The ABCs of AAC
New to working with students who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and don’t know where to begin? This 1-hour course is designed to introduce key terminology, technology, and ideology to establish a solid foundation of AAC. Speech-language pathologists and AAC experts Rachel Madel and Chris Bugaj share resources and strategies to utilize when working with students who use AAC to communicate. This course is perfect for OTs, teachers, and other professionals supporting students using AAC!
- Identify strategies for successful consideration, selection, and implementation of augmentative and alternative communication.
- List a variety of common considerations necessary to select and implement AAC successfully.
- Recognize basic strategies to support communication with AAC users.
- Delineate roles of SLPs, OTs, PTs, teachers, parents, and other team members in the implementation of AAC.
Target Audience: introductory-level SLPs and intermediate-level OTs, COTAs, behavior therapists, teachers, and parents
Note: While many professionals may benefit from the course content, we can only guarantee acceptance of continuing education credit as described in the following CEU section.
Learning Assessment: Objective post-test
Continuing Education Information
Certificates Immediately Available!
This course is approved for 0.1 AOTA CEU or 1 contact hour under these Classification Code: Category 1, Domain of OT: Performance Skills; Category 2: OT Therapy Process: Intervention.
This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area), available May 6, 2020.
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