This course will focus on using a core language approach to support children in developing language. Participants will learn how to incorporate core language into both low and high tech augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems using case studies with children across settings.
Course created on February 21, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to define core language.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to use aided language strategies and partner training with low and high tech core language systems.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to use core vocabulary to support verbal communication across activities and settings.
|5-10 Minutes||Functions of communication|
|10-15 Minutes||Define and apply core language across different levels of communicators|
|15-30 Minutes||Aided language stimulation & partner training|
|30-45 Minutes||Core language using low tech systems|
|45-85 Minutes||Core language using speech generating systems|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Sandra Grether, PhD, CCC-SLP
Rebecca Goldwasser, MA, CCC-SLP
Rebecca Goldwasser, MA, CCC-SLP received her M.A. from the University of Cincinnati in 1990. She has practiced at the CCHMC Mason Outpatient facility for the past 17 years. Her areas of expertise are AAC, Autism, Dysphagia, and working with the EI population. She is an active member of the AAC and Dysphagia committees at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Rebecca taught Augmentative Communication at Miami University in Oxford, OH for three years.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Medical Center.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
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