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
Enrolment period: Continuous
Additional information: This course is studied independently online and at your own pace.
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