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Current, Best Strategies for Speech- Language Pathologists to Help Students with Augmentative Alternative Communication Needs. MariBeth Plankers, M.S., CCC-SLP Regional Area Technology Center Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead, Minnesota. Agenda. AM. PM. 11:45 Lunch
MariBeth Plankers, M.S., CCC-SLP
Regional Area Technology Center
Minnesota State University Moorhead
1:00 Literacy and AAC
1:30 Accommodations/Modifications/VI, OT, PT
2:10 Alternate Access
2:30 Autism Spectrum/Visual Strategies
3:05 Wrap up/Questions
Addressing Questions and Introduction of Program Manager
TABLE OF CONTENTS
The gift is…
The rest of the story to be told…..
Electronic Communication Systems
There is a need for continuation of intervention planning and implementation due to change in on going communication.
Note the range from independent to no participation.
Sensory based approach to communication and assistive technology for individuals with significant sensory motor differences, developmental difference and autism.
Jane Korsten, Terry Foss, Lisa Berry 2007, 2011 EMC Communication,
Technology is a tool that should be used to achieve goals and objectives. Once a tool has been decided, we then must begin to determine what we want the tool to accomplish.
Determine the AAC student’s final outcome.
The student will increase their ability
to communicate effectively and independently using multiple modalities (facial expressions, gestures, verbal speech) with various communication partners in a variety of settings.
20% of sample words
Find a communication partner. Ask them what they are doing tonight.
Count the core and fringe vocabulary they use in their response.
Symbolic Communication needs to be indentified.
Specialized strategies required.
Increase desire to gain across all settings.
Who’s on the team?
Plan for those discussions.
Greeting and Request
Determined by needs of the student
Template Access for Process Planning
Karen Erickson (2003)
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Accommodations are what we put in place to allow a student with a disability to participate as fully as possible in the general education curriculum.
Minnesota State University Moorhead Speech Language and Hearing Clinic
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