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Forbes AAC is an ASHA Approved CE Provider
The American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is a recognized unit of measure for documenting professional continuing education.
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Introduction to Forbes AAC
New to AAC? Take this free course for ASHA CEUs. Participants will learn about the speech-generating devices (SGDs), hardware and software, environmental control units (ECUs), and alternate access methods that are available for AAC users through Forbes AAC. Participants will learn about when to recommend these systems to meet the different communication needs for AAC users across the lifespan. Participants will learn about the available language systems, both symbol-based and text-based, for AAC users of all ages and abilities.
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Upon Completion of the Course:
Course Completion Requirements
Watch the video in its entirety
Complete the 10-question quiz with 80% accuracy
Complete the course evaluation
Complete the Course Evaluation Form
After watching this presentation, the participant will be able to:
Identify three symbol-based language systems and three text-based language
systems available for AAC users.
Explain the features of three alternate access methods and how these three access
methods meet an AAC user’s specific needs (e.g., visual, motor, cognitive abilities).
Define environmental control units (ECUs) and describe three ways that ECUs can
benefit AAC users.
Because of the unique characteristics of our product, this presentation will focus exclusively on the Forbes AAC product line and will not include information about other communication or educational products.
Speaker Bio & Disclosures:
Katie Threlkeld, M.S., CCC-SLP
Bio: Katie is a licensed, ASHA certified speech-language pathologist and the Educational Program Developer at Forbes AAC.
Financial Disclosure: Katie is a paid employee of Forbes AAC.
Non-financial Disclosure: Katie is a member of ASHA and ISSAC.
ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.