Course: SLPA 2053  Augmentative Communication

Subject: Speech Language Pathology Assistant

Prerequisites: SLPA 2013, SLPA 2023, SLPA 2033

Credits: 3

Description: Through study, online discussion and participation, the student will demonstrate understanding and knowledge of concepts, strategies, techniques, and issues surrounding augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). AAC strategies for use with children and adults will be a focus of this class. Hands-on experience with various methods of AAC strategies and devices will provide students with a foundation for therapies utilizing AAC principles for children and adult populations. This course satisfies the computer proficiency requirement.