AAC in the Cloud 2017 Conference

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Day 1 - June 27, 2017
Time Track 1 Track 2 Track 3
11:30 am ET Welcome to AAC in the Cloud 2017!
12 pm ET Rachael Langley: Prompt Awareness in AAC Instruction Kathryn Helland: AAC- Getting Started, Implementing Across Environments, and Busting Myths Bill Binko: ATMaker -- How the Maker Movement Will Impact Assistive Technology
1 pm ET Lucas Steuber: Demystifying Eye Gaze -- Building Your Own Low-Cost Eye Gaze AAC System Miriam O'Sulivan: Empowering People Through Evidence-Based Interventions Scot Wahlquist: Intro to CoughDrop AAC- Utilizing the cloud for AAC Communication
2 pm ET Jenna Williams: Aided Language Stimulation -- Input Leads to Output Anne Page: Keep it fun, Keep it Flexible, Keep it Available -- AAC All Day in the Special Needs Classroom Jose Perez of Assistiveware: Bilingual AAC
3 pm ET Judy Lariviere: Eye gaze Technology, Tools & Strategies to Support Inclusion for Individuals with Rett Syndrome Clayton Smeltz of FRS Solutions: Meet the iPad-based ProSlate – A Funded AAC Device with Your App of Choice! Steven Helland: Managing Multiple AAC Clients from your CoughDrop Management Dashboard
4 pm ET Karen Owens: We Speak PODD -- Implementing AAC at Home: Empowering Parents (Recorded later) Betsy Furler: Using iPads and Apps to Motivate AAC users Brian Whitmer: Using CoughDrop Goal/Data/Reporting Tool for More Quality IEP Outcomes
5 pm ET Lisa Hancock & Karen Skarda: AAC Parents Panel Discussion/Q&A Cristian Orbe-Rosas: An AAC User-How I Communicate Brian Whitmer: Tips and Tricks to Creating/Editing CoughDrop boards on your Web browser and Syncing to Your Devices
6 pm ET Randi Sargent, Say it w/ Symbols: Communicating Care Needs Using AAC Samantha Novick: New Kids on the Block -- AAC for Starting Clinicians Lana Ridge: Eye Tracking for Communication--The Who, the What, the How
7 pm ET Lightning Talks (and Hack Night on Slack)
Day 2 - June 28, 2017
Time Track 1 Track 2 Track 3
12 pm ET Keynote by Kate Ahern, #SeeMeSeeMyAAC Building a Voice
1 pm ET Vicki Haddix & JoClaire Merrill: Breaking Down Barriers to AAC Implementation Angie Sheets & Nicole Wingate: The Amazing Race to the 3 Cs -- Collaboration, Core Vocabulary, Communication Scot Wahlquist: Intro to CoughDrop AAC- Enabling Parents to Model on any Device and Platform. -Beyond the Device Mentality
2 pm ET Rachel Jones: AAC in the Classroom -- Core Vocabulary Melissa Hoffmann: You Can Give Your Client a Voice-- Writing the AAC Evaluation and Funding Packet Brian Whitmer: What’s New at CoughDrop: Message Banking/ Eye Tracking/ Language Translation Tool and More
3 pm ET Pamela Dieste: I can read too (How to Infuse AAC Into Academics w/ Focus on Literacy) Amber Devine Stinson: AAC Icon Location for Visual Impairment and Eye Gaze Amanda Hartmann of Assistiveware: A Roadmap to Successful Communication Using AAC
4 pm ET Carole Zangari Beyond the Basics: Core Consideration in AAC Intervention Leslie Van Winkle: Together is Better -- Collaborating Across Disciplines to Improve AAC Use Among Team Members for Children with Autism Jill Senner & Matt Baud: SMoRRES and Partner-Augmented Input -- Keys to Successful Modeling
5 pm ET Mike Cole: “Is it working yet?” Defining Measurable Goals & Identifying Data Collection Tools Amanda Samperi: Adapted Books -- What are Symbolated Stories and How do We Use Them? Elisabeth Nuboer of Vocal ID: Why sharing your voice into the Human Voicebank can help AAC users find their own unique voice
6 pm ET Breakout Groups (check Slack for details)