iOS devices like iPhones and iPads are used by individuals and therapists to complete daily activities, navigate the world around us and communicate. The power of these handheld devices is typically underutilized primarily due to lack of knowledge and understanding of what functions are available and how they can be used. This course will address the iOS system and the range of the standard supports and built in accessibility features that support all persons AT/AAC needs. Professionals will be provided comprehensive instruction to enable successful utilization of iPads and iPhones when working with persons who have a range of disabilities.
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- Description, demonstration and definition of the steps in the AAC decision making process.
- AAC purpose and Myths
- Answer who and what questions related to assessment.
- Description and demonstration of feature matching
- Determining client skills and needs
- AAC language representation/organization methods
- Vocabulary decision making
- Description, examples and images AAC Assessment
- On-going process
- Abandonment of devices and replacement decisions based on assessment
- Determining progress and change for communication
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional to enable successful utilization of iPads and iPhones when working with persons who have a range of disabilities.
- Identify the purpose of AAC.
- Identify the specialists and their roles in evaluation
- Identify the 3 types of information essential for assessment.
- List game enders and relation to the SETT Framework and its role in the assessment.
- Recognize the use of feature matching and how it supports Decision Making.
- List 3 considerations for person centered assessment.
- Identify Core language and its relationship to making vocabulary decisions
- Recognize the decision making process for using Visual Immersion System of language for AAC
- List 3 possible assessment tools to use during assessment
- Identify 3 ways a to complete device comparisons.
- Identify 2 funding issues and solutions for obtaining a device.
"Seminar-On-Demand" course are streamed on your web browser if the online version if purchased. Our SODs are optimized for the most current versions of Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. A current version of Adobe Flashplayer is also required when viewing on a desktop or laptop computer. All SOD courses are mobile ready.
Contact Hours: 3 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Speech Language Pathologist
Instructional Level: Beginner
Criteria for Completion: Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved
This course is offered for 0.30 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area).
Financial – Melanie Johnson is employed by BRITE Success and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This presentation will focus exclusively on iOS devices and systems and will not include information about other similar or related devices or systems.
Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact Anne Osborn by email Anne@HomeCEU or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.