Join us as we begin to explore the relationship between challenging behaviors and the communication needs of children using Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC). We will discuss the primary reasons behind challenging behaviors and identify how Snap + Core First can help to prevent or replace these challenging behaviors.
- Name the four primary reasons behind challenging behaviors
- Describe at least one vocabulary strategy that can be used to replace a challenging behavior
- List at least five types of positive behavior supports that may be integrated into AAC devices
Presenter: Erica Iffland, CCC-SLP Erica has treated, assessed, and consulted with individuals across the life-span. She has worked in early intervention, pre-school groups, out-patient pediatrics, elementary and middle school, as well as adult day program consultation and skilled nursing facility settings. She has a passion for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and is a member of the Tobii Dynavox Learning Services Team where she develops and conducts internal and customer trainings, creates implementation resources, and presents at conferences about AAC topics.
Disclosures: Financial Disclosure: Erica is a full-time employee of Tobii Dynavox. Non-financial Disclosure: Erica has no relevant non-financial relationships. Content Disclosure: Because of the unique characteristics of our product, this presentation will focus exclusively on the Tobii Dynavox product line and will not include information about other communication or educational products.
This course will be offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs
(Introductory level, Professional Area).