Navigating the landscape of mobile technology can be overwhelming. This course will highlight tools to help choose appropriate iPad applications. It will feature strategies to identify how iPads can be effectively used as an AAC device and describe how to support families throughout the process.
Course created on April 23, 2015
- After this course, participants will be able to list 2-3 resources to identify iPad apps for AAC.
- After this course, participants will be able to define feature matching and describe its purpose.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the assessment process to identify the best AAC system for any user.
- After this course, participants will be able to define what core vocabulary is, why it is important, and how to implement it in intervention.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe similarities and differences between 4-5 comprehensive iPad applications for AAC.
|0-15 Minutes||Introduction and Overview|
|60-75 Minutes||Feature Matching|
|75-105 Minutes||App Selection|
|105-115 Minutes||Core Vocabulary|
|115-120 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
Stephanie Meehan, MA, CCC-SLP
Clinical Assistant Professor
Stephanie Meehan is currently a doctoral candidate and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Kansas. Her primary research interests include augmentative and alternative communication and school based services. Presently, Stephanie is completing her dissertation. She has completed course work in quantitative and qualitative statistical methods, special education law, disability policy, grant writing, and atypical development. Stephanie facilitates the PACCE (Promoting Access to Communication, Community and Education) team in the Schiefelbusch Speech Language Hearing Clinic.
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This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area)
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