Webinar: Do’s and Don’ts of getting started with an AAC device

When a child is not able to communicate orally, it can be scary for many parents.Augmentative and Alternative Communication is something we all use everyday and is something we can teach people to use to support their communication.Formany, it can look scary and confusing.This short training will help alleviate that fear and provide you with confidence in supporting your non-oral communicator.

BIO:Staci Neustadt

Staci Neustadt is a Speech-Language Pathologist with a rich diversity of experience and is an impassioned professional with a proven capacity for creativity and innovation in the entrepreneurial sphere.Staci has been working in the field of Speech-Language Pathology for 20 years after attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison (BA, Communication Disorders), and Arizona State. University (M.S., Speech-Language Pathology). While her passion is to empower all of those with diverse abilities, she focuses her passion on supporting the Autistic Community. As a Certified Autism Specialist, she has led social groups, provided individual speech and language therapy for kids with a variety of disabilities and worked closely with families of children thatuse Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices.In 2007, Staci used her experience and research to assist in developing Alexicom Tech’s Augmentative and Alternative Communication apps to assist those with complex communication needs.Through her company, Alexicom Tech, Staci has spoken at conferences and continues to educate other professionals on AAC.Staci continues to work with families as well as guides fellow Speech-Language Pathologist as the therapy director at Baio.  Enterprises.Her passion to help the disability community to achieve their goals in life continues through educating the staff and families at the clinic.

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