Save The Date! Jan. 18, 2013
AAC: Practical Language and Communication-Based Solutions for individuals. Service Delivery for Individuals with Needs in Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Featured Speaker: Cathy Binger
Cathy Binger, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is an associate professor at the University of New Mexico who specializes in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). She has been a speech-language pathologist for 19 years and has expertise in building functional communication skills with individuals who use AAC. D. Binger is an active researcher who focuses on evaluating the effectiveness of intervention programs designed to enhance the language skills of individuals who use AAC. Her work also focuses on developing partner instruction programs - that is programs designed to teach educators and families how to communicate more effectively with individuals who use AAC. In addition to her research, Dr. Binger teaches graduate level courses in AAC at the University of New Mexico and serves as a consultant for the Wyoming Assistive Technology Resources Center. Dr. Binger has coauthored tow books and one book chapter on AAC and has published numerous research articles in both peer-reviewed journals and clinician-oriented newsletters.
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