Training Type: Implementation Workshop
Course description: Where do you typically start when introducing augmentative and alternative communication (AAC)? If you are like most people, you probably start with activities where an individual can request a motivating object or action. But, what happens next? In this session, we will help you develop strategies that go beyond requesting; into the world of asking questions, making comments, protesting and expressing opinions. We will use lecture, discussion, video examples, and small-group activities to explore the power communicative functions, vocabulary selection and teaching strategies to facilitate communication beyond requesting.
Learning Outcomes: (1) Name two communicative functions beyond requesting and describe why they are powerful. (2) Identify two different communication tools that support interactions beyond requesting. (3) List two partner communication strategies that will facilitate communication beyond requesting.
University of Delaware
Center for Disabilities Studies (CDS)
461 Wyoming Road
Newark, DE 19716
Contact Victoria Stezzi
Participants are expected to be present for the entire program. Individuals who are not present for the full program will not be recommended for ASHA CEUs. No partial credit will be provided.
Course Content Level: Introductory
ASHA CEUs: 0.5
Date & Time: Thursday, October 11, 2018 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM ET
Location:University of Delaware/Access Project - Center for Disabilites PROCUREMENT SERVICES, 222 SOUTH CHAPEL STREET, NEWARK, Delaware 19716, United States
Cost: Free of Charge
Open Seats: 12
Presenter: Patrick Brune
Patrick Brune, M.S., CCC-SLP has over 30 years of clinical experience in the area of AAC. His focus has been on developing tools and supports that create successful communication opportunities for all our customers. Patrick is a member of the Learning Services Team for Tobii Dynavox.