AAC Intervention: An Overview of Dedicated Speech Generating Devices and Access Methods


November 4, 2022, Virtual


This 60-minute course is intended to be a demonstration and discussion of a variety of AAC devices and access methods. The session involves a demonstration and discussion of the software and hardware features of several devices including the Wego 5A, 7A, 10A, 13A and Zuvo 10, 12, 16 speech generating devices (SGD).  This session will continue on to cover a variety of vocabulary files and access methods including touch, switch scanning, head tracking, and eye tracking. The session will then move to a discussion of the different types of device trials and the funding process before concluding with a question and answer session.


Nicholas Ford

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will demonstrate an understanding on use of at least 3 devices by hardware.

Participants will identify 3 unique features of each device.

Participants will demonstrate knowledge on basic programming, customizing and vocabulary files of at least 3 devices.

Participant will demonstrate knowledge of at least 3 methods for accessing devices.


CEUs This activity is offered for up to 0.1 CEUs (1.0 hour of instruction). To register for CEUs:  

Download and complete the following forms.

Save the files names: 221104_TTMT_Lastname_Firstname

Send both files to ceus@aacinstitute.org

Upon completion of the two forms and passing the quiz, a CEU certificate will be sent

Note: If any difficulty is encountered in using this form, write to ceus@aacinstitute.org to request an alternative file format.