What part of facilitating carryover presents such a challenge? I found one missing link involves parent or caregiver training. Often, SLPs and educators include parents in deciding what AAC system to use, but not training and implementation. Various reasons exist to make including parents in AAC training difficult—no time for staff to train parents, parents can’t come to school during the day, a language barrier, other scheduling issues and more.
Several recent news items tell of new resources for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). From entertainment to health care to advocacy, these three articles offer something positive for families…
SIG 12 is dedicated to improving the quality and availability of AAC services to consumers throughout the life span. Read on for why affiliate Kathy Beatty finds this SIG so professionally…