Access: Preparing for the ATP Exam

Course: #8684Level: Introductory1 Hour 38 Reviews

This course presents topics related to access that are included in the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) certification examination. It will cover a variety of access methods with definitions, clinical indicators, facilitators and programming, as well as their application to various Assistive Technology devices.

Course created on November 20, 2018

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Related; IACET/0.1; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list three access methods used to control assistive technology devices.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify clinical indicators for three different access methods.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize facilitators for three different access methods.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Access Methods by AT Device
15-30 Minutes Direct, Mouse Access
30-45 Minutes Joystick, Eye Gaze Access
45-55 Minutes Voice, Switch Access
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Michelle Lange was paid an honorarium for this presentation from's parent company. Michelle is an educational consultant for Stealth Products, AbleNet. Non-financial: Michelle is a member of RESNA.

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.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Related 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.

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 One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.