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A Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Approach to AAC (PD102235)

Presenter(s): Gloria Soto, PhD
Course Description

In this session, the speaker reviews the characteristics of culturally and linguistically responsive AAC practices and presents evidence-based strategies for culturally appropriate bilingual AAC assessment and intervention. The speaker discusses partnering with families to determine values, needs, priorities, and resources when implementing AAC.

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:

  • develop a culturally and linguistically responsive assessment and intervention plan
  • collaborate with the family and prioritize home language maintenance when developing an intervention plan
  • customize AAC systems to include relevant vocabulary that is culturally and linguistically appropriate and representative

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 Matthew Baud, Jill Senner, & Gloria Soto, 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): PD102235
Available Through: June 01, 2026