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Speak AAC to Teach AAC- An Introduction to Communication Strategies

Ended Aug 30, 2021

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Course Description 

  • This course is an introduction to four communication partner strategies; Aided Language Stimulation, Core Vocabulary, Wait Time and Prompting, and Descriptive Teaching to support language and learning with AAC in the classroom.  Participants will complete a Discussion to share and a Quiz to demonstrate understanding.
  • Type of Course:  Self Paced 
  • Lead Learner (Facilitator): Sara RodeM.A., CCC-SLP, Assistive Technology Team Lead
  • Credit(s) and Type: 1 hour Credit hour


 Target Audience

  • Classroom teachers, support staff, and related service providers
  • Open to Substitute Teachers = Yes 
  • Open to Student Teachers = Yes 
  • Open to Charter School Staff = Yes 
    • Charter Certified or Classified



Participants will: 

  • Learn about research-based practices for competent communication partners
  • Gain a toolbox of practical strategies to teach communication partners
  • Explore practical ways to implement AAC


Timeline Overview

  • Start date of course content:  July 27, 2021
  • End date of course content: August 27, 2021