Behavior

Skills

Training

This is a 4-part training for the communication partners of those using augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). The topics covered include:

1, Creating Opportunities;

2. Modeling or Aided Language Modeling;

3. Prompting; and 

4. Expansion

Please download the handout and print it. Then view the video (which includes a verbal description, written description, and demonstration). 

1. 

Creating

Opportunities

This behavior skills training video reviews different ways of setting up the environment to support communication. By adjusting the environment, we are able to create opportunities in which communication can occur.

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2. 

Modeling

This behavior skills training video goes over aided language modeling and how one can model on an AAC system to support an individual's use of AAC. 

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3. 

Prompting

This behavior skills training video summarizes the prompting hierarchy and how to adjust prompting to support an individual's success and ultimate independence using AAC.

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4. 

Expansion

This last behavior skills training video reviews ways of supporting language expansion using augmentative and alternative communication.

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