for Very Young Children
February 11, 2008
1. Length of Presentation 25 minutes including final quiz
2. There will be a quiz of 5 questions given out at the beginning of the presentation, with the answers given at the end. The quiz will be on a handout, with the answers written somewhere (upside down, other side, etc....)
3. Presentation should be rich in audiovisual content: e.g., video, slides, handouts. The materials can be presented in PowerPoint format with video and audio and animations, etc.
4. The presentation, including video files, can be put on a CD-ROM and distributed to fellow students.
5. While you are preparing your presentation, you are encouraged to place materials, including this Prolegomena, on the web, through our web site. This is an important part of our course, since it fosters team participation.
6. Rehearse and time your presentation. JBE will be forced to use the "HOOK" if you go over even by 1 nanosecond!
a. Define “Very Young”
i. Birth to 5 yearsII. Etiologies
a. Cerebral PalsyIII. Intervention
c. Genetic syndromes
d. Traumatic Brain Injury
e. Sensory Deficits
a. Team approach (review everyone that may be involved)IV. Types of AAC methods
b. Characteristics to consider
i. Motor abilities
ii. Cognitive abilities
iii. Attention span
iv. Medical needs
a. GesturesV. Recommendations for clinical practice
b. Pictures Boards
d. Physical Objects
e. Voice Output systems
VI. Journal Review
a. Augmentative communication and early intervention: myths and realities
Artificial Language Lab, MSU