This 30-minute Fast Class demonstrates how to select and incorporate picture books into communication goals for augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) intervention. It also discusses phonological awareness, print concepts, and modeling AAC communication when reading aloud with picture books.
Note: Slides in the course are intentionally small to allow the focus to be on the presenter and visual demonstration. Please download the slide handouts prior to viewing the course so you are able to follow along.
Course created on October 7, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to list three types of picture books and one potential AAC intervention goal for each type.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe three ways to target concepts of print during AAC intervention.
- After this course, participants will be able to define and describe the MODELER (Model, Encourage, Respond) strategy.
|0-10 Minutes||Choosing Picture Books for AAC Intervention|
|10-20 Minutes||Print Concepts and Phonological Awareness in Picture Books|
|20-30 Minutes||Modeling Language During Read Alouds|
Rebecca Eisenberg has been a certified speech-language pathologist since 2001. She is also a certified autism specialist, children’s book author, book blogger, and podcast host.
She graduated with an MS in Speech-Language Pathology from Teachers College, Columbia University. Rebecca has been working in a variety of contexts since 2001 including day habilitation programs, public and private schools, clinics, group homes, and private homes. She is currently on the tech team at WIHD in Valhalla and consults with schools on how to implement AAC in the classroom and other contexts.
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