AAC and Adults with Developmental Disabilities, Part 1

Course: #8935Level: Introductory1 Hour
Live WebinarThu, Jul 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

This is Part 1 of a two-part series on augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) and adults with developmental disabilities. This course will provide a basic overview of AAC, assessment, communication goals, barriers, and key factors to consider when recommending a communication system for adults with developmental disabilities.

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Live Webinar

Thu, Jul 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list three different assessments used when conducting an AAC evaluation with an adult with developmental disabilities.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list three different communication goals for adults with developmental disabilities who are different types of communicators.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list two different types of funding and two factors to consider when recommending an AAC system for an adult with developmental disabilities.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Types of AAC
10-15 Minutes Types of communicators
15-20 Minutes Communication partners - who are they and why they are important?
20-25 Minutes Goals in an AAC report
25-30 Minutes Different types of assessments that can be used in an AAC evaluation
30-35 Minutes Factors to consider when recommending an AAC system (carryover, communication partners, assess to training, etc.)
35-45 Minutes Funding
45-55 Minutes Case study examples
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Rebecca Eisenberg was paid an honorarium by SpeechPathology.com for this presentation. She has authored games/materials related to this topic, for which she receives royalties. Nonfinancial: No relevant relationships to disclose.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area)


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.