Our Courses

Welcome to our online courses! We strive to provide affordable, high-quality, and relevant trainings to all individuals that use or support a person who uses Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). Whether you are a professional, a parent, or a care provider, you will find our courses to be a source of valuable, research-based and practice-oriented information.

Our courses are hosted on a secure cloud-based platform. To access the course catalog, to sign up for our learning resources, or to log in to your account, please follow the link below. All AAC users, family members, and care providers will be granted free access to all of our courses. If you are eligible, feel free to create an account for yourself and send us a message through our contact form. Should you have further questions, we are always happy to help.

 
 
 
 

Our Presenters

All of our course instructors are specialists in the field of AAC, with years of experience working with complex communication disorders. Please find below a short introduction to our presenters and the list of currently available courses. More detailed information on courses and presenters can be found on our catalog page. We are continuously working on extending our course catalog, so make sure to check in often to learn about newly added resources. If you are interested in a particular topic that is not already covered by one of our courses or if you want to share feedback concerning our courses, we would be glad to hear from you.

 
 

Lauren S. Enders, MA, CCC-SLP

Lauren S. Enders is a speech-language pathologist currently serving as a Augmentative Communication and Assistive Technology Consultant. Lauren has a passion for using assistive technology, including all types of augmentative and alternative communication, to support students with complex communication needs, mobility impairments, cognitive impairments, and other disabilities.

Aided Language Stimulation and Its Importance in the Language Development of AAC Users
Intermediate Course, 1 Hour
Eliciting Essential Core Vocabulary Using Low-Cost, Engaging iPad Applications
Intermediate Course, 1 Hour
Engaging and Reusable Lesson Plan Ideas for Teaching Language to AAC Users
Intermediate Course, 1.5 Hours
Providing Access to Language and Curricular Content with Core Vocabulary
Intermediate Course, 1.5 Hours
 

Claire Powell, MS, CCC-SLP

Claire Powell is a practicing speech-language pathologist whose focus and passion is working with children with complex communication needs. She has worked in school settings, private practice, hospitals, and now works providing services to children in remote Alaskan villages. She lives in Bend, Oregon, and serves as a member of the Grant Review Commitee of Adler’s Voice.

Introduction to AAC
Introductory Course, 50 Minutes
Introduction to Vocabulary Target Selection and Modeling AAC
Intermediate Course, 1.5 Hours
 

Robin Shobe, MA, CCC-SLP

Robin Shobe is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist. She has worked in the public school and private clinic settings for over twenty years and has specialized in working with children and adults with complex communication needs.

Introduction to Proloquo2Go
Introductory Course, 40 Minutes
Communication Partners
Introductory Course, 40 Minutes
Teaching Language Skills Informally with AAC Systems
Intermediate Course, 1.5 Hours
 

Bethany Stanley, MS, CCC-SLP

Bethany Stanley is a pediatric speech-language pathologist at Providence Children’s Development Institute. She has an extensive background in Augmentative and Alternative Communication.

Implementing Partner Assisted Auditory Scanning (PAAS) into the Classroom and Daily Routines
Advanced Course, 2 Hours
 

Lucas Steuber, MA-T, MS, CCC-SLP

Lucas Steuber is an applied linguist and speech-language pathologist based out of Portland, Oregon. He specializes in language and social thinking in pervasive developmental disorders such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, and a main interest of his professional work lies in the field of Augmentative and Alternative Communication. He currently serves as a board member of Adler’s Voice.

Overcoming Barriers to Success in AAC
Introductory Course, 50 Minutes