SELF-STUDY: Assistive Communication for Every Classroom (5 hours)
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“Improve classroom communication for students with disabilities.”
Students with disabilities face many communication challenges. Combined with possible physical and cognitive disabilities, learning can be compromised. As teachers, it is important to help students with disabilities overcome difficulties to attain and maximize potential in the classroom. This course, helps teachers achieve this goal.
Teachers are introduced to available Assistive Communication techniques and tools. Primarily, this course aims to prepare teachers with an understanding of these tools and how to incorporate them into a classroom to best build on the needs and abilities of the student. Teachers also learn how to stimulate and facilitate learning by incorporating high-tech and low-tech assistive devices. The tools, strategies and templates provided in this course help teachers create an inclusive classroom and positive learning environment for students with disabilities.