Friday, April 19, 2024


Great Falls:  May 3   8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Missoula:   June 28   8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

What is “best practice” for use of AAC with a student? Attendees will walk away from this presentation with renewed or new knowledge to confidently help individuals who rely on AAC. This presentation will provide the attendees with the “ins and outs” of the iOS app, “Proloquo2Go” from

Attendees will learn to navigate the app and discover new features. They will practice programming the app in a way that is salient to the user and support persons. This presentation offers a review case studies and a chance to talk about your specific student’s needs. Julie will share her teaching strategies with you to create interactions with AAC/Proloquo2Go are enjoyable for your student, the family, you, and your staff. 

Seven OPI renewal units are available for this training. 

Meet your Trainer: Julie Doerner

Julie is a nationally certified and state licensed Speech Language Pathologist (SLP). Julie currently works for the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) Tribal Health Services of the Flathead Reservation. She serves all ages of patients across the Reservation, but works primarily with Native American children attending Headstart preschool centers. Julie has worked in the public schools, private practice, in the rehab setting, and most recently worked at the University of Montana. At UM, Julie worked for the state assistive technology (AT) program, MonTECH, and the School of Speech, Language, Hearing, and Occupational Sciences. Her work focused on Augmentative Alternative Communication. Julie has been working with the Proloquo2Go app since 2012. When she isn’t working, Julie is riding her horses, training her mini-donkeys, and traveling.