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Mounting Speech Generating Devices and Tablets to Wheelchairs

Course: #6989 Level: Intermediate1 Hour 186 Reviews

This course will provide an overview of mounting systems used to secure speech generating devices, notebooks and tablets to wheelchair frames. These systems mount a device for visual regard, access, safety from theft and protection from falling. We will review system components and mounting guidelines. Speech language pathologists need to be familiar with mounting so that this equipment can be ordered with devices used for communication to support the best outcome for the client.

Course created on March 18, 2015

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Related; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list the components of a mounting system.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to indicate where to mount a system on a tilt in space frame.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list considerations for mounting an eye gaze system.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the importance of mounting a speech generating device for successful communication.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Components of a mounting system
15-30 Minutes Mounting SGDs
30-45 Minutes Mounting notebooks and tablets
45-55 Minutes Importance of mounting devices properly for successful communication
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Michelle Lange was paid an honorarium for this presentation by SpeechPathology.com. Michelle is an educational consultant for Stealth Products, AbleNet. Non-financial: Michelle is a member of RESNA (Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America).

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com.

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 (Intermediate level, Related Area)

Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 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 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.