Augmentative-Alternative Communication: Assessments

$20.00

This Intermediate level course walks learners through the complex processes involved in Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC) evaluations and assessments, with attention to the importance of background information and the many factors to be considered during the assessment itself.

Category: SKU: PDHT-OT-1504

Description

This Intermediate level course walks learners through the complex processes involved in Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC) evaluations and assessments, with attention to the importance of background information and the many factors to be considered during the assessment itself.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

  • List what needs to be achieved during the assessment process, and how the ecological approach applies
  • Identify background information to be gathered, as well as its sources
  • Recognize at least four checklists, surveys and profiles available to help guide the assessment process, and some of the questions to be answered
  • Recall the processes surrounding the selection of symbols and visual arrays, including the impact of vision and motor issues and the role of vocabulary organization
  • Identify special considerations that apply to school-age children, with attention to active learning strategies
  • Recognize how the availability of iOS technology and relevant apps affects assessment, including the features of several options
  • Identify ways that the course material impacts the practice of Occupational Therapy

2 CE HOURS