AAC Simplified: An Overview of Speech Generating Devices/Visual Scene Display Vocabulary Files


July 21, 2015, Cedar Falls, IA


This 180 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 Nova Chat 5, 7 & 10, Wego 7A & 10A, and Zuvo 12 and 18 speech generating devices (SGD). This session will continue on to cover a variety of vocabulary files specific to case studies introduced.


Julie Duer, MA CCC-SLP

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 demonstrate knowledge of what Visual Scene Display is, why they would want to use it with a student, and practice creating their own.


This activity is offered for up to 0.3 CEUs (3.0 hours of instruction). To register for CEUs:
  1. Download, and complete the following forms.
  2. Save the files names: 150721_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.