This is Part 5 of the 5-part series, Applying the Science of Reading, Writing, and Oral Language for Students Who Use AAC. This course describes the integration of literacy learning and augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) for a student with complex communication needs (CCN). Case examples, video and data documentation are used to share methods for planning, activities, tools and progress monitoring that are doable as well as grounded in research-based practice.
This course is presented in joint partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).
Part 1: Course 9787, Part 2: Course 9792, Part 3: Course 9788, Part 4: Course 9789
Course created on August 6, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to describe two strategies for integrating AAC into reading instruction.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe two strategies for integrating AAC into writing instruction.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to implement one data collection method demonstrating student autonomy in literacy learning.
|5-20 Minutes||Literacy Instruction Example for a Student with Complex Learning Needs (CLN)|
|20-40 Minutes||Reading Activities & CCN|
|40-55 Minutes||Writing Activities & CCN|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Kelly S. Fonner
Kelly Fonner is a special educator and assistive technology consultant. Each school year, she works with teams of educators and therapists in the U.S. and Canada to implement tools and strategies for reading, writing and communication. She is also the virtual teacher for several students with complex learning needs, supporting their families and other team members to expand students' use of their AAC system/s in the context of the school curriculum. Kelly is an advisor to ATIA (Assistive Technology Industry Association) and a leadership team member of QIAT (Quality Indicators of Assistive Technology) and the Wisconsin AAC Network. You can find out more about her work at www.kellyfonner.com.
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