School Services- a variety of services are available for public and private schools meeting the needs of students who require assistive technology to receive benefit from their school curriculum.  Contact Beth at beth@bethwaitetech.com or 317-498-9115 for rates and additional information.  Some of the most popular services include:


  • Assistive Technology/AAC Essential Skills Program Audit -this is a consultation service that involves observing the Essential Skills classroom, taking inventory of resources and meeting with staff.  A report with program strengths and an action plan for steps to enhance the communication and learning of students is provided, including resources and support as requested. Trouble-shooting of speech-generating devices and other equipment can be provided.
  • Assistive Technology/AAC Evaluations - completed on individual students with your staff, including step-by-step recommendations in a detailed written report.
  • Assistance in obtaining speech generating devices for trial and/or developing a funding proposal for third party funders.
  • Training to assist staff to learn how to use recommended strategies and devices.
  • Professional development (group or school-wide)to enhance skills for staff to program for students with significant needs.

Beth Waite-Lafever, MA-CCC/SLP.


Private Speech-Language Evaluation, Consultation and Therapy:  several options are available if you need private speech-language therapy or augmentative services.All services are funded by private pay.  Contact Beth at (317) 498-9115 or beth@bethwaitetech.com for fees and policies.

  • Customized speech-language evaluations,  augmentative communication evaluations,

     and therapy can be provided at your location.

  • A consultation to discuss implementations strategies for best practices related to your

      situation can be provided.

  • Family/caregiver training for speech generating device use - you may be eligible for

      Medicaid Waiver Reimbursement for this service.  Consult your Medicaid Waiver Case Manager for details.




















Professional Development/Workshops:  Beth is a skilled presenter who has provided countless hours of trainings/presentations/workshops for organizations and schools at the local, national, and international level.  Sessions can range from 1 hour to 2 days.   Customized training is available. Contact Beth at beth@bethwaitetech.com or (317) 498-9115 for fee schedules. An example of sessions that can be provided include:



  • Assistive Technology (A.T.) 101 - a 6 hour training 

       Learning Objectives:  define A.T., A.T. in the I.E.P.,

       need for a evaluation, literacy consideration and AAC

  • Excite! Invite! Engage!  Using the iPad to Increase Skills for Students with Special Needs

          Learning Objectives:  built-in accessibility features and apps, apps for early learning, literacy, language, and 

      improving social language

  • Know  Your ABCs:  Autism, Behavior and Communication - a 6-10 hour training

       Learning Objectives: List 3 neurological brain differences that impact learning,

      3 aided + unaided communication strategies, myths and research-based facts about AAC, beginning programming

  • See It, Say it, Write It:  Visual strategies to enhance learning - a 2-6 hour training

        Learning Objectives:  list sources for symbols, learn how to make visual supports for a variety of experiences

  • Read (Really Easy Activities Daily) with AAC - a 2-4 hour training

         Learning Objectives: difference between shared and guided reading,  list 3 strategies for teaching both 

       phonemic awareness and phonics using an AAC,  list 3 activities that teach reading comprehension when working

       with a student using an AAC device.