Free augmentative-alternative communication parent workshop

The Kennedy Day School at Franciscan Children’s will host a free clinic for parents on Thursday, March 30, 2017, from 4-6pm. A Parent's Guide to Augmentative-Alternative Communication will cover a range of topics that address the various strategies and technologies available for people with disabilities looking to explore augmentative-alternative communication.

This free workshop will cover:

  • Augmentative Alternative (AAC) strategies and technology, from low to high-tech methods
  • Information and resources for parents of children with complex communication needs
  • Feature-matching process and steps for obtaining funding for AAC equipment
  • Device demos and opportunity for hands-on exploration of a range of AAC systems

Presenter: Emily Bright, M.S., CCC-SLP, is a Speech-Language Pathologist at Franciscan Children’s where she provides speech and language services to children ages 3-22 as part of the Kennedy Day School and Outpatient programs. Emily is also the Coordinator of the Augmentative Communication/ Assistive Technology (ACAT) Clinic at Franciscan Children’s.

Workshop location:

Franciscan Children’s
Chamberlain Conference Center
30 Warren St.
Brighton, MA 02135


Please RSVP to Lynn Goyuk, Educational Admissions and Outreach Specialist.
Phone: 617-779-1113 Email: lgoyuk@franciscanchildrens.org