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Effective, Engaging AAC Instruction (PD102225)

Presenter(s): Caroline R. Musselwhite, EdD, CCC-SLP; Krista Howard, AA
Course Description

This session explores tools, strategies, and a framework to enhance engagement, learning, and generalization for students who use AAC. The speakers discuss various ways to support students’ learning and communication with peers, including using social communication games, combining core vocabulary and literacy, and determining authentic purposes.

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 determine targets for AAC intervention that are both authentic and important for learners
  • implement at least one light-tech and one high-tech tool to support learning and enhance engagement
  • identify one strategy from each of the components of the RMP-GO framework to explicitly teach and generalize language skills

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): PD102225
Available Through: June 01, 2026