Strengthening Students' Core Vocabulary for Powerful Communication

Course: #8809Level: Intermediate1 Hour 1713 Reviews
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Do you struggle with choosing vocabulary for your students' augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) systems that will promote communication success across environments and communication partners? Core vocabulary should be considered when choosing an appropriate AAC system, writing goals, and developing powerful communication for individuals who use AAC.

Course created on April 2, 2019

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Course Type: Video, Audio

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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to define vocabulary selection methods for AAC and explain the difference between core and fringe vocabulary.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify AAC systems and AAC apps that utilize core vocabulary.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe how to write goals that incorporate core vocabulary across competency areas.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain how to integrate and teach core vocabulary across activities, environments and communication partners.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Vocabulary selection for AAC
10-15 Minutes What is core vocabulary?
15-25 Minutes AAC systems and AAC apps that integrate core vocabulary
25-30 Minutes Writing goals driven by core vocabulary
30-55 Minutes Teaching core and integrating across environments and communication partners
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Trina Becker was paid an honorarium by SpeechPathology.com for this presentation. Nonfinancial: No relevant relationships to disclose.

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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)


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


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.


Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

The continued family of websites, including SpeechPathology.com, is an approved CE provider by the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, unknown Area). The assignment of RESNA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by RESNA.


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.