4. Communication Supports for Formal, Symbolic Communicators

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Lesson Content

Slides Status
1

Agenda and Context

2

Areas of Support

3

Glenda Watson Hyatt on Respectful Communication

4

Practices to Identify Communication Support Needs

5

Communication Passport

6

Communication Support Questionnaire

7

Role of Accompanying Person(s)

8

Cindy DeGraff on the role of Accompanying Person(s)

9

Comprehension

10

Areas of Focus: Comprehension

11

Practices to Support Comprehension

12

Visual Tools to Support Comprehension

13

Using Pictures to Support Comprehension

14

Comprehension Assistance for Comprehension

15

Examples of Comprehension Assistance

16

Accessible Reading Materials

17

Expressive Communication

18

Areas of Focus for Expressive Communication

19

Practices to Support Expressive Communication

20

Glenda Watson Hyatt on Communication Aids

21

Expressive Communication Tools

22

Topic Boards

23

Tracy Shepherd demonstrates use of a topic board

24

Expressive Communication Assistance

25

Julie and Samantha Millar on communication assistance

26

Examples of Communication Assistance

27

Expressive Communication Assistance

28

Decision-Making

29

Decision-Making and Communication

30

Casey and Sheila Morrison on Making Decisions

31

Megan Henze on Decision-Making Support

32

Decision-Making Support Practices

33

Charlene Cratt demonstrates Talking Mats™

34

Topic Boards for Decision-Making

35

Decision-Making Supporters

36

Megan Henze on Honouring Preferences

37

Cathy Samuelson on Safety and Choice

38

Karen McClintock on Collaboration in Decision-Making Support

39

Speech Language Pathology Services

40

Policies, Practices and Documentation

41

Session 4 Completed