Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Overview and Implementation
The presentation provides an overview on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, and specific information regarding AAC types, AAC benefits, and strategies to support AAC implementation/use.
Following this presentation, the learner will be able:
- To define Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).
- To provide 3 different types/examples of (AAC), one type from each sub-set.
- To provide 3 AAC benefits.
- To provide 3 strategies to support AAC implementation and use.
Alicia Rebstock, M.S., CCC-SLP
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Rehabilitation Unit
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits TM, Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is _0.5_ contact hours.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 0.50 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 0.50 Attendance