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
- After this course, participants will be able to list the components of a mounting system.
- After this course, participants will be able to indicate where to mount a system on a tilt in space frame.
- After this course, participants will be able to list considerations for mounting an eye gaze system.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the importance of mounting a speech generating device for successful communication.
|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|
Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Michelle is an occupational therapist with over 25 years of experience and former Clinical Director of The Assistive Technology Clinics of The Children’s Hospital of Denver. She is a well-respected lecturer, both nationally and internationally and has authored 6 book chapters and nearly 200 articles. She is the editor of Fundamentals in Assistive Technology, 4th ed. and Clinical Editor of NRRTS Directions magazine. Michelle is on the teaching faculty of RESNA. Michelle is a member of the Clinician Task Force. Michelle is a certified ATP, certified SMS and is a Senior Disability Analyst of the ABDA.
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