AAC and Autism: Promoting Functional Communication Across Environments – New!

Presented by Betsy Caporale, M.S, CCC-SLP, AT/AAC Specialist (3 hrs)

Learning Outcomes:

  • Become familiar with Evidence Based Practices for students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)
  • Identify barriers to the development of functional communication for students with ASD
  • Describe how communication deficits impact learning and behavior for students with ASD
  • Determine appropriate AAC tools and strategies for students with ASD
  • Create an AAC Implementation Plan as a collaborative process for a student with ASD who is not a functional verbal communicator