Occupational Therapy -> Augmentative and Alternative Communication -> Aided Language Modeling

Aided Language Modeling

A communication strategy that requires a communication partner to teach symbol meaning and model symbolic communication by pairing speech with graphic symbols or other forms of aided augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).

Activity List(s)

Visual Schedule Cards

Goal Bank

  • With the use of information-based strategies such as schedules, calendar alerts, visuals of energy levels and regulation strategies, and bullets of the activity flow, Rhoda will meet physiological and physical needs related to eating, going to the bathroom, and recess with 80% modeling, in 4 /5 opportunities, in 2 months. 0
  • Costa will take active participation in purposeful activities by determining the duration of activities using multimodal communication methods (e.g., speaking, writing, typing, pics, or gesturing), assuming that partners are responsive to all communication attempts AND use multimodal communication reciprocally for interaction, with 80% modeling, in 4 /5 opportunities, in 3 months. 0
  • Given unrestricted access to multimodal communication options, Jordan will express choice to wear UB and LB clothing for 10 minutes in 3 out of 4 opportunities, with visual and 80% verbal cues for increased participation and functional independence in daily life. 0