Introduction to Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Course

Introduction to Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Course

Learn the 'who', 'what' and 'how-to's of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) intervention in this foundation course!
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Date(s) - 18/03/2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

SPD Ability Centre

Participants will be introduced to a range of high tech and low tech AAC systems. Case studies will be used to illustrate how the principles of AAC can be practically applied. Opportunities for hands-on learning experiences with the AAC systems will also be provided. At the end of the course, participants will leave with a customised Communication Board that they can use to practice their newly learnt strategies.

Course Fees

S$535.00 per participant (including GST)

*S$374.50 (After 30% VCF subsidy for Singaporeans & PRs)

*S$481.50 (After 10% VCF subsidy for non-Singaporeans)

*VCF Subsidy only applicable for NCSS Member VWOs

VCF Reference No. PAS00001545

Course Outline

1. AAC Definitions

2. AAC Basic principles

3. AAC systems (low tech, high tech) and their application

4. AAC Strategies – Aided Language Stimulation (ALS) and teaching Core Vocabulary

5. AAC in AACtion – Case studies

Who should attend

 Special education teachers,

 teacher-aides,

 therapists,

 caregivers and

 other professionals working with learners and other individuals with Complex Communication Needs who may need AAC

Participants will have the opportunity to:

o participate in hands-on experiential learning time to explore the AT devices

o exchange ideas on real-life case studies in small group discussions

o engage in professional networking


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Bookings are closed for this event.