AAC Virtual Fireside Chat- AAC Summer Camp Tips & Tools
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About the Event
This is a monthly, virtual networking and mentoring event where professionals and caregivers who are supporting persons who use AAC can connect, ask questions, and have discussions. This month, AAC and Tele-AAC experts, Nerissa Hall and Hillary Jellison of Communicare,LLC and Camp Communicare, share their personal experiences running a successful, virtual and onsite AAC Summer Camp for kids, families, and professionals. All are welcome to ask questions, swap ideas, and learn all about engaging AAC users through motivating, language-building activities during the summer, even with COVID restrictions limiting gatherings!
About Nerissa and Hillary:
Dr. Nerissa Hall and Hillary Jellison are seasoned, AAC SLP's and co-founders of Communicare, LLC, a private practice offering onesite AAC/AT services and tele-AAC since 2011. These talented and innovative professionals run an annual AAC summer camp program and have launched easy to use camp materials to help others implement engaging and flexible, language building activities to keep AAC users learning through the summer months. This crew has some awesome projects going on, including webinars for professionals and other digitial resources. You can learn more about these awesome professionals and their work at Communicare's webiste.
Nerissa and Hillary are managing partners and lead clinicians for Communicare. They sell courses and products on their website, including materials related to their summer camp program, which they may discuss during this chat. Neither guest receibed compensation for attending this AAC Fireside Chat. AACcessible received free access to the courses and materials offered by Communicare in order to review said materials prior to hosting this chat.