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Session Code: 5005
Title: Collaborating to Provide Children With Complex Communication Needs Access to the Power of Communication
Day: Thursday, November 12, 2015 Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Location: Colorado Convention Center Room: 112
Session Format: Technical Clinical PDH(s): 30 Minutes

Presenter(s) (click the names to view bios and disclosures):
Nimisha Muttiah, Franciscan Hosp for Children (presenting author) |View Advance Handout |View Final Presentation
Alicia Hertz, Franciscan Hosp for Children |No Advance Handout Uploaded |No Final Presentation Uploaded

The purpose of this presentation is to describe the use of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health-Children and Youth (ICF-CY) as a framework for collaborative augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) intervention between occupational therapy and speech-language pathology.

Session Chair: N/A
Speech-Language Pathology Topic Area: Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
Instructional Level:
Introductory Instruction at the Introductory Level of difficulty is generally intended for professionals with novice experience in the content area. Material presented is based on fundamental principles or concepts that are fairly well known and regularly applied. Often this level of training is intended to be a prerequisite to successive, more difficult topics offered at the Intermediate Level. At times, experienced professionals might be advised to take this training for review or in preparation for more advanced level training. Introductory level can also be used to describe course content related to new or emerging areas of practice.
Abstract Type: Professional Education
Learner Outcomes:
Learner Outcome 1: Participants will be able to describe the ICF-CY
Learner Outcome 2: Participants will be able to describe a framework for collaborative treatment
Learner Outcome 3: Participants will be able to explain how to implement the ICF-CY collaborative treatment framework for children with CCN

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