AAC Basics: Using Early Language Development to Guide AAC Intervention

AAC/Modalities , ASHA Continuing Education Approved , Assistive Technology , Special Education , Speech Therapy , AAC After Work , Introductory

This Course is offered for .10 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Area)

*This course is no longer available

This one-hour class reviews the definitions of speech, language and communication as well as typical language development from birth to five. In addition, it discusses how knowledge of typical development of vocabulary, morphology, syntax, and pragmatics can be applied to augmentative/alternative communication (AAC). Practical exercises and examples of AAC systems from PRC and Saltillo will be used throughout the training.


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After completing this live webinar:

1. Return and take the Quiz attached to this course - 80% accuracy required.

2. Complete the Course Evaluation: https://goo.gl/forms/OXKMPpAfMimGPvhA2

3. In your YGU profile: Check "YES!" and add your required ASHA information

** MUST BE COMPLETED 9/30/17 by 9:00PM PT / Midnight ET




Financial Disclosure

The presenter receives a full-time salary from PRC. PRC manufactures speech generating devices. PRC is a 100% employee owned company and the presenter is a partial owner of PRC.

The presenter does not have any non-financial disclosures.

Content Disclosure

The presentation will only include PRC products and services to support information and education provided.

After completing this course, the student will be able to...

  1. Describe the differences between speech, language and communication
  2. Define vocabulary, syntax, morphology and pragmatics
  3. Apply knowledge of early language development to AAC intervention

Course Agenda

5 minutes Introduction 10 minutes Speech, language and communication 5 minutes Why language? 15 minutes Language Development brith to five 20 minutes Applications to AAC 5 minutes Summary and Questions

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