Communication Strategies for Working with Learners with Multiple Disabilities and Severe Communication Challenges

Alsop

Session Abstract

Have you ever wondered how to communication with students who have severe communication challenges? This presentation will focus on methods and strategies for working with children and youth with multiple disabilities and severe communication challenges. Basic communication techniques will be explained, and effective strategies for interacting with these learners will be described. During this session participants will have the opportunity to practice their skills at identifying communicative behaviors and determining communicative intents in those learners who are most challenging to interact with.

Presenter/s

Linda Alsop