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FSA 530 - Assistive Technology and Augmentative Communication

Introduction to assistive technology, alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) strategies, and evidence-based practice for non-verbal students and students with significant communication impairments.

Course participants will conduct an authentic communication assessment of a target student who uses or could benefit from ACC and apply the result of the assessment to create and present an ACC communication system for use in the school, which promotes full academic and social inclusion in an age/grade-appropriate general education classroom.

This is a hybrid class, with some online discussion and assignments.

(1 cr. hr.)

Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.