This is Part 4 of the 5-part series, Applying the Science of Reading, Writing, and Oral Language for Students Who Use AAC. Improving the linguistic foundation of students who use AAC supports the development of strong literacy skills. Key intervention strategies and guidelines for robust language intervention for AAC users are discussed along with examples demonstrating their application to various language skills.
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 5: Course 9791
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the impact of challenges in language comprehension and expression on literacy learning for children who use AAC.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify characteristics of robust language intervention for students who use AAC.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe a process-driven approach to therapy that integrates evidence-based strategies for supporting language development during Brown’s stage 5 and beyond.
|5-10 Minutes||Impact of challenges in language comprehension and expression on literacy learning for children who use AAC|
|10-25 Minutes||Key intervention strategies|
|25-40 Minutes||Nature and characteristics of robust language intervention for students who use AAC|
|40-55 Minutes||Using explicit instruction in AAC language intervention|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PhD CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Dr. Carole Zangari is a Professor in the speech-language pathology department at Nova Southeastern University where she teaches master’s/doctoral courses in AAC, coordinates the AAC Lab, and supports graduate student clinicians. In addition, Dr. Zangari serves as the Executive Director of the Broward satellite of the University of Miami-Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UM-NSU CARD). She is a Board Certified Specialist in Child Language and a frequent presenter on AAC topics at international and national conferences. Dr. Zangari is the co-editor of Practically Speaking Language, Literacy, and Academic Development for Students with AAC Needs and co-author of TELL ME: AAC in the Preschool Classroom and TELL ME Más: CAA en el Aula Preescolar. She blogs at www.PrAACticalAAC.org.
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