THIS IS A WEBINAR
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices are used to help students communicate their wants, needs, and so much more. By learning a variety of evidence-based strategies, educators can become ‘smart’ communication partners to support language and social development in the classroom. This webinar is great for beginners in AAC or those who need a refresher.
In this workshop, participants will:
•Define Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and identify the different types of systems
•Describe educator tips to support those with AAC needs
•Identify for communication during daily routines in the classroom and peer interactions
•Describe strategies for educating and training members of the education team as ‘smart partners’ for communication
Who should attend:
Educators and school personnel interacting with students with ASD who use an AAC device
Content level: Beginner, participants should understand basic AAC concepts
Cost (per person): $60
WA State OSPI clock hours (3 hrs) are available for an additional fee to be paid after the webinar.
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