This session will characterize the issues associated with the implementation of AAC in acute care settings. It's based on data from +200 cases in which some form of AAC was implemented at The University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. Case presentations are offered to illustrate the implementation strategies we have developed.
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This course was recorded on March 24, 2011
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Great ideas and reminders to be resourceful. Very encouraging information in terms of expanding the application of AAC and working on interdisciplinary collaboration and understanding. Also adds to my idea of the scope of practice.
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Debora A. Downey
Debora A. Downey, M.A., CCC-SLP
Debora Downey is a doctoral candidate at the University of Iowa and the facilitator of the AAC Service at the Center for Disabilities & Development. She is a co-author of Implementing AAC in Acute Care Setting and has published in a variety of journals. Debora also provides AAC services to the critical units at The University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.
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