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Welcome to our training programs

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.

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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. More detailed information on the available courses 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Did you know?

Among all children with speech and language disorders, more than
40 percent
have serious co­ocurring conditions such as autism or intellec­tual dis­ability.

Did you know?

Preschoolers with language disorders are at least
4 times
more likely

to have reading disabilities in their subsequent school career than their unaffected peers.

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Stories

Five-year-old Parker has Down Syndrome. Poor in­tel­li­gibil­ity and a limit­ed vo­cabu­lary were bar­riers to his abil­ity to en­gage and inter­act with his family, teach­ers and peers. The new com­mu­ni­ca­tion system we pro­vided allows him to par­tici­pate in school ac­tiv­ities and aca­dem­ics like never before.

News
October 10, 2018

Adler’s Voice aims to make Christmas a little brighter for local families raising children with disabilities.

April 28, 2018

Adler’s Voice goes Spanish! Welcome to our all-new bilingual website.

Contact

Adler’s Voice
PO Box 6344
Bend, Oregon 97708
541-408-1092
stephanie@adlersvoice.org

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