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Moving Toward a Robust AAC System (PD102223)

Presenter(s): Vicki Clarke, MS, CCC-SLP
Course Description

This session examine the often-daunting process of moving a child who is minimally verbal or nonverbal from a basic to a full-featured AAC system. The session covers the selection, use, and goal-setting process for a basic, functional communication and language development system while planning for assessment for and implementation of a fuller system. The speaker shares suggestions for designing effective intervention sessions and ideas for helping the team get on board.

This course is a recorded session from the 2021 online conference “Expanding AAC: Accessible Strategies for Functional Communication.”

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • list options for robust AAC systems and discuss the process of selecting one that is appropriate for specific individuals
  • identify appropriate goals for individuals who are beginning to use robust AAC tools
  • discuss elements of an effective intervention session for individuals who are new to a robust AAC system

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.

Related Courses

View all courses from the Expanding AAC: Accessible Strategies for Functional Communication online conference.

You may also be interested in Conversations on AAC with Vicki Clarke & Caroline Musselwhite, in which the presenter of this session answers questions and expands on some of the topics discussed in this session.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): PD102223
Available Through: June 01, 2026