ableU ASHA Approved Professional Development

Getting Started: Funding A Speech Device with AbleNet


30 minutes | 0.05 ASHA CEUs

Our goal is to ensure every SLP has the tools and support they need to help an individual obtain a high-tech speech device using...

Presenter: Samantha Kalkowski,
M.S. CCC-SLP

Thinking Beyond K-12: AAC Use in Post-Secondary Studies and the Argument for Universal Design for Learning (UDL)


66 minutes | 0.1 ASHA CEUs

In this session, participants explored enhancing support for AAC users in higher education through Universal Design for Learning (UDL). They...

Presenter: Kathryn Helland,
MS, CCC-SLP

Functional Strategies to Increase AAC Use in the Home


86 minutes | 0.1 ASHA CEUs

In this session, participants delved into the intricate dynamics of AAC usage within home environments, unraveling barriers and misconceptions ...

Presenter: Judith Likavec Davis, AAC Specialist

Core Vocabulary Instructional Approach to Support Language and Literacy Learning for Students Using AAC


62 minutes | 0.1 ASHA CEUs

In this session, participants identified the significance of explicit core vocabulary instruction, exploring a 5-step methodology. Participants...

Presenter: Marlene Cummings, M.A., CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist & AAC Consultant

5-C Model of Communication How SLPs can Foster Collaboration and Strengthen Communication with Stakeholders


64 minutes | 0.1 ASHA CEUs

Speech-Language Pathologists teach communication skills, yet they often encounter communication breakdowns during IEP meetings...

Presenter: Peggy Bud

Building Bridges to Communication: The Vital Role of Early AAC Intervention


100 minutes | 0.15 ASHA CEUs

In this session, participants explored vital aspects of early AAC intervention for children. They identified...

Presenter: Kaitlin Brown, SLPD, CCC-SLP

Goal Getters: Crafting Quality Objectives for High-Tech AAC


81 minutes | 0.1 ASHA CEUs

In this session, participants identified challenges with writing goals for high-tech AAC users. They found ways to improve pre-existing goals...

Presenter: Ann Bedard, Speech-Language Pathologist/ Assistive Technology Specialist

Let’s Make Pickles! OT/SLP Collaborative Planning to Provide Integrated Therapy for Students with Complex Bodies


71 minutes | 0.1 ASHA CEUs

Collaboration between occupational therapists (OTs) and speech-language pathologists (SLPs) is crucial in providing comprehensive...

Presenters: Melissa Petersen, MA, CCC-SLP, NBCT | Mackenzie Hess, MS, OTR/L | Mackenzie Light, MS, OTR/L

The IMPACT of Shifting Mindsets to Building Capacity Across Instructional Environments


90 minutes | 0.15 ASHA CEUs

The need to build capacity while supporting students with complex communication needs is critical. Having the knowledge in the hands of one “expert”...

Presenter: Marlene Cummings, M.A., CCC-SLP

The Importance of Data for Speech Pathologists


65 minutes | 0.1 ASHA CEUs

The presentation will cover various topics relating to data, including the importance of validation of videos, checklists, student portfolios, and the...

Presenter: Tamara Jacobson

Choose Your Own Switch Adventure: Oh The Places You'll Go!


70 minutes | 0.1 ASHA CEUs

Create your own switch toy and language adventure! This session discusses the benefits of utilizing switch access through adapted toys and...

Presenter: Laura Hayes, SLP & Katherine Dally, M.S., CCC-SLP, ATP

One, Two, Three-AAC: streamlining AAC at school using MTSS tiers & the Specific Language System First approach


71 minutes | 0.1 ASHA CEUs

Learn how one school district has streamlined AAC services with an AAC framework, tiered AAC supports and focused classroom interventions...

Presenter: Melissa Petersen, MA, CCC-SLP, NBCT

Bringing AAC into the Home for Learners Under Five


71 minutes | 0.1 ASHA CEUs

Parent coaching is a key element of any early intervention plan, but where does AAC fit in? This webinar will explore how you can...

Presenter: Tanna Neufeld, Speech-Language Pathologist

Why Active Listening Makes all the Difference for Speech-Language Pathologists


60 minutes | 0.1 ASHA CEUs

Did you know most people are poor listeners? Even when listening, most people are not actively listening. In this session you will learn the...

Presenter: Peggy Bud, SLP & Founder of Speaking Skillfully

AAC in Early Intervention: Where Do I Start?


63 minutes | 0.1 ASHA CEUs

We know how important early intervention is for optimal outcomes, but it can be tricky to know just how early to bring AAC tools and strategies...

Presenter: Tanna Neufeld,
Speech-Language Pathologist

The Importance of Multimodal Communication


64 minutes | 0.1 ASHA CEUs

This is an intro course to Multimodal Communication. AAC devices are great tools for communication purposes! However, does the patient...

Presenter: Yarely Ramirez,
M.S., CCC-SLP

What are Tangible Symbols? An Introduction and Discussion of Functional Use Across Settings


70 minutes | 0.1 ASHA CEUs

In this session participants learned what tangible symbols are, who may benefit from them, what to consider when making them, and...

Presenter: Emily Macklin,
Speech-Language Pathologist

Taking the Myths out of AAC Evaluations and Treatment


68 minutes | 0.1 ASHA CEUs

In this session, participants identified myths that could impede AAC evaluations and ultimately halt a person’s progression towards...

Presenter: Rachell Johnson,
M.C.D. CCC-SLP AT Team Lead

How Do We Learn? Engaging Individuals with a Variety of Needs Across the Lifespan


90 minutes | 0.15 ASHA CEUs

Every individual has a unique way of learning. This webinar is designed to help you on your journey of discovering how individuals learn...

Presenter: Ruth Freidel,
Speech-Language Pathologist
 

AAC Practices that Make Champion Communicators


60 minutes | 0.1 ASHA CEUs

Teaching AAC is HARD. How can practitioners help their clients and families become champion communicators? What if the practitioner...

Presenter: Megan Covey,
M.S., CCC-SLP/L
 

Considerations in Adding Non-Robust AAC Tools as Secondary Systems


60 minutes | 0.1 ASHA CEUs

There are a variety of AAC Tools that are very small. They are not, nor claim to be, robust vocabulary systems. These tools can possibly...

Presenter: Kelly Fonner,
Special Educator & AT Consultant