Certificate and Slide Handout
Presenter Bio: endever* corbin, one of the moderators for #AutChat on Twitter, is a semispeaking autistic self-advocate who is multiply disabled, trans, and queer. They enjoy sharing their lived experience and expertise as an AAC user with professionals, caregivers, and peers. endever* is also proud to contribute to more formal advocacy as a community research partner and as a presenter.
Pronouns: they/them/theirs or xe/xem/xyrs.