CSHA 2013 AAC, the iPad and Autism: Moving Beyond Choice-Making (Meier, Kappe) 3.8.13

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CSHA 2013 AAC, the iPad and Autism: Moving Beyond Choice-Making (Meier, Kappe) 3.8.13

  1. 1. AAC, the iPad and Autism:Moving beyond choice-making Gwendolyn Meier, MA, CCC-SLP, MT-BC Speech Language Pathologist, Music Therapist Villa Esperanza Services Pasadena, CA Terry Kappe, MS, CCC-SLP Speech and Language Therapy Services CSHA District 7 Temple City, CA
  2. 2. Disclosure• Nothing to sell, nothing to buy• Thank you to the students and their parents for video permissions• No video recording of this session permitted• FYI - there is no Wifi in this roomAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  3. 3. Why are we here?• We all have iPads• To talk about moving beyond choice-making and requesting with difficult-to- motivate, nonverbal studentsAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  4. 4. Why are we here?• Because we can pave the way for “Requesters” to learn additional functions of communication using AAC with the essential teaching strategies of modeling and demonstration AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  5. 5. Why are we here?• Because we want you to consider that even “symbol- blind” individuals can be taught to use visually-based communicationAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  6. 6. From an AT Specialist: A tale of AAC Failure • Parent bought an iPad • AT Specialist provided an iPad But, “It’s not working” “He’s not using it” • The iPad is not the best communication tool for every student • That being said, exposure to visually supported communication may lay the foundation for future skills AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  7. 7. From an AT Specialist: A tale of AAC FailureWhich means...• SLPs are the most qualified amongst the team to provide skilled AAC intervention and implementation support.AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  8. 8. Nonverbal, Difficult-to-Motivate “Lower Functioning” Students• These kids are on regular school sites• ...on your caseload• ...their communication needs are complexAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  9. 9. So, how do wego from this... ...to this?
  10. 10. Difficult-to-Motivate Students Much of the info on teaching AAC focuses on teaching non-oral individuals with INTACT SOCIAL SYSTEMS • More info needed on how exactly to teach AAC to learners with social deficits • Children with autism often have to be taught to take pleasure in social engagement AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  11. 11. “iPad” Tonight’s terminology:• In today’s presentation: Info. applies to any Speech Generating Device • iPad, Android, Vantage, Maestro Tech32, GoTalk• We’ll use the term “iPad”AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  12. 12. Autism: Communication Options Using the iPad March 1, 2013
  13. 13. An AAC system should...• Increase participation: classroom, work, community, home• Address goals: IEP, work, personal• Support efficient and interactive communication• Provide the user with meaningful language• Support language and literacy learning• Be age-respectful• Provide a positive support to behaviorAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  14. 14. Getting Communication GoingIn autism we know we can teach:Cause-and-Effect RequestingCause-and-Effect RejectingAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  15. 15. START with One-word/One-button Requestingfor items, actions or recurrence (“more”)• Builds “buy-in”• Adds pay-off to the effort of communicating AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  16. 16. START with One-word/One-button Requesting for items, actions or recurrence• BUT DON’T STOP HERE!• It’s very easy to get stuck on requesting ...but additional functions ARE possible! AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  17. 17. Communicative Functions*Sometimes Present* In Nonverbal Autism• Attention Directing• Requesting• Rejecting*• Greeting*• Self-Expression and Self-Assertion• Naming• Commenting• Giving Information / Requesting InformationAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  18. 18. Early Pragmatic Communicative Functions • Attention Directing • Requesting • Rejecting • Greeting • Self-Expression and Self-Assertion • Naming • Commenting • Giving Information / Requesting Information AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  19. 19. WHY communicate? In typical development, does not need teaching
  20. 20. Early Pragmatic Communicative Functions • Attention Directing The s • torie sI Requesting • Rejecting hear • Greeting ... • Self-Expression and Self-Assertion • Naming • Commenting • Giving Information / Requesting Information AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  21. 21. • It is rare for difficult-to- motivate students to naturally move out of the requesting function• Modeling and Augmented Input are KEY to the process of expanding communicative functions AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  22. 22. Model and Expand Language• Oral language developmentAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  23. 23. Model and Expand Language• Non-oral language development Sign language Speech Generating DeviceAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  24. 24. Pi ct Sp ur ee es ch PicturesAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  25. 25. Augmented Input Partner Augmented Input Point to pictures while you areSpeech p talking.* • Use parallel talk, self-talk, break down, build up. Pictures • Produce a variety of communicativePictures functions such as questions, comments, greetings, requests, etc. • Use a large percentage of available vocabulary • Use a large percentage of vocabulary as they appear in your speech Build language skills by • 80:20 ratio of statements to questions/commands demonstrating use of AAC! • Strive to provide Partner Augmented Input at least 80% of ongoing daily p g g y WEB ADDRESS IN YOUR HANDOUT Copyright notification: User may not copy or distribute these materials except for use with the students, patients, clients, or other individuals who receive instruction, therapy, supervision, assessment, care or other services activities directly from the User. Otherwise, these materialsAutism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013 AAC, the iPad and may not be copied without • Use scripts to develop ideas the 1 written consent of DynaVox Mayer-Johnson. * See references for sources
  26. 26. In ASD, modeling is essential to: First) Demonstrate the use and power of additional functions of communication: attention directing, commenting, sharing opinions, greeting Then) We can worry about teaching the vocabulary/symbol location for these functions - after they know WHYAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  27. 27. Augmented Input VIDEO• Gissette - (16 years old) - JB Music video ✴ Sharing Opinion - ModelingAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  28. 28. Sounding BoardAttention Directing, Comments, Sharing Opinions
  29. 29. Download Video from YouTube
  30. 30. Augmented Input in ASD VIDEO• Ryan (20 years) - Bracket Assembly ✴ Requests for items - Mastered ✴ Attention Directing - TeachingAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  31. 31. Sounding Board Attention Directing, Greeting, RequestsAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  32. 32. Augmented Input Tonight’s terminology:• “Augmented Input” • “Aided language stimulation” (ALgS)• “Modeling”• “Demonstration” • “Aided language support”• “Aided language input” • “Simultaneous Communication”AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  33. 33. Augmented Input VIDEO• Milo (4 years old) ✴ Naming, Describing- Teaching Pogg - $0.99AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  34. 34. Augmented Input at Early Language Stages• Requires pre-planning• Occupies valuable ‘real estate’ on the visual display• Takes dedicated modeller(s)• Like oral language development - aided language development also TAKES TIMEAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  35. 35. One-Hit at a Time • Requests • Attention Directing Do • Sharing Opinions n’t for get th • Commenting ese ! • GreetingAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  36. 36. One-Hit at a Time Inexpensive Apps• Answers:YesNo ($1.99)• Sounding Board (FREE)• Picture Card Maker (FREE, $5.99)• Digitized (recorded) voice• Icons: Take a pic, online pic, Photos AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  37. 37. One-hit: Moving Beyond Choice-Making Attention Directing • Delivering a message ✴ Delivering/picking up items ✴ Social scripts • Making announcements ✴ Before transitions, “It’s time for...” AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  38. 38. AnswersYes/No (Requests) DARDSTAN CUS TOM I ZED AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  39. 39. AnswersYes/No (Deliveries)AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  40. 40. AnswersYes/No (Deliveries) 2-part scriptsAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  41. 41. Pic Card Maker Attention Directing - Delivering MessagesAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  42. 42. Pic Card Maker Attention Directing - Delivering Messages 3-button script; one-hit per turnAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  43. 43. Pic Card Maker ScriptAutism: Communication Options Using the iPad March 1, 2013
  44. 44. One-hit: Moving Beyond Choice-Making VIDEO Nicolas (6 years) - Delivering flyers ✴ Attention Directing - Teaching AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  45. 45. Pic Card Maker Attention Directing - Making AnnouncementsOne-hit:“It’s time for...” AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  46. 46. Pic Card Maker Attention Directing - Making AnnouncementsOne-hit:“It’s time for...” AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  47. 47. One-hit: Moving Beyond Choice-Making Attention Directing ✴“Look!” ✴Naming • Item or action label ✴Descriptive word • Broken, dirty, ... AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  48. 48. One-hit: Moving Beyond Choice-Making Attention Directing✴“Look!” - Versatile - Best use of real estate✴ Naming • Item or action label✴Descriptive word • Broken, dirty, ... AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  49. 49. One-hit: Moving Beyond Choice-Making Comments & Sharing Opinions • Expressing taste • Cool, oh man, good, bad, gross... • Giving Compliments AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  50. 50. Sounding Board app One-hit: Mixed Function Board Comments, Sharing OpinionsAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  51. 51. Sounding Board app One-hit: Mixed Function Board Attention Directing N a m i n gAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  52. 52. Sounding Board app One-hit: Mixed Function Board Directing ActionAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  53. 53. AnswersYes/No (Compliments)AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  54. 54. Sounding Board app Just Comments CLUBAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  55. 55. TouchChatHD ($149.99)Autism: Communication Options Using the iPad March 1, 2013
  56. 56. One-hit: Moving Beyond Choice-Making • Versatile Requests for actions • Attention Directing • Sharing Opinions • Commenting • Greeting AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  57. 57. Sounding BoardCore Vocabulary Board: Sym bol wed ns B orro x ico Sti AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  58. 58. Sounding BoardCore Vocabulary Board: Request Action AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  59. 59. One-hit: Request Action VIDEO • Milo - Firefighters Book - Augmented Input, Core Words board Question:What will be Milo’s first core word? AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  60. 60. Sounding BoardCore Vocabulary Board: Request Action AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  61. 61. One-hit: Moving Beyond Choice-Making Greetings✴Hey / Good Morning / Hi✴Bye / See you later / Have a good weekend - One of the easier ones to teach - Create motivating equation for any of these additional functions of comm. AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  62. 62. One-hit: Mixed FunctionsBook Reading - Requests, Comments, DirectionsAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  63. 63. One-hit: Mixed FunctionsButterfly Coffee filter craft -Requests, Comments, SharingOpinions AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  64. 64. One-hit: Moving Beyond Choice-Making Attention Directing Sharing Opinions Comments Greeting Teach it! Model and demonstrate Reinforce it! Provide motivation to perform AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  65. 65. Early Language Stages1. One word at a time2. Two- and three-word phrases3. Building phrases and early sentences4. Learning grammar and sentence structure5. Sentences with more grammatical endingsAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  66. 66. 2- and 3-hit Goals Choice-Making and Beyond• Elaborated requests: “I want” + item, “More” + item/activity, “I want” + “to go” + place• Attention Directing: “Look” + item/location, “It’s time for” + activity• Directing other’s actions, core vocab: Open it, give me, my turn, put in, you go• Greet using names
  67. 67. 2- and 3-hit Goals Choice-Making and Beyond Elaborated requests Will requ links ire s Attention Directing ome betw navig Directing other’s actions een ation boar / Greet using names ds• Comments/Sharing Opinions often still one-hit Rather than expecting a sequence of hits Lots of modeling/augmented input & reinforcement
  68. 68. Apps for 2- and 3-hit 2- and 3-Button Phrases• Sounding Board (FREE)• Picture Card Maker (FREE; $5.99)• Full-featured Communication Apps ($149+) AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  69. 69. Sounding Board - RequestsAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  70. 70. Sounding Board - RequestsAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  71. 71. 2- and 3-hits Elaborated Requests VIDEO• Gissette (16 years) 1. Elaborated (3-hit) request - Almost mastered Intuitive navigation allows for complete sentences
  72. 72. 2-hit request embedded in a Multi-Function board At Work Break ChoicesAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  73. 73. Picture Card Maker Sentence Strip - 2, 3, or 4 symbolElaborated request AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  74. 74. 2- and 3-hits Descriptive Request VIDEOS• Gissette (16 years) - Watch video clip 1. Directing Actions & Attention (really, a descriptive request) - Emerging
  75. 75. 2- and 3-hits Moving Beyond Choice-Making• We know we can teach: Elaborated requests: “I want” + item, “More” + item/activity, “I want” + “to go” + place• Directing attention: “Look” + item/ location, “It’s time for...”• Directing other’s actions, core vocab: Open it, give me, my turn, put in, you go• Greet using names Autism: Communication Options Using the iPad March 1, 2013
  76. 76. Sounding BoardCore VocabularyAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  77. 77. TouchChatHD ($149.99)AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  78. 78. 2- and 3-hits Core Vocab, Directing Actions & Attention VIDEO• Gissette (16 years old) Comments, Directing actions, using core vocab - Put on (nail polish) AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  79. 79. Teaching the Power of Core Vocab • Single button - or - a sequence • Same page - or - navigating between board/pagesAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  80. 80. • Gissette’s Symbol Recognition• How is she going to learn to use “Put” + “on” to request?AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  81. 81. Symbol Recognition• When we’re teaching communication, we should not be testing symbol recognition• When we create multiple pages for communication, we need to keep same messages in same locations• By shifting locations of pictures we are actually testing symbol comprehensionAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  82. 82. TM PECS - Symbol Recognition• TM PECS Phase 3: Discrimination Training - Aims to teach symbol discrimination skills given a limited field of choices AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  83. 83. Picture Communication Books Rely on symbol understandingAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  84. 84. Motor Plan VS. Icon Recognition• We have found that consistent placement of icons may be more important than symbol recognition• Learners dont need to be able to recognize/"point to"/"give" a symbol that is named before they can use that symbol to get something done in the world. AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  85. 85. Motor Plan VS. Icon Recognition• We have found that consistent placement of icons may be more important than symbol recognition• Learners dont need to be able to recognize/"point to"/"give" a symbol that is named before they can use that symbol to get something done in the world. THIS IS COUNTER-INTUITIVE... AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  86. 86. Location, Location, Location! When teaching AAC: Teach location Why??• Stable key location enables the development of motor automaticity• Motivating outcomes/consequences of the act strengthen motor plans• Consistent motor plans reduce the cognitive requirement of symbol recognitionAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  87. 87. Motor Planning EVERY learned physical activity depends on motor planning• Walking, talking, driving, climbing/ descending stairs, eating dressing, typing reading, Smartphone or computer accessAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  88. 88. When Motor Plans Must Change• Think about how difficult it is when you’re faced with typing into an ABC keyboard rather than a QWERTY?• Turning on and tuning the radio in a rental car vs. your own...AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  89. 89. We can take advantage of motor planning when:• Each word has its own motor pattern due to consistent icon location• Motor patterns don’t change• Patterns build upon themselves as language grows - preserve relative locationAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  90. 90. Motor patterns don’t changeAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  91. 91. As language system grows... AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  92. 92. Motor Plans are extremely important when...• Teaching the use of core vocabulary and use of more abstract vocab/symbols• When using multiple pages of vocabulary• When symbol recognition is weakAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  93. 93. AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  94. 94. AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  95. 95. PIC Core Vocab hidden buttonsAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  96. 96. Using Motor Planning to Our Advantage...• Our lower-functioning students can generate multi-word phrases...• ...across multiple pages• ...using core vocabulary We’re ready for Language Stage 3AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  97. 97. Multi-Word Language Stages1. One word at a time 3+ words2. Two- and three-word phrases in length3. Building sequenced phrases and early sentences - meaningful order, word endings (-ing, -s)4. Learning grammar and sentence structure - question words, negative statements, irreg. past tense5. Sentences with more grammatical endings - possessives, 3rd person present, reg. past tenseAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  98. 98. Stage 3+ Goals Beyond 3-word phrases...• Visual sentence strip or message window• Useful for the learner• Useful for the communication partnerAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  99. 99. Language Stage 3+ Goals Meaningful word order Adding more verbs and adjectives to requests Describing phrases (Object+Action+Location) Including word endings (-ing, -s)• Navigation between multiple pages (Core vocab, actions, descriptors, multiple categories, etc.)• Extensive icon library is a plus for abstract vocab• Larger vocab: Synthesized (text-to-speech) voiceAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  100. 100. SGDs Apps Full-Featured Communication- Expanded, Word-based Vocabulary- Variety of Phrase Types- Multi-Word Language Construction- Intuitive Navigation- Grammatical Endings
  101. 101. Apps for Stages 3+ ProLoQuo2Go TouchChat HD • $189.99 • $149.99 • The first, not necessarily the • Highly customize-able best • Unique features: Button Actions more varied, Copy and move pages between users, iShare mobile upload/ download • Language Stages 4, 5 - WordPower version $299.99Other apps: Words For -Life, Sonoflex, GoTalk Now, Talk Tablet AAC, the iPad and Autism Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  102. 102. TouchChat Family of Apps • Full featured communication application for the iPad • Not interchangeable between iPad and iPod versions • 3 kinds to buy - Lite (no voice), HD, WordPower • Does not Scan Today’s presentation: Students used customized TouchChat HD vocabulariesAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  103. 103. TouchChat Starter Vocabularies• Different users: Different needs• Main key to success of a communication app - VOCABULARY• Vocabularies set -this app apart AAC, the iPad and Autism Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  104. 104. VocabPC • How it’s ...Organized ...Accessed ...Programmed in sentences and words • Pre-programmed navigation is often intuitive MultiChat 15AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  105. 105. TouchChatHD WordPower Vocabularies WordPower 24 • Vocabularies evolving for 10-15 years • WordPower by Nancy Inman, SLP - Makes words available through the process of WordPower 80 creating sentences • WP also available on other platforms AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  106. 106. TouchChatHD Various Button Actions AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  107. 107. TouchChat HDAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  108. 108. TouchChat HDAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  109. 109. TouchChat:Visual Scene Display AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  110. 110. TouchChatHD - Invisible buttonsAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  111. 111. Two-Page Navigation (Play Video Button Action) Download  YouTube  videos:  Dvdvideoso2.comAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  112. 112. 4-button Sequenced Video Request, Multi-Chat 15 AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  113. 113. Word%Power%30%Sequencing%AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  114. 114. One$Year$ Free$ Subscrip0on$AAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  115. 115. Let’s Wrap Up We have talked about:• Paving the way for lower functioning students to move beyond choice-making and requesting with the essential teaching strategies of modeling and demonstration• Using motor planning so that even “symbol-blind” individuals can use a variety of vocabulary in visually- based, multi-page communication systems• Our favorite, very robust communication app that out of the box makes it easy to teach additional functions, to use motor planning to our advantage and to generate multi-word utterances - TouchChat HDAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  116. 116. • Monthly email blast - write to join socalaacnetwork@gmail.com • Blog - www.scaacn.blogspot.com Updated weekly with AAC-related news, materials, trainings, jobs • Facebook - SoCal Aac Scaac-n • Twitter - @SCAACNAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  117. 117. • FREE Quarterly “support group” meetings, Pasadena, CA Next meeting: Tuesday, 4/23/13 6:30-8:30 p.m. Topic: TBDAAC, the iPad and Autism - Moving Beyond Choice-making. CSHA 2013
  118. 118. Thank you! Gwendolyn Meier Villa Esperanza Services gmeier@villaesperanzaservices.org Terry KappeSpeech and Language Therapy Services terrykappe@gmail.com

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