Aug. 10, 2020

Students Flourishing in Virtual AAC Classroom with Kate Ahern

Students Flourishing in Virtual AAC Classroom with Kate Ahern

Students Flourishing in Virtual AAC Classroom with Kate Ahern


This is an exciting episode of the show today! Mai Ling and Martyn announce that the new book, Becoming An Exceptional Leader, is now available on Kindle! Additionally, Mai Ling shares a great conversation with educational specialist Kate Ahern. Kate talks about her personal experience with designing and sharing academically-focused group augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) online classes. You don’t want to miss this information-packed interview.

Contact Mai Ling: MLC at mailingchan.com

Contact Martyn: Martyn at martynsibley.com

 

Kate Ahern

Kate Ahern is an educational specialist in complex communication needs in private practice. She is certified as an intensive special needs teacher, for ages birth through adult in Massachusetts. Kate has vast experience in the field of assistive technology with children and young adults.

Kate has spent twenty years plus working with children and young adults who have complex communication needs. She is also the author of a popular special education blog and moderates several social media groups about augmentative and alternative communication. Kate is often asked to guest speak or provide training about many issues in the field of complex communication needs. Kate holds a Master of Science in Special Education from Simmons College. She has also been a Proloquo2Go Trainer and has completed the advanced Pragmatic Organization of Dynamic Display (PODD) course. She is the recipient of the Federation for Children with Special Needs Inclusive Teacher Award and a Fighting Angels from the Fighting Angels Foundation.