Augmentative and Alternative Communication for IDD

Green Clock Hours: 1.00

Quality of life is impacted by a person’s ability to effectively communicate with others. Some people with disabilities are unable to communicate even their most basic needs to other people. Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems can enable individuals with communication disabilities to express themselves effectively. This course will introduce different types of aided and unaided AAC, as well as high- and low-technology options to assist people with communication disabilities. This course will also review challenges to adopting AAC as well as how support staff can encourage the appropriate use of AAC.

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$22.00

Course Description

Quality of life is impacted by a person’s ability to effectively communicate with others. Some people with disabilities are unable to communicate even their most basic needs to other people. Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems can enable individuals with communication disabilities to express themselves effectively. This course will introduce different types of aided and unaided AAC, as well as high- and low-technology options to assist people with communication disabilities. This course will also review challenges to adopting AAC as well as how support staff can encourage the appropriate use of AAC.

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