Thank you for pressing the milk button. Here you go.
C is for
Use your finger to press the picture of the water fountain like this.
Great job pressing the button!
C is for
Student listens to teacher say different vocabulary words. He will find that that picture on a worksheet that matches the spoken term that he may want.
I heard you ask for a new pencil. I'll get you one as soon as I'm free!
I want a new pencil but there's so much going on.
C is for
Teacher models how to use the machine by pressing different buttons that represent pictures used in a sentence that she verbally speaks. Terms should be common in expressing needs such as "I want a milk". The teacher would press a picture of milk. The aide should bring desired items to show compliance.
I will press the bathroom button to let her know I need to use the bathroom.
You may go to the bathroom.
Student is given 1:1 instruction on how to press a specific button that uses a word that requests the bathroom. When he presses the appropriate button he is given access to the bathroom without aggressive behavior.
My teachers know I need to use the bathroom just by clicking on the bathroom picture!
Student will utilize assistive technology in an environment with many students in order to understand that communication cannot always happen immediately and he may need to wait for teachers and aides to finish working with other students.
Student will demonstrate using technology in a different environment that may be frustrating under normal circumstances.
Student will receive desired need when technology is used on a regular basis in all environments without aggressive behaviors.