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AAC Intervention as Language Intervention: Building on What You Know (PD102227)

Presenter(s): Gail M. Van Tatenhove, MS, CCC-SLP; Faye Warren, BFA
Course Description

This session explores how to adapt traditional speech-language practices to serve students who use AAC systems. The session demonstrates analyzing language samples from a student using an AAC system and then developing goals and intervention activities to address development in the areas of pragmatics, phonology, vocabulary, and grammar.

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:

  • write intervention goals that address all areas of speech-language development for children who use AAC
  • analyze a language sample from a student who uses AAC
  • adapt an expressive language intervention activity for use with a student 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 Gail Van Tatenhove, Vicki Haddix, & Kevin Williams , in which a presenter from this session answers questions and expands on some of the topics discussed.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): PD102227
Available Through: June 01, 2026