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SPA 400 #12
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: An iPad or other tablet is not a desirable AAC device, and all other treatment options should be considered prior to using this.
2. Question: AAC is a communication system that compensates for impairments and disabilities of clients with severe expressive communication disorders.
: ____________ is used to determine how long the client can attend to an activity or conversation.
c. Attention span
A speech-language evaluation can determine whether AAC will be beneficial and what type of AAC system will be most appropriate for a client.
Which is NOT a Level of Support for ASD?
a. Level 1 - Requiring support
b. Level 3 - Requiring very substantial support
c**. Level 2 - Possibly requiring little support
d. Level 2 - Requiring substantial support
Give two examples of augmentative or alternative communication (AAC) systems.
Sign language and speech-generating machines
Question: Which of the following could be an appropriate AAC system?
Pen and paper
Communication boards or books
**All of the above
When determining cognitive levels for argumentative or alternative communication (AAC), what area(s) does the clinician NOT need to observe?
List one test that is useful for the initial evaluation and ongoing assessment for augmentative or alternative communication
Any of the following: The Test of Aided Communication Symbol Performance, Interaction Checklist for Augmentative Communication, Lifespan Access Profile Assistive Technology Assessment & Planning for Individuals with Severe or Multiple Disabilities
2. Question: Sensory and motor capabilities are not included in the assessment of an AAC device.
Augmentative or Alternative Communication (AAC) is a communication system that compensates for impairments and disabilities of patients with _____________communication disorders.
2. Question; AAC stands for Assessment for Augmentative or ____________ Communication.
Selection of AAC is an ongoing process.
Question: Give three example of specific sensory and motor abilities to consider.
Correct Answer: Any of these three would be correct: Positioning, Hearing, Visual tracking and scanning, Motor dexterity.
2. Question: When assessing cognitive skills, which of the following is not an area to observe the client's abilities?
a. Alertness level
b. Fatigue Level
c. Attention Span
Which of the below is true about AAC's?
a. AAC's stand for Augmentative or Alternative Communication
b. Selection of an AAC for a client is an ongoing process
c. Consideration of an AAC device for a client is dependent on the willingness of the client to use it.
d. Examples of an AAC can be as basic as a pen and paper and as high tech as using a dedicated iPad or tablet device. ALL
Determine one thing that should be considered when looking at a client's communicative needs?
a) Client's current communication system.
When determining the client's communication needs, consider which of the following?
A. the client's current communication system B. success and failure of client's experience with other systems C. what communicative situations and messages are typical for the client D**. All of the above
In regards to client cognitive abilities or deficits, to which of the following do we make observations on?
Which is an example of an AAC?
a. Sign Language
b. Pen and paper
Question: True or False? When determining cognitive levels, you want to make observations about the client's abilities and deficits in positioning and motor dexterity.
AAC is a __________ that compensates for impairments and disabilities of clients with severe expressive communication disorders.
2. Question: Being on the autism spectrum can qualify a patient for AAC?
Name one APP used for AAC.
Autismate, GoTalkNow, LAMP Words for Life, My First ACC, My Talk Tools, Predictible, Proloquo2Go, Sonoflex, Speak for Yourself, SPEAKall!, TouchChat, Verbally.
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