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course-thumbnailThe Assessment of Learning Process (ALP) for AAC (2017) is a framework for assessing how individuals learn to use AAC devices. This presentation will use case studies and videos to illustrate the stages/ phases of the ALP, highlight facilitating strategies, discuss communication & language development, and identify influencing factors in an individual’s ability to progress through the ALP stages.

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Analyze an individual’s current access ability with the ALP for AAC instrument.
  2. Identify three facilitating strategies for supporting a client who is at ALP level Stage 2.
  3. List three factors influencing progress of AAC access performance.


15 Minutes = Overview and understanding the problem

15 Minutes - Development Structure of the ALP

20 Minutes - Introduction and Structure of the ALP for AAC

20 Minutes - Case study review (video)

15 Minutes - ALP for AAC Facilitating Strategies

5 Minutes - Question and Answer

Please note the following details regarding this course: 

  • You must register for this course using your own AACLJ account.
  • All attendees will have the opportunity to download a Certificate of Attendance/Completion, depending on the class.
  • ASHA CEU and certificate eligibility require complete live attendance.
  • Certificates will be available to participants with verified attendance within a 2-week processing period.

If this is an online training:

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Session Dates:

  • Online with Shawn Malcomson
    August 22, 2024 : 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT

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