Picture communication - ACC.040
MODULE TYPE: SDG11
The thematic module introduces the student to aided augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) techniques such as the use of pictures or symbols. Lectures focus on strategies (such as PECS, first-then boards) and the use of different systems (such as ARASAAC, Mulberry or Sclera) in different situations. Technologies, culture and the environment are also briefly discussed.
After completing the module, the student is able to produce basic communication with images or symbols and is able to name different strategies understanding different use cases. The student is also able to describe the difference between AAC systems.
Module level: Advanced
Degree level: Master
Study mode: Online
Starting date: 8 March 2021 & 1 Autumn 2021
Finishing date: The course must be completed before 31 July 2021. Finishing date for autumn is 31 December 2021.
Enrollment period: The last day to apply 5 July 2021.
Additional information: This course is studied independently online and at your own pace.