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Back to Basics: Guidelines for Management of Communication in Rett Syndrome

Course: #4965Level: Introductory1 Hour
Live WebinarWed, Feb 17, 2021 at 7:00 pm EST

This course will summarize the recommendations of the recently published Communication Guidelines in Rett Syndrome. Best practices for assessment and intervention of communication in individuals with Rett syndrome will be described and demonstrated.

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Live Webinar

Wed, Feb 17, 2021 at 7:00 pm EST

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, 01409; CE Broker/1.0 Live, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), Related To Direct Hands-On Patient Care (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-801900; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation; RESNA/0.1 Introductory

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the features of Rett syndrome that impact communication
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe effective strategies for assessment of communication in individuals with Rett syndrome.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe strategies for assisting individuals with Rett syndrome to reach their communication potential through best practices in intervention.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Features of Rett syndrome that impact communication
15-25 Minutes Principles for assessment of communication in Rett syndrome
25-35 Minutes Principles of AAC assessment and eye gaze technology
35-55 Minutes Principles for Intervention – developing goals, vocabulary, and managing AAC systems
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Theresa Bartolotta was paid an honorarium for this presentation. She and others in an international group of researchers received grant funding to develop consensus guidelines for the management of communication in Rett syndrome. Nonfinancial: Theresa is the parent of an adult daughter with Rett syndrome, and this may be discussed in this course. She serves as a consultant to the International Rett Syndrome Foundation.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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