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AAC Primer - by Avaz

Fundamentals of AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) & Avaz as an AAC Tool
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Rating: 4.7 out of 5 (15 ratings)
341 students
54min of on-demand video
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Understand the basics of AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) and Avaz as a high-tech AAC tool
Appreciate how AAC can be useful in the child’s daily life
Identify the Myths and Facts around AAC
Understand the transformational power of AAC

Requirements

  • No prerequisities

Description

This course is specially curated to bring in Awareness and Acceptance of multimodal communication.  Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is one of the modes of communication to help individuals with Speech difficulties. AAC helps many people to express their thoughts, wants, needs, ideas, feelings etc., and to communicate autonomously.

This course can be viewed by parents & professionals (such as SLPs (speech language pathologists) / speech therapists / OTs (occupational therapists), PTs (physical therapists), clinical psychologists, developmental paediatricians, Paediatric Neurologists) or anyone who wants to understand the basics of AAC or is a communication partner for a non-speaking or minimally speaking individual.


The course is curated by Team Avaz (Lalitha Nagarajan) and moderated by Niveditha Ryali (Speech Therapist).

This course offers an exploration of AAC, encompassing its fundamentals, debunking AAC myths, and presenting facts. Moreover, it highlights the significant advantages of using Avaz AAC for individuals.   The course illustrates how AAC can help unleash the true potential of the child.

Goals:

  1. Grasping AAC fundamentals - The primary goal of this course is to establish a firm grasp of the basics of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

  2. Exploring Avaz: To delve into Avaz as an AAC solution, by understanding its key features to customize it for an individual

  3. AAC's practical impact in daily life: To highlight the tangible benefits of AAC implementation in a child's daily routine, showcasing its role in enhancing communication and participation.

  4. Recognizing the potential of AAC: To effectively showcase the transformational impact and potential of AAC, shedding light on how this communication method can empower users in remarkable ways.


Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who wants understand about AAC fundamentals or wants to be an AAC communication partner to help non-speaking or minimally verbal individuals to communicate

Instructor

Head - Customer Success
Lalitha Nagarajan
  • 4.7 Instructor Rating
  • 15 Reviews
  • 341 Students
  • 1 Course

Lalitha Nagarajan presently heads the Customer Success team for AVAZ. She has been working with the company for the past ten years, almost since its inception. She has worked closely with several parents, speech therapists and special educators in the area of communication for children with speech difficulties. She serves as the primary interface between the customer and the product, ensuring that the voice of the customer reaches the product. By education she is an engineer from Bangalore University, after which she has been working in the software industry

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