If you do not have an account, you will need to register to view all Able Net Unviersity Recorded Webinars.Educators from Bluffton Harrison Elementary School will present their AAC journey including experimentation, education, assessment, and growth.This presentation will give specific strategies to encourage families, paraprofessionals, therapists, community members, and typical students to jump on board to assist with modeling, prompting, and instructing.
Presenters will demonstrate creative methods to increase AAC use across multiple settings with a variety of ages, levels of cognitive performance, and physical needs.
Along the journey, participants will examine data collection procedures to help guide instruction.
Padmaja Sarathy is a highly sought after, globally engaged educational consultant and author with extensive expertise in the fields of special education and early childhood education.
Driven by an intense commitment to maximize learning outcomes for children with special needs, Padmaja uses evidence-based methods to guide educators to pursue innovative instructional techniques across the United States, and abroad.
Empowering teachers, families and peers to take the plunge is eminent to meeting student communication needs on a daily basis.
Since implementing multiple forms of AAC, it soon became evident that we needed to increase AAC knowledge in our school and community.
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) can provide communication for many non-verbal or difficult to understand students.
However, the student must have the ability to “access” or control the device as efficiently as possible.
Angela is a graduate of Ball State University with a bachelor's degree in special education.
She has taught elementary intense interventions for 18 years.
This webinar will present general AAC access evaluation considerations.