This course will summarize the recommendations of the recently published Communication Guidelines in Rett Syndrome. Best practices for assessment and intervention of communication in individuals with Rett syndrome will be described and demonstrated.
Course created on February 18, 2021
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, 01409; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-772685; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation; RESNA/0.1 Introductory
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the features of Rett syndrome that impact communication
- After this course, participants will be able to describe effective strategies for assessment of communication in individuals with Rett syndrome.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe strategies for assisting individuals with Rett syndrome to reach their communication potential through best practices in intervention.
|5-15 Minutes||Features of Rett syndrome that impact communication|
|15-25 Minutes||Principles for assessment of communication in Rett syndrome|
|25-35 Minutes||Principles of AAC assessment and eye gaze technology|
|35-55 Minutes||Principles for Intervention – developing goals, vocabulary, and managing AAC systems|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Theresa Bartolotta, PhD, CCC-SLP has been a speech-language pathologist for over thirty years. She specializes in working with children with complex communication needs, including autism, Down syndrome, and Rett syndrome. She holds a PhD in Health Sciences from Seton Hall University, an MA in Speech-Language Pathology from Queens College of the City University of New York, and a BS in Speech from Mercy College. Theresa holds the CCC in speech-language pathology from ASHA and is a licensed speech-language pathologist in New Jersey and Georgia. Theresa serves as Consultant to the Program for Research and Support for Rett Syndrome at Monmouth University, is on the clinical staff of Tender Ones Therapy Services in Dacula, Georgia, and teaches graduate courses as an adjunct professor. She is part of an international group of grant-funded researchers who developed consensus guidelines for the management of communication in Rett syndrome and now serves as consultant on communication to the International Rett Syndrome Foundation (Rettsyndrome.org).
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