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Virtual PD- Perkins School for the Blind presents Alternative & Augmentative Communication for Students with Visual Impairments






Students with visual impairments including those who have additional/multiple disabilities often require the development of individualized, multimodal communication programs to support their expressive communication and access to information and interactions throughout the day. Professionals working with, and families of these students require a holistic understanding of communication development, and knowledge of unique techniques and approaches that apply to this diverse group of students. This session will focus on an overview of multi-modal AAC including no-tech, light-tech, and high-tech communication systems. The emphasis will be on considerations for implementing student-centedarkred communication systems for learners with visual impairments and a range of multiple disabilities. Communication development and intervention strategies for students with varying levels of expressive communication will be addressed.

Instructor:  Chris Russell, MS. Ed., TVI and Stacy Stosic


Important Session Information:


Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Monday, September 20, 2021

Session ID:
276420
Credits Available:
(5.5) CPE
(5.5) Contact Hours
Seats Available:
50
Fee:
$0.00 (* No Charge)
Contact Person:
Jennifer Edwards
Instructor(s):
Dawn Adams
Holly Guthrie
Date Time Location
9/20/2021 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Zoom Session, Online Course
Region 8 Education Service Center | 4845 US Highway 271 N | Pittsburg TX 75686 | 903-572-8551 | Map/Directions

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