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Building Blocks to AAC Success - Block 2: Communication Partner Strategies February 16, 2024 AM Session

Ended Mar 1, 2024

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Full course description

Course Description

  • In this 2 hour course on augmentative alternative communication (AAC), participants will learn about best practice strategies for the communication partner. This class will cover creating the right learning environment as well as creating communication opportunities. While taking a client-centered approach, participants will learn how to model, prompt and respond during AAC intervention. The class will conclude by reviewing some signs of success. Through demonstration, video and practice exercises, participants will learn about the fundamentals of AAC intervention. This class is intended for anyone interested in learning about the fundamentals of AAC.
  • Lead Learner (Facilitator): Sara Rode | Shelly Elfner
  • Credit(s) and Type : 2 Hours Relicensure | Staff Development


Target Audience

  • Admin/Pro-Tech, Certified Staff, Classified Staff
  • Open to Substitute Teachers = Yes 
  • Open to Student Teachers = Yes 
  • Open to Charter School Staff = Yes 
    • Charter Certified or Classified


Meeting Information


Course Outcomes

Here are the outcomes for the course:

  • Name three things a communication partner can do to help someone use and learn a communication device 
  • Select vocabulary targets and model on a communication device 
  • Name three types of prompts