This is Part 1 of the 5-part series, Applying the Science of Reading, Writing, and Oral Language for Students Who Use AAC. The ability to write has enormous power, especially for a student who uses augmentative/alternative communication (AAC). This course describes how students who use AAC can become authors when systematic, sequential and explicit instruction is anchored in the science of writing, and discusses the components and benefits of this type of reading/writing curriculum.
This course is presented in joint partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).
Part 2: Course 9792, Part 3: Course 9788, Part 4: Course 9789, Part 5: Course 9791
Course created on August 2, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to use the "not-so-simple view" of writing to evaluate curricula for students who use AAC.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the essential components of a science-based, comprehensive writing program.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the benefits of comprehensive, integrated reading and writing instruction for students who use AAC.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction to the Science of Writing & Sedita’s (2019) Writing Rope|
|10-15 Minutes||Evaluating Curricula & Improving Instruction with the Not-So-Simple View of Writing|
|15-25 Minutes||Essential Components of a Comprehensive Writing Program for Students Who Use AAC|
|25-50 Minutes||ALL Write & Communicate: Tying It Together & Making it Happen|
|50-55 Minutes||Integrating Listening, Speaking, Reading & Writing To Optimize Outcomes|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PhD CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Janet Sturm, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL, is a professor in the Department of Communication Disorders at Central Michigan University. She has been working in classrooms for over 30 years. Her research and development work focuses on writing instruction for students with disabilities, computer-supported literacy, measurement of beginning writers, and classroom communication. She is a Fellow of ASHA and a Board Certified Specialist in Child Language.
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