AAC, Literacy & the SLP

AACES Conference 2023 Session

Supporting Emergent Math Learners with Complex Learning Needs

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This session will help participants understand the development of conceptual mathematical skills, how to build a foundation for mathematical thinking and how to adapt mathematics instruction to make it accessible and meaningful to early math learners, including AAC users. Gain an understanding of the progression of math skill development in young children, and how to foster this in children with disabilities. A variety of low and high tech resources aligned with foundational mathematics skills will be explored along with best practices in utilizing these resources to support students develop the skills needed to build an understanding of early mathematics. 


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  • Natural & engaging webinar
  • Full year of on-demand access
  • CMH/PDH Certificate 
  • Online classroom community 
  • Links to resources

Math skills development. 

Gain a better understanding of the developmental continuum of conceptual math skills so that you can offer support.  
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Accessible & engaging math.  

 Learn how to adapt mathematics instruction to make it accessible and meaningful to early math learners. 
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What You'll Learn

  As a result of attending this webinar, participants will be able to:

1. Identify 9 foundational mathematics skills that children typically acquire that are often challenging for children with disabilities.
2.  Identify 3 apps and 3 concrete resources that support children with disabilities in acquiring foundational mathematics skills through play and exploration.
3.  Identify 4 resources that can be used to support families, therapists and educators in deepening their understanding of early mathematics.
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Continuing Education Credit

This course offers eligible students a total of
1 certification maintenance hour (CMH)

Learn more about CMH/PDH  (versus CEU's or continuing education units) on your course syllabus and on our CEU Page.  All learners are encouraged to confirm that this course meets the requirements of their licensing board before purchasing.  
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Meet YOUR instructor

Beth Poss, SLP

Beth Poss is an educational and technology consultant, accessibility and inclusion advocate, speech/language pathologist, and former assistant principal. In addition to her independent consulting, she is the Director of Educational Programs for LessonPix. Beth is passionate about designing educational environments that support all students in accessing a rigorous curriculum and meeting educational outcomes. In her work with school districts, universities and national and state level organizations she focuses on literacy, augmentative and alternative communication, Universal Design for Learning and inclusive educational practices. She is one of the authors of Inclusive Learning 365: EdTech Strategies for Every Day of the Year, released in August 2021.
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Patrick Jones - Course author
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