AAC Considerations for Individuals With ALS [On Demand Webinar]
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When individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) experience changes in speech, they often look to SLPs for guidance and hope. SLPs have many tools at their disposal that can make a dramatic difference in patients’ quality of life. This webinar will describe practical, patient-focused methods for AAC assessment and implementation for individuals with ALS that are based on an individual’s current strengths and needs.
You will be able to:
- Explain the importance of identifying patients’ priorities, expectations, current/future needs, and support systems
- Maximize use of no-tech, low-tech, and high-tech AAC – including off-the-shelf personal technology – to facilitate communication
- Identify barriers to and misconceptions about AAC success for individuals with ALS and how to overcome or avoid them
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Webinars are slide-based presentation and
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