AAC for adults with acquired neurological conditions 2 Half-Day sessions Part 1: 20 July 2020 Part 2: 27 July 2020

Mrs Karyn Muscat, MSPA CPSP

AAC for Adults With Acquired Neurological Conditions

Workshop summary

LIVE Online details

Participants must attend/complete all elements: (Registration is for both sessions)

Pre-workshop activity –self paced activity sent a week prior

Live session 1 – Monday 20 July 2020, 1-4pm AEST

Live session 2 – Monday 27 July 2020, 1-4pm AEST


Learning objectives

This workshop will provide a framework for clinicians to determine which AAC strategies and tools are the best fit for adult clients with acquired neurological conditions.  Participants will have the opportunity to interact with range of AAC devices, Apps and Low Tech AAC Options.

Upon successful completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the components of a comprehensive AAC evaluation.
  • Perform a feature matching procedure.
  • Identify the benefits of high tech versus low tech AAC options and when you may choose one over the other or use both!
  • Compare various AAC options to determine the best fit for their clients.
  • Identify when to involve an occupational therapist in the AAC evaluation process.
  • Compare mainstream versus dedicated options and identify the benefits and considerations of each.
  • Choose relevant layouts from commercially available options
  • Create and customise simple appropriate low tech and high tech personalised communication resources for their clients.


Who should attend?

This workshop is relevant for speech pathologists with some knowledge or experience working with adults with acquired neurological conditions such as aphasia, Motor Neurone Disease, Multiple Sclerosis or acquired brain injury.  

Speech Pathology students who have undertaken relevant lectures/coursework/clinical placements in adult rehabilitation, acquired brain injury or progressive neurology are welcome to attend.


If you have any questions about the workshop or venue, please contact Erin Masson, CPD Coordinator cpdcoordinator@speechpathologyaustralia.org.au

If you have any questions about the registration process please contact National Office learninghub@speechpathologyaustralia.org.au

7/20/2020 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Live event
Please register via the Learninghub
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Registration Fees

Registration categoriesFee
SPA Certified Practising, Non Certified or Re-entry Members$230.00
SPA Non Practising or Full-time Postgraduate Student Member$152.00
SPA Student Member$115.00
Non Member$460.00

All fees are inclusive of GST

Early Bird closing date is 1 month before the event. After this date an additional $99 registration fee applies.
In proceeding with your registration you agree to the SPA CPD Branch Terms and Conditions.