Communication: Supporting Minimally Verbal Students in the School Setting - POPARD Super-workshop

overview

Participants will be introduced to concepts of language development for students with ASD, and the basics of the building blocks of communication. Strategies for motivating students who are minimally verbal to communicate and supporting the development of functional communication will be discussed.

objectives

Learning outcomes include:

  • Explore the importance of imitation, Joint Attention, and Toy Play for communication skills, and learn strategies to encourage their development
  • Communication temptation strategies
  • Assess students’ functional communication and learn strategies for its expansion
  • Receptive Language (comprehension) strategies
  • Explore curriculum and program-based resources that target communication skills development

registration details

POPARD super‑workshops are open to all BC School District and Independent School personnel. Click here to choose a workshop session.