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AAC Considerations and Challenges: Adult Case Reviews

Course: #10730Level: Advanced 1.5 Hours 1035 Reviews
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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.

Course created on October 26, 2023

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.15 Advanced, Professional; IACET/0.2; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.5; RESNA/0.15 Advanced; SAC/1.5

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list the three components that comprise Evidence-Based Practice methods.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify at least three different AAC options that can be considered for adults with a variety of complex communication needs.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe at least three considerations that contribute to AAC decision-making.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Evidence-based practice
10-30 Minutes Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 7 Case Study
30-50 Minutes Parkinsonism Case Study
50-70 Minutes Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Case Study
70-85 Minutes Intellectual Disability Case Study
85-90 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Kim Winter received an honorarium for this presentation. Nonfinancial: Kim manages an AAC lending program within the state of CT, providing AAC devices free of charge to those in need, and is a member of ASHA’s AAC Special Interest Group (SIG 12).

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

Advanced Level
0.15 ASHA CEUs


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1.5 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.

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Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

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Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

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