This course explains the importance of access for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) users, introduces the types of access methods, and describes how each type addresses AAC users’ needs.
- Define access methods for AAC users
- Describe 2 access methods and their options for different user conditions
- Explain 2 benefits of each access method
Presenter: Patrick Brune, M.S., CCC-SLP is a Speech Language Pathologist and has provided assessment, therapy, and consultation services for children and adults with severe speech and language disabilities for over 25 years. He worked as a clinical supervisor for Queens College, in New York, and as a related service provider for the NYC Department of Education. Patrick is a member of the Tobii Dynavox Learning Services team, providing implementation support and workshops.
Disclosures: Financial Disclosure: Patrick is a full-time employee of Tobii Dynavox. Non-financial Disclosure: Patrick 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.
This course will be offered for 0.05 ASHA CEUs
(Introductory level, Professional Area).