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Mounting Speech Generating Devices and Tablets to Wheelchairs

Course: #6989 Level: Intermediate1 Hour 31 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.

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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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