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Alternative Communication and Assistive Technologies Conference Offered
by UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education

RELEASED: Feb. 7, 2005

EAU CLAIRE — The 16th Annual Wisconsin Conference on Augmentative and Alternative Communication and Assistive Technologies will be held at the Plaza Hotel & Suites in Eau Claire. The conference begins at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 31, and adjourns at 4 p.m. Friday, April 1.

Keynote speaker Dr. Katya Hill is an internationally recognized speaker in the field of AAC and evidence-based practice. She is currently a member of the faculty at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania where she teaches the AAC and assistive technology courses and supervises AAC clinical activity. The conference also will feature numerous break-out sessions and an exhibitor hall.

The conference is designed for speech-language pathologists, educators, administrators, occupational and physical therapists, rehabilitation engineers, physicians, AAC/assistive technology designers, birth-three specialists, vocational rehabilitation evaluators, assistive technology users and their families, private-care personnel, university instructors and students, nursing home personnel, and others interested in augmentative and alternative communication and assistive technologies.

Tuition is $155 for professionals, $50 for AAC/AT users or family members of a child with special needs, and $50 for full-time students. Tuition includes instruction, materials, refreshments, lunch on Friday and CEUs. This program meets Wisconsin Teacher Standards 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. A graduate credit option is available. Exhibit space is still available. To register, or for more information, contact UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education at (715) 836-3636 or toll-free (866) 893-2423, e-mail ce@uwec.edu or visit www.uwec.edu/ce.

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