SIG 16 Perspectives Vol. 12, No. 2, June 2011
The theme of the June 2011 issue of Perspectives on School-Based Issues is using technology in therapy. Kent-Walsh and Binger present a case study with sample goals and intervention for a school-age child who uses AAC technology. Fernandes presents a comprehensive tutorial on the many uses of mobile devices (iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad) in school-based therapy. Finally, Franke, Whalen, and Lara-Brady discuss social skills intervention in special education and how to teach social skills using video modeling intervention.
You will be able to:
- discuss the key features and applications of mobile devices, including the iPad, the iPhone, and the iPod Touch, and how these devices can be integrated in therapy
- recognize the different accessories that can be added to mobile devices
- summarize Bandura’s view of learning and how it relates to video modeling for the purpose of social skill intervention
- explain how SLPs can facilitate functional use of AAC technology in the classroom
- identify relevant IEP goals for students who use AAC devices to communicate
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