AAC and Autism

LAMP Workshop – Day 1

Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP)

Participants get an overview of the LAMP treatment approach, learn why its emphasis on consistent motor plans is uniquely suited to children with autism and explore the features of AAC devices that support teaching and building language in those with ASD. Videos are used to illustrate LAMP therapy components, including the use of multi-sensory strategies to teach the meanings of words.

.5 ASHA CEU’s Introductory level, Professional area

*$139/Day 1
*$165/Day 2

A PRC-Saltillo account will need to be created.

* A 50% discount is available for parents and students.

Janie Cirlot-New
Janie Cirlot-NewSpeech-Language Pathologist
Janie Cirlot-New is a speech-language pathologist and provides trainings for The Center for AC and Autism. She has worked in the field of AAC for over 35 years, and has a special interest in children with autism and other disabilities who are nonspeaking. Janie has taught classes in assistive technology at Mississippi State University and augmentative and alternative (AAC) communication at Mississippi University for Women and the University of Southern Mississippi. Janie graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences, and received a Master’s degree from the University of South Alabama in Speech Pathology. She is licensed as a Speech Language Pathologist int the state of Mississippi. Janie has provided augmentative and alternative communication services to individuals of al ages. She holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language Hearing Association.

Janie is retired as Director for the T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability at Mississippi State University where she developed the augmentative and alternative communication evaluation and training program and provided evaluations, intervention and training in the area of augmentative communication. She served as principal investigator on a US. Department of Education funded project to assist local education agency teams in utilizing assistive technology to allow students access to the general curriculum and to improve literacy skills of students with expressive communication disorders.