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Augmentative Communication: The Key to Helping Students Show What They Know

Course: #7302 Level: Introductory1 Hour 2040 Reviews
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This course is part of the 2015 Nancy McKinley Lecture Series, Aligning Literacy Instruction to Standards for Students with Moderate-to-Severe Disabilities (Including Autism), and is presented in partnership with University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Communication tools can be the key to support students’ learning, both in and outside the classroom. Discussion will include augmentative/alterntative communication (AAC) tools and strategies that students with complex communication needs can use for successful interactions; video examples highlighting research-based curricula will also be shared. The beginning of this course has intermittent choppy audio during the introduction of the series and presenter, and then is good for the rest of the course.

Course created on October 8, 2015

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Course Type: Video

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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list a minimum of 3 communication implementation ideas to use in your education setting.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify 3 strategies that can be used by an AAC communicator to engage in classroom conversation.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to state 4 ways you can help nonverbal students show what they know.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list 3 features of iDevice apps to enhance communication in your classroom.

Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introduction & overview of AT/AAC
10-45 Minutes Low tech to high tech tools adapted for curricula including iDevices
45-55 Minutes Successful Interactions
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Joni Nygard was paid an honorarium for this presentation by SpeechPathology.com. She is employed by Attainment Company and has co-authored several AAC-related materials for them, though she does not receive specific royalties for those products. Non-financial: No non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in cooperation with University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, which provided in-kind support.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit, where applicable.

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On-demand courses include texts, video and audio recordings of live webinars, and multimedia formats. The exam and course evaluation for on-demand courses must be completed within 30 days of course registration.

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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

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


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.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.