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Communication assistance power point

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Communication assistance power point

  1. 1. Communication is Important Pamela Diamond Derricka De jean
  2. 2. Communication is about expressing and receiving information  One can communicate through words  One can communicate through actions  One can communicate through music  One can communicate through technology (Conderman, Johnston-Rodriguez, Hartman, & Kemp, 2010)
  3. 3. Technology has added new possibilities to the special needs population  Augmented communication devices  Adaptive equipment  Environmental control units
  4. 4. Special needs population can communicate through music with some technological assist. http://www.skoogmusic.com/
  5. 5. It is important to assess all possibilities for each individual to reach his or her highest potential. Find that “just right” challenge. Do not go overboard (Corderio & Cunningham, 2013).
  6. 6.  We want to enhance possibilities, as opposed to stifle imagination (Cook & Hussey, 2002)  Communicate effectively  Help people reach their greatest potential. With new technology there is no limit
  7. 7. References Conderman, G., Johnston-Rodriguez, S., Hartman, P., & Kemp, D. (2010). What teachers should say and how they should say it. Kappa Delta Pi Record, 46 (4), 175-181 Cook, A.,M., & Hussey, S., M., (2002). Assistive Technologies; Principles and Practice. St. Louis, MO:Mosby, Inc. Corderio, PA., & Cunningham, W.G. (2013). Educational Leadership; A bridge to Improved Practice. Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc.

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