DTA Schools provides the AAC Services your district needs to ensure ALL of your students can communicate. Augmentative and Alternative Communication options allow students with severe language, speech and communication difficulties the ability to participate and learn in the classroom setting. Research confirms that language development impacts intellectual growth. Benefits include on-site assessment and training; funding support for individual student communication devices; training materials, activities and tools for your staff; and access to a "Members Only" website, giving your team all of the AAC supports they need in one place! Let us help your students show progress on their goals and meet their GAA targets using our evidence based practices! Our team joins your staff in providing comprehensive AAC services for your students!
Speech Language, Assistive Technology and AAC Workshops
We have a wide variety of workshops to help your special education teachers, assistive technology teams, speech & occupational therapists, and paraprofessionals get started assessing and implementing language, literacy and communication for your special needs students! We even have a workshop geared toward administrators. Workshops are held in your facility and can include as many participants as you can house. We can also provide more individualized training to assist local teams in troubleshooting communication and educational needs for individual students. Very affordably priced, and included in our services for contracted districts!
Introduction to AAC in the Classroom: Shared Expectations for Communication in our Schools (1 hour)
AAC Tools and Techniques (3 hours)
Classroom Implementation Planning- Schedule Analysis and Lesson Planning (3 hours)
Communication Competence- AAC Skills Assessment & Goal Selection (3 hours)
Comprehensive AAC Solutions- Light Tech, Apps and Communication Devices (2 hours)
Partner Strategies For Teaching AAC (2-3 hours)
Core N' SMORRES: AAC Core Vocabulary for the Classroom (3 hours)
AAC Assessment in Schools (2 hours)
AAC Assessment: Mapping a Route to Communicative Competence (4-5 hours) A Voice For Everyone! Selecting AAC for Nonverbal Children (1 hour introduction) AAC Goals Grid: Goal Development in AAC (2 hours) AAC In The Real World: Implementing AAC in Your Home & Community (3 hours) AAC Assessment in Private Practice: Issues & Solutions (1 hour) Context Based Communication: Using High Tech Solutions To Cue Communication (1 hour) Literacy and the AAC User: Tools, Techniques & Tips (2 hours) More Than A Score: Assessing Communication in Minimally Verbal and Nonverbal Students (3 hours)
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We can discuss how to customize a program specially designed to meet the needs of your district.