Training for inclusive education, using the methodology “Augmentative and Alternative Communication” (AAC)

Association Euni Partners together with the Regional Directorate of Education Blagoevgrad and the Regional Center for Supporting the Process of Inclusive Education – Blagoevgrad conducted a training for inclusive education, using the methodology “Augmentative and Alternative Communication” (AAC).

During the training Mrs. Tsvetana Atanasova– chief expert for Inclusive Education in the Regional Directorate for Education Blagoevgrad and Mrs. Desislava Radkova – Director of the Regional Center for Supporting the Process of Inclusive Education – Blagoevgrad presented the AAC methodology and relevant communication tools for working with children with special educational needs. Special attention was paid to the relationships between parent and child, as well as parent and teacher, and teacher and learning support assistant.

Association Euni Partners presented to the trainees AAC applications and а specialized software – ARAASAC – for supporting educators and improving the development of the children with special educational needs by helping them to communicate more effectively.

The training provided the participants with knowledge and skills to cope with different situations in their everyday work, involving them in role-playing activities, experimentations and reenactments. At the end, all participants developed communication tools for specific situations using ARAASAC software and other applications.

The project is co-funded by the Erasmus plus Programme of the European Union, Key Action 2: Strategic Partnerships for school education. For more information, visit the project website: http://www.aac-school.eu/

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