The purpose of this course is to enhance participants’ knowledge in the area of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and aphasia with particular emphasis on recent advancements in this area. Topics include new technologies, generalization of AAC strategies, and interventions focused on AAC.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how mobile technology may be used by people with aphasia as an AAC strategy.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 2 strategies for promoting AAC generalization.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the multimodal communication program for aphasia.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how some AAC strategies can be restorative in nature.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and background|
|5-15 Minutes||Overview of specific & new AAC assessment strategies for people with aphasia.|
|15-35 Minutes||Overview of specific & new AAC strategies and devices for people with aphasia|
|35-55 Minutes||ntervention techniques for promoting generalization of AAC strategies.|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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