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Integrating Literacy Learning into Therapy for Students with AAC Needs

Course: #6729 Level: Intermediate 1 Hour 815 Reviews
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Students with significant communication challenges require extensive supports to develop skills in reading and writing. This course will describe ways of infusing Augmentative/Alternative Communication (AAC) therapy sessions with opportunities for literacy learning. Practical strategies and activities will be discussed.

Course created on September 10, 2014

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Course Type: Video, Audio

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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe strategies providing alternative access to reading and writing materials for students who use AAC.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify tools for emergent literacy assessment.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe methods for embedding literacy activities into AAC therapies.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify resources for additional information in the area of AAC and literacy.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain the roles of enrichment, transitional, and conventional text.

Agenda

0-15 Minutes Overview; Levels of Text
15-25 Minutes Emergent literacy assessment
25-40 Minutes Alternative access for reading and writing
40-55 Minutes Embedding literacy activities into AAC therapy sessions
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Carole Zangari was paid an honorarium for this course by SpeechPathology.com. She is co-editor of Practically Speaking: Language, Literacy, and Academic Development of Students with AAC Needs. Nonfinancial: Carole has a blog at www.PrAACticalAAC.org.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com.

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

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

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


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.