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Sunday, January 27, 2013

From PrAACtical AAC: Requesting (Strategy of the Month)

Carol Zangari has knocked it out of the park...again! Her run-down of a therapy session focused on making requests gives life to this months' strategy. Jump to the entire article, HERE.

From the Article: "This month we’ve been talking about requesting and choicemaking, specifically how to teach it. Today, we’ll put it into a clinical context by talking about a hypothetical session that targets this skill, but also highlights other strategies. As you read about the materials, preparation, and script, look for how they incorporate strategies such as building specific communication opportunities {CO}, aided language input {ALI}, and expansions {EX}. The clinician also builds in repetition with variety so that there is sufficient opportunities for teaching and practice using multiple modes of communication...."
(read the rest at, HERE)

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