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Monday Oct 26th,  Augmentative and Alternative Communication(AAC)

Time Session Title Presenters Description
9:00-10:00 Tools for Developing Communication Plans Tammy Dupre IEP teams are required to consider the communication needs of all students with disabilities.  In this session, we will take a look at creating a communication plan including communication mode, opportunities for communication, and classroom considerations.  Sample Communication plans will be shared.
10:30-11:30 Don’t Scream! Increasing Attention with AT in Both Standard and Virtual School Settings Katie Sample Participants will discover tools that can increase a student’s attention across various exceptionalities such as ADD, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, among others. We will discuss tools that can be purchased and utilized in a typical school setting as well as “homemade” AT tools which can be utilized and created in a virtual school setting. 
12:30-1:30 Virtually Speaking, Delivering Speech Therapy Successfully  Terri Belknap This session will cover tips for implementing small group teaching sessions/therapy sessions virtually.
2:00-3:00 AAC Implementation Justin Sims  This condensed training focuses on strategies to teach and promote the use of an augmentative communication system to get students to independently initiate spontaneous, novel utterances rather than simply repeating pre-stored sentences when prompted. The strategies presented will cover a range of communication ages and abilities, including those at the level of emerging language and literacy. The teaching strategies presented are appropriate for a wide variety of devices and programs.
Meeting ID 87336606314
Topic Click or Treat 2
Type Recurring Meeting
Ocurrences 5
Next Start Time Monday Oct 26, 2020 09:00
Timezone America/Chicago
Duration 540
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