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Posted Mar 21, 2018|Archived Webinar

2018 National Webinar Series: Laying the Foundation for Communication Exchange

Recorded on March 21, 2018

This two-part series for families and professionals was recorded in February and March 2018. 

Part 1 - Laying the Foundation for Communication Exchange: How to Start

Provided a rationale for the argument that all learners communicate—not that they can learn to communicate, but that they already do. The presenter discussed the importance of meeting a child where he or she is and consistently responding to behavior in a predictable way.

Part 2 - Laying the Foundation for Communication Exchange: Strategies

The second webinar introduced the Communication Matrix assessment as a way for teams to measure communication skills and presented specific strategies to use at home and school to facilitate the development of conventional, intentional communication.

Webinar Resources

Presenter Information

Susan M. Bashinski
Associate Profressor and Graduate Program Coordinator
Missouri Western State University