Training Type: Device Training
Participants will learn about currently cited research to justify use of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) earlier in the care continuum. Functional strategies for toolkit development and device use will be introduced for each level of care (acute, skilled nursing, home health, outpatient) and by diagnosis. Participants will also have hands on experience with AAC devices.
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to:
This course will be offered for 0.3 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area).
Course Content Level: Introductory
ASHA CEUs: 0.3
Date & Time: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM CT
Location:Elmhurst College 190 S Prospect Avenue, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3296, United States
Cost: Free of Charge
Open Seats: 7
Presenter: McKenzie Mok
McKenzie Sauser, MA, CCC-SLP graduated from the University of Kansas with a Master's in Speech Language Pathology. She has worked extensively in the area of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) with a wide variety of AAC systems. McKenzie has presented for the Kansas and Illinois Speech Language Hearing Associations, Missouri Assistive Technology, and various AT/AAC conferences. She also participates in ASHA SIG 12 (AAC). McKenzie has worked for Tobii Dynavox as an AAC consultant since 2013.