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Top 10 Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Intervention Strategies (about 1 hour)

aacwordlePresented on October 15, 2014
AAC intervention can be overwhelming. Explore a beginner’s list of top 10 best strategies to get students communicating. Speech pathologists, teachers and parents call all use these techniques in natural environments, direct language/AAC instruction, and academic instruction settings.
Presented by: Angela Standridge, CCC-SLP, ATP, Education Specialist Region 4 ESC

Handouts for this session:
Top 10 AAC Intervention 
Strategies slides Normal Lauguage Dev, Generative Language & AAC (Van Tatenhove)
Objective Opportunity Chart


Other Implementation Resources:

AAC Kids http://aackids.psu.edu/ 
Gail VanTatenhove http://www.vantatenhove.com  
AAC Intervention http://www.aacintervention.com  
Practical AAC http://praacticalaac.org  

AAC Evaluation and Assessment

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Other Assessment and Evaluation Resources:

  • Glennen, S. and Decoste, D. (1997). Handbook of Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Singular publishing: San Diego, CA.
  • Light, J., Beukelman, D., Reichle, J. (2003). Communication Competence for Individuals who Use AAC. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes.
  • Mirenda, P.  and Iacono, T. (eds.). (2009). AAC for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes.
  • Robinson, Nancy R., & Soto, Gloria. (2013). AAC in the Schools. Verona, WI: Attainment Company, Inc.
  • Soto, G., & Zangari, C. (Eds.). (2009). Practically Speaking: Language, Literacy, and Academic Development for Students with AAC Needs. Baltimore, MD: Brooks Publishing.

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