Teacher in Residence: Gabriela Berlanga (2004-2005)
Gaby is a speech pathologist specializing in AAC. Upon her return to Mexico City she started a clinic designed to serve this population. Additionally, she offers workshops and instruction to professionals and families in the greater Mexico City area. She recently helped to organize an international AAC conference for Central and South America making a great impact for the people of those countries.
In April, 2009 CATIC (Centro de Apoyo Tecnológico para la Comunicación y el Aprendizaje) will host their 2nd Congress of Augmentative and Alternative Communication. CATIC has partnered with the University of Celaya for this event. The Bridge School will participate in the conference and offer presentations on multi-modal communication, effective communication and educational intervention strategies, as well as a presentation to parents. Dr. Sarah Blackstone, member of The Bridge School Board of Directors will also be a presenter at this conference.
Conference details can be found on the CATIC website.
View highlights from the conference organized by Gaby and presented by members of the Bridge School staff in Mexico City in the Galleries section.