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Laying the Foundation for Communication Exchange: Part 2 - Strategies

Posted by , Dec 20, 2017


Mar 21, 2018 3:00pm to 4:00pm EST

Strip of three children with deaf-blindness - 2 with adults

Webinar Details


March 21, 2018


12pm PT / 1pm MT / 2pm CT/ 3pm ET

60 minutes


This presentation, Part 2 of 2 webinars on communication development, will first introduce the Communication Matrix assessment as a way for teams to measure communication skills, and then present specific strategies to use at home and school to facilitate the development of conventional, intentional communication. The presenter will also discuss the inseparable relationship between communication and literacy.

The webinar is free and registration is not required.


Susan M. Bashinski, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator at Missouri Western State University

Learning Objectives:

  • Generate at least one example, regarding a familiar learner, of how development of different communication modes for receptive and expressive communication might be helpful.
  • Learn how to develop a pair of receptive and expressive nonsymbolic communication dictionaries for a child.
  • Learn how to appropriately adapt at least one emergent/early literacy book for a child.

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