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Setting Goals for Students Who Use AAC (PD102224)

Presenter(s): Lauren S. Enders, MA, CCC-SLP
Course Description

This session explores the process of selecting and crafting measurable goals that are appropriate for students learning to communicate using AAC. The speaker reviews the AAC competency categories, shares tools that SLPs can use to identify developmentally appropriate learning targets, and discusses strategies for writing observable and measurable goals.

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:

  • use an AAC competency-based tool to identify a developmentally appropriate skill to target for a learner who uses AAC
  • use at least one resource to write a measurable and observable goal for a learner who uses AAC

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 Lauren Enders & Lesley Mayne, 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): PD102224
Available Through: June 01, 2026