Hanover County Public Schools May/June 2016
CHECK OUT PD OPTIONS : Look for these awesome PD courses being presented by the AT Squad and AAC-PLC this summer!
The blue text will show the pathway to accessing the courses!
KEEP THOSE SMARTBOARD ACTIVITIES COMING!
As we are winding down for this school year and beginning to prepare for next year, please post your SMARTboard activities on the Exchange and check out all the cool things your colleagues have added.
If you don't have access to the HCPS SMARTboard Exchange on Google Drive, email Jdickerson@hcps.us and she will get you connected.
What is Aided Language Stimulation?
Aided language stimulation (ALS) is a very effective and necessary communication strategy that teaches symbol meaning and models language by having one communication partner combine his or her own verbal input with selection of vocabulary on the Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) system of another communication partner.
See the video below for a great explanation of ALS
Aided Language Stimulation Explained