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Therapy Source Career Center - June 2019

AAC Technology CEU Courses for SLPs

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Inclusivity and Technology: Tools and Strategies SLPs Should Know
Presented by Joan Green, MA, CCC-SLP
Course: #10839Level: Intermediate1.5 Hours
Cutting-edge technologies, apps and devices that enhance spoken and written communication, cognition and productivity for SLP clients are described in this course. The SETT (Student/Environment/Tasks/Tools) framework and Universal Design concepts are discussed in relation to tech tools and techniques that can foster success and enhance the lives of neurodiverse students and adults across all environments.

Environmental Modifications for Adults with Low Vision
Presented by Monique Chabot, OTD, OTR/L, SCEM, CLIPP, CAPS
Course: #10807Level: Intermediate1 Hour
An overview of environmental modifications that support speech-language pathology participation and therapeutic outcomes for people with low vision is provided in this course. Supports and barriers that affect communication are described, and the integration of assessment results and home and clinic interventions - including lighting, contrast, and technology adaptations - are discussed.

AAC Considerations and Challenges: Adult Case Reviews
Presented by Kim Winter, MA, CCC-SLP
Course: #10730Level: Advanced1.5 Hours
Assessment and treatment considerations for clinicians providing augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) services to adults with complex communication needs are discussed in this course. Case studies are used to describe AAC options, clinical decision making and use of evidence-based practice methods, as well as common practice limitations that clinicians face when providing such services.

20Q: Communication Strategies for Inpatients Who Can’t Talk
Presented by Elizabeth K. Hanson, PhD, CCC-SLP, Joanne Lasker, PhD, CCC-SLP, Laura Ball, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #10694Level: Intermediate1.5 Hours
Communication strategies to support inpatients in the medical setting who are unable to speak are described in this course. Using principles of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), steps for evaluating patient capabilities, selecting and implementing strategies, equipment and materials, creating communication tools, and supporting partners and team members are discussed.

AAC Communicator Goal Continuum
Presented by Trina Becker, MS, CCC-SLP, Beth Bergstrom, MS, CCC-SLP
Course: #10684Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a two-part series. An Augmentative/Alternative Communication (AAC) goal continuum for three different AAC communicator categories (i.e., Emerging, Functional, and Generative) is described in this course. Specific, functional and attainable goals for these categories are discussed.

AAC Use During Activities of Daily Living
Presented by Rebecca Eisenberg, MS, CCC-SLP
Course: #10608Level: Introductory0.5 Hours
Ways to facilitate language during activities of daily living (ADLs) with individuals who use augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) are described in this Fast Class. Communicative functions accessed during ADLs, use of aided language stimulation, and coaching suggestions for caregivers and staff are also discussed.

Let’s Talk Augmentative And Alternative Communication: Preparing For The ATP Exam
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Course: #1033862Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) in the context of preparing for the Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) exam is discussed in this course. Different types of AAC devices and their applications are described, and the HAAT model (Human Activity Assistive Technology) is used to explore key AAC features such as access, display, programming, mounting, and integration of systems.

Technologies for People with Intellectual Disabilities: Preparing for the ATP Exam
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Course: #1033863Level: Introductory1 Hour
A variety of commercial and assistive technologies for remediating and accommodating attention, memory, executive functioning and other cognitive deficits that affect numerous functional areas are discussed in this course. The information is designed to help prepare the participant for the Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) examination.

Assistive Technology Access: Preparing For The ATP Exam
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Course: #1033866Level: Introductory1 Hour
A variety of assistive technology (AT) access methods are presented in this course to help prepare participants for the Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) examination. Definitions, clinical indicators for selecting different access methods, facilitators, and programming are discussed.

Computer and Tablet Access
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Course: #1033869Level: Intermediate1 Hour
A hierarchy of computer and tablet access options for clients unable to use standard access, such as a keyboard, mouse, and touch screen, is presented in this course. Areas to be analyzed during assessment, including motor skills, vision, cognition, and functional applications, are described, and alternative keyboards, mice, operating systems and software rate enhancement are discussed, to help prepare the learner for the Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) exam.

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