Designing, Selecting, and Implementing AAC Supports for Adults with Moderate-Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Course: #8776 Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
Live WebinarTue, Mar 12, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

This course will focus on the process of selecting and implementing augementative/alternative communication (AAC) supports that are functional and personally relevant for individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Demonstration of various strategies for clinical use, depicted through case-study examples, will also be included.

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Live Webinar

Tue, Mar 12, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify current barriers to AAC implementation for adults with TBI and describe how to evaluate available evidence to ameliorate these barriers.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify communication profiles of adults with TBI as they relate to AAC assessment, treatment, and use.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe how to implement methods for adequately assessing individuals with TBI for potential AAC use and perform device feature matching to inform personalized treatment protocols.

Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introduction; TBI & AAC - Potential barriers to consider
10-25 Minutes Assessing individuals with TBI
25-40 Minutes Communication Profiles of Adults with TBI - Ranchos Levels & Patient Profiles
40-50 Minutes Selecting & Trialing Appropriate Devices - Feature Matching
50-60 Minutes Goal Setting Techniques
60-80 Minutes Personalized Treatment Options; Designing Personalized AAC
80-90 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Jessica Brown was paid an honorarium by SpeechPathology.com for this presentation. Dr. Brown runs the Cognitive Communication Brain Lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she teaches and researches topics related to this event. Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

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 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate 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 0.2 CEUs for this program.


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.

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 1.5 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.