Sorting through AAC Systems: HighTech Devices with Kelly Fonner
When considering HiTech AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication Device, a feature match approach ensures that the consumer’s needs and expectations are accounted for instead of familiarity of the AAC System to the SLP/Evaluator. Decisions on HiTech AAC Devices are dedicated prepackaged systems that are manufactured by major AAC vendors. Features of HiTech include a wide variety of input options, organized vocabulary systems, output features and other important features. During this webinar we will explore variations of these HiTech devices through examples and short demonstrations. Participants will receive a set of feature match charts and forms to assist in the assessment process.
By attending this webinar, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the types of input options available in HiTech AAC Devices
2. Describe and give examples of 7 different processing options in HiTech AAC
3. Create a feature match matrix for HiTechAAC systems for an individual