How To Teach AAC To Your Students: AAC Partner Strategies

AAC/Modalities , Intermediate

This course includes an introduction to 9 strategies for encouraging and teaching non-verbal and minimally verbal people more effective communication skills using their AAC systems.  High tech and light tech videos highlight each strategy. All participants receive a downloadable AAC Partner Strategy Cue Cards to share with their families and teams.  Strategies addressed include the following:

Functional Communication Teaching

Aided Language Input

Joint Action Routines

Sabotage

Recasting and Exanding Utterances

Following the Student's Lead

Momentum Strategy

Response Cue Modeling

Prompting Hierarchy


Through video examples and discussion we will consider the strategies, tips for implementing them and pitfalls to avoid as you work to help your student/child become a competent communicator!



Financial Disclosure

Presenter will receive a monetary compensation from YGU for this course.

Content Disclosure

This course considers a variety of AAC options with no focus on a specific product.

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

  1. Participants will be able to name 5 different strategies to assist their AAC user in communicating more effectively.
  2. Participants will be able to describe 1 example of each of at least 5 AAC partner strategies.
  3. Participants will be able to describe 4 levels of prompting for AAC teaching.

Course Agenda

This course includes a 45 minute video complimented by an independent study activity and downloadable AAC Partner Strategy Cue Cards.  Participants independent study will be to video an interaction with their student/child and analyze the video using the accompanying Partner Strategy Worksheet.

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