Approved for 1.50 continuing education clock hours for Kansas Speech Pathologists and Audiologists by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-S1057. This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.
This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional Area).
Learning Objectives Course Description ASHA Requirements for Speakers Thoughts on AAC & Acquired Disabilities Knowledge Check ASHA Position The Challenge Evidence Based Practice & AAC Evidence Based Practice (EBP): Knowledge About the Client EBP: Knowledge about Best Practices EBP: Knowledges about Devices Impact of Acquired Disability Influence of Motivation on AAC Use Common Diagnoses SGD Implications Knowledge Check AAC Overview: Abbreviations, Systems, and Terminology AAC Modalities: Communication Includes AAC Evaluation for Adult Acquired Disabilities AAC Evaluation Components for Adult Acquired Disabilities Models for AAC Intervention: Phases Models for AAC Intervention: Phases Phases in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Management Early Phase ALS Management Middle Phase ALS Management Late Phase ALS Management Phases in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Management Early Phase MS Management Middle Phase MS Management Late Phase MS Management Phases in Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) Management Early Phase Guillain-Barre Syndrome Management Middle Phase Guillain-Barre Syndrome Management Late Phase Guillain-Barre Syndrome Management Phases in Parkinson’s Disease (PD) Management Early Phase in Parkinson’s Disease Management Middle Phase in Parkinson’s Disease Management Late Phase in Parkinson’s Disease Management Phases in Brainstem Stroke Management Early Phase in Brainstem Stroke Management Middle Phase in Brainstem Stroke Management Late Phase in Brainstem Stroke Management Knowledge Check Models for AAC Intervention to Restore Natural Speech: Staging Locked-in Syndrome AAC Management for Severe Aphasia and Apraxia of Speech AAC Management for Severe Aphasia and Apraxia of Speech Challenges Challenges in Aphasia and AAC: Types of Communicators Partner-Dependent: Emerging AAC Communicators Partner-Dependent: Contextual Choice AAC Communicators Partner-Dependent: Transitional AAC Communicators Independent: Stored-Message AAC Communicators Independent: Generative AAC Communicators Visual Scene Displays (VSC) & Aphasia Visual Scene Displays (VSC) & Aphasia “About Me” Visual Scene Displays (VSC) & Aphasia “Family Page” Knowledge Check AAC in Traumatic Brain Injury AAC in Traumatic Brain Injury: Natural Speech Strategies AAC in Traumatic Brain Injury: Approaches AAC in Traumatic Brain Injury: Early Stage (Levels I, II, & III) AAC in Traumatic Brain Injury: Middle Stage (Levels IV & V) AAC in Traumatic Brain Injury: Late Stage (Levels VI, VII, & VIII) AAC Intervention: Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA) Staging AAC Intervention: Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA) AAC Intervention: Dementia AAC Intervention: Stages of Dementia AAC Intervention: Dementia AAC Strategies for Individuals Following Surgery AAC Supports for Temporary Conditions Successful Implementation and Buy-In Tips for Education Staff, Families, and Caregivers on AAC Knowledge Check
April Furr is a speech-language pathologist with 9 years of experience in the field of augmentative communication and assistive technology. Her work experience includes working with the North Carolina Assistive Technology Program, Wake County Public Schools (Assistive Technology Specialist), and in acute care settings. Her professional memberships include the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and ASHA SIG 12. Disclosure: April B. Furr, MS, CCC-SLP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Instructor: Celeste Helling, MA, CCC-SLP, ATP
Celeste Helling is a speech-language pathologist with the North Carolina Assistive Technology Program in Charlotte, NC. She is also the developer of several iOS apps, including AAC Evaluation Genie. Her professional memberships include the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), ASHA SIG 12, North Carolina Augmentative Communication Association (NCACA), International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC). I also serve on the NCACA Long Range Planning Committee. Disclosure: Celeste Helling, MA, CCC-SLP, ATP discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Hump Software Tip Top Apps as Owner/App Developer Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with North Carolina Augmentative Communication Association as Member; Co-Chair of the NCACA Long Range Planning Committee.