AAC Institute - ICAN™ Talk AAC Summer Camp

AAC Institute


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General Information
Description of ServiceThis summer camp is specifically for children who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) methods. The program is designed to provide participants and their families with exciting learning experiences to build their language and communication skills in a safe, welcoming environment staffed by experts in AAC.

AAC Institute is a not-for-profit, charitable organization dedicated to effective communication for people who rely on augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).

An estimated 2.5 million Americans experience speech disability to the extent that they have significant difficulty being understood by others. Many of these people have no speech at all and also have other physical disability that precludes expressive communication using hand signs, writing, or typing.

Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) is a field of endeavor addressing the communication and other related needs of individuals who experience significant impairment in this area. The goal of AAC is generally to achieve the most effective communication possible for the individual. Aspects of this field include clinical service delivery, education, and research.
LocationAllegheny
Intake ProcedureEmail or visit website.
 
Client Information
GenderEither
EligibilityChildren who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication methods.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation July
Contact Information
 
Contact's Email emeinert@aacinstitute.org
Physical Site Address 1 1100 Washington Avenue
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 317
Physical Site City, State, Zip Carnegie, PA 15106
Main Phone 412-489-5527
Service Location Email scarney@aacinstitute.org
Web Address https://aacinstitute.org/2016-AAC-camp/
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: AAC Institute
Affiliated Program: AAC Institute
This Service: AAC Institute - ICAN™ Talk AAC Summer Camp
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Artificial Speech/Augmentative Communication Aids (LH-0600.8200-050)
Children and Youth With Disabilities/Health Conditions (YJ-8750.1500)
Therapeutic Camps (PL-6400.1500-850)