Communication needs vary for all students. There are so many different options out there. Where do we even start? We will explore many options and what some of the benefits are from low-tech to high-tech systems. No matter which system you use, always aim high! Presume competence! The process of total communication and aided language stimulation are important components to successfully increase any child’s communication. Let’s take a look at practical implementation strategies.
Key Learning Outcomes
1) The participants will be able to describe how to support the use of aided language stimulation.
2) The participants will be able to describe how to support Total Communication.
3) The participants will be able to describe multiple examples of both low-tech and high tec communication systems, why someone might choose one over the other, and some benefits of each.