Scanning 102: Switch Selection

We discuss a team approach in determining the most appropriate switch for a person using switch scanning with their AAC system.

About this course

Scanning 102 builds on the knowledge and topics discussed in Scanning 101. In this training, we discuss a team approach in determining the most appropriate switch for a person using switch scanning with their AAC system. The learner is provided with five key factors that should be considered when working with a person using switch scanning.

Learning Outcomes:
- Identify the five key factors to consider when working with a switch scan user.
- Identify the seven switch site locations to consider.
- Identify five features to consider when selecting a switch.
- Identify three components of switch use.

Presenter: Erica Iffland, CCC-SLP Erica has treated, assessed, and consulted with individuals across the life-span. She has worked in early intervention, pre-school groups, out-patient pediatrics, elementary and middle school, as well as adult day program consultation and skilled nursing facility settings. She has a passion for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and is a member of the Tobii Dynavox Learning Services Team where she develops and conducts internal and customer training, creates implementation resources and presents at conferences about AAC topics.

Disclosures: Financial Disclosure: Erica is a full-time employee of Tobii Dynavox. Non-financial Disclosure: Erica has no relevant non-financial relationships. Content Disclosure: Because of the unique characteristics of our product, this presentation will focus exclusively on the Tobii Dynavox product line and will not include information about other communication or educational products.

  • Category:Access
  • Course Type:eLearning
  • Contact Hours:1
  • ASHA CEUs:0.1

This course will be offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs
(Introductory level, Professional Area).