Teaching Social Communication Using T.H.E. P.A.C.T.

Location

United States
42° 16' 38.3124" N, 71° 54' 59.4144" W
US

CCATT

Description

Specific to improving social language skills, discover how to build a learner's understanding of essential social communication skills.

See creative instructional tools using apps, free web tools, and easy-to-replicate low-tech solutions.

Walk away with:

  1. T.H.E. P.A.C.T. Talk About Conversational Analysis Profile to pinpoint your learner's discourse skill levels and identify goals and key objectives
  2. A free Social Communication Resource CD containing multiple ready-to-print templates to boost your social language instruction to the next level
  3. Creative lesson plans and sample I.E.P. objectives for social communication instruction
  4. A resource library of instructional supports for social language games, literacy-based social supports, comic strips, social mapping tools, and more .

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will list four key research-based elements that are essential to social communication intervention.
  2. Participants will name the four key components of interpersonal communication and give two examples of language skills for each of the four components.
  3. Participants will list and define each of the four modules of T.H.E. P.A.C.T.
  4. Participants will list and describe each of the five developmental stages of discourse related to conversation skills.
  5. Participants will explain the clinical rationale of T.H.E. P.A.C.T. Talk About Conversational Analysis Profile and list two outcomes of the information gained from the analysis related to goal planning.
  6. Participants will list two examples of instructional lessons and teaching tools for building comprehension of social communication concepts in the Learn About and Read About Modules of T.H.E. P.A.C.T.
  7. Participants will list two examples of instructional lessons and teaching tools for improving expression of social communication concepts in the Write About and Talk About Modules of T.H.E. P.A.C.T.

Audience and Grade Level

Special Education Professionals; Assistive Technology Professionals; Speech and Language Specialists

Credits

This workshop is offered for .6 ASHA CEUs
(Intermediate level, Professional area)

A certificate of attendance for 6 hours is available.

Availability

Future training dates will be announced here. If you have questions or are interested in offering this training on-site, please contact us.

For more information, contact:
Position: 
Special Projects Coordinator, SEIS
Phone: 
413.586.4900 x5949
Email: 
jrobinson@collaborative.org