Webinar - Core Vocabulary Across Everyday Settings

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

The right vocabulary selection can enable an individual using AAC to communicate and interact throughout the day, where ever they go, and with a variety of partners. Learn how to use core vocabulary with AAC users of all ages.

Participants will be able to:

  • categorize vocabulary words as core/frequently used words or fringe/extended vocabulary words.
  • explain why core vocabulary is important in communication.
  • discuss ways to use core vocabulary to implement AAC systems in a variety of common settings.
Presenter Julie Dunbar is an AT Specialist with Goodwill of Orange County's Assistive Technology Exchange Center (ATEC) who previously worked for Prentke-Romich. She trained in Speech and Language Pathology and received a M.S. Ed in Special Education with a an emphasis on AAC from Purdue University.

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