Learning Objectives:

1. Define augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and identify various forms of AAC that might support the communication needs of patients.

2. Outline various resources available to patients in need of assistive technology including how and when to make referrals.

3. Identify features relevant to meet the medical and functional needs of individual users. 

4. Identify access technologies for using computers and mobile technologies to enable a person to complete their work, school, leisure and/or social goals.

5.  Gain knowledge of writing orders for seating and wheeled mobility technology.

Session date: 
04/17/2024 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital
1401 S. California Ave.
4th Fl. Conf. Rm.
Chicago, IL 60608
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation

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Speaker Name: 
Stephanie Bay, PhD; Kathy Hooyenga, MA, OTR/L, ATP, RET; Lori Peculis, BS Phys Therapy, MS Disability Studies