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The C in AAC: Communication
Discipline(s): Occupational Therapy / Speech-Language
Contact Hours: 3
Registration Fee: $88
At the end of this course the professional will be able to
Demonstrate knowledge of the basic principles and ASHA’s definition of AAC.
Identify five communication partners, five common communication behaviors and five specific critical for partner training.
List three possible successful outcomes from communication partners.
Identify the four components of the definition of communicative competence.
List at least five tools available for overcoming communication barriers in emergency situations.
Determine utilization of Human Factors & Ergonomics (HFE) to promote a holistic, human-centered approach to system designs.
Demonstrate knowledge of ASHA’s code of ethics and Quality of Life issues (QOL) for AAC.
Identify the four step process of Evidence Based Practice (EBP).
Demonstrate an understanding of EVIDAAC and PESICO approaches.
List eight basic rights included in “A Literacy Bill of Rights”.
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, and Speech-Language Pathologists.
“The C in AAC” focuses on the “Communication” in Augmentative and Alternative Communication. The course begins by exploring the basic principles of ASHA’s definition of the AAC and identifying communication partners, behaviors and critical topics for partner training. Pat delves deeper into the subject and instruct therapists on communicative competence and tools that can be used for overcoming communication barriers in emergency situations.
Therapists taking this course can expect to learn the use of Human Factors & Ergonomics (HFE) to promote a human-centered approach to system designs, as well as a deeper understanding of ASHA’s code of ethics and Quality of Life (QOL) for AAC. Therapists will also take away solid knowledge of Evidence Based Practice (EBP), EVIDAAC & PESICO approaches and the eight basic rights included in “A Literacy Bill of Rights”.
This webinar is 3 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession) and takes place on Friday, June 7th at 10amET.
Dates and Locations
01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM