Organized Vocabulary: Augmentative-Alternative Communication

$10.00

This Intermediate level course visits the often-contentious topic of vocabulary selection and organization in Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC) devices, touching on vocabulary organization, types of vocabulary, and their application to commonly-used AAC systems.

Category: SKU: PDHT-OT-1503

Description

This Intermediate level course visits the often-contentious topic of vocabulary selection and organization in Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC) devices, touching on vocabulary organization, types of vocabulary, and their application to commonly-used AAC systems.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

  • List six points supporting the need for spontaneous novel utterance generation (SNUG) in Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC) systems
  • Identify challenges related to vocabulary organization in AAC systems, and list pros and cons of three organizational methods
  • Recall definitions and examples of core vs. fringe vocabulary
  • Recognize the key concepts involved in core vocabulary AAC systems
  • Recognize the key concepts involved in pragmatically organized AAC systems
  • Identify ways that the course material impacts the practice of Occupational Therapy

1.5 CE HOURS