Augmentative/Alternative Communication (AAC)

  • AAC provides individuals with severe communication disabilities the opportunity to have a voice and be heard.

  • AAC Evaluations

    To assess and determine if a student would benefit from communication supports or to assess a student’s readiness for an advanced communication system. A comprehensive report will be provided

    o The initial meeting and observation (if needed) are held via a virtual platform

    o The 1:1 assessment with the student is completed in-person

     

    Evaluative Consultations

    To assess and determine if a student’s existing communication system is sufficient to meet their individual needs. A brief summary will be provided.

     

    Supportive Trainings

    Focus on basic set-up, modification of existing pages and customizing overlays for communication systems to meet the individual needs of a student

    o Trainings are being provided through a virtual platform

     

    Professional Development Workshops

    Professional workshops focus on trainings specific to AAC tools and AAC and related topics held via a virtual platform. Trainings for AAC systems are NOT child specific. A certificate of attendance is provided upon completion of the workshop.

     

    Team Contacts

    Marie Mannino MS CCC-SLP (201) 343-6000 Ext. 6539 marstan@bergen.org 

    Ingrid Gsellmeier MS CCC-SLP inggse@bergen.org

    Rebeca Paez MS CCC-SLP rebpae@bergen.org 

     

Augmentative And alternative Communication flyer with service descriptions and contacts..

Contact Us

  • For information about this service, please contact:

    Marie Mannino
    marstan@bergen.org
    201-343-6000 x6539





Our Team

  • Marie Mannino
    marstan@bergen.org
    x6539

    Ingrid Gsellmeier
    inggse@bergen.org

    Rebeca Paez
    rebpae@bergen.org
    x6576