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. Introductory strategies to support the development of communication skills including comprehension, expressive language, and social interaction skills will be explored. Key steps in developing a communication plan will also be discussed.

objectives

The participants will learn how to support minimally verbal students in the following areas:

  • Basic communication skills (imitation, joint attention, and toy play)
  • Comprehension
  • Expressive language development
  • Social interaction
  • Functional communication skills

registration details

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