This training analyzes current research and best practice in shared reading and Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Participants will leave with a more in-depth understanding of how to support children with complex communication needs while developing their emergent literacy skills. The presentation will also examine the ways to build a shared reading program utilizing various AAC systems or tools.
1. Identify Components of Shared Reading
2. Identify possible materials to use during shared reading activities
3. Identify coaching techniques to assist/train others on implementing shared reading