This is part 2 of a two-part series. An Augmentative/Alternative Communication (AAC) goal continuum for three different AAC communicator categories (i.e., Emerging, Functional, and Generative) is described in this course. Specific, functional and attainable goals for these categories are discussed.
Part 1: Course 10585
Course created on August 29, 2023
- After this course, participants will be able to describe appropriate goals for an Emerging AAC communicator.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe appropriate goals for a Functional AAC communicator.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe appropriate goals for a Generative AAC communicator.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and review of AAC communicator categories|
|5-20 Minutes||Goals for Emerging AAC communicators|
|20-35 Minutes||Goals for Functional AAC communicators|
|35-55 Minutes||Goals for Generative AAC communicators|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Trina Becker, MS, CCC/SLP is a professor at Eastern Illinois University in the Communication Disorders and Sciences Department. She specializes in alternative and augmentative communication and is the instructor of the courses Phonological Assessment and Remediation, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, and AAC for Beginning Communicators. She also serves as a clinical supervisor for diagnostics and therapy sessions with the AAC population. Ms. Becker serves as a consultant and has presented to parent and professional groups at the local, state, and national level on this topic.
Beth Bergstrom is a university professor and teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Beth has 20+ years of experience in the field and has developed expertise in multiple areas, of the profession, including AAC. She has presented at the state and national level on this topic and is passionate about creating clinically relevant, practical tools for assessment, intervention, and parent education.
Beth Bergstrom - Financial: Beth Bergstrom was paid an honorarium for this presentation. Beth is co-founder of the blog/website bbboutiqueslp.com and receives royalties for items sold on that site and the B & B Teachers Pay Teachers store, including the AAC Communicator Profile referenced in this presentation. Nonfinancial: No relevant relationships to disclose.
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