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AAC and Adults with Developmental Disabilities, Part 2

Course: #9118Level: Introductory1 Hour 312 Reviews
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This is Part 2 of a two-part series on augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) and adults with developmental disabilities (DD). This course will focus on communicative functions, funding, vocabulary selection, writing AAC goals, and AAC implementation with age-appropriate activities. Examples of various non-electronic and electronic therapeutic tools to be used during communication therapy with adults with DD will be provided. (Part 1 - Course 8973)

Course created on February 13, 2020

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Professional; IACET/0.1; IBCCES/1.0; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; RESNA/0.1 Introductory; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list at least 5 communicative functions for adults with complex communication needs and developmental disabilities.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify 3 communication goals that target vocational and daily living using a variety of communication systems.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list 3 different apps and 3 different non-electronic materials to be used during communication therapy with adults with developmental disabilities.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Communicative Functions
10-15 Minutes Types of Systems (e.g., core/fringe, context-based, topic-based, visual scenes)
15-20 Minutes Funding of AAC Therapy and Carryover of Skills - How can adults with DD receive consistent services?
20-25 Minutes Vocabulary Selection for different contexts (e.g. day program, employment, community)
25-35 Minutes Writing AAC Goals for Adults with DD
35-45 Minutes Examples of Non-Electronic Therapy Activities
45-55 Minutes Examples of Electronic Therapy Activities (e.g., apps, software programs, etc.)
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Rebecca Eisenberg was paid an honorarium by SpeechPathology.com for this presentation. She has authored games/materials related to this topic, for which she receives royalties. Nonfinancial: No relevant relationships to disclose.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area)


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

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International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards

International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards

The continued family of websites, including SpeechPathology.com, is a Certified Training Partner of IBCCES. This course is offered for a maximum of 1.0 CE hours for the autism certifications issued by IBCCES.


Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.


Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

The continued family of websites, including SpeechPathology.com, is an approved CE provider by the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, unknown Area). The assignment of RESNA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by RESNA.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

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