Friday, January 4, 2019

AAC & Proloquo2Go: How to Program for a Better Implementation and Outcome!

Julie A. Doerner, M.S. CCC-SLP

What is “best practice” for use of AAC with a student? Attendees will receive  information to confidently help individuals who rely on AAC. This session will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn the “ins and outs” of the iOS app, “Proloquo2Go” from Participants will learn to navigate the app, discover new features and practice programming the app in a way that is salient. The group will review case studies and talk about specific student’s needs. Julie will share teaching strategies so interactions with AAC/Proloquo2Go are enjoyable for the student, the family,  instructor and staff

Julie has been a nationally certified and state licensed Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) for 16 years and she currently works for the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation Tribal Health. She serves all ages of patients, but works primarily with children attending Head Start preschool centers. Julie has worked as an SLP in public schools, private practice, rehab settings, and most recently at the University of Montana where she worked for the state assistive technology program, MonTECH, and the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. In that position her focus was on Augmentative Alternative Communication. Julie has been working with the Proloquo2Go app since 2012.