Using AAC as a tool for self-determination and supported decision making: How to stop guessing what people want.


Erin Sheldon earned her graduate degree studying the educational needs of students with Angelman syndrome. Erin conducts professional development workshops and webinars for educators and therapists on the assistive technology, communication, and literacy needs of students with significant disabilities, including AS. She has published journal articles, book chapters, and manuals for educators. Erin is the CEO of Integration Action for Inclusion, Ontario’s parent association for school inclusion. Erin is the mother of Maggie, a 16 year old with deletion-positive Angelman. She currently works for AssistiveWare, a company that provides AAC software. 



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