Niles Township District for Special Education #807

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Learning Track- Session 2/3
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Registration Start Time: 1:45 PM
Session Time: 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM

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Presenter(s)

Matt Baud, NTDSE AAC Coordinator

 

 


Details
Target Audience: All Educators working with students using AAC
Students with complex communication needs present unique challenges in the classroom. Selecting the appropriate communication tool is an important part of the battle but teaching a child as well as the communication partners how to use the tool effectively throughout the school day is just as important. In these interactive sessions, participants will learn how to use a balance of AAC implementation techniques including partner augmented input (PAI), prompting hierarchies, and language therapy facilitation techniques. Participants will have opportunities to practice the different strategies as well as begin planning how to bring this back to the classroom. Low tech to high tech systems will be available for hands-on practice however participants are encouraged to bring a speech-generating or communication board/book of their own.

Fees
Registration is free of charge for NTDSE staff (D807) and all members staff (Districts 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 73.5 and 74).
Registration is $50 for the training for non-NTDSE and non-member district staff.
Payment may be made by cash, check or money order. Please make payable to Niles Township District for Special Education. Please mail payment to:
Molloy Education Center
Attn: Kathy Gavin
8701 N. Menard Ave.
Morton Grove, IL 60053

Credits
- 1.5 ISBE Clock Hours (CPDUs) will be provided for all registrants
- .15 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be provided for each day of the training for Speech-Language Pathologists and Social Workers.
 
To receive credits for this event:
1) Register online
2) Sign in at the event
3) Complete the Event Evaluation that will be sent via email within 1 week after the event.
4) Upon completion of the evaluation, your Certificate of Attendance (CEUs/CPDUs) will be automatically generated and sent via email.
*** Please keep your Certificate for your records. NTDSE is unable to resend previously sent evaluations and Certificates of Attendance (CEUs/ CPDUs).
 

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