Aided Language Stimulation and its Importance in the Language Development of AAC Users


Lauren S. Enders, MA, CCC-SLP

About the Course

The technique of Aided Language Stimulation is an essential component of any AAC implementation plan. In this course, Lauren S. Enders presents and discusses examples of Aided Language Stimulation in practice, guides a series of activities that provide first-hand experiences in the use of this method, and considers the question of how to reflect the method of Aided Language Stimulation in determining IEP goals. This course is a recording of a presentation given at the AAC Bootcamp conference organized by Adler’s Voice in February 2016.

About the Presenter

Lauren S. Enders is a speech-language pathologist currently serving as an Augmentative Communication and Assistive Technology Consultant for the Bucks County Intermediate Unit in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She 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. She enjoys learning and teaching others how assistive technology may be used to improve access to communication, literacy, and leisure for individuals with disabilities.

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45 Minutes