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AAC and Core Vocabulary Implementation in Schools: Secrets to Success (WEB19964)

Presenter(s): Maureen Staskowski, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course Description

This session—a recorded session from ASHA’s 2020 Schools Connect conference—reviews five key secrets to success for augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and core vocabulary initiatives in schools. The speaker discusses specific strategies and tools based on a successful, large-scale AAC implementation. She also shares student examples with language targets and staff examples with fidelity tools.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Describe ways to engage and empower team members to carry out AAC all day
  • Identify methods of assessment and treatment to ensure that your efforts reach students in all stages of language development—from pre-intentional communication to complex language
  • Use fidelity assessments and program assessments to promote quality and sustainability

What is Included?

You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): WEB19964
Available Through: July 08, 2025