Day 4. Morning
10.00 - 13.00 / 30 April 2024
Lecture Hall 2
Using Technology for Alternative Communication for Persons with Autism (Bilal Ortho application)
  • Parents
  • Caregivers
  • Specialists
  • Anyone interested in the field of special education
Belal Chihi
Designer of several applications:
An information application to develop phonological awareness.
Application of auditory memory and auditory perception. Alternative Communication BILAL ORTHO _Application

Alternative and augmentative communication means are tools and methods of communication that can be used to convey ideas, needs, and requests. Alternative communication devices also play a crucial role in enhancing communication for individuals with autism spectrum disorder and are also provided to some people who do not have the ability to communicate what they want through speech, whether temporarily or permanently, or Those whose verbal communication attempts are unclear or whose verbal expression is limited. Through the intervention, we will explain several programs and applications that have great importance in building communication and improving the quality of life in general.
  • What is Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC)?
  • Who needs alternative and augmentative communication?
  • Types of alternative and augmentative, AIDED and UNAIDED communication
  • What is the POOD and PECS program?
  • What are the basic words we need in communication?
  • How to use the Bilal Ortho application
  • Open the application - Insert an image - Insert sound - Insert writing - Convert the image to a file
We will present the following:
For whom:
Bilal Chihi a speech and language therapist at the zahret al lutos Autism Center in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Master in Speech and Language, Constantine University, Algeria. License to practice the profession at the level of health institutions affiliated with the Ministry of Health in Algeria.
Ten years of experience in treating and rehabilitating various oral and written language disorders in children / adolescents/ adults. Caregiver Certificate: For Home/Hospital Care (Infants, Children, Elderly) . (BLS) Basic Life Support Certificate
The workshop will be held as the part of conference program.
XII International Research and Practice Conference
“Autism. Challenges and Solutions"