Macquarie University Special Education Centre

Communication for Individuals with High Support Needs - SPED807

This unit addresses communication in persons with high support needs with the aim of preparing teachers or other professionals to work with these individuals. The unit examines both practical and conceptual issues with a focus on the use of research-evidence-based decision making. Specifically considered are theoretical and conceptual issues related to communication, communication options (including aided and unaided augmentative and alternative communication), and assessment approaches, as well as naturalistic and structured intervention strategies.

Credit Points:4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 External - Session 1, External (On-campus dates: Compulsory)

Staff Contact(s):Associate Professor Mark Carter


Unit Designation(s): 
Assessed As:Graded
Offered By:

Institute of Early Childhood

Faculty of Human Sciences

Timetable Information

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