AAC Professional Development Trainings

  • As part of an effort to provide on-going support for students utilizing augmentative communication, our team of specialists will be conducting training sessions on specific AAC communication tools and topics.  Participants will gain general knowledge related to the communication system.  Please note that these workshops are not student-specific.  More trainings will be offered beginning January 2021.


  • Fall 2020 Workshops


    September 10, 2020 - General AAC & Language

    September 24, 2020 - Aided and Unaided Low-Tech AAC

    October 8, 2020 - GoTalk NOW (iPad)*

    October 22, 2020 - How to Support Families with Children who use AAC

    November 10 - General AAC and Language

    November 12, 2020 - Proloquo2Go - Beginner (iPad)*

    November 17, 2020 - Part 1: AAC Training Specifically for the Paraprofessional

    November 23, 2020 - GoTalk NOW (iPad)*

    December 1, 2020 - Part 2: AAC Training Specifically for the Paraprofessional

    December 10, 2020 - TouchChat (iPad)*

    December 22, 2020 - Understanding Communication & Addressing Language & Processing Disorders within the Classroom


    9am - 11am

    Classes will be held Virtually via Zoom

    *You will need access to the device/app in order to participate effectively in workshops marked with an asterisk.

  • Register by filling out the form below.

    The cost for each workshop is $75.00, payable by Purchase Order or Personal Check*.

    Checks can be mailed to:

    Bergen County Special Services - Educational Enterprises 
    Attn:  Betsy Reeves 
    540 North Farview Avenue - 3rd Floor
    Paramus, NJ  07652

    *Please indicate the workshop name/date on your check.

    For more information, please contact:

    Cynthia Mills at cynmil@bergen.org


    Grisel Espinosa at griesp@bergen.org