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Augmentative and alternative Communication : Theoretical issues and assessment in SLT

This TU is part of part of the Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Language Therapy, in semester 4 . It is mandatory. It allows students: - To acquire knowledge about the SLP’s role in AAC - To acquire knowledge about AAC systems and tools - To be able to identify skills needed by AAC users - To be able to choose an assessment plan and use appropriate assessment tools to the individual’s needs This TU contributes to the development of the following competencies : - Clinical approach : conduct appropriate interventions for screening and assessment in SLT. - Collaboration : collaborate with different stakeholders in order to establish appropriate intervention adapted to the context, and suited to each individual. - Communication : Provide health professionals, parents and patient’s environment with information about the specificities of the disorders encountered and their impact on the individual’s life, for prevention and screening purposes.

Temps présentiel : 6.5 heures

Charge de travail étudiant : 22 heures

Méthode(s) d'évaluation : Examen écrit

Référence :
Beukelman, D. R., & Mirenda, P. (2013). Augmentative and alternative communication. 4th edition. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes. Branson, D., & Demchak, M. (2009). The use of augmentative and alternative communication methods with infants and toddlers with disabilities: A research review. Augmentative and alternative communication, 25(4), 274-286. Chung, Y. C., & Douglas, K. H. (2014). Communicative competence inventory for students who use augmentative and alternative communication: A team approach. Teaching Exceptional Children, 47(1), 56-68. Drager, K., Light, J., & McNaughton, D. (2010). Effects of AAC interventions on communication and language for young children with complex communication needs. Journal of pediatric rehabilitation medicine, 3(4), 303-310. Lund, S. K., Quach, W., Weissling, K., McKelvey, M., & Dietz, A. (2017). Assessment with children who need augmentative and alternative communication (AAC): Clinical decisions of AAC specialists. Language, speech, and hearing services in schools, 48(1), 56-68. Morrow, D. R., Mirenda, P., Beukelman, D. R., & Yorkston, K. M. (1993). Vocabulary selection for augmentative communication systems: A comparison of three techniques. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 2(2), 19-30. Shipley K.G., McAfee J.G. (2016). Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology. 5th edition. Boston M.A.: Cengage Learning

Les prérequis de ce cours sont les suivants
 Communication and oral language development
Ce cours est proposé dans les diplômes suivants
 Bachelor in speech and language therapy