aut502 | Graduate
Speech And Language Development In Autism Spectrum Disorders
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Augmentative and Alternative Communication Overview
- Apply communication intervention curriculum for students at risk across multiple content areas.
- Identify instructional technology strategies that improve student achievement by fostering functional communication across environments.
- Identify challenges in implementing augmentative and alternative communication systems.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of communication intervention technology strategies across learning environments.
Considerations for Augmentative and Alternative Communication
- Describe the role of various stakeholders in the assessment process.
- Match augmentative and alternative communication systems to characteristics of potential candidates.
- Describe strategies for assessing receptive and expressive communication skills.
- Develop individualized communication profiles indicating the level of communication performance and the impact on functionality.
- Determine intervention strategies incorporating communication profile data.
- All objectives apply.
- List available interventions to increase communication skills and promote independence for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
- Compare different approaches to communication intervention.
- Identify intervention selection considerations for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
- Compare typical communication development with language development among children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
- Explain the importance and acquisition of joint attention, communicative intent, pragmatics, and nonverbal communication.
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