Session Detail

Building Blocks to AAC Success: Blocks 1, 2, and 3

In   Building   Blocks   to   Augmentative   Alternative   Communication (AAC) Success:  Blocks   1, 2   and  3 participants   will   learn about:

  • the   basics   of   speech   and   language  development   and   how   it   relates   to   AAC
  • the   importance   of   core   and   fringe   vocabulary
  • the   benefits   of   organizing   vocabulary   in   such   a   way   that   motor   plans   for words can   develop
  • best   practice   strategies   for the communication   partner
  • determining   the   language   level   of   a   learner
  • writing   relevant   goals
  • and   delivering   meaningful   activities

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.  

Important Session Information:

This   course   is  offered   for   0.5   ASHA   CEUs  (Introductory   level,  Professional   area) for Speech-Language Pathologists. Participants must attend in full to receive credit. No partial credit will be given.

This session will be provided virtually via zoom. The link will be emailed 24 hours prior to the session.

Dimension 2.4: Differentiation

Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Session ID:
Credits Available:
(5) CPE
Seats Available:
$0.00 (* No Charge)
Contact Person:
Evelyn Gilson
Betty Carter M.A., CCC-SLP
ParaEducator/Paraprofessional, Special Education Director, Special Education Teacher, Speech Language Pathologist, Speech Therapist
Date Time Location
2/17/2021 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Region 17 ESC - Zoom
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