This course focuses on using voice-activated smart speakers with augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) users to facilitate novel language for genuine purposes. Case examples with videos demonstrating the use of Amazon ECHO and ECHO Dot will be provided.
Course created on February 19, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to use voice-activated smart speakers with AAC users to increase syntax accuracy for genuine purposes.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to use voice-activated smart speakers with AAC users to increase use of different sentence types for genuine purposes.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to use voice-activated smart speakers with AAC users to make phone calls seamlessly.
|5-20 Minutes||Use voice-activated smart speakers with AAC users to increase syntax accuracy for genuine purposes|
|20-35 Minutes||Use voice-activated smart speakers with AAC users to increase use of different sentence types for genuine purposes|
|35-55 Minutes||Use Amazon ECHO/Dot with AAC users to make phone calls seamlessly|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Patty Ashby, MNS, CCC-SLP
Patty is a Speech/Language Pathologist who has worked in the field of AAC for 25+ years. She has been an AAC evaluator for the state of Arizona for 10+ years and provides AAC support for families and schools.
Content Disclosure: This course will focus primarily on Amazon ECHO and ECHO Dot and not other voice-activated smart speakers.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
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