This is Part 3 of a four-part series. This course focuses on ways to ensure that adults with acquired physical impairments are able to physically access and use their speech generating devices. Strategies such as adaptations to direct selection, switch scanning, head tracking, and eye gaze are discussed, along with how to match physical access method to client characteristics.
Part 1: Course 9851, Part 2: Course 9866, Part 4: 9880
Course created on September 21, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to define physical access.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least 3 physical access strategies available for speech generating devices.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the most appropriate physical access strategy based on a given client's specific characteristics.
|5-10 Minutes||Defining physical access|
|10-20 Minutes||Physical access options available for mobile and dedicated devices|
|20-30 Minutes||Direct selection modifications|
|30-40 Minutes||Switch Access|
|40-50 Minutes||Head tracking and eye gaze|
|50-55 Minutes||Selecting physical access methods|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Dr. Katrina Fulcher-Rood CCC-SLP is an associate professor at SUNY Buffalo State College. Her research examines the diagnostic decision-making practices of school-based speech-language pathologists. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in assessment, augmentative and alternative communication, and school-based issues.
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