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Evaluating Augmentative & Alternative Communication Devices

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Karen's teacher is helping her test an AAC device that she can control using a single switch. Which of these is a good way to test the device?

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1. Which of these is NOT an important consideration when evaluating AAC devices?

2. Jennifer is communicating at a very basic level, and she needs an AAC device she can use to greet people and make basic requests. This consideration falls into which category of evaluating an AAC device?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet will assess what you know about evaluating augmentative and alternative communication devices (AAC). Topics include a way of testing an AAC device and important things to consider when evaluating AAC devices.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be covering the following topics on the quiz:

  • Evaluating an AAC device that's used for communicating at a basic level
  • Programming of an AAC device
  • Importance of keeping detailed data on device trials

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the things to consider when evaluating AAC devices and an example of testing these devices
  • Making connections - use your understanding of an AAC device's programming and how it's connected to evaluating AAC devices
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the reason keeping detailed data on device trials is important

Additional Learning

Learn more about evaluating AAC devices with the accompanying lesson entitled Evaluating Augmentative & Alternative Communication Devices. Here are some key points to consider:

  • Examples of AAC devices
  • Different levels of conversational complexity
  • Testing high-tech devices to see if they're right for students
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