Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) systems with children with visual impairments and additional disabilities.
This tutorial looks at the use of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) systems with children with visual impairments and additional disabilities. Children with visual impairments and concomitant disabilities have complex communication needs requiring Augmentative and Alternative Communication systems. Visual, motor, and cognitive skills must be considered when designing communication programs. AAC assessment, intervention, and prioritization of skill development will be discussed.
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Participants will earn 1.5 Professional Development Points, ACVREP, CTLE, or Continuing Education credits by completing an online quiz. By registering for Professional Development Points, ACVREP, CTLE, or Continuing Education credits, you will be provided with a self-paced tutorial using video clips and other resources related to this topic, as well as an online test to assess your knowledge.
This is a web-based, self-guided professional development activity for TVIs, VRTs, O&Ms, Parents, Teachers of the Deafblind or Severely Impaired, and Rehabilitation Specialists.
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The video content below will be presented within your tutorial module.
Total Viewing Time: 1 hour, 11 minutes
by: Diane Evrard, M.Ed., CCC-SL