AAC Simplified: An Overview of Speech Generating Devices


January 29, 2016, Minnetonka, MN


Professionals need to maintain being current on assistive technology products and interventions along with being knowledgeable on how these products/interventions support individuals with severe disabilities to be effective communicators. Furthermore, professionals need to learn and be proficient with goal setting and device implementation in a variety of settings.


Melissa Ollie

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Participants will demonstrate an understanding on use of at least 3 devices by hardware.
  2. Participants will identify 3 unique features of each device.
  3. Participants will demonstrate knowledge on basic programming, customizing and vocabulary files of at least 3 devices.
  4. Participant will draft 3 functional goals related to the regular use of AAC.


This activity is offered for up to 0.2 CEUs (2.0 hours of instruction).
To register for CEUs:
  1. Download, and complete the following forms.
  2. Save the files names: 160129_TTMT_Lastname-Firstname.xls
  3. Send both files to ceus@aacinstitute.org
  4. CEU certificate will be sent after submitting the two forms

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