In Building Blocks to Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) Success: Blocks 1, 2 and 3 participants will learn about:
This foundational class will set the stage for AAC intervention that focuses on language acquisition and communication. Through demonstration, video and practice exercises, participants will learn about the basic principles of AAC intervention.
This class is intended for anyone interested in learning about the fundamentals of AAC.
10 minutes - Introductions and Housekeeping
15 minutes - Early Speech & Language Development and the Role of AAC
20 minutes - Vocabulary Selection: Core and Fringe Vocabulary
20 minutes - Motor Planning
20 minutes - Language System Review
10 minutes - Background of Best Practices
75 minutes - Best Practice Strategies for the Communication Partner
10 minutes - Signs of Success
30 minutes - Taking Stock: Classroom Screeners and Realize Language™
35 minutes - Writing Relevant Goals: Speaking, Reading and Writing
45 minutes - Delivering Meaningful Activities: Communication vs. Compliance and The FUNnel
10 minutes - Summary and Questions
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