Ep. 6: MariBeth Plankers, MS, CCC-SLP, ATP “How to Share the Gift of Communication Through Augmentative Modes”
In this one-hour episode, MariBeth shares a wealth of practical AAC information and resources to use with children and adults. She covers details about aided and unaided communication components, specifically how to do an environmental communication assessment (as part of the assessment team), as well as the process to determine an individual’s personal language needs. She explained and recommended resources for no-tech and low-tech tools, as well as static and dynamics devices and several apps. Very comprehensive, very practical and specific, provides a lot of valuable information within a short length of time.