Assistive Technology 101

February 13, 2015 9:00am - 12:15pm

*Advance Payment Required*

This event is open to OT/ST/PT.

This course is  approved for 3 CEUs from TOTA and TSHA  and 3 CCUs from TPTA.

The fee for this course is $89.

Speaker:

Mayra D. Perez, M.S., CCC-SLP

Course Location:

Therapy 2000

2535 Lone Star Dr

Dallas, TX

75212

Course Description:

Determining if a patient needs Assistive Technology can be a daunting task for a home health therapist.  Assistive technology solutions will be reviewed as well as the role of a home health therapist in determining and providing AT services. Participants will receive a comprehensive overview of Assistive Technology, and how it can be integrated into the home health therapy setting to meet the needs of patients with disabilities.

About Our Speaker:

Mayra D. Perez, M.S., CCC-SLP

Mayra is a Speech Language Pathologist with sixteen years of experience working with children who exhibit speech and language disorders.  She is currently the Assistive Technology Program Director for Therapy 2000.  For the last five years she served as the Assistive Technology Specialist for Pflugerville ISD.  At PISD she guided teams consisting of teachers, therapists, and parents on assistive technology evaluations, AAC literacy, access, and implementation strategies.  Mayra is the chair of the Assistive Technology Task Force for the Texas Speech Hearing Association.  She has presented on various topics regarding assistive technology at state and regional conferences

 

Learner Objectives:

At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

1)     Define Assistive Technology tools and services.

2)     Identify assistive technology needed to meet the needs of patients with disabilities in the home setting.

3)     Differentiate between Assistive Technologyand Instructional Technology.

 

IMPORTANT INFO FOR SLP/STA CEU Credit

“Based on our CEU application method, TSHA requires all speech professionals miss no more than 10 minutes of class to receive full credit. Partial credit is not available for speech therapists. If you are late to class at start or after break by more than 10 minutes, no credit can be granted, although you are still warmly welcome to attend.”

Thank You for your understanding of this externally mandated requirement.

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

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