This course explores teletherapy for adults with developmental disabilities (DD) who are users of augmentative/alternative communication (AAC). Topics discussed include funding, quick essentials of teletherapy, and language modeling, as well as age-appropriate non-digital materials and free/paid digital materials that work well for adults with DD.
Course created on January 14, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to list 3 types of funding sources that should be available for adults with DD for teletherapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe three different ways to model language during teletherapy sessions.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three age-appropriate non-digital and digital materials to be used during AAC teletherapy therapy with adults with DD.
|5-10 Minutes||Funding for training sessions for adults with DD|
|10-15 Minutes||Scheduling your teletherapy sessions (how to set up sessions, how long, communication partners, etc.)|
|15-20 Minutes||What do you need for teletherapy sessions?|
|20-25 Minutes||The power of modeling and aided language input via teletherapy|
|25-40 Minutes||Non-digital age-appropriate materials (free and/or paid)|
|40-55 Minutes||Digital age-appropriate materials (free and/or paid)|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Rebecca Eisenberg has been a certified speech-language pathologist since 2001. She is also a certified autism specialist and a children’s book author.
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. Rebecca has been working with adults with DD conducting AAC evaluations and training since she was a graduate student in 2000. She recently became a board certified telepractice specialist through the IBCCES.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
0.1 ASHA CEUs
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International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards
The continued family of websites, including SpeechPathology.com, is a Certified Training Partner of IBCCES. This course is offered for a maximum of 1.0 CE hours for the autism certifications issued by IBCCES.
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.
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Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America
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Speech-Language and Audiology Canada
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